“Jeopardy!” govt producer Michael Davies is questioning if it’s value altering part of the sport to profit contestants who grasp a complete 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 moment in the studio; it’s a great thing,” mentioned Davies, who elaborated that the money bonus can be an additional prize and wouldn’t alter who wins the sport. “It might also give incentive to people who are trailing to try and go into a category and get something from the game beyond their second or third place prize.”
The producer’s remarks brought about “Jeopardy!” followers on Twitter some consternation, with some questioning how it could work and if it could be “too big of a change to be a good idea.”
This isn’t the primary time followers have debated the sport present’s format and guidelines this 12 months.
Fans identified situations 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.