Daytime Emmys 2018: Will ‘Jeopardy’ extend its record with a 17th win for Best Game Show?

Daytime Emmys 2018: Will ‘Jeopardy’ extend its record with a 17th win for Best Game Show?
Can any series beat “Jeopardy” for Best Game Show at the Daytime Emmys? The long-running trivia program hosted by Alex Trebek has won the top prize five times in the last seven years and a whopping 16 times overall, more than twice as many as the next most awarded show, “The Price is Right,” which has prevailed seven times. And “Jeopardy” is the defending champ in the category.

Jeopardy” has been on the air in one form or another since 1964. Hosted by Art Fleming, it originally ran on NBC for 11 years until 1975, and then again from 1978-1979. That original run earned two nominations for Best Game Show (1974-1975), but it lost to “Password” and “Hollywood Squares,” respectively. The syndicated series known to viewers now with Trebek as host began in 1984 and has been nominated for Best Game Show every year since with one exception: it didn’t make the cut in
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