A ‘Jeopardy!’ Game Is Coming to Amazon’s Prime Video

After conquering broadcast syndication and establishing a solid foothold in network primetime TV, Jeopardy! is moving into the streaming realm.

Amazon‘s Prime Video has ordered a version of the beloved game show called Pop Culture Jeopardy!, which will be the first iteration of the franchise to debut on a streaming service. Sony Pictures Television, which is behind all versions of Jeopardy!, is producing.

Pop Culture Jeopardy! will differ somewhat from the classic game in that three-person teams will compete against one another rather than individual players. The show will keep the classic answer-and-question format, however, and its categories will cover music, movies, sports and all elements of popular culture. Michael Davies will serve as executive producer, as he does for the syndicated show and ABC’s Celebrity Jeopardy! and Jeopardy! Masters.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to collaborate with our partners at Amazon to make Prime Video the home for our new Jeopardy! spinoff series,” said Suzanne Prete, president game shows at Sony Pictures
TV. “With Michael Davies at the helm, Pop Culture Jeopardy! is going to be a nail biter for game
show enthusiasts who can expect to see teams competing at the highest level of Jeopardy! combined
with a fresh twist of pop culture Olympics for the mind. It’s going to be a must-watch for long-time
viewers and new fans alike.”

Pop Culture Jeopardy! is Prime Video’s second foray into game shows. The first, The 1% Club, is set for a joint run on Fox and Prime Video beginning June 3.

“With a team-based approach and pop-culture focus, our global Prime Video customers will exclusively experience this innovative spin on Jeopardy! while testing their knowledge on topics that both define and transcend generations,” said Lauren Anderson, head of AVOD originals, unscripted and targeted programming at Amazon MGM Studios.

A host and premiere date for Pop Culture Jeopardy! will be announced later.


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