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Praise and a question[eedit soorce]

I apologize that I don't speak Scots, but I wanted to thank you for doing some great work with this edition of Wikipedia.

I also wanted to ask an earnest question: How would one go about the process of starting an African American Vernacular English edition of Wikipedia, as this group did with Scots? I ask because I believe that an AAVE Wikipedia (or Ebonics Wikipedia, if you like) would find a large audience.

The body of AAVE speakers is arguably larger than the equivalent groups for Scots or Plattdüütsch, to use two examples that have their own Wikipedia branches. The main objection I have seen to such a comparison is that there's "no standard written AAVE," but this strikes me as an elusive threshold to use, since even the "standard" American dialect of English adheres to no central standards body or style guide. In addition, anyone who has been to areas where Plattdüütsch is used -- on advertisements or such -- has seen that spellings and conventions tend to be somewhat fluid in that dialect.

So to repeat: How would one go about getting this process started?

Again, great work with Scots Wikipedia. Keep it up.

Should we get a new leuk or keep the auld ane?[eedit soorce]

Should we get a new leuk for the main page or keep the auld ane? Compare the leuk o the main page on the Scots Wikipaedia tae the anes on ither Wikipaedias oor size: Quechua, Sundanese, Alemmanic German, an Kannada. --AmaryllisGardener (talk) 02:20, 5 November 2013 (UTC)

I'll pynt oot that at least twa o the wikis leetit hae something seemilar tae an "Airticle o the Day/Week/Month" (Sundanese an Kannada). --AmaryllisGardener (talk) 02:34, 5 November 2013 (UTC)

Scots Wikipedia? Seriously?[eedit soorce]

I hope you realise that this a complete waste of time. When is anyone ever going to need to view Wikipedia in Scots? 2.102.80.226 21:57, 10 November 2013 (UTC)

Been thare, duin that here, here and here. Jimmy (talk) 17:47, 11 November 2013 (UTC)

Gin its a waste o time, hous it no sib sic a timewaste tae repone till its existence? 22:29, 12 Dizember 2013 (UTC) — Precedin unsigned comment addit bi 82.42.133.138 (talk)

New design proposal[eedit soorce]

I've made a new design for the Main Page mainly based on the Malay edeetion. Ye can find it here. Whit dae ye think? --AmaryllisGardener (talk) 00:34, 26 Januar 2014 (UTC)

Sorry, my scots is not okay, but is think this is a good idea. --TDKR Chicago 101 (talk) 06:47, 26 Januar 2014 (UTC)
I like it. Delsion23 (talk) 12:54, 26 Januar 2014 (UTC)
Acause o the variabeelity of the spellins fowk micht uise it can be awfu deeficult tae find airticles. The navigation structur on the stairt page allous fowk find airticles by sneckin throu frae the main airticle, naetheless, thae navigation links wad be mair better airtit at the fittin category page. 79.239.117.193 (talk) 23:42, 26 Januar 2014 (UTC)
The Malay edeetion's main page haes a leet o portals richt abuin the FA an ITN. A leet o portals would help veesitors navigate tae find whit they need wioot aw the airtins on the page like oor current main page design. The leet fits nicely on the Malay edeetion's main page an provides plenty o ruim for aw the ither featurs on the page. The anly raison I did nae add that tae ma design is that we dae nae hae a portal namespace, an I dae nae ken hou we could get it. An we could add airtins tae categories (lik Astronomy, Biology, Pheesics, etc.) compactit lik the leet o portals. --AmaryllisGardener (talk) 00:48, 27 Januar 2014 (UTC)
We might need Featured Articles though for a main page. How about something like the Simple edeetion? --TDKR Chicago 101 (talk) 19:32, 27 Januar 2014 (UTC)
Hou aboot addin this tae ma main page design? That wey veesitors can find whit they need bi gangin through the categories leetit while the leet taks up a very smaa aurie. I've made a template o airtins copied frae Simple Inglis (Template:MainLinks) lik ye suggestit an it leuks very guid an aa. --AmaryllisGardener (talk) 20:29, 27 Januar 2014 (UTC)
I guess I'll mak ma design the new main page on Februar 2 if no ane objects. --AmaryllisGardener (talk) 22:41, 28 Januar 2014 (UTC)
I think this is a great idea. --TDKR Chicago 101 (talk) 00:06, 30 Januar 2014 (UTC)
I'll chynge it on the 1st acause ma temporary adminship runs oot on the seicont an the Main Page is fully pertectit Nevermynd, it's anly semi. --AmaryllisGardener (talk) 03:24, 30 Januar 2014 (UTC)
 Duin --AmaryllisGardener (talk) 00:08, 2 Februar 2014 (UTC)
Nominations fer Airticle o the Month gang here an I'll put a pictur recently featurt as POTD on the Main Page fer featurt pictur. --AmaryllisGardener (talk) 00:18, 2 Februar 2014 (UTC)

Did ye ken section[eedit soorce]

I kent that the DYK section is frae the English Wikipedia, but what if we get the DYK frae the Simple English Wikipedia. Their hooks relate to article that we have here. Instead of having red-linked article appearing at DYK, we can have linked articles! Check the DYK section on the Simple English -> [1]. --TDKR Chicago 101 (talk) 04:22, 28 Februar 2014 (UTC)

 Duin It is gangin tae stairt next month. --AmaryllisGardener (talk) 12:57, 28 Februar 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. It will make this Wikipedia even more interesting and will encourage more readers to come here! --TDKR Chicago 101 (talk) 07:00, 1 Mairch 2014 (UTC)

Featurt airticle[eedit soorce]

We need tae promote some airticles so we can hae a new ane fer the main page each month. I've creatit a page fer reviewin current FAs so we micht can get rid o the FAs promotit years ago that dinna hae ony references. I would need some input at Wikipedia:Featurt airticles sae we can get new anes.


English: We need to promote some articles so we can have a new one for the main page each month. I've created a page fer reviewing current FAs so we might can get rid of the FAs promoted years ago that don't have any references. I would need some input at Wikipedia:Featurt airticles so we can get new ones. --AmaryllisGardener (tauk) 12:28, 2 Apryle 2014 (UTC)

Wha?[eedit soorce]

The pronunciation of most varieties of English does not match standard spelling particularly closely. Practically the only time it is necessary to use non-standard spelling to suggest a certain type of pronunciation is when transcribing dialogue, and even then only when the intention is to emphasise an accent or create a special effect. Writing an encyclopedia in a kind of comedy Scottish-ised spelling is silly, and makes every article look like a piss-take. All that's missing is the insertion of "Jimmy" and "Hoots Mon!" every so often. 86.128.3.226 (talk) 17:09, 14 Apryle 2014 (UTC)

It is a language, with an ISO 639 code. We've been through this many times here. --AmaryllisGardener (tauk) 21:47, 14 Apryle 2014 (UTC)
I'm sorry, but it's utterly ridiculous. Or do I mean ooterlee redikooloose. 109.147.185.246 (talk) 18:58, 30 August 2014 (UTC)
We've been through it many times. ISO code "sco". Your "argument" is invalid. --AmaryllisGardener talk 04:20, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

Medieval or sleep-inducing older sources referring[eedit soorce]

Medieval or even-handed older sources referring to lemons forever not at all the extraordinarily pitiless, but juice-free citron. — Precedin unsigned comment addit bi 79.177.157.36 (talk)

???--AmaryllisGardener talk 18:37, 27 Mey 2014 (UTC)

Medieval or hebdomadal older sources referring[eedit soorce]

Medieval or ordinary older sources referring to lemons again of timeliness the strongly scented, but juice-free citron.

Newsins[eedit soorce]

European Fowk's Pairty shoud be linkit, no European Fowk's Pairty (European Pairlament group). Bzweebl (tauk) 20:14, 3 Juin 2014 (UTC)

I'll chynge it later the day, the new version will no hae an airtin tae either. --AmaryllisGardener talk 21:24, 3 Juin 2014 (UTC)

Will the featurt airticle an did ye ken chynge? Bzweebl (tauk) 01:42, 6 Juin 2014 (UTC)

@Bzweebl: Ance a month. --AmaryllisGardener talk 02:21, 6 Juin 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. Bzweebl (tauk) 02:33, 6 Juin 2014 (UTC)

Best Recommendations For No Fuss ugg Experiences[eedit soorce]

Thank you! You really did a great job! I will support you all the time.

Translating articles from English[eedit soorce]

I suggest a bot that can translate articles from the English Wikipedia (gramatical rules between English and Scots are similar.)--220.245.49.25 (talk) 10:21, 25 Januar 2015 (UTC)

Agreed, but who would run the bot? Certainly not me, I don't know much about bots. Maybe I can contact a few users that run bots like this on other wikis. --AmaryllisGardener talk 14:28, 25 Januar 2015 (UTC)
I've started an RfC. --AmaryllisGardener talk 02:58, 26 Januar 2015 (UTC)

I don't speak Scots[eedit soorce]

But I will talk to you in English. Boot I wil tauk to ye in Inglish. Antiv31 (tauk) 09:59, 2 Mairch 2015 (UTC)

Wikipedia in Scots? That's racist.[eedit soorce]

You should know better than to insult 20 000 000 Scottish people living worldwide. They speak their own language but would kindly ask that you keep off their linguistic territory. 010FiftyMan (tauk) 07:17, 5 Apryle 2015 (UTC)

@010FiftyMan: So, you're saying that people that aren't Scottish shouldn't be allowed to have anything to do with the Scots language? Scottish supremacy, much? Oh, and by the way, I have Scottish ancestry, along with German and Dutch. --AmaryllisGardener talk 14:09, 5 Apryle 2015 (UTC)
@AmaryllisGardener: Scots language? Scots is not a language, it's just English written the way the Scots say it with a heavy accent. German and Dutch are languages. If you want a real Scottish language, then here you go. Also did you like the music? 010FiftyMan (tauk) 23:03, 5 Apryle 2015 (UTC)
@010FiftyMan: You said is yourself: "They speak their own language". BTW, I'll pass on the music. Have a look at the Talk:Main Page archives to see where we've tried to explain over and over again to newbies and trolls that this wiki is legit. Scots has an ISO 639 code, therefore it technically is a language. --AmaryllisGardener talk 23:27, 5 Apryle 2015 (UTC)
Scots and modern English are both descendents of Middle English, but I've seen them considered as distinct languages more often than as dialects. Scots should not be confused with Scottish English, which is a dialect of English. By the way, 010FiftyMan is blocked on the English, French, and Swedish Wikipedias (CentralAuth) for vandalism, so he's probably just trolling. PiRSquared17 (tauk) 23:30, 5 Apryle 2015 (UTC)
@AmaryllisGardener: @PiRSquared17: Not that I'm saying Scots is wrong, just that non-Scottish people using it is racist, think of what is known as 'n-word privileges' where slurs are acceptable within the group they insult but not outside. I think having an ISO 639 code does not mean it is a separate language. Just look at Alemannic, which is a German DIALECT not a language. And Walloon and Jerriais are French DIALECTS. Not languages. There's a superfine line between the two OK? 010FiftyMan (tauk) 23:34, 5 Apryle 2015 (UTC)
@010FiftyMan: No "OK". Creating this nonsense is more proof that you're trolling. Your next trolly edit will land you an indef block personally handed out by myself. Good day. --AmaryllisGardener talk 23:50, 5 Apryle 2015 (UTC)
@AmaryllisGardener: One nation one nation. Now go back to gardening amaryllii. 010FiftyMan (tauk) 23:51, 5 Apryle 2015 (UTC)
Ok. Enjoy your indefinite vacation FM. --AmaryllisGardener talk 23:53, 5 Apryle 2015 (UTC)

Formal Scots[eedit soorce]

I understand completely that this wiki is legit, and all, but I would like to know about the standing of Scots in formal situations. IllogicMink (tauk) 02:00, 2 Mey 2015 (UTC)

Serious History.[eedit soorce]

The subject of the Scots language is problematic because there has been a vast amount of highly enthusiastic but very badly researched material published. By far the best (i.e. most academically rigorous) examination of the subject which I've yet come across was published as long ago as the 1870s by Scotsman James Murray (founding editor of the OED). Murray's 'The Dialect of the Lowland Counties of Scotland' can be read free on-line. Cassandra. — Precedin unsigned comment addit bi 78.145.183.165 (talkcontribs) 16:22, 19 August 2015 (UTC)

Wut abut ye?[eedit soorce]

haw ar ye all doin'? Ulster Scots Lallans native chanter so aye am. I thnk ussuns shod be prohmohtin' Scot wikipadia abut tae web. Themuns ar yappin' its a waste o time, hous it no sib sic a timewaste tae repone till its existence? — Precedin unsigned comment addit bi 85.31.138.205 (talkcontribs) 13:01, 5 November 2015 (UTC)

Windies 7 in Scots[eedit soorce]

I dinae know where else to ask boot can ye get windies 7 in (Ulster)-Scots? — Precedin unsigned comment addit bi 86.138.8.207 (talkcontribs) 14:00, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

  • I don't speak Scots (but it's easy to understand) but I'd think probably not. Remagoxer (talk)

I know the deepest place in Scotland[eedit soorce]

Yes I do. Do you? — Precedin unsigned comment addit bi 176.56.230.79 (talkcontribs) 03:06, 7 Februar 2016 (UTC)

I'll give you a clue. Look up bathymetry of the lochs. — Precedin unsigned comment addit bi 176.56.230.79 (talkcontribs) 03:07, 7 Februar 2016 (UTC)

I don't know. — Precedin unsigned comment addit bi 76.177.9.12 (talkcontribs) 04:12, 11 Apryle 2016 (UTC)

Possible link?[eedit soorce]

There is a foreigners-in-China forum Raoul's China Saloon & Raoul did a site for a school purporting to teach Scots "Engalish" in China.

Sadly, both Raoul and the website are gone, but there is an archive of the site: https://web.archive.org/web/20110207180820id_/http://weemickleoengalish.com/ — Precedin unsigned comment addit bi 130.105.192.96 (talkcontribs) 11:56, 6 Januar 2017‎ (UTC)

Celtic and Indigenous Languages Conference[eedit soorce]

Dear colleagues, The first ‘Celtic Knot’ – Wikipedia Language Conference will take place 5 & 6 July 2017 at the University of Edinburgh in collaboration with Wikimedia UK. Please save the date. The event will focus on Celtic Languages and Indigenous Languages, showcasing innovative approaches to open education, open knowledge and open data that support and grow language communities. The call for ideas closes on 10th March 2017. Our vision is for diverse participants working in Celtic and Indigenous languages ranging from Wikimedians, educators, researchers, information professionals, media professionals, linguists, translators, learning technologists and more coming together to share good practice and find fruitful new collaborations to support language communities as a result of the event. To find out more about the conference themes and the format of sessions please visit the Celtic Knot page. Email your session proposal to ewan.mcandrew@ed.ac.uk indicating the session type by no later than Friday 10th March. Please feel free to forward this event to interested colleagues in your network. If you would like to more then please contact me direct at ewan.mcandrew@ed.ac.uk Very best regards, Stinglehammer (tauk) 23:32, 23 Februar 2017 (UTC)

Missing page: 'Aboot'[eedit soorce]

Prior apologies as ahm no familiar wid dis language - bein ah Cumbrian Sassenach but ahl gie it a go.

Ah feel an 'Aboot' page is needed to explain 'everything' for them that dinna ken what it's all aboot including origins of the wiki & the peeple behind it.

pmailkeey 16:51, 1 Apryle 2017 (UTC)

Cornish[eedit soorce]

The native name for Cornish is no longer spelt 'Karnuack'. That is, for quite some time there has been a unified spelling that is no widely used accepted and has mostly displaced older spelling conventions. Could any admin change its name to 'Kernowek'? Steinbach (tauk) 16:41, 16 Januar 2018 (UTC)

Order for block of favonian and Courcelles[eedit soorce]

Please block courclees and favonian indefinitely for insulting ms Alison Weir, calling her troll, loon, and imposter, and protecting her own article. She has been blocked hundreds of times but she ain't given up. If you Scots fail to carry out her order, there is no knowing what will happen. Possibly I may have to sue wiki!

just a warning, eh?. Consider my threats as with meaning.

love ,miss alison Sharon weir Historian of the English monarchy

I think there is a misunderstanding here. This is a Scots wikipedia so it is written in Scots. Do you object to the Norwegian version being written in Norwegian or to the Swedish version being written in Swedish? I'm not a Scot but I don't think Scots will take kindly to being given orders. Mock wurzel soup (tauk) 22:27, 10 Juin 2018 (UTC)

Programming[eedit soorce]

Current programming made by Challenge[eedit soorce]

Name of show Originally broadcast
Beat the Beast 2016
Bullseye (revival) 2006

Former programming made by Challenge[eedit soorce]

Name of show Originally broadcast When broadcast by Challenge Notes
The A-Z of 3-2-1 2000 A special one-off programme showing highlights of Yorkshire's classic gameshow.
It was used during Challenge TV's 3-2-1 night at Christmas 2000.
Absolute Cobblers 1999 1999–2003 Based on an Australian format.
Auntie's Smalls 2008–2009 2008–2011 A filler with bloopers from the BBC's TV archives.
The Best of Beadle's About 2000–2002 2000–2006 Used as a 10-minute filler in which highlights of sketches from the Beadle's About series were shown.
Blockbusters (fourth revival) 2012 2012–2016 Presented by Simon Mayo.
British Academy Video Games Awards 2012–2014 Highlights of the annual awards ceremony honouring the achievements in the gaming industry.
BWC: British Wrestling Round-Up 2013–2014 A round-up of various wrestling matches from around the UK. From the makers of Wrestle Talk TV.
It was hosted by Dave Bradshaw, but it was first presented by Lisa Carrodus.
Casino! Casino! 2003–2005 Presented by Bob Mercer (series 1) and Martin Kemp (series 2).
Celebrity Addicts 2003 2003–2006 A variation of the Telly Addicts format.
Celebrity Poker Club 2003–2005 2003–2014 A spin-off to Channel 4's popular Late Night Poker series.
Comedy of Errors 2002 2002–2003 Home video clip show presented by Richard Orford.
The Cooler 1998 1998–2003 Late-night gameshow presented by Donna Air and Iain Coyle.
Defectors 2001–2002 2001–2015 Presented by Richard Orford.
Don't Drink the Water 1997 1997–1999 Comedy quiz show based around travel played by two teams of celebrities, hosted by Paul Coia.
Drunken Businessmen 2003 2003–2005 Another Japanese game show, used as a filler. It was last shown on Challenge in 2005 as part of 'Japanese Day'.
Endurance UK 1997–1998 1997–2009 The UK version of the cult Japanese show, Za Gaman.
Extreme Endurance 2003 2003–2005 Short 15-minute segments of Za Gaman. It was hosted by Al Convey and featured the voices of
Eiji Kusuhara (who was one of the two voiceovers for Banzai) and Ryozo Kohira.
Football Freestyler 2012 2012–2013 Series in which Dan Magness travels around the world to find out which country has the best football tricks and skills. Now on Sky Sports.
Fort Boyard (revival) 2003 2003–2015 Presented by Christopher Ellison and Jodie Penfold.
Fort Boyard Takes on the World 2004 2004–2008 A 10-part series of clips of the different versions of Fort Boyard from around the globe, presented by Tim Vine.
Game Central 2002 A phone-in segment.
Gameplay 1995–1996 A live phone-in segment.
The Games Room 1999–2000 A short-lived replacement for Prize Time.
Gameshow Gold 2006 2006–2009 Series of clips from classic gameshows.
Glory Ball 2005 Another live phone-in segment.
House of Games 2004 2004–2015 Presented by Mike McClean.
Incredible Edible Challenge 2003 A filler programme in which Japanese chefs cook unusual things. It was the last programme to air on the defunct sister channel Ftn.
iPlay 2000–2002 Replacement for The Games Room.
It's Not What You Know 2008 2008–2015 Gameshow presented by Chris Tarrant, where people can win money by not answering any of the questions correctly.
Karaoke Challenge 1997 1997–2010 Karaoke-themed game show, presented by various hosts, including Ted Robbins.
Kenji's Video Letter Home 2003 2003–2004 Used during the Japanese Christmas Cracker strand in December 2003.
Les Dennis' Home Video Heroes 2008 2008–2011 Home video clip show narrated by Les Dennis and Stuart Hall.
Monkey Business 2003 2003–2004 A 10-minute filler.
Nortonland 2007 2007–2008 Clip show of games played on Graham Norton's Channel 4 show, V Graham Norton.
Poker Den 2005 Presented by Jesse May with commentary by Grub Smith.
Prize Time 1997–1998 Replaced by The Games Room.
The Pyramid Game (second revival) 2007 2007–2014 Challenge's version of the classic Steve Jones game show, presented by Donny Osmond.
Reverse-a-Word 2004 7-minute pilot, presented by the BBC Radio 1 DJ, Scott Mills.
Roy Walker's Gameshow Moments 2009 2009–2012 Series of clips from gameshows, past and present. Later shown under the title Roy Walker's Guide to Gameshows.
Roy Walker's TV Bloomers 2009 2009–2012 The Catchphrase host's take on the Auntie's Bloomers format.
Sale of the Century (second revival) 1997–1998 1997–2003 Challenge TV's version of Anglia's classic gameshow, it was presented by Keith Chegwin.
Say the Word 1997 1997–2008 Hosted by one of Challenge's original continuity presenters, Andy Crane.
Showbiz Blackjack 2006 Presented by Matt Brown.
Showbiz Darts 2006 2006–2015 Celebrity darts contest.
Showbiz Poker 2006 Presented by Lisa Rogers.
Soap Addicts 2002–2003 2002–2006 Another variation of the Telly Addicts format.
Split Second 1997–1998 1997–1999 Hosted by Aonghus McAnally.
Sport Addicts 2002 2002–2004 Yet, another variation of the Telly Addicts format.
Stake Out 2001 2001–2015 Presented by Anthony Davis.
Sushi TV 2003–2004 2003–2005 Series of clips from various Japanese gameshows, presented by Julian Clary (series 1) and narrated by Craig Charles (series 2).
Take it or Leave it? 2006–2008 2006–2012 The trivia quiz show in which teams of two must hold their nerve to win the £50,000 prize. Presented by Richard Arnold.
That's the Question! 2007 The UK version of the American gameshow, it was presented by Sarah Cawood.
Timeline 2014 2014–2015 Presented by Brian Conley.
TNA: British Boot Camp 2013–2014 2013–2016
TNA: Unfinished Business 2012 2012–2016
Totally Top Trumps 2004 Short-lived game show, loosely based on the famous card game, presented by Andy Goldstein; only lasted 20 episodes.
TV Scrabble 2001–2003 2001–2012 Televised version of the famous board game.
UK's Strongest Man 2011–2013 2011–2014 Coverage of the annual strongmen tournament.
Ultimate Guinness World Records 2004 2004–2009 Introduced by Jamie Rickers.
Vegas Virgins 2005 2005–2014 Reality series following 10 British and American casino hopefuls.
Winner Takes All! (revival) 1997 1997–2002 Challenge TV's version of Yorkshire's gameshow, presented by Bobby Davro.
Wrestle Talk TV 2012–2015 Wrestling magazine show, which aired on Sunday nights straight after TNA.
World's Greatest Gambling Scams 2006 2006–2013 A 10-part series that looked at the cons that left the gambling industry reeling.

Current programming originally shown by other broadcasters[eedit soorce]

Name of show Original channel(s) Originally broadcast When broadcast by Challenge
American Ninja Warrior G4/NBC (USA) 2009–present 2013
Australian Ninja Warrior Nine Network (Australia) 2017–present 2018
Blockbusters (first incarnation) ITV/Sky 1 1983–1995 1997
Bruce's Price is Right ITV 1995–2001 2002
Bullseye (original) 1981–1995 2002
Catchphrase 1986–2004, 2013–present 1997
The Chase Australia Seven Network (Australia) 2015–present 2016
The Chase UK ITV 2009–present 2014
The Chase USA GSN (USA) 2013–2015 2014
Classic Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? ITV 1998–2014, 2018–present 2004
The Crystal Maze Channel 4 1990–1995, 2016–present 1998
The Cube ITV 2009-2015 2017
Dale's Supermarket Sweep 1993–2001, 2007 2005
Deal or No Deal? Channel 4 2005–2016 2011
Don't Forget the Lyrics! UK Sky 1 2008–2009 2011
Eggheads BBC One/BBC Two 2003–present 2007
Family Fortunes ITV 1980–2002 1997
Fifteen to One Channel 4 1988–2003, 2013–present 1998
Gladiators (original) ITV 1992–2000 1999
Golden Balls 2007–2009 2009
Hole in the Wall BBC One 2008–2009 2016
Joe Pasquale's Price is Right ITV 2006–2007 2009
The Million Pound Drop Channel 4 2010–2015 2015
Ninja Warrior TBS (Japan) 1997–present 2007
Noel's Are You Smarter Than a 10 Year Old? Sky 1 2007-2010 2011
Play Your Cards Right ITV 1980–2003 2002
Pointless BBC Two/BBC One 2009–present 2011
Robot Wars BBC Two/BBC Choice/Channel 5 1998–2004, 2016–2018 2007
Small Talk BBC One 1994–1996 2008
Stars in Their Eyes ITV 1990–2006, 2015 1999
Strike it Lucky! 1986–1994 1998
Strike it Rich! 1996–1999 2002
Takeshi's Castle TBS (Japan) 1986–1989 2002
Take Your Pick! ITV 1955–1999 2008
Total Wipeout UK BBC One 2009–2012 2013
Total Wipeout USA ABC (USA) 2008–2014 2013
Wheel of Fortune ITV 1988–2001 2002
Who Dares Wins BBC One 2007–present 2018
Women of Ninja Warrior TBS (Japan) 2001–2009 2007

Former programming originally shown by other broadcasters[eedit soorce]

Name of show Original channel(s) Originally broadcast When broadcast by Challenge
100% Channel 5 1997–2001 1998–2006
1 vs. 100 BBC One 2006–2009 2008–2015
3-2-1 ITV 1978–1988 1997–2015
60 Minute Makeover 2004–2014 2009
The $64,000 Question 1990–1993 1997–1999
8 Out of 10 Cats Channel 4 2005–present 2007-2016
The Adventure Game BBC Two 1980–1986 2002–2004
All Clued Up ITV 1988–1991 1998–2000
The All-New Mr. and Mrs. Show UK Living 1995–1996 1998–2001
The Amazing Race CBS (USA) 2001–present 2007–2010
The Angel Sky 1 2012 2013–2015
Auntie's Bloomers BBC One 1991–2001 2009–2011
Back in the Day Channel 4 2005 2009–2012
Baggage GSN (USA) 2010–2015 2013
Ballbreakers 2005–2006 2007
Banzai E4 2001–2003 2006–2009
Bargain Hunters HTV West 2002–2004 2002–2005
Battle Dome Syndication (USA) 1999–2001 2002–2003
Beadle's About ITV 1986–1996 1999–2007
Better Gardens 2000 2005
Better Homes 1999–2003 2004–2006
Big Break BBC One 1991–2002 2006–2013
The Biggest Loser Living/ITV 2005–2006, 2009–2012 2009
Bill Bailey's Birdwatching Bonanza Sky 1 2010 2012–2014
Bite Size Brainiac 2007 2011
Blankety Blank BBC One/ITV 1979–2002, 2016 2000
Blind Date ITV/Channel 5 1985–2003, 2017–present 2006
The Blurb Ginx TV 2011–2014
Bob's Full House BBC One 1984–1990 2012–2014
Boot Sale Challenge ITV 1998–2004 2002–2005
Brainiac: Science Abuse Sky 1 2003–2008 2012–2014
Brainiac's Test Tube Baby 2006–2007
Brainstorm BBC One 1988 1999–2000
Bring Me the Head of Light Entertainment Channel 5 1997–2000 1998–2004
Britain's Hardest Sky 1 2004 2012–2015
Britain's Worst Celebrity Driver Channel 5 2003–2005 2008–2009
Britain's Worst Driver 2002 & 2003 2008–2009
Busman's Holiday ITV 1985–1993 1997–1999
Candid Camera 1960–1968 1999–2001
Can't Cook, Won't Cook BBC One 1995–2000 2008–2010
Carnal Knowledge ITV 1996–1997 1998–2003
Cash Cab 2005–2006 2007–2009
Celebrity Blackjack GSN (USA) 2004–2005 2005–2006
Celebrity Poker Showdown Bravo (USA) 2003–2006 2004–2005
Celebrity Ready Steady Cook BBC One 1997–2003 2008–2010
Celebrity Squares ITV 1975–1979, 1993–1997, 2014–2015 2000-2015
Chain Letters 1987–1997 2009–2012
Cleverdicks Sky Atlantic 2012 2012–2015
Cluedo ITV 1990–1993 1998–1999
Concentration 1959–1990 1997–1998
Countdown Channel 4 1982–present 2015–2016
Crackerjack BBC Television Service 1955–1984 2002–2003
Crash Test Dummies Sky 1 2007 2013
Crosswits ITV 1985–1998 1997–2000
Cruel Summer Trouble 2001–2003 2009–2010
The Desert Forges Channel 5 2001 2002–2006
The Devil's Dinner Party Sky Atlantic 2011–2012 2012–2015
Dirty Money Sky 1 2002 2012–2015
Distraction UK Channel 4 2003–2004 2007–2015
Distraction USA Comedy Central (USA) 2005–2006 2007–2011
Dog Eat Dog BBC One 2001–2002 2004–2008
Don't Forget the Lyrics! USA Fox (USA) 2007–2009 2012
Don't Sit in the Front Row! Sky Atlantic/Sky 1 2012–2013 2015
Don't Stop Me Now! Sky 1 2012 2013–2015
Don't Try This at Home! ITV 1998–2001 2003–2008
Dr. Vegas CBS (USA) 2004 2005
Duck Quacks Don't Echo! Sky 1 2014–present 2014–2015
Extreme Dodgeball GSN (USA) 2004–2005 2005–2008
Family Feud Syndicated 1976–present 2016
Fear Factor Australia Nine Network (Australia) 2002 2010
Fear Factor South Africa M-Net (South Africa) 2007 2008
Fear Factor UK Sky 1 2002–2004 2006–2009
Fear Factor USA NBC (USA) 2001–2006, 2011–2012 2006–2009
Finders Keepers CITV 1991–1996, 2006 2014-2017
Fort Boyard (original) Channel 5 1998–2001 2002-2015
Friends Like These BBC One 1999–2003 2005–2014
Full Metal Jousting History (USA) 2012 2013–2015
Fun House CITV 1989–1999 2009-2016
Gadget Geeks Sky 1 2012 2013–2015
Gagsters The WB (USA) 2002–2004 2009–2012
GameFace Ginx TV 2009–2011 2011
GamesMaster Channel 4 1992–1998 2003–2004
Ginx Files Ginx TV 2009–2011 2011
Give us a Clue ITV/BBC One 1979–1991 1997–2000
Gladiators (revival) Sky 1 2008–2009 2011–2013
Gladiators 2000 Syndication (USA) 1994–1996 1999
Gladiators G-Zone Sky 1 2008 2011–2013
Global E-Missions Carlton 2001 2002–2003
Going for Gold BBC One/Channel 5 1987–2009 2002–2015
Going Straight Broadcaster unknown Unknown 2004–2007
The Golden Shot ITV 1967–1975 2002–2006
Got to Dance Sky 1 2009–2014 2013–2015
Guinness World Records Primetime Fox (USA) 1998–2001 2003–2004
Guinness World Records Smashed! Sky 1 2008–2009 2011–2013
Guinness World Records UK ITV 1999–2000 2004–2006
The Heat is on! UK Living 1997–1998 1998–2003
Hot Property Channel 5 1997–2003 1999–2005
I Dare You! UPN (USA) 2000 2004–2007
Ice Warriors ITV 1998 2002–2004
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me out of Here! USA ABC (USA) 2003 2003–2004
Impact Wrestling Spike/Destination America/Pop (USA) 2004–present 2011-2016
In it to Win it BBC One 2002–2016 2009–2014
Interceptor ITV 1989–1990 2001–2015
International King of Sports Channel 5 2002–2004 2004–2006
Iron Chef Fuji TV (Japan) 1993–1999 2003–2004
It's a Knockout! BBC One/Channel 5 1966–1988, 1999–2001 1993–2006
It's Anybody's Guess! Carlton 2000 2001–2002
Kenny vs. Spenny CBC/Showcase (Canada) 2003–2010 2004–2005
Killer Karaoke truTV (USA) 2012–2014 2013–2015
King of the Castle Carlton 2001 2001–2002
Knightmare CITV 1987–1994 2002-2015
The Krypton Factor ITV 1977–1995, 2009–2010 1999–2014
Larry Grayson’s Generation Game BBC One 1978–1982 2002–2008
A League of Their Own Sky 1 2010–present 2012–2015
The Link BBC One 2014–2015 2016
London's Hottest Properties ITV 2003–2004 2004–2005
Love at First Sight Sky 1 1992 1997–1999
Manswers Spike (USA) 2007–2011 2013
Mastermind BBC One/BBC Two 1972–1997, 2003–present 2007
Merv Griffin's Crosswords Syndication (USA) 2007–2008 2008
Millionaire Hot Seat Nine Network (Australia) 2009–present 2015
The Mole USA ABC (USA) 2001–2008 2003–2004
The Moment of Truth ITV 1998–2001 2003–2009
Move on up! Channel 5 1997 1997–2000
Murder in Small Town X Fox (USA) 2001 2003–2004
Most Extreme Elimination Challenge Spike (USA) 2003–2007 2005–2013
Mystic Challenge Living 2000 2001–2003
Name That Tune ITV/Channel 5 1976–1988, 1997–1998 1998–2003
New Faces ITV 1973–1988 2002–2006
Night Fever Channel 5 1997–2002 2003–2004
Nothing but the Truth Sky 1 2007–2008 2012
Oblivious Spike (USA) 2002–2004 2004–2006
Oops! TV Sky 1 2009–2010 2011–2013
Opportunity Knocks ITV 1956–1978 2002–2003
The Other Half BBC One 1997–2002 2003
Outdoor Outtakes OLN (USA) 2003 2004–2005
Password ITV/BBC Two/BBC One/Channel 4 1963–1988 1999
The People Versus ITV 2000–2002 2007–2010
Perfect Match Channel 4 2001–2003 2006
Pet Star Animal Planet (USA) 2002–2005 2006
Planet of the Apps Ginx TV 2011–2015 2013
Postcode Challenge STV 2007–2011 2009–2010
The Pyramid Game (first revival) ITV 1981–1990 1997–1998
Quiz Nights Sky 1 2015 2015
The Race 2006 2013–2015
Race to Dakar Sky 2 2006 2013–2015
Raspberry Tart ITV 2000–2001 2001–2003
Red Handed 1998 2004
Robotica TLC (USA) 2001–2002 2003–2004
RollerJam Spike (USA) 1999–2001 2006–2008
Room 101 BBC Two/BBC One 1994–2007, 2012–2018 2009–2011
Safebreakers Sky 1 2011 2012–2015
Sale of the Century ITV 1971–1983 2000–2005
Screen Test BBC1 1970–1984 1999
Sell Me the Answer Sky 1 2009–2010 2011–2013
Shooting Stars BBC Two/BBC Choice 1995–2011 2008–2013
Showboaters Sky 1 2011 2012–2015
Sky Poker School Sky Poker 2011 2011
So You Think You Can Dance? Fox (USA) 2005–present 2006
Spellbound Sky 1 1994–1996 1997–1998
Spelling Bee ESPN (USA) 2004 2005–2006
Sticky Moments Channel 4 1989–1990 1998–1999
Studs Syndication (USA) 1991–1993 1997–1999
Style Court The Style Network (USA) 2003–2004 2006
Surprise Chefs ITV 1994–2001 2001–2002
Survivor CBS (USA) 2000–present 2003–2004
SWAG Channel 5 2002–2004 2004–2006
Take a Letter Living 1997 1999–2002
Takeover Bid BBC One 1990–1991 1998–1999
Telly Addicts 1985–1998 2000–2003
Through the Keyhole ITV/Sky 1/BBC One/BBC Two 1987–2008, 2013–present 1993–2009
TNA Xplosion Syndication (USA) 2002–present 2011-2016
Top 100 Video Games of All Time G4 (USA) 2012 2013-2015
Treasure Hunt Channel 4/BBC Two 1982–1989, 2002–2003 1993–2015
TV Bloopers ABC (USA) 1998–2004 1999–2005
UK's Strongest Man Bravo 2009–2010 2012
Unbeatable Banzuke TBS (Japan) 1995–2002 2008–2012
Under Offer Meridian/HTV West 1998–2001 2001–2004
Under Pressure Channel 5 2001 2001–2002
Videogame Nation Ginx TV 2014–2016 2014–2016
Video Surf Pick 2013 2013–2015
Wall of Fame Sky 1 2011 2012–2015
We are the Champions! BBC One 1973–1995 2002–2006
The Weakest Link UK BBC One/BBC Two 2000–2012 2007–2013
The Weakest Link USA NBC (USA) 2001–2002 2005–2007
What's My Line? BBC Television Service/BBC Two/ITV/BBC Four 1953-2005 2002–2003
Whittle Channel 5 1997–1998 1997-2015
Who Dares Wins Seven Network (Australia) 1996–1998 2002–2004
Who's Sorry Now? UK Living 1995–1996 1998–2001
Whose Line is it Anyway? USA ABC (USA) 1998–2007 2005–2006
Wild Things Sky 1 2015–present 2015
Win, Lose or Draw ITV 1990–1998 2007–2008
Win, Lose or Draw Late 2004 2012–2014
Win My Wage Channel 4 2007 2009–2010
Winner Takes All! (original) ITV 1975–1988 2002-2005
Winning Lines BBC One 1999–2004 2010–2012
Wipeout 1994–2002 2008–2016
Without Prejudice? Channel 4 2003–2004 2004–2005
World's Strongest Man Bravo 2009–2010 2011–2013
You Bet! ITV 1988–1997 2002–2011
Your Face or Mine? E4 2002–2003 2008–2011

Former programming shown on The Family Channel[eedit soorce]

Name of show Original channel(s) Originally broadcast When broadcast by The Family Channel
The Brady Bunch ABC (USA) 1969–1974 1994–1997
The Adventures of Tintin HBO (USA) 1991–1992
Art Attack CITV 1990–2007 1996–1997
Batman ABC (USA) 1966–1968 1993–1996
Blockbusters ITV 1983–1993 1993–1997
Catchphrase 1986–2004, 2013–present
Danger Mouse (original series) CITV 1981–1992 1995–1996
The Fall Guy ABC (USA) 1981–1986 1993
Family Catchphrase The Family Channel 1993–1994 1993–1997
Home to Roost ITV 1985–1990 1994–1997
It's a Knockout! (Welsh version) S4C 1991–1994 1993–1994
Lou Grant CBS (USA) 1972–1982 1993
Motormouth CITV 1988–1992 1994–1998
My Two Dads NBC (USA) 1987–1990 1993–1997
Once a Hero ABC (USA) 1987 1993–1996
Phyllis CBS (USA) 1975–1977 1994
The Pyramid Game ITV 1981–1990 1993–1997
Rags to Riches NBC (USA) 1986–1987 1994–1996
Remington Steele 1982–1987 1993
Road to Avonlea CBC (Canada) 1990–1996 1994–1997
Roll with it! The Family Channel 1995 1995–1997
Second Guess 1993–1994 1993–1997
Through the Keyhole ITV/Sky 1/BBC One/BBC Two 1987–2008, 2013–present 1993–1997
Treasure Hunt Channel 4/BBC Two 1982–1989, 2002–2003
Trivial Pursuit The Family Channel 1993–1994
Teen Win, Lose or Draw ITV 1993 1996–1997
The Wonder Years ABC (USA) 1988–1993 1993
A Word in Your Ear The Family Channel 1995 1995–1997
Zorro The Family Channel (USA) 1990–1993 1993–1997


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Kintra o oreegin Wales,
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Oreeginal leid(s) English
No. o series 1
Production
Executive producer(s) Simon Grover
Elen Rhys
Producer(s) Elen Rhys
Production company(s) BBC Wales
Release
Oreeginal network CBeebies
Oreeginal release 2003 (2003) – 2006 (2006)

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