Wheel of Fortune


Tonight marks the final appearance of pat Sajak as host of the Wheel of Fortune. The 77-year-old entertainer is leaving after 41 seasons and over 9000 shows. That is a lot of spinning, and Sajak, who has had some helath problems in recent years, has opted to step away from one of the cushiest jobs

Good Lord! CTS–that Canadian religious channel in the No. 9 spot on most cable lists–suddenly has a heavenly network TV lineup. The Burlington, Ont.-based broadcaster has claimed American Idol–dumped by CTV after a sharp ratings nosedive last season–and is also the new home of America’s Funniest Home Videos, The Biggest Loser and The X Factor

What is curious, Alex? That would be how Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune wound up at CHCH, where they’ll premiere in Canada next September. CBC paid big bucks to import the two long-running CBS Paramount International Television gamers, which they began airing in 2008. Jeopardy! in particular consistently delivered million-plus audiences weeknights from 7:30 to 8