The show first aired in March 1964 and lasted nearly 11 years on NBC daytime. The show resurfaced in a modified format in 1978, and then came back in syndication in 1984, where it continues to enjoy long-term success. This simple reverse-quiz formula resulted in one of the most successful game shows in TV history. Answer: “Legend has it that game show host and TV personality Merv Griffin created this reverse quiz show after complaining about the poor quality of game shows since the Quiz Show Scandals; his then-wife suggested giving the players the answers and having them come up with the questions.” Question: “What's the story behind the birth of Jeopardy!?”

  • Series ID 77075
  • Status Continuing
  • Airs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, at 7:00pm
  • Original Network GSN
  • Networks ABC (US) from January 2020 to January 2020 Apple TV+ from May 2002 to May 2002 CBS from July 2020 to August 2020 NBC from March 1964 to March 1964 Syndication from September 1983 to June 2020
  • Runtimes 25 minutes (8173 episodes) 45 minutes (4 episodes)
  • Parental Guide TV-G (8042 episodes)
  • Genres Game Show
  • On Other Sites IMDB Zap2It Fan Site
  • Favorited This series has been favorited by 63 people.
  • Created February 4, 2008 by Administrator
  • Modified July 13, 2020 by talierio312

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