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Teacher Wins Big On 'Wheel Of Fortune'

AP | Posted 09.18.2014 | Good News

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) -- A Silver Spring teacher has become the third contestant to win more than $1 million on "Wheel of Fortune." Sarah Manches...

7 New Edgy Dating Reality Shows This Fall

Kipp Friedman | Posted 08.29.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

With the success of reality dating shows like Dating Naked and The Bachelorette, TV network executives are scrambling to create even edgier reality dating shows for this fall's line-up. Here are seven new shows already in production.

The Most Miserable 'Wheel Of Fortune' Fails You Will Ever See

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment

On "Wheel of Fortune," vowels cost $250, but losing your dignity is priceless. For every miraculous "New Baby Buggy" guess on the show, there are d...

Worst 'Wheel Of Fortune' Guess Ever?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment

This may not be the worst "Wheel of Fortune" guess of all time. After all, there was the guy who had every single letter turned and still got the answ...

What If Contestants Told Pat Sajak The Truth?

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 07.24.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Truth be known, I look forward every evening to giving my brain a well deserved rest from the mental aerobics I put it through daily. I admit it...I've been watching the same soap opera for fifty four years.

First-Ever 'Wheel Of Fortune' Special Needs Contestant Is 'A Smashing Success'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 05.02.2014 | TV

After more than 6,000 episodes, "Wheel Of Fortune" welcomed its first-ever special needs contestant. On Wednesday, April 30, Arizona man Trenton "Tren...

'Boozing' Costs Her The Game

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.29.2014 | TV

I'd like to solve the puzzle, Pat ... L - O - L! It's a new day, and that means a new, hilarious answer on "Wheel of Fortune." (What did this show ...

Happy 6,000th!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 04.28.2014 | TV

"Wheel of Fortune" is celebrating it's 6,000th episode this week. The game show that will probably outlive us all first aired in 1975 on daytime TV...

Worst Wheel Of Fortune Fail Ever

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.15.2014 | TV

Talk about bad luck. On "Wheel of Fortune" last week, Indiana University honors student Julian Batts had three chances to solve puzzles -- includi...

WATCH: Luckiest 'Wheel Of Fortune' Guess Ever

Posted 03.20.2014 | TV

It's a thing, and it's three words: three letters, four letters and five letters. The first two letters are "NE." Go ahead. Come up with a guess -...

Pat Sajak On Aging, His Obsession And The Most Misunderstood Strategy On 'Wheel'

Pat Gallagher | Posted 05.19.2014 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Pat Sajak could be anybody's best friend. For a woman, he'd be the soft shoulder. For a man, he'd be the comedy relief guy. The fellow you've been watching spinning that 'wheel' every night for the past 31 years pretty much fits the old cliché: 'What you see is what you get' -- very nicely. Yep, the 'Wheel of Fortune' guru is -- seriously -- cool, calm and... well, he's a vowel expert. Y? Stay tuned.

'The Fast And The Furious' Was A 'Wheel Of Fortune' Answer Days After Paul Walker's Death

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Days after Paul Walker's tragic death, "The Fast And The Furious" was an answer on "Wheel of Fortune." The episode aired on Monday, Dec. 2 and ...

Pat Sajak On Vanna, Reality TV And When His 'Wheel' May Stop Turning

Pat Gallagher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Pat Sajak is always on top of his game. The Emmy award-winning Wheel of Fortune game show host knows how to please an audience (sporting those boyish good looks and charming his audience with his quick wit and effervescent smile). And he's never met a contestant he didn't like. Okay, only two in 31 years. That fact alone may just keep him from being perfect.

Worst Wheel Of Fortune Answer Ever?

Posted 10.28.2013 | Comedy

Here's an oldie but a baddie... just since so many people are dressing up as their favorite superheroes this week. We've seen a lot of ridiculous miss...

'Wheel Of Fortune' Mispronunciation Costs Big

Posted 09.19.2013 | TV

A mispronunciation on "Wheel of Fortune" cost one contestant the chance at big money. Paul Atkinson landed on the $1 million wedge and was thisclo...


Frank A. Weil | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business
Frank A. Weil

The covered wagons of the early and mid 19th century that carried most of the Americans who opened the West became a ubiquitous symbol of grit, fortit...

Twitter Launches New Service, Sans Vowels

Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology

Can I buy a vowel? Ask that on the game show "Wheel of Fortune," and it'll cost you $250. On Twttr, a new service from Twitter, vowels will be sli...

Vanna White Loves Her Sequins

Posted 02.18.2013 | Style

"It's not the most intellectual job in the world, but I do have to know the letters," Vanna White once poignantly said. The long-time "Wheel Of Fo...

Wheel... of... Fortune? Content? Timing?

Shruti Eva Saini | Posted 01.08.2013 | Media
Shruti Eva Saini

With minimal effort and hoopla and delivering virtually zero sex appeal and drama, these two shows have managed to repeatedly attract a wide demography of viewers year after year after year.

WATCH: Did 'Wheel Of Fortune' Contestant Get Screwed?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.20.2012 | TV

How "Wheel of Fortune" contestant Renee managed to keep her cool on the air is beyond us after watching the above clip that aired on Wednesday. Wit...

Vanna Talks Candidly About Overcoming 'Bingeing Stage'

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Interviewing Vanna again would be a chance to see if she was still struggling with bingeing or if she'd found a way to move on. Talking with this now 55-year-old single mother of two would also be a great opportunity to speak the unspoken truth about this all-too-common eating problem.

WATCH: So Close, Yet So Far

Posted 11.15.2012 | Comedy

Look, we don't give Wheel of Fortune contestants enough credit, as a culture. There's all these bright lights, and cameras pointing at them, and one s...

'Jeopardy!,' 'Wheel Of Fortune' Renewed

Posted 10.29.2012 | TV

Looks like Alex Trebek has a little bit more time to ponder retirement: "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel Of Fortune" have both been renewed through 2016. "J...

Daytime Emmy Awards By The Numbers

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 06.19.2012 | TV

The Daytime Emmy Awards aren't shy about nominating veteran performers more than once. But do you know how many current stars have won two or more Emm...

17 Funniest Game Show FAILS

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy

Going on a game show is not as easy as it looks. The lights, the cameras, the pressure to answer questions and figure out puzzles with a live studio a...