Jeopardy! is making its first-ever streaming spinoff for Prime Video

The classic competitive game show Jeopardy! is getting a spinoff series on Prime Video. Sony Pictures Television is producing Pop Culture Jeopardy!, which turns the classic academic quiz show with three challengers into a team-based trivia game that touches on music, movies, culture, sports, celebrities, entertainment, and more.

The new series marks the first time the company’s game show division is expanding the Jeopardy! brand to a streaming platform with a new show. Years ago, the company let watchers binge the main show on Hulu.

While the series sounds like a casual side mission for the franchise, Sony Pictures Television’s president of game shows, Suzanne Prete, states it will “be a nail biter” for fans and that teams will compete “at the highest level.” Pop Culture Jeopardy! is backed by producer Michael Davies, who previously worked on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. The show was a huge success when it premiered in the US — giving this new Jeopardy! series some promise.

The mainline Jeopardy! series has had several guest hosts since Alex Trebek’s death in 2020 but is now finally settled on Ken Jennings. A host for Pop Culture Jeopardy! has yet to be announced, but here’s hoping the process isn’t quite as long or dramatic.

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