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TV Quiz Questions VI


  1. Which 2016 ITV series stars Lesley Sharp as Lucy Cannonbury and Robert Glenister as Bobby Day?
  2. In popular TV culture, what is 'Gallifrey'?
  3. In 2013, the UK TV Network Dave launched an adult version of Jackanory, what was it called?
  4. What is the profession of television presenter George Clarke?
  5. Which British comedy series follows the life of Reading schoolboy Simon Doonan?
  6. Name the hotel featured in the show where most of the characters stay in the series Benidorm?
  7. Which actor narrated the seventies British animated children's television programme Roobarb?
  8. Tameka Empson was one of the first to be voted off Strictly Come Dancing in 2016; she is a regular in which other TV series?
  9. Who is missing from this 2016 line-up: Deborah Meaden, Peter Jones, Touker Suleyman, and Sarah Willingham?
  10. Who presents the BBC travel documentary series Great British Railway Journeys?
  11. Sabine Schmitz is a presenter on which television programme?




  12. Who worked for Mole Valley Valves?
  13. What name has been given to Jeremy Clarkson's new show on Amazon?
  14. How many dragons did Daenerys Targaryen originally have in The Game of Thrones?

Answers:

  1. Paranoid
  2. It's the doctor's home planet in Doctor Who
  3. Crackanory
  4. Architect
  5. Beautiful People
  6. The Solana
  7. Richard Briers
  8. Eastenders
  9. Nick Jenkins (Dragons in Dragons' Den)
  10. Michael Portillo
  11. Top Gear
  12. Martin Bryce (Ever Decreasing Circles)
  13. The Grand Tour
  14. Three



TV Quiz V

  1. Which quiz show, presented by Victoria Coren Mitchell, is about two competing teams finding connections between difficult clues?
  2. In which city was the American legal comedy-drama television series Ally McBeal set?
  3. In the 80s American sitcom ALF, what is ALF an acronym for?
  4. Which American news anchorman of the 1960s and 1970s was often cited as 'the most trusted man in America'?
  5. Who starred as writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher?
  6. Complete the 1997 television series title: 'Full Circle with ...'?
  7. What was the first name of Hyacinth Bucket's (pronounced Bouquet) husband in Keeping Up Appearances?
  8. The characters Potsie Weber and Ralph Malph starred in which sitcom?
  9. The male leads of the comedies Butterflies and My Family share both the same first names and occupations, what are they?
  10. In Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch is Sherlock Holmes but who plays Doctor Watson?

Answers:

  1. Only Connect
  2. Boston
  3. Alien Life Form
  4. Walter Cronkite
  5. Angela Lansbury
  6. Michael Palin
  7. Richard
  8. Happy Days
  9. Both are called Ben and are dentists
  10. Martin Freeman



Television Quiz Questions IV

  1. What is the name of Peppa Pig's little brother?
  2. Who plays the character Mick Carter in the BBC soap EastEnders?
  3. Jon Snow is a fictional character in which television series?
  4. Which former bare-knuckle boxer won Celebrity Big Brother 8?
  5. The medical practice in Coronation Street is situated on the junction between Coronation Street and which other street?
  6. Who were the first couple shown in bed together on prime time American television?
  7. Which televison series won its first ever National Television Award in 2008 when Matt Littler received the award for 'Most Outstanding Serial Drama Performance' for his portrayal of Max Cunningham?
  8. In The Big Bang Theory what is Sheldon Cooper’s middle name?
  9. Which celebrity chef made a cameo appearance on the 5000th episode of Emmerdale?
  10. Which British television series features Detective Sergeant John Bacchus and WPC Rachel Coles?

Answers:

  1. George
  2. Danny Dyer
  3. Game of Thrones
  4. Paddy Doherty
  5. Rosamund Street
  6. Fred and Wilma Flintstone
  7. Hollyoaks
  8. Lee
  9. Antony Worrall-Thompson
  10. Inspector George Gently





Television Quiz Questions III

  1. Who became the new Doctor Who after Matt Smith's exit in the 2013 Christmas special?
  2. Which American sitcom features a petty criminal that makes a list of every bad thing and every person he has wronged, then begins efforts to fix them all?
  3. What is the name of the fictional amateur detective played by Angela Lansbury in Murder, She Wrote?
  4. Which topical celebrity panel game show's theme music is News of the World by The Jam?
  5. Who played Buffy the Vampire Slayer?
  6. First broadcast in 1953, name the world's longest-running current affairs television programme?
  7. What was the name of the ranch in the sixties series Bonanza?
  8. Which eighties television soap opera featured the wealthy Channing family in the Californian wine industry?
  9. Which fictional Coronation Street character joined in 1974, has married four times and had three children?
  10. Which The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills spin-off program focuses on a West Hollywood restaurant?

Answers:

  1. Peter Capaldi
  2. My Name is Earl
  3. Jessica Fletcher
  4. Mock of the Week
  5. Sarah Michelle Gellar
  6. Panorama
  7. The Ponderosa
  8. Falcon Crest
  9. Gail (McIntyre)
  10. Vanderpump Rules



Television Quiz Questions II

  1. Which fictional character is portrayed by English comedian Leigh Francis?
  2. Which American multiple Emmy-winning hospital drama stars Hugh Laurie?
  3. Who first came to notice in a TV commercial for Kellogg's Fruit 'n Fibre breakfast cereal before playing Graham Lodsworth in Emmerdale Farm?
  4. Which television series is set in Lima, Ohio?
  5. 'Did I Make the Most of Loving You?' is the theme song of which television series?
  6. Who presents the Channel 4 program Time Team?
  7. Which actress plays Buffy Summers in the television version of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'?
  8. Craig Phillips was the first winner of which television series?
  9. Which American television personality divorced lawyer Robert Kardashian in 1991?
  10. Which British sitcom is set in the London offices of the fictional Reynholm Industries and revolves around three staff members?

Answers:

  1. Keith Lemon
  2. House
  3. Ross Kemp
  4. Glee
  5. Downton Abbey
  6. Tony Robinson
  7. Sarah Michelle Gellar
  8. Big Brother
  9. Kris Jenner
  10. The IT Crowd



TV Quiz Questions I

  1. Which reality television show features Patti Stanger?
  2. Thornhill Community Academy is featured in which Channel 4 TV program?
  3. What is the name of Simon Cowell's baby boy?
  4. Peaky Blinders is a 1919 saga set in which UK city?
  5. In Gavin and Stacey what is Gavin's surname?
  6. Which science-themed sitcom features Sheldon Cooper?
  7. Which actor took over the role of minder from Dennis Waterman?
  8. Nicholas Lyndhurst plays Ria and Ben's son in which sitcom?
  9. Lovers Alan and Celia’s late-blooming courtship was entitled 'Last Tango' in which British city?
  10. What character did Caroline Quentin play in Men Behaving Badly?

Answers:

  1. The Millionaire Matchmaker





  2. Educating Yorkshire
  3. Eric
  4. Birmingham
  5. Shipman
  6. The Big Bang Theory
  7. Gary Webster
  8. Butterflies
  9. Halifax
  10. Dorothy












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