It could have been a lot worse, quite frankly. Pat Sajak, the longtime host of “Wheel of Fortune” made a rookie mistake during Thursday’s show. During the bonus round, the two-word phrase had six blanks left for the contestant to guess.
What was the mistake on Wheel of Fortune?
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The host accidentally gave away the bonus round answer during Thursday’s show, saying: “Yikes,” after only six of the puzzle’s 12 letters were revealed. He added, “Well, I’d rather be standing here than there, quite frankly.”
Has there ever been wardrobe malfunction on Wheel of Fortune?
A Wheel of Fortune contestant was left red-faced when she almost flashed the camera on each spin due to an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction. The contestant, known as Dalila, appeared on the French version of the show and bared a little too much each time she took a spin of the wheel.
How much does Pat Sajak make per episode?
Sajak is known to film several episodes of the show per work day, sometimes up to six shows a day, which means the host is earning about $52,000 per episode of Wheel of Fortune — certainly far from anything to scoff at.
How was Vanna White discovered?
Vanna White’s big break in Hollywood came in the early 1980s, when she landed the co-host gig of Wheel of Fortune. White auditioned with 200 other women to fill the spot left vacant by the previous co-host, Susan Stafford. Merv Griffin, the show’s creator, was the one to ultimately decide on White as the new co-host.
What is Alex Trebek’s annual salary?
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Trebek’s annual salary from “Jeopardy!” was $18 million.
Do Wheel of Fortune losers keep money?
In the case of Wheel of Fortune, when you win trips, the show allows you to find less expensive versions of the trips you win, thereby decreasing your overall tax bill. But, if you’ve won any significant amount of cash and/or prizes, that will still leave you with a hefty tax payment at the end of the show.