Most Winnable UK Game Shows Revealed

27th October 2022
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Most Winnable UK Game Shows Revealed

Which are the easiest UK TV game shows to win?

Think you could hit the jackpot on a TV game show? Jackpotjoy reveals which UK programmes offer the best bang for their buck, according to their Win-ability score. 

Who doesn't love curling up on the sofa, cuppa in hand and game show on the telly? We've calculated an overall "win-ability" score for these TV favourites, based on how likely contestants are to win. 
We've calculated the overall win-ability score of these shows with several factors in mind, including:

  • Total prize fund
  • Number of competitors
  • Number of questions
  • Skills required


Top winnable game shows 

Scoring highest on our win-ability scale is Eggheads. According to our research, this show is your best best to win on TV.

We love winning here at Jackpotjoy, so we decided to find out just how difficult - or easy - it is to win on some of the nation's favourite game shows. 


Game Show
Prize Money
Win-ability
1. EggheadsRolling Jackpot68
2. PointlessRolling Jackpot62
3. The Wall£121,54462
4. The Chase£100,00062
5. Supermarket Sweep£3,00052
6. Family Fortunes£30,00052
7. Who Wants to be a Millionaire£1,000,00050
8. The Cube£1,000,00050
9. The Hit List£10,00050
10. Catchphrase£50,00050
11. Tipping Point£10,00048
12. Lingo£3,95048
13. The Wheel£76,00046
14. Total Wipeout£10,00044
15. The Crystal Maze£044
16. Come Dine With Me£1,00044
17. Only Connect£044
18. Fifteen to One£40,00042
19. Bank Balance£1,000,00042
20. Catchpoint£10,00040
21. Mr and Mrs£12040
22. Countdown£040

Least winnable game shows

Although these five game shows scored lowest on our win-ablity score, they offer plenty of prestige just for making an appearance behind the buzzer.

  • #23 Lightning
  • #24 Mastermind
  • #25 Head Hunters
  • #26 The Price is Right
  • #27 University Challenge