Jeopardy! combines a simple quiz show with difficult quiz questions, an instantly-recognizable host, and a number of annual tournaments to create what may be the perfect game show. Since 1984, Jeopardy! and host Alex Trebek have been at the top of the syndication ratings, coming in second only to sister show Wheel of Fortune.
The Evolution of 'Jeopardy!'
Alex Trebek, Host of 'Jeopardy!'
Alex Trebek has a long history of game show hosting gigs, but is best known for his role at the helm of Jeopardy!. He's done all kinds of interesting things outside of game shows too, including running the Olympic torch and hosting the Pillsbury Bake-Off.
Be a Contestant on 'Jeopardy!'
It's not easy to get a coveted spot behind the podium, but if you think you have what it takes, here's how to get on the show.
Get Free Audience Tickets
Planning on visiting Studio City, California? Jeopardy! is taped in front of a live studio audience, and tickets are free for the asking.
Learn more about the game and how it all works from those closest to it!
Tournaments and Special Episodes
'Jeopardy!' Trivia and Fun Stuff
From memorable contestants to bloopers to nail-biting games, Jeopardy! is full of fun and remarkable stories and clips.
Jeopardy inspired a couple of spin off game shows that took the same basic game play of the original show and gave it a twist.