Wheel of Fortune
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Wheel of Fortune
First Aired: January 6th, 1975
Status: Continuing
Genre: Game Show
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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# of Episodes: 1068
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Last Aired Episode
Season 37 - Episode 150: Surfin' Safari 5
Air Date: April 24th, 2020, 06:30 PM
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Pat Sajak -
Pat Sajak
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Charlie O'Donnell -
Charlie O'Donnell
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Vanna White -
Vanna White
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Bob Goen -
Bob Goen
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Tony Barber -
Tony Barber
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