Milestones were reached on several fronts on "Jeopardy!" when Alex Trebek described Tyrone Biggums, and Kumail Nanjiani was mentioned in a clue.
The loss ended one of the most quirky and original contestant appearances in game-show history, but his 'Tonight Show' appearance was equally engaging.
"Jeopardy!" fan favorite Austin Rogers is still killing it on the show, and we're not just talking about his now 12-day winning streak and prize money.
Monty Hall was always ready to make a deal — especially if you were wearing an outrageous costume. The late host of Let’s Make a Deal sat down with Jeopardy‘s Alex Trebek for a wide-ranging interview as part of the documentary Game Changers, which premieres Oct. 20 on BUZZR. In this exclusive sneak peek, Hall recalls how he got into hosting — because he failed at acting!
On Family Feud, neither the 100 people surveyed nor the contestants had high expectations for the future of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Playing Fast Money, Steve Harvey asked the contestants how many people out of 100 think their marriage will last forever. The first contestant said 50. The second said zero, and she was much, much closer.
On Family Feud, one family just couldn’t give Steve Harvey an answer he didn’t think was ridiculous for one of the clues. The clue read, “We asked 100 single men to name something you’d be pleasantly surprised to find out your blind date has.” Harvey got 3 answers he thought were absolutely terrible, but one of them actually was on the board.
Steve Harvey wasn’t expecting the words two contestants sang to him on “Family Feud.” Drew Carey displayed a different kind of trip on “The Price Is Right.”
On “Family Feud,” contestant Susan was really excited to meet Steve Harvey. In fact, it may be more appropriate to say she was really, really, really excited to meet Harvey. More specifically, she was really, really excited to say Steve Harvey’s name to Steve Harvey.
On "The Price Is Right," Drew Carey’s timing was either way off or absolutely genius with his "La La Land" joke. On Family Feud, Steve Harvey’s hot and he knows it. And on "Jeopardy," Alex Trebek reminded us of a better time when talking to a teacher about his weekend activities.
On Family Feud, Steve Harvey had a bit of a beef with one of the contestants. With a chance to steal, the Johnson family just had to get one answer on the board. Steve Harvey took exception to the answer they gave, and the one who gave it was quick to point out who’s idea it was.
On Family Feud, Steve Harvey may have just discovered the next great rapper. Brett, an attorney, wrote a rap about her family, and of course she involved Harvey, and she wasn’t afraid to spit those dope lyrics on national television. Harvey liked the rap but doesn’t necessarily see a future for her as a hip-hop artist.
“Family Feud” contestant Jerod had an over-the-top celebration for every correct answer, not hesitating to jump around, dance, and yell.
A contestant celebrates getting onstage on "The Price Is Right." On "Jeopardy!" Alex Trebek talked to a contestant about the time she almost got a kanji tattoo that said “dangerous” instead of “friend” like it was supposed to. On "Family Feud," a contestant was asked to name a way a woman knows her date is going in for a kiss.
It’s the start of the College Championships on Jeopardy!, and championship or not, contestant Viraj will always be a winner. Because he once had lunch with Oprah Winfrey.
One lucky contestant named Linda on Friday’s The Price Is Right nearly missed her chance to win a lot of prizes when all she did was stand up and clap when her name was called. She eventually realized that it was her name that was announced, and a series of unbelievable wins was underway.
Jeopardy! contestant Doug Baker is married to Stephanie Jass, one of the most celebrated female contestants in Jeopardy! history. “There is, perhaps, more pressure on this man, Doug Baker, as a contestant on Jeopardy!” Trebek said.
It was a wild week in game shows. One contestant cried, one contestant suffered through an odd joke from Alex Trebek, and one contestant got a little too personal.
Six-time Jeopardy champion Cindy Stowell’s reign came to an end Wednesday night. Stowell had been in the news recently when she passed away from stage IV colon cancer on Dec. 5, just eight days before her first episode of Jeopardy aired, on Dec. 13th. Only Alex Trebek and a handful of staffers were aware of Stowell’s condition while taping.
On Thursday’s episode of Jeopardy!, a contestant named Sara committed two major musical errors.
On Jeopardy, a contestant turned playful when she picked the “Drugz” category, saying “Give me some Drugz.” Soon after came the part of the show where Alex Trebek gets to know the contestants. It turned out that she and members of her family are avid mushroom hunters, and that fact gave Trebek a chance to have some fun with her. “A few minutes ago, you said, ‘Alex, give me some drugs for $200, please.’ And I have just read that you and members of your family are avid mushroom hunters.
For the first time in Jeopardy! history, an episode will premiere after a contestant has passed away. Cindy Stowell, a science-content developer from Austin, Texas, lost her battle with Stage IV cancer on Monday, just one week before her episode was due to air on December 13th.
On This Week in Game Shows, it was Family Week on Wheel of Fortune and there was a mother/daughter duo who may want to brush up on their spelling. On Family Feud, Steve Harvey met his doppelgänger in the form of a contestant who said he regularly gets stopped on the street so people can get their pictures taken with him. Also on Family Feud, a contestant answered a question inappropriately, and Harvey just couldn’t let it go, chastising the man in the funniest way possible before roughly pushing him back to his spot.