Wheel of Fortune
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Wheel of Fortune
First Aired: January 1st, 1975
Status: Continuing
Genre: Game Show
Air Time: Daily, 06:30 PM
Network: Syndication
Summary: One of the most successful game shows in history, Wheel of Fortune actually is a version of the children's game Hangman (with a large carnival wheel and prizes added). The game show, which did modestly well in the 1970s, became a worldwide phenomenon in the 1980s through syndication and made household names out of its hosts, Pat Sajak and Vanna White. Simply put, the Wheel has never stopped spinning since its premiere as an NBC daytime show that winter day in January 1975. (Ironically, the series replaced Jeopardy!, which later in 1984 when it returned, became its current companion in syndication.) The rules of the game Three contestants -- at various times during the run, including a returning champion -- compete. The host announces a category to a mystery puzzle (person, place, thing, phrase, quotation, event, landmark, occupation, etc.). The puzzle was originally contained on a three-tier, 36-space board (in 1981, changed to a four-tier, 52-space board; and in 1997, an all-e
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Season 34 - Episode 91
Episode 91
Air Date: January 16th, 2017
Episode Statistics:
# of Episodes: 352
# of Episodes I watched: 0
# of Episodes I haven't watched: 352
Last Episode I watched: -
Last Aired Episode
Season 34 - Episode 90: Episode 90
Air Date: January 13rd, 2017, 06:30 PM
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