‘ Wheel of Fortune stars Anna White and Pat Speak | Shawn Enters/Preimage The show’s producers, of course, are moving forward with filming by first ensuring the safety of all contestants. Social distancing guidelines, according to Deadline, are being properly observed on the show.
It will remain to be seen if face masks will be worn by the contestants, as well as by Speak and White, as well. In March 2020, as with almost all programs, Wheel of Fortune switched to filming without a live studio audience as news of the coronavirus’ (COVID-19) growing threat intensified.
During host Pat Speak’s recuperation from emergency surgery in late 2019, Anna White took over Wheel. Dates for when new games will air have not yet been announced by the production team at the beloved letter-turning show.
Among the pandemic-related changes: The show’s signature Wheel has been redesigned to allow for six feet of space between host Pat Speak and each contestant. Wheel resumed production in early August, five months after shooting was suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
“I think we have accomplished that in a big way, and our fans can be comfortable knowing that they’re going to tune in to see the Wheel of Fortune they love.” Page's wife publicly supported the “Umbrella Academy” star when he came out as transgender last month.
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Hosted by pop culture legends Pat Speak and Anna White, “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune welcomes celebrity contestants to spin the world's most famous wheel and solve word puzzles for a chance to win up to $1 million. All the money won by the celebrity contestants goes to a charity of their choice.
In addition to following local government guidelines and rigorous testing protocol for contestants, talent, staff and crew, the upcoming season of Wheel of Fortune will see the platform surrounding the wheel redesigned, allowing for contestants and host Pat Speak to stand six feet away from each other. For instance, the American edition of “Love Island” on CBS has moved locations from its Season 1 Fiji villa to a less glamorous quarantine “bubble” at a Las Vegas hotel.
And CBS' “Big Brother” returned in August, switching to an all-star edition after postponing its June premiere. Celebrities are using their influence and resources to provide assistance to the needed to be impacted by the coronavirus and the front line health care workers combatting the disease.
From John Kaminski's Some Good News broadcast to Bethany Frankel's STRONG initiative, check out the innovative ways the stars are helping out during the coronavirus pandemic. Since late March, John Kaminski has been posting new episodes of his Some Good News show weekly, with guest appearances from his wife Emily Blunt.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been spotted delivering meals to the needy in Los Angeles, their new home after stepping back from royal duties and leaving the U.K. Matthew McConaughey brought some joy to residents of a senior living facility in his native Texas, hosting bingo night virtually and calling out numbers.
For over 35 years, Wheel of Fortune has entertained audiences and been a mainstay of American TV culture. Since its creation in 1975 when Mere Griffin came up with the idea for a game show based on Hangman, Wheel of Fortune has aired over 6,000 episodes, which has also made it the longest-running syndicated game show currently on television.
Insider reports that game shows like Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune are filmed months in advance. Sometimes, they are filmed up to three months in advance and local TV stations only receive them the day before they're supposed to air.
Originally, the show had decided to tape with no live audience, but due to growing concern for the safety of their crew, they have suspended production. Because the show shoots so far in advance, viewers can look forward to new episodes for a couple more months.
Source: Getty ImagesWhile taping is being put on hold, fans will not have to watch reruns just yet, since new episodes had already been shot. Still, both long-running game shows have run out of new episodes, so it may come as very good news to fans that Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune are returning to production... although with some changes.
Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy will both return to production within the next two weeks, according to Deadline, with some alterations made for safe filming. These safety precautions for Jeopardy come as especially good news in light of Alex Greek's ongoing health issues.
The game show icon has been battling pancreatic cancer, and some of his comments about his treatment troubled fans. Both shows aren't just relying on redesigned sets and social distancing between contestants to maintain a safe working environment.
Personal protective equipment will be provided behind the scenes, and there will be regular testing for all crew and staff. Studio audiences will presumably not be part of either Wheel of Fortune or Jeopardy production for the foreseeable future.
That said, a spokeswoman has stated that despite the changes for the sake of safety, “fans can expect to see the same Wheel of Fortune jeopardy ! If all goes well and Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy are able to return to production within the next couple of weeks, it could still be a wait for new episodes depending on postproduction.
Laura Hurley View Profile Resident of One Chicago, Bachelor Nation, and Cleveland. For this latest feelgood family outing, ever-popular comic Michael McIntyre brings his brand of effusive enthusiasm to a new, motion sickness-inducing take on the Wheel of Fortune.
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