A “Jeopardy!” spinoff collection starring the champions of the long-running sport present may be headed to TV soon.
Executive producer Michael Davies revealed in a brand new interview with the New York Times how he’s pondering of making a sister TV present that will air dwell and would be crammed with master-level gamers.
“What we actually have to develop is the pro-level model of the sport,” Davies stated.
He went on: “It appeared ridiculous to me that now we have this sport the place each single yr we take all of our greatest gamers — we take our LeBrons [James] and our Dwyanes [Wade] — and we change all of them out.”
Davies added that producing one other spinoff would make “numerous my employees nervous.”
Another present — titled “Celebrity Jeopardy!” — premiered on Sept. 25 and was hosted by Mayim Bialik.
The present featured a slew of A-listers comparable to Constance Wu, “The Office” star B.J. Novak, Marvel actor Simu Liu, comic Iliza Shlesinger, Aisha Tyler and the WNBA’s Candace Parker.
The newest season of “Jeopardy!” noticed a collection of contestants comparable to Amy Schneider, Matt Amodio, Mattea Roach and Ryan Long changing into true MVPs.
Davies additionally not too long ago admitted that the trivia present’s guidelines may be altering soon as nicely.
He appeared on the “Inside Jeopardy!” podcast earlier this month and revealed that he’s pondering of giving contestants money for answering all of the clues in a single class appropriately.
“It’s a second within the studio; it’s a terrific factor,” Davies stated.
He added that the money bonus will be a very separate and further reward and wouldn’t have an effect on who received the sport.
He continued: “It may additionally give incentive to people who find themselves trailing to attempt to go right into a class and get one thing from the sport past their second or third place prize.”
Bialik, 46, and Ken Jennings, 47, have taken on internet hosting duties for “Jeopardy!” following the ousting of the present’s former govt producer, Mike Richards, final yr.