14 May 2014 9:05 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown will be back on Channel 4 this summer.

Jimmy Carr will return to host the quiz show mash-up when it returns in June, while Sean Lock and Jon Richardson will also be back as rival team captains.

Countdown word whizz Susie Dent will also return, along with mathematician Rachel Riley and her supposed assistant, comedian Joe Wilkinson.

Channel 4's entertainment commissioning editor Madeleine Knight said: "Every series of 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown is more ambitious with an amazing lineup of star guests. Countdown is a compelling game but also a brilliant comedy vehicle which is always a treat to watch."

Guests taking part in the six new episodes include Jonathan Ross, Bill Bailey, Freddie Flintoff, Jo Brand, Jason Manford, Vic Reeves, Claudia Winkleman, Josh Widdicombe and Stephen Mangan.

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown was initially ordered on a one-off basis as part of Channel 4's Mash-Up night, »

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