‘Jeopardy!’ Bosses Tease Season 39 Plans & Reveal Alex Trebek Tribute
Jeopardy! is gearing up for a robust Season 39 lineup this fall and the group behind the fan-favorite sport present has huge plans within the works, together with a particular episode to mark the second anniversary of Alex Trebek’s demise.
Within the newest Inside Jeopardy! podcast, government producer Michael Davies and producer Sarah Whitcomb Foss provide a peek into what’s on the horizon. The pair reveal that filming is nicely below manner for Season 39, and Davies and Whitcomb Foss teased that 25 episodes are already within the can.
‘It’s a really thrilling interval developing,’ declares Davies.
As they put together for the Second Probability Match, Match of Champions, and an Election Day plan, Davis guarantees followers can sit up for one thing “actually super.” The Election Day episode occurs to fall on November 8, coinciding with the second anniversary of former host Alex Trebek‘s demise.
Davies and Whitcomb Foss promise that the installment can pay tribute to the beloved determine.
“General we owe him a improbable episode of Jeopardy on that day,” says Davies. “It might nicely break the web. I don’t wish to give an excessive amount of away.”
Amongst different issues coming down the pike for the present is new formatting for ABC‘s primetime Movie star Jeopardy! which Davies notes will embody some check tweaking.
Within the episode, Whitcomb Foss speaks with official hosts Ken Jennings and Mayim Bialik who’re addressing their new positions. “It’s very thrilling and particularly thrilling to get to share this honor and this platform with Ken who’s such a legend and it’s very thrilling, it’s overwhelming however in a extremely great way,” Bialik marveled.
“I’m simply such a fan of the present, to today, I really feel like a fan, I wouldn’t be the particular person I’m with out all of the Jeopardy!,” Jennings mentioned of his emotions in direction of the brand new gig. “I watched as a child, after which, in fact, it modified my life in a giant manner 20 years in the past, it’s simply an honor to be related to the present in any manner, and now with Mayim double the perks.”
As for what viewers can count on from the Match of Champions that can characteristic the likes of Amy Schneider, Matt Amodio, and extra, Davies teases, “I believe the match format will change a little bit bit yr to yr.” As for the Wild Card operate, Davies reveals he was impressed by the G.O.A.T. Match. “It simply labored out this yr,” he factors out.
As for any unused clues, questions, or content material, there are plans for what will be completed. Discover out what they’re by listening to the podcast, and keep tuned for Jeopardy!‘s Season 29 arrival this fall.
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