Filming resumed on Jeopardy! in late July 2020 and followers of the basic answer-and-question present need to know when host Alex Trebek will return with all-new episodes.
Here’s what we all know.
The present’s final new episodes had been the Teachers Tournament
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Filmed in February 2020, earlier than the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic stopped filming in its tracks throughout the board in all studios, the Jeopardy! 2020 Teachers Tournament was proven in late May/early June.
The two-week event featured lecturers from faculties all through the nation taking part in to win the $100,000 prize, in addition to the chance to compete within the Tournament of Champions.
Alex Trebek, in a present clip, expressed this system’s motivation in airing the event. “That’s why we have the Teachers Tournament — to honor the men and women who spend so much quality time with us and with our children.”
Once the Teachers Tournament ended, the quiz present had already suspended filming.
‘Jeopardy!’ has been airing older tournaments and episodes
After the Teachers Tournament, the present started airing fan-favorite tournaments of previous from its nearly 40-year run, together with the Greatest of All Time Tournament (GOAT) that includes the best himself, Ken Jennings, in addition to fellow present luminaries Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer.
It even aired the very first Jeopardy! when the present started in syndication with a mustached Alex Trebek on the helm.
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Most not too long ago, the 2002 Million Dollar Masters Tournament was aired, crowning Brad Rutter because the grand prize winner.
“What is unimaginable about Jeopardy! is that it has historic significance whereas remaining culturally related today,” present government producer Mike Richards advised Deadline in July 2020. “I know our fans will love the nostalgia while still enjoying the game play. A lot has changed over the years – the set, the pace of the game…the mustache! – but the ability to play along is timeless.”
When will new episodes of ‘Jeopardy!’ air?
Dates for when new video games will air haven’t but been introduced by the manufacturing workforce at Jeopardy!
Most seemingly, the brand new episodes, since they’re taped for forthcoming seasons, will air for the brand new September season.
How in another way the studio set-up appears to be like will probably be fascinating. The quiz present’s stage was reasonably reworked to watch social distancing safely – and realistically – between contestant podiums.
Spacing away from host Alex Trebek, who’s below remedy for stage IV pancreatic most cancers, can also be on the forefront of producers’ minds.
A Sony Pictures Television spokesperson, talking of the return of each Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune, stated in a July 2020 assertion, “Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! are returning to the studio to tape episodes for the reveals’ upcoming seasons.”
“The productions have protocols in place in accordance with present authorities pointers to guard contestants, employees, crew and expertise from the unfold of COVID-19. While some issues might have modified behind the scenes and on the set to maintain everybody protected, followers can count on to see the identical Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! they’ve come to like when the season begins.”
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