“Jeopardy!” government producer Michael Davies is questioning if it’s price altering part of the sport to learn contestants who grasp a whole class.
Davies, who turned government producer of the sport present after short-time host Mike Richards resigned in 2021, advised the “Inside Jeopardy!” podcast that he’s contemplating giving contestants money bonuses for efficiently answering all of the clues in a single class.
Davies defined to fellow producer Sarah Whitcomb Foss and “Jeopardy!” winner Buzzy Cohen that the sport change may come throughout a “Jeopardy!” event this season.
“It’s a second within the studio; it’s a fantastic factor,” mentioned Davies, who elaborated that the money bonus could be an additional prize and wouldn’t alter who wins the sport. “It may additionally give incentive to people who find themselves trailing to try to go right into a class and get one thing from the sport past their second or third place prize.”
The producer’s remarks induced “Jeopardy!” followers on Twitter some consternation, with some questioning how it will work and if it will be “too large of a change to be a good suggestion.”
This isn’t the primary time followers have debated the sport present’s format and guidelines this yr.
Viewers criticized the sport present’s judges in July over their judgment of written solutions.
Followers identified cases the place judges accepted solutions that includes incorrect spellings previous to rejecting one contestant’s “Barry Gordy” reply to a clue about music producer Berry Gordy, Uproxx reported.