Jeopardy! fans furious over ‘lazy’ taping schedule that tricks viewers into thinking episode is a ‘re-run’

JEOPARDY! fans have shared their distaste over the present’s taping schedule as they really feel they have been tricked into thinking episodes are reruns because of late airing.

The sport present aired an episode that was filmed in September earlier this week, including to fan confusion.


Fans have been furious to see episodes that have been filmed weeks forward of airingCredit: Jeopardy!
Ken and Mayim have shared hosting duties since Alex Trebek's passing


Ken and Mayim have shared internet hosting duties since Alex Trebek’s passingCredit: Fox


Now a number of have flocked to Twitter to complain in regards to the scenario.

“That Federer clue exhibits how far again #Jeopardy episodes are taped,” one talked about, referring to one of many nightly clues that mentioned Roger Federer’s retirement announcement final month.

“I searched newest jeopardy tweets as a result of I heard that and was questioning if I had a rerun on,” a second famous with confusion.

“Understandable. The clue was very awkward given current occasions. Federer’s retirement did come out of the blue, however they need to keep away from clues about doable future occasions,” one other replied.

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Jeopardy! returned for season 39 on September 12, 2022.

Throughout August, fans watched reruns from the archives that included favorites chosen by producers.

Ken Jennings, who was the present’s most winningest contestant of all time, has been chosen to host from September via December, along with his co-host Mayim Bialik taking the reigns from January onward.

Bialik has been internet hosting Celebrity Jeopardy! whereas Jennings will host the Tournament of Champions.


On Monday’s Inside Jeopardy! podcast, present execs defended the superstar spinoff however admitted it has been known as polarizing and even a mistake.

Executive Producer Mike Davies, who scored the gig in 2021 after the disgraced Mike Richards was ousted, was joined by former “Clue Crew” member Sarah Foss on their weekly podcast.

Davies mentioned: “Episode two of Celebrity Jeopardy! [in particular], I believe we’d characterize that as one of many extra polarizing episodes at the least I’ve been concerned with.

“[We had] three comedians; Eddie Huang, Reggie Watts, Iliza Schlesinger had a lot of enjoyable with it.

“[But] There are sure folks on Twitter who did not benefit from the episode.”

“Some of the solutions, ‘we shouldn’t have executed a match,’ ‘we must always have executed… half-hour exhibits.’

“Every episode does play a little otherwise, we form of know the place this is all going,” hinting as soon as the A-lister tournament progresses issues will get extra aggressive.

But they admitted the episodes to this point have performed out extra like a “comedy” since lots of the stars have not watched the present.

Producer Foss buzzed in: “Longtime fans wish to play this prefer it’s the common present.

“[At least] Ike Barenholtz [from episode three] was a actual fan.”

The tournament-based spinoff, through which every winner will advance to a semi-finals sport after which a finals matchup price $1M for charity, has aired three episodes to this point.


In the September twenty fifth premiere, Marvel Shang-Chi star Simi Liu, 33, confronted Saturday Night Live’s Ego Nwodim, 34, and Andy Richter who had executed fairly properly when the Celebrity version was hosted by Alex.

In a wild end, Simi claimed victory in an upset after trailing manner behind frontrunner Andy for a lot of the sport.

But the notorious second episode noticed Reggie Watts admit he is solely ever seen the present’s SNL parodies, and in tow, fans felt the spinoff ended up like one.

In one phase, the trio was requested to call the 540-foot-tall landmark reproduction on the Paris, Las Vegas lodge.

Eddie mentioned: “the Statue of Liberty”, Iliza merely mentioned: “Paris” and Reggie mentioned: “Tour Eiffel.”

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Host Mayim Bialik burst out laughing in frustration at their solutions, saying it was the Eiffel Towel, at first she did not notice Reggie had given the proper reply in French, per Rolling Stone.

She then allowed him the factors quickly after.

Mayim has been hosting Celebrity Jeopardy! on Sundays


Mayim has been internet hosting Celebrity Jeopardy! on Sundays
The spinoff has received mixed reviews


The spinoff has obtained combined opinions
Some have attributed the show to be more of a 'comedy' than a serious competition


Some have attributed the present to be extra of a ‘comedy’ than a critical competitors

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