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First Aired: March 1st, 1964
Status: Continuing
Genre: Game Show
Air Time: Daily, 07:00 PM
Network: Syndication
Summary: The show first aired in March 1964 and lasted nearly 11 years on NBC daytime (ironically, its current companion in syndication, Wheel of Fortune, replaced the daytime Jeopardy!); the show resurfaced in a modified format in 1978, and then came back in syndication in 1984, where it continues to enjoy long-term success. This simple "reverse quiz" formula resulted in one of the most successful game shows in TV history. Answer - "Legend has it that game show host and TV personality Merv Griffin created this reverse quiz show after complaining about the poor quality of game shows since the Quiz Show Scandals; his then-wife suggested giving the players the answers and having them come up with the questions." Question - "What's the story behind the birth of Jeopardy!?" The original 1964 rules were as thus - Three contestants, including a returning champion compete. Six categories are announced (e.g., Science, Television, Starts with "A," Art World, World Literature and Presid
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Season 2017 - Episode 11
Air Date: January 16th, 2017
Episode Statistics:
# of Episodes: 7380
# of Episodes I watched: 0
# of Episodes I haven't watched: 7380
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Last Aired Episode
Season 2017 - Episode 10: Cheryl Guy, Eli Nehus, Tanner Hesse
Air Date: January 13rd, 2017, 07:00 PM
Summary: Contestants - Tanner Hesse, a grad student and Navy reserve officer from San Diego, California Eli Nehus, an electrical engineer from Fayetteville, Arkansas Cheryl Guy, a high school principal from Columbia, South Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,600)
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