Jeopardy! is reportedly returning to a streaming service after Netflix took the exhibit the platform final yr. Vulture reported Monday that each Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune — the sport present classics — will stream “classic” episodes 24/7 on separate Pluto TV channels, due to a deal between the streaming service and Sony Footage Leisure.
The broadcasts will start on Aug. 1, in keeping with Vulture. Pluto TV is a free streaming service bought by Viacom (now Paramount International) in 2019. Vulture stated it’s the beginning of Pluto TV’s growth into sport present content material; it’s transferring the present sport present offering, like outdated The Worth Is Proper episodes, to a brand new sport present class. CBS’ Lets Make a Deal, hosted by Wayne Brady, was added to the service at present, and Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune in August will bump the full sport present channels to eight.
The platform works as if its dwell TV, with completely different episodes taking part in on the prime of each half or half hour. Some episodes of various sport exhibits on Pluto TV are additionally out there to look at On Demand.
It’s not totally clear but which episodes will rely as “classic,” or how far again the episodes will go. The deal is predicted to be unique for “free, ad-supporting providers,” Vulture stated, so Sony might nonetheless license the exhibits to subscription providers like Netflix, Paramount Plus, or Hulu. (Wheel of Fortune, for its half, remains to be on Netflix.)