According to a tweet from the Jeopardy! official Twitter account, both Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune have suspended production, effective immediately, due to the increasing concern surrounding COVID-19.
The show’s tweet said, “The health and well-being of our contestants, staff, and crew are our top priority, and we will continue to monitor the situation as it develops”.
According to my records here at The Jeopardy! Fan, it appears as though Jeopardy! currently has enough episodes taped to air until May 29, 2020. I have received confirmation from multiple parties that both the College Championship and Teachers Tournament taped prior to the suspension of production and will air, the College Championship from April 6-17 and the Teachers Tournament from May 4-15.
This also doesn’t come as a surprise here at The Jeopardy! Fan, as both Alex Trebek and Johnny Gilbert are very much in the at-risk populations COVID-19.
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