Game Shows

Ken Jennings officially replaces Mayim Bialik on ‘Celebrity Jeopardy!’

Jennings appears solo on an official promotional poster shared to the show’s Instagram page Tuesday.

‘That’s My Jam’ Producers on Striking Gold With Jimmy Fallon’s Game Show: ‘He’s the Willy Wonka’

This is the year of firsts. For the first time, the game show trophy will be awarded as part of the Primetime Emmys ceremony (which has been delayed […]

‘Password’: Inside the U.K.’s ‘Cheekier’ Edition of the Iconic Game Show as Mexico, Greece Versions Are Revealed (EXCLUSIVE)

The U.K. edition of iconic game show “Password” will bow imminently on broadcaster ITV, and new countries are being added. Variety can reveal that the Fremantle-owned format is […]

Why Vanna White will be missing from ‘Wheel of Fortune’ this season: report

“Teachers had already arrived in L.A. to tape the episodes and, with the academic school year starting, it was not feasible to reschedule that day,” an unidentified source told TVLine.

Shelley Smith, supermodel-turned actor known for ‘The Associates’ and game shows, dead at 70

After gracing the cover of Harper’s Bazaar and the pages of Vogue and Glamour, Smith turned to acting before starting an egg donor fertilization company after her own fertility issues.

The Longest-Running Shows on American Television

Television shows just can’t stop getting shorter these days. Where 20-plus episode runs used to be the standard, now many series have eight, six or even four-episode seasons, […]

‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer shares shady reaction to Season 40 changes

The professional sports gambler won 32 consecutive games in 2019 and prevailed in this year’s “Jeopardy! Masters” tournament.