Which TV game show are you most likely to win big on?

TV game shows hold a special place in our hearts, with everyone having their own favourite. But which ones should you be applying to if you’re hoping to win big? To find out, we analysed over 5,500 episodes of five of the UK’s most popular game shows: The Chase, Eggheads, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Deal or No Deal and Pointless.

Explore the data below and see what the chances of you winning big on your favourite show are.

Looking at win rates, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and Deal or No Deal come out on top, with contestants almost guaranteed to leave with some money. Who Wants to Be a Millionaire also comes out on top for average winnings.

At the other end of the scale, Eggheads proved to be the hardest game show, with a win rate of just 9.36%, while Pointless had the lowest average winnings of just £1,799.

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