My full episode of Wheel of Fortune, as seen in the highlight video titled I truly was stumped on that last word. Join the Wheel Watchers Club and enter Wheel of Fortune sweepstakes. should #WinTheWedge on the Wheel of Fortune Facebook page in order to enter. Get extra entries in Wheel of Fortune sweepstakes by join the Wheel they should #WinTheWedge on the Wheel of Fortune Facebook page in order to enter. Merv Griffin conceived Wheel of Fortune just as the original version of Jeopardy! Can you believe that over 10, people audition each year for the chance to appear on the show? Navigation Hauptseite Themenportale Von A bis Z Zufälliger Artikel. The network version was originally hosted by Chuck Woolery and Susan Stafford , with Charlie O'Donnell as its announcer. Retrieved February 26, It was the highest-rated show in all of syndication before it was dethroned by Two and a Half Men in the 28th season — Can't read the text above? Retrieved April 22, In , a large video display was added center stage, which was then upgraded in as the show began the transition into high-definition broadcasting. On February 24, , the show introduced a computerized puzzle board composed of 52 touch-activated monitors in four rows 12 on the top and bottom rows, 14 in the middle two. The wheel formerly featured a Free Spin wedge, which automatically awarded a token that the contestant could turn in after a lost turn to keep control of the wheel.