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Popularity Of Jeopardy! And Game Show Scandals

Reigning Jeopardy! champion and Ohio native Matt Amodio returns tonight with 18 straight wins and is the third-winningest contestant in show history.
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Reigning Jeopardy! champion and Ohio native Matt Amodio returns tonight with 18 straight wins and is the third-winningest contestant in show history.

After months of controversy, Jeopardy! resumes new episodes tonight with an Ohio-born contestant on a hot streak and a permanent host whose tenure turned out to be less-than-permanent.

Mike Richards taped the episodes shortly after being named the permanent host. But he stepped down as host and executive producer after past offensive comments came to light.

Today on “All Sides with Ann Fisher:” The popularity of Jeopardy! and other quiz shows through the years, and how the cheating scandal of the 1950s resulted in laws governing the industry.

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