Answer: It made its television debut on March 30th, 1964. Question: What is Jeopardy?


Television’s greatest game-show, in fact, one of its greatest shows, period, made its debut on this day in 1964.  

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Most people associate Jeopardy with the legendary Alex Trebek, who hosted Jeopardy from 1984 until his death in 2020.

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The task of hosting the show in the long shadow of Trebek has fallen to Mayim Bialik, and Jeopardy’s “Greatest of All Time,” Ken Jennings. Nobody will ever replace Alex Trebek, but both Bialik and Jennings are doing a wonderful job.

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Answer: It made its television debut on March 30th, 1964. Question: What is Jeopardy?

One of television’s greatest games shows made its debut on this day in 1964.  Jeopardy is quiz show where they give you the answer and you have to come up with the question.  The show was originally created by TV guru Merv Griffin, and has gone through several incarnations along the way. The current version hosted by Alex Trebek has been on the air since 1984.

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