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‘Wheel of Fortune’ and ‘Jeopardy’ renewed through 2017-2018 season

Vanna White, a South Carolina native, and Pat Sajak, co-hosts of  the television show "Wheel of Fortune" greet the crowd on the set in North Charleston, S.C., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2007.

Vanna White, a South Carolina native, and Pat Sajak, co-hosts of the television show "Wheel of Fortune" greet the crowd on the set in North Charleston, S.C., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2007.  (AP)

Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy” have each been renewed for two more seasons, CBS TV Distribution announced Thursday.

All hosts, Alex Trebek (“Jeopardy”), Pat Sajak and Vanna White (“Wheel of Fortune”), have signed on through the 2017–2018, as well.

“Not only are 'Wheel of Fortune' and 'Jeopardy' iconic brands that have consistently delivered ratings and revenue to stations for years, but they are beloved by viewers who have made them appointment viewing in households across the country,” Joe DiSalvo, president of sales for CBS Television Distribution commented. “They are two of the most sought after shows by political advertisers, so our station partners will benefit from locking up these shows through the upcoming 2016 presidential election season.”

Both series, hailing from Sony Pictures Television, are television’s top game shows, bringing in more than 10 million viewers each day. “Wheel of Fortune” has been the top game show in syndication, since it’s start.

The renewal deal takes “Wheel of Fortune” through its 35th season and “Jeopardy” through its 34th.

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