Celebrity Wheel of Fortune’: Release date, plot, hosts and all you need to know about ABC’s spin on hit game show

 ‘Celebrity Wheel of Fortune’: Release date, plot, hosts and all you need to know about ABC’s spin on hit game show

‘Celebrity Wheel of Fortune’ takes a new spin on the iconic game show ‘Wheel of Fortune’ with its primetime debut on the ABC tv network. In the new take, pop culture legends Pat Sajak and Vanna White will return to host the series that sees celebrity contestants vying for a $1 million cash prize that will then be donated to charity.

Produced by Sony Pictures Television, ‘Wheel of Fortune’ is the most successful syndicated program in the history of television. Trademarked as America’s Game, more than 115 million people have never known a world without the seven-time Emmy Award-winning game show. Currently in its 38th season, ‘Celebrity Wheel of Fortune’ is executive produced by three-time Daytime Emmy Award winner and 17-time nominee Mike Richards.

Release date

‘Celebrity Wheel of Fortune’  Season 38 is all set to release on January 7, 2021, at 8 pm ET.

Plot

The format of the show features a competition in which contestants solve word puzzles, similar to those used in Hangman to win cash and prizes determined by spinning a giant carnival wheel. The celebrity version of the show welcomes celebrity contestants to come spin the world’s most famous wheel and solve word puzzles for a chance to win up to one million dollars. All of the money won by the celebrity contestants will go to a charity of their choice.

Hosts

“Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak (Getty Images)

Pat Sajak is an American television personality best known as the host of the American television game show ‘Wheel of Fortune’. For his work on the show, Sajak has received 19 nominations for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host and has won three times.

Vanna White attends the Women’s Guild Cedars-Sinai annual luncheon at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on November 06, 2019, in Beverly Hills, California (Getty Images)

Vanna Marie White is an American television personality and film actress known as the hostess of Wheel of Fortune since 1982. Talking about how the show has changed for her over the years, “There really hasn’t been that much of a change other than my wardrobe over the years,” she joked. “The show is basically the same, you solve the puzzle, but this time you win a lot more money.”

Trailer

This section will be updated once an official trailer is released, so keep an eye out!

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