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Lucci, Trebek donate TV objects to Smithsonian

The Smithsonian Institution is adding relics from soap operas and game shows to its national entertainment collection to tell the story of daytime television.


Ex-'Price Is Right' model loses $8.5 million win

The price may not be right in this case. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ordered a new trial Tuesday in the lawsuit brought by former "Price is Right" model Brandi Cochran, who was awarded nearly $8.5 million.


'Price is Right' looking for the right male model

Men, do you have what it takes to be a model on "The Price is Right"? CBS said Wednesday that the game show known for its female models will add a male one for a week. "The Price is Right" will hold its "first-ever search" for the right man in an online competition, the network said. Viewers will choose the winner in October.

Senh: Just one week? This is just a publicity stunt.


'Family Feud' TV host Richard Dawson dies at 79

Richard Dawson

Richard Dawson, the wisecracking British entertainer who was among the schemers in the 1960s TV comedy "Hogan's Heroes" and a decade later began kissing thousands of female contestants as host of the game show "Family Feud" has died.


Sajak: Vanna and I drank between 'Wheel' tapings

Vanna White & Pat Sajak

The "Wheel of Fortune" wasn't the only thing spinning for Pat Sajak and Vanna White back in the day. Sajak said in an interview on ESPN2 this week that the long-time game show team would occasionally walk over to a restaurant for "two or three or six" margaritas during a break in taping early "Wheel of Fortune" shows in California. Sajak has hosted the show since 1981; White joined him a year later.

Senh: Sajak was definitely drunk he decided to do a talk show.


Poor clerk first to win million on India game show

A poor government clerk from a desolate region of eastern India has become the first person ever to win $1 million on an Indian game show.


Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek injures himself after chasing burglar in his San Francisco hotel

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek injures himself after chasing burglar in his San Francisco hotel

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek says he snapped his Achilles tendon while running after a burglar who had stolen cash, a bracelet and other items from his San Francisco hotel room. The 71-year-old Trebek tells KGO-TV that he also injured his other leg while falling down during the chase early Wednesday. He was on crutches later Wednesday when he hosted the National Geographic World Championship at Google headquarters in Mountain View.


Computer finishes off human opponents on 'Jeopardy!'

Computer finishes off human opponents on 'Jeopardy!'

IBM supercomputer Watson won its second "Jeopardy!" game in Wednesday's edition of the TV show, completing a two-game sweep of its two human opponents.


'Jeopardy!' Day 2 belongs to computer

'Jeopardy!' Day 2 belongs to computer

So far, it's elementary for Watson. Despite blowing a Final Jeopardy! question about airports, IBM's computer dismantled its human rivals during Tuesday night's special edition of the "Jeopardy!" game show. Watson finished the first game of a two-game match with $35,734 in winnings, far ahead of runner-up Brad Rutter, who earned $10,400. Ken Jennings trailed with $4,800.


Computer ties human on 'Jeopardy!'

The computers haven't proven to be our trivia overlords just yet.


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