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    NFL Great Aaron Rodgers to Guest Host ‘Jeopardy!’

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who appeared in a 2015 episode of “Celebrity Jeopardy’, will return to the veteran syndicated game show to host one episode. “One of my idols growing up was Alex Trebek,” Rodgers said on “The Pat McAfee Show.” “They’re doing some guest-hosting spots. It’s going to be released here pretty soon, […]

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    ‘Jeopardy!’ Fond Farewell to Alex Trebek Followed by Ken Jennings’ Hosting Debut: How Many Will Watch?

    The first week of 2021 on network television features a flurry of game shows, new and returning. It will conclude with the most notable game show event in recent memory: the final episode of Alex Trebek as host of “Jeopardy!” It’s a moment we hoped would not happen since learning of the news he was […]

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    ABC Orders Game Show ‘The Chase’

    ABC has greenlit nine episodes of game show “The Chase,” based on the British format, with “Jeopardy!” champions James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. The hour-long quiz show will be hosted by Sara Haines (“The View”), with Holzhauer, Jennings and Rutter alternating as the show’s “Chaser” — described as “a ruthless quiz genius determined to stop […]

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    The Evolution of TV Game Shows

    TV game shows are some of the most popular programs aired today. In the United States, legendary shows like “Wheel of Fortune,” “The Price is Right” and “Jeopardy!,” continue to draw millions of viewers, despite first airing in the 1960s and 1970s. Since they first began appearing on screens in the 1930s, TV game shows […]

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    Highlights of ‘Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time’ Tournament

    Of all the tournaments in “Jeopardy!” history, the Greatest of All Time, televised on ABC on the nights of January 7, 8, 9 and 14, 2020, may be its most memorable and definitely, its largest anticipated. The show’s three most successful contestants in its 36-year history faced off: 2019 Tournament of Champions winner and 32-game […]

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    ABC to Air Greatest of All Time ‘Jeopardy!’ Tournament in Early January 2020

    James Holzhauer, fresh off his 2019 Tournament of Champions victory on “Jeopardy!”, is soon about to enter another “Jeopardy!” tournament, but this time against two of the game show’s all-time greats: Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. The top three contestants in JEOPARDY! history will face off in an epic primetime special event: “JEOPARDY! The Greatest […]

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