‘Jeopardy!’, ‘Wheel of Fortune’ suspend production amid coronavirus concerns

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FILE – In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, moderator Alex Trebek speaks in Hershey, Pa. “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune” will tape without studio audiences in response to the ongoing virus outbreak, a person close to the shows tells The Associated Press, Monday, March 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

CULVER CITY, Calif. (KLAS) — Hit game shows “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune” have suspended production as coronavirus concerns continue to grow.

“The health and well-being of our contestants, staff and crew are our top priority, and we will continue to monitor the situation as it develops,” reads a statement on the “Jeopardy!” Twitter handle in part.

“Wheel of Fortune” wished its fans good health:

It is currently unknown when production will resume.

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