Virtually Famous is a British comedy panel game show most recently presented by Chris Ramsey.[1] In each episode, two teams of three panelists compete. The teams were, in the final series, captained by Vicky Pattison and Seann Walsh.[1] The questions and the tasks are about items found on the internet.[2]

Virtually Famous
GenreComedy Panel game
Written byJames Menzies
Henry Paker
Directed byToby Baker
Presented byKevin McHale (2014–2016)
Chris Ramsey (2016–2017)
StarringSeann Walsh
Chris Stark (2014–2016)
Vicky Pattison (2016–2017)
Scarlett Moffatt (2016–2017)
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series4
No. of episodes36 (list of episodes)
Executive producersDan Baldwin
Leon Wilson
ProducersToby Brack
Juliet Morrish
Production locationsRiverside Studios (2014)
Elstree Studios (2015—17)
EditorsSteve Nayler
Dan Isitt
Running time45–60 minutes (inc. adverts)
Production companiesHungry Bear Media
Original release
Release21 July 2014 (2014-07-21) –
7 February 2017 (2017-02-07)

The programme made its debut on E4 on 21 July 2014 with Kevin McHale as host and Chris Stark as team captain opposite Walsh. On 26 November 2014, it was announced that the show had been recommissioned for a second and third series.[3] For the fourth and final series, Chris Ramsey replaced McHale as host and Vicky Pattison replaced Stark as team captain.[4]


Series Start date End date Episodes
1 21 July 2014 8 September 2014 8
2 13 April 2015 15 June 2015 10
3 19 January 2016 22 March 2016 10
4 20 December 2016 7 February 2017 8



The coloured backgrounds denote the result of each of the shows:

  – indicates Chris/Vicky's team won.
  – indicates Seann's team won.
  – indicates the game ended in a draw.

Series 1 (2014)

Episode First broadcast Chris' team Seann's team Scores
1x01 21 July 2014 Romesh Ranganathan and Rachel Riley Tyger Drew-Honey and Chris Ramsey 3–6
1x02 28 July 2014 Katherine Ryan and David Haye Helen Flanagan and Joe Lycett 5–2
1x03 4 August 2014 James Acaster and Kimberly Wyatt Alex Brooker and Jameela Jamil 4–107
1x04 11 August 2014 Chris Ramsey and Emily Atack Scott Mills and Bobby Mair 4–2
1x05 18 August 2014 Romesh Ranganathan and Stacey Solomon Tom Rosenthal, Bradley Simpson and Tristan Evans 5–4
1x06 25 August 2014 James Acaster and Pixie Lott Troy Von Scheibner and Aisling Bea 0–2
1x07 1 September 2014 Russell Kane and Cheska Hull Sharon Rooney and Ed Gamble 6–5
1x08 8 September 2014 Gemma Merna and Rob Beckett Alex Mytton and Yasmine Akram 7–3

Series 2 (2015)

Episode First broadcast Chris' team Seann's team Scores
2x01 13 April 2015 Ellie Taylor and Mark-Francis Vandelli Alex Brooker and Dappy 3–2
2x02 20 April 2015 Rob Beckett and Tyler Oakley Stacey Solomon and Bobby Mair 4–2
2x03 27 April 2015 Chris Ramsey and Laura Whitmore Rhys James and Jimmy Bullard 7–3
2x04 4 May 2015 Rob Beckett and Rylan Clark Tom Davis and Sarah Callaghan 3–1
2x05 11 May 2015 Denise van Outen and Dane Baptiste Bobby Mair and Louis Smith 6–11
2x06 18 May 2015 Chris Ramsey and James Sutton Joey Essex and Katherine Ryan 2–4
2x07 25 May 2015 Roisin Conaty and Russell Kane Alex Brooker and Joe Swash 4–3
2x08 1 June 2015 Joe Lycett and Sam Faiers Jake Wood and Nish Kumar 2–19
2x09 8 June 2015 Charlotte Crosby, Jack and Dean David Haye and Ivo Graham 2–5
2x10 15 June 2015 Alexandra Felstead and Russell Kane Spencer Matthews and David Morgan 2–1

Series 3 (2016)

Episode First broadcast Chris' team Seann's team Scores
3x01 19 January 2016 Jay Hutton and Jimmy Carr Jamie Laing and Ellie Taylor 3–5
3x02 26 January 2016 Rylan Clark-Neal and Cariad Lloyd Jennifer Metcalfe and Bobby Mair 4–1
3x03 2 February 2016 Catherine Tyldesley and Russell Kane Lee Ryan and Chris Ramsey 4–5
3x04 9 February 2016 Rachel Riley and Katherine Ryan Vicky Pattison and Sam Simmons 6–0
3x05 16 February 2016 Joey Essex and Chris Ramsey Sharon Rooney and Eddie Kadi 6–3
3x06 23 February 2016 Stacey Solomon and Jason Byrne Joe Swash and Alex Brooker 7–6
3x07 1 March 2016 Scarlett Moffatt and Chris Ramsey Arg and David Morgan 4–3
3x08 8 March 2016 Gemma Collins and Alex Brooker Will Mellor and Tez Ilyas 5–6
3x09 15 March 2016 Jameela Jamil and Romesh Ranganathan Thomas Turgoose and Suzi Ruffell 8–1
3x10 22 March 2016 Binky Felstead and Russell Kane Mark-Francis Vandelli and Dane Baptiste 4–1

Series 4 (2016–2017)

Episode First broadcast Vicky's team Seann and Scarlett's team Scores
4x01 20 December 2016[fn 1] Jason Byrne, Jay Hutton and Paisley Billings Jamie Laing
4x02 27 December 2016 Bobby Mair and Will Mellor Shayne Ward
4x03 3 January 2017 Tom Allen and Spencer Matthews Danielle Armstrong
4x04 10 January 2017 Iain Stirling and Sketch Stephanie Pratt and Brooke Vincent[fn 2]
4x05 17 January 2017 Russell Kane and Jordan Stephens Joey Essex
4x06 24 January 2017 Ellie Taylor and James and Ola Jordan Will Best and Megan McKenna[fn 2]
4x07 31 January 2017 Dane Baptiste and Jimmy Carr Binky Felstead and Joel Dommett[fn 2]
4x08 7 February 2017[fn 3] Jay Hutton, Sketch and Paisley Billings Vicky Pattison


Chris Vicky Seann
Series wins (0 drawn)
3 0
3 0
Episode wins (0 drawn)
18 10
18 0


  1. ^ Christmas special
  2. ^ a b c Scarlett Moffatt was unable to attend the recording of this episode.
  3. ^ Tattoo Fixers vs Virtually Famous special


  1. ^ a b "Virtually Famous - All 4". Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  2. ^ "E4 orders new panel show hosted by Glee star Kevin McHale". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  3. ^ "E4's Virtually Famous to return for two new series". British Comedy Guide. 26 November 2014. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Virtually Famous returns with new host and team captain". Digital Spy. 14 November 2016. Retrieved 27 December 2016.