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Press Release


CANNES, France, October 13, 2014 — Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced today the launch of Sports Jeopardy!, a new quiz show format that combines the excitement and prestige of the multiple Emmy® Award-winning quiz show Jeopardy! with the rich and diverse world of sports.
 “Nothing is more universal than the love of sport,” says Keith Le Goy, president, international distribution, Sony Pictures Television. “Sports Jeopardy! is a highly adaptable format that broadcasters can easily customize around the most popular sports in any territory.” 
In addition, the U.S. version of Sports Jeopardy!, which is hosted by award-winning sportscaster Dan Patrick, is available to clients worldwide. The series has scored nearly one million streams since its September 24 debut on Crackle. Nearly half of the viewers who tuned in were new to the streaming service. The series is complemented by a popular Sports Jeopardy! mobile game, which is available to users around the globe through Apple’s App Store, Google Play and the Amazon App Store.
Sports Jeopardy! challenges contestants across a variety of subjects using a unique format whereby they must phrase the answer in the form of a question. Jeopardy!, the highly popular U.S. game show now in its 31st season, averages nearly ten million viewers each episode.  


Saskia Wirth
Director, Communications (EMEA)
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Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing and distributing programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to managing one of the industry’s largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, SPT is home to a thriving global production business operating 21 wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 12 countries around the world. Sony Pictures Television is a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company.

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