The 16th season of Taskmaster is returning to Channel 4 in style and viewers will officially be able to watch it from Thursday 21st September at 9pm.


Alex Horne and Greg Davies are ready to set a series of bizarre challenges for a line-up of comedy stars and other famous faces to complete.

The 15th season saw Mae Martin crowned the winner and it won't be long before viewers get to see a new batch of celebs attempt to complete a string of hilarious challenges in the hopes of winning.

Here's everything you need to know about season 16 of Taskmaster.

When will Taskmaster season 16 air?

Greg Davies and Alex Horne in Taskmaster. Channel 4 Channel 4

Channel 4 has confirmed that Alex Horne and Greg Davies will return for season 16 on Thursday 21st September at 9pm.

In March 2023, the broadcaster confirmed that it had commissioned six more seasons of the game show, which are set to air over the next three years.

It also confirmed a new spin-off for children, Junior Taskmaster, which will see kids aged nine to 11 "bring their fledgling wiles, athleticism and creativity to the game that recognises genius at any age".

It was later confirmed that Taskmaster alumni Rose Matafeo and Mike Wozniak will be filling the roles of Taskmaster and Taskmaster's assistant on the junior spin-off.

"Taskmaster is the funniest, most creative show on TV and we're so excited not only to have three more years of Greg and Alex on the brilliant original but also to expand Taskmaster," said Tom Beck, Channel 4's head of events.

Who will be on the line-up for Taskmaster season 16?

Shortly after the season 15 winner was crowned, Channel 4 unveiled the starry Taskmaster season 16 line-up, and as ever, it's packed with favourites from the world of British (and Aussie) comedy.

Legendary comic and presenter Julian Clary, Meet the Richardsons' Lucy Beaumont, acclaimed stand-up Sam Campbell, former Great British Bake Off host Sue Perkins and Cheaters star Susan Wokoma will all be gearing up to compete for the golden trophy.

Participants in the most recent season were Frankie Boyle, Ivo Graham, Jenny Eclair, Kiell Smith-Bynoe and Mae Martin.

Taskmaster returns to Channel 4 on 21st September at 9pm. Previous seasons of Taskmaster are available to stream on All4.

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