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  1. tv imports
    What to Know About Taskmaster Before Its U.S. DebutThe British sorta-game-show sensation hasn’t made much of a footprint in the U.S., but that stands to change when it premieres on the CW this weekend.
  2. game shows
    Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! Resume Production with Redesigned SetsThe wheel will look a little different this fall.
  3. for the fans
    Okay, Who’s Out Here Asking Supermarket Sweep Host David Ruprecht for Feet Pics?David Ruprecht has only one issue with new fans trying to friend him on Facebook.
  4. game shows
    Jane Lynch Is Hosting a Weakest Link Revival for NBCGet ready for early aughts nostalgia.
  5. a labor of lava
    Your Burning Floor Is Lava Questions, AnsweredYes, you can drink the lava, but would you want to? The Netflix game show’s producers fill us in on that and so much more.
  6. hot stuff
    More Lava! And Other Ideas to Improve Floor Is LavaIt’s the only game show where players scream in despair after falling into fake lava; it would be a shame if it failed to rise to its full potential.
  7. this! is! awful!
    Jeopardy! Runs Out of New Episodes Just When We Need Them the MostBut don’t panic, because the chosen reruns are fun.
  8. this! is! jeopandering!
    Praise You, Trebek: Jeopardy! Is Returning With New Episodes on May 18They were taped pre-coronavirus.
  9. this! is! an interview!
    Reminiscing With Ken Jennings About His Intense First Jeopardy! Episode“People are going to be shocked when they see my face from 2004.”
  10. roll clip!
    Please Enjoy This Very Close But Very Incorrect Jeopardy! AnswerChaka Khan was not a 19th century Zulu warrior.
  11. this! is! jeopandering!
    Jeopardy! Will Party Like It’s 2004 and Reair Ken Jennings–Era EpisodesPure genius.
  12. book du jour
    We’ll Take ‘Alex Trebek’s New Memoir Will Make Us Sob’ for $1,600The Answer Is…: Reflections on My Life will be released in July.
  13. this! is! helpful!
    There’s Never Been a Better Time to Take Jeopardy!’s Online TestWhat are you waiting for?
  14. live audiences
    Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune Forgo Live Audiences Over Coronavirus ConcernsNeither game show will shoot in front of a live studio audience for the time being.
  15. this! is! an icon!
    Alex Trebek Confirms He’s Kicking Pancreatic Cancer’s Ass“I’d be lying if I said the journey had been an easy one.”
  16. this! is! a helpful guide!
    These 10 Easy Clues Will Convince You to Take Jeopardy!’s Online TestOr at least give you a confidence booster.
  17. chat room
    Ken Jennings Didn’t Want to Compete in Jeopardy!’s GOAT Tournament“I got some emails strongly telling me I should change my mind.”
  18. this! is! a q&a!
    Brad Rutter on Why He Lost Jeopardy!’s Greatest of All Time Tournament“You know, I think I might’ve been too loose.”
  19. this! is! a quiz!
    Can You Answer the Jeopardy! Clues Ken, James, and Brad Couldn’t?Even the greatest of all time sometimes struggle.
  20. this! is! a recap!
    Ken Jennings Is Jeopardy!’s Greatest Player of All TimeWe’re so proud.
  21. this! is! a theory!
    A Completely Unsubstantiated Theory About Jeopardy!’s GOAT TournamentWill Brad Rutter stage a dramatic, come-from-behind win?
  22. this! is! a ranking!
    The Name Doodles on Jeopardy’s Greatest of All Time Tournament, RankedAt least try a doodle, Brad Rutter.
  23. tv ratings
    Jeopardy: GOAT Is Shaping Up to Be a Ratings GiantThe rush to duplicate its success is likely already underway.
  24. o canada!
    A Family Feud Contestant Has Never Been So Wrong and Yet So RightEve Dubois, we salute you.
  25. this! is! a feature!
    Thank Twitter for the Existence of Jeopardy!’s Greatest of All Time Tournament“The impetus was social media. It was the chatter and the speculation.”
  26. this! is! a recap!
    James Holzhauer All-in With Day Two Jeopardy Greatest of All Time Tournament WinHe and Ken Jennings are now tied.
  27. game shows
    Leslie Jones’s Supermarket Sweep Revival Dashes to ABCBut can it compete in a post–Guy’s Grocery Games world?
  28. reboots
    A New, Jimmy Kimmel–Hosted Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Is on the WayABC is bringing back the quiz-show phenomenon this spring with a new celebrity twist.
  29. this! is! a recap!
    Ken Jennings Wins Day One of Jeopardy!’s Greatest of All Time Tournament by $200Brad Rutter, meanwhile, had a surprisingly subpar start.
  30. this! is! jeopardy!
    Everything You Need to Know About Jeopardy!’s Ultimate VIP TournamentKen Jennings, James Holzhauer, and Brad Rutter face off.
  31. legends
    Alex Trebek’s Jeopardy! Farewell Speech Already Has Us Reaching for the Tissues“I’ve kind of, in my mind, rehearsed it already.”
  32. spin the wheel
    Vanna White Had 30 Minutes to Prepare for Her Wheel of Fortune Hosting Debut“P-A-N-I-C. Panic is the word that comes to mind!”
  33. game shows
    Consonants and Vowels Reveal: Vanna White Hosted Wheel of Fortune for First TimeWith Minnie Mouse filling in for her.
  34. this! is! jeopardy!
    Jeopardy! Uniting James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter for Ultimate BattleWho will be the GOAT?
  35. this! is! jeopardy!
    James Holzhauer Won Tonight on Jeopardy!, ObviouslyHe continues to suffer from senioritis, though.
  36. game shows
    Vanna White Steps in to Host Wheel of Fortune as Pat Sajak Has Emergency SurgeryGod protect our nation’s game-show hosts.
  37. this! is! jeopardy!
    James Holzhauer Gets Senioritis, Only Wins $30,000 in His Jeopardy! ReturnImportant update from the Tournament of Champions.
  38. this! is! jeopardy!
    Jeopardy!’s New Head Writer on Problematic Clues and Alex Trebek’s Go-to Routine“He really makes his job look so easy that I think sometimes people don’t appreciate how good he is.”
  39. this! is! jeopardy!
    Jason Zuffranieri’s Jeopardy Winning Streak, ExplainedHe’s going into game 18 with $502,000.
  40. health
    Alex Trebek Plans to Undergo Another Round of Chemotherapy After Cancer Relapse“I lost about 12 pounds in a week.”
  41. from snl to super saver
    Leslie Jones Has Left SNL to Host a Supermarket Sweep RebootShe’ll be hosting a reboot of the classic game show.
  42. from snl to super saver
    Leslie Jones Has Left SNL to Host a Supermarket Sweep RebootShe’ll be hosting a reboot of the classic game show.
  43. missed opportunities
    Adam Scott’s New Game Show for ABC Somehow Isn’t Cones of DunshireIt still better be punishingly intricate.
  44. this! is! amusing!
    Solange Is Unfazed by Jeopardy! Contestants Knowing Nothing About Her“Lmaoooooo.”
  45. game shows
    James Holzhauer Will Return, Obviously, for Jeopardy!’s Tournament of ChampionsRematch! Rematch! Rematch!
  46. network tv
    Inside ABC’s Retro Renaissance of Old-School Game Shows and Live SitcomsABC has six summer game shows, plans to bring back Jimmy Kimmel’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience, and no whammies in sight.
  47. chat room
    Alec Baldwin on Why Celebs Are Rushing to Host Game Shows“It was very, very, very convenient.”
  48. this! is! going viral!
    Emma Boettcher Shrugs Off Alex Trebek’s Comparison to James HolzhauerSome excellent Jeopardy! side-eye.
  49. this! is! a leak!
    The Jeopardy! Leaker Should Be Afraid, Very Afraid, Right NowThe show has a lead and will be taking “very appropriate” action.
  50. this! is! the aftermath!
    Jeopardy!’s Greatest Players React to, Toast, and Memeify James Holzhauer’s LossKen Jennings, always a jokester.
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