While Jeopardy! While the format has changed over time since its debut in 1964, it has remained stable. Three rounds of Jeopardy!, Double Jeopardy! or the Final Jeopardy! are played by players. round. The new however, Celebrity Jeopardy! The first ever Triple Jeopardy! round. Here’s how the new extra round works and why fans want it added to the regular show as well.
Mayim Bialik Christens New ‘Celebrity Jeopardy!’
Sunday’s first round of new programming was enjoyed by the audience. Celebrity Jeopardy!. This isn’t the only one. Celebrity Jeopardy!The show has never been aired in primetime before. This means that each week, celebrities will compete for a full hour—counting commercials, of course—for large sums of money to be donated to their charity of choice.
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As part of her agreement with the show, Mayim Bialik hosts this new competition. Fans will recall Ken Jennings taking over permanent hosting duties on the regular shows, while Bialik takes charge of specialty competitions. This broadcast is the first of its kind. Celebrity Jeopardy! Three quarter-final rounds will be aired each month to select a final celebrity participant for the semis. After three champions have been selected from each of the four-week cycles they will move on to the final round, which is scheduled for January 15.
In an unusual departure from the standard format, producers added an extra round in these new hour-long contests. Celebrities are competing in a Triple Jeopardy to earn extra money for their charities. Before moving on to the Final Jeopardy! round.
Fans Debate Over ‘Triple Jeopardy!’
The debate surrounding the change in the show’s format has been heated. Jeopardy! fans. Some fans felt that the extra round was exactly what the show needed. As One fan pointed out, the extra round allowed more time for the contestants’ personalities to shine through. Fans were unanimous in their opinion of Triple Jeopardy! The show was just too long. Many fans saw straight through the show’s attempt to stretch the game for its full-hour time slot.
That isn’t to say that Celebrity Jeopardy! wasn’t a hit, though. The new format is sure to please both casual viewers, and die-hard fanatics. Even the Jeopardy! The new Triple Jeopardy is rejected by purists! round recognize that the new set and graphics were a welcome update that they’d like to see on the regular show.
It’s unlikely we’ll see these changes carry over to the normal show, but it is nice to see a show like Jeopardy! Every now and again, shake things up. Producers are also encouraged to do so. Expect a slew spinoffs, it’s clear this 2.0 version of Celebrity Jeopardy! It is only the beginning.