How CBS And The NFL Teamed Up To Screw Wheel Of Fortune And Jeopardy!

In January, CBS acquired the rights to air NFL Network's Thursday Night Football through the first half of the season. That slate turned out to be some of the shittiest professional football ever put on television, and it was a financial catastrophe for the Tiffany network. But prime-time national NFL broadcasts… » 12/12/14 2:45pm 12/12/14 2:45pm

Nerds On Teen Jeopardy Save Sports Category For Last

"Pro Sports Teams" was a category on Teen Jeopardy this evening and none of the contestants wanted anything to do with it. The rest of the board slowly vanishes while the Sports column remains menacingly unselected. » 7/24/14 9:34pm 7/24/14 9:34pm

Jeopardy! Vs. Wheel of Fortune: Which One Makes You Feel Dumber?

I am a Thought Leader of Television, and so I've been asked to ruminate on the Big News that Jeopardy!—yeah! the exclamation point! is officially part of the title!—beat Wheel of Fortune in the ratings a coupla weeks ago, the first time in over a decade, and is this perhaps an indicator that maybe America is trending… » 6/25/14 9:44am 6/25/14 9:44am

Jeopardy! Contestant Thinks Magic Johnson Played Hockey

Even though it didn't elicit the same level of condescension from host Alex Trebek, this is just as bad as the Roger Clemens fiasco from a few months ago. At least those wrong answers were in the right sport. » 3/27/14 12:42pm 3/27/14 12:42pm

Jeopardy! Hacker Arthur Chu Has Lost

Arthur Chu's streak of Jeopardy! wins has ended at 11, as he failed in tonight's show to answer Final Jeopardy correctly after a miserable game that left him in third place entering the final round. » 3/12/14 4:18pm 3/12/14 4:18pm

Meet The Man Who Hacked Jeopardy

When Arthur Chu got the call saying he'd been selected to go on Jeopardy, his first move was thorough and decisive: He went to Google and typed in "jeopardy strategy." » 2/05/14 5:29pm 2/05/14 5:29pm

​Jeopardy! Contestant Is Hated For Playing Like Nobody Else

You think you know how to play Jeopardy!, don't you? Answer in the form of a question, study your butt off, capitalize on anything that feels trendy, and press the buzzer when Trebek stops yapping, not before. It's worked for hundreds of people. But a new champion is showing that there's a better way, using game… » 2/03/14 1:39pm 2/03/14 1:39pm

Jeopardy! Hall Of Fame Answer Goes Horribly Wrong

354 wins did not overcome the controversy as this ex-Red Sox pitcher didn't make the Hall of Fame cut in 2013. Who is Mark McGwire? (Trebek snorts mockingly.) » 1/17/14 12:47pm 1/17/14 12:47pm

Watch Alex Trebek Rap An Entire Jeopardy! Category

Today's episode of Jeopardy! featured a category of famous rap lyrics. So here's video of Alex Trebek rapping famous lyrics, featuring the words of Dr. Dre, Public Enemy, and Biggie. » 1/06/14 8:56pm 1/06/14 8:56pm

Jeopardy! Declares War On Barry Bonds

If you thought Jeopardy! was going to just sit idly by and let the likes of Barry Bonds sully the good game of baseball and the legitimate heroics contained therein, you thought fucking wrong. » 12/11/13 8:53pm 12/11/13 8:53pm

Kids' Jeopardy! Ended With The Most Heartbreaking Wrong Answer Ever

It's Jeopardy! Kids Week, which is heartrending enough with the amount of pressure put on small children—there's more than a little bit of the Roman Arena in tuning in to watch tiny dreams be crushed. But last night's Final Jeopardy was a shitshow from top to bottom. » 8/01/13 2:14pm 8/01/13 2:14pm

Jeopardy Contestants Answer ‘Zelda,' Get Robbed

Come on, Trebek. I mean, I know the specific technical details of Jeopardy answers are important and all, but really? REALLY? Zelda is perfectly fine. Nobody actually calls the game The Legend of Zelda. As Stephen Totilo just said out loud in the office, "THIS IS AN OUTRAGE!" » 7/12/13 6:41pm 7/12/13 6:41pm

Tonight's Jeopardy! Tournament Of Champions Game Winner Celebrated With…

Colby Burnett earned his way to Jeopardy's Tournament Of Champions by winning the Teacher's Tournament aired back in November, and in tonight's first final game he cruised to a big victory by being the only contestant to provide the correct response. » 2/25/13 8:35pm 2/25/13 8:35pm

Leonard Cooper, Jeopardy Folk Hero, Still Could Have Lost When He Wrote…

Everyone is rightly lauding Leonard Cooper, the winner of the Jeopardy Teen Tournament, as America's coolest high schooler. When Final Jeopardy came around, Leonard didn't know the answer. So he wrote something much better. He wrote, » 2/13/13 8:05pm 2/13/13 8:05pm

"Donkey Punch" Made Its Way Onto Jeopardy! Tonight

Several readers have already emailed to alert us to this, and we just had to share it with you. Even Alex Trebek sounds like he's smirking a little. Way to take a swing, Mike. » 1/16/12 7:41pm 1/16/12 7:41pm

Alex Trebek Suggests Jeopardy Contestant Is Kinky After She Provides…

Kara Spak is a reporter for Chicago's Sun-Times, but she turned a September Jeopardy! appearance into a side career when she won five straight games and pocketed $85,401. The feat earned her an appearance on tonight's episode of the always-popular "Tournament of Champions," and this answer in the Jeopardy round… » 11/03/11 8:58pm 11/03/11 8:58pm

This Evening: This Guy Looks Like He Has It Figured Out

Your p.m. roundup for July 20, the day you learned you went to a really douchey college. H/T to Mike and Ben for the photo. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 7/20/11 5:50pm 7/20/11 5:50pm