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Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:40 pm
by kablamfan11
Upcoming Pre-emptions:
Mon 9/9: KGO-TV only, 1 day delay due to Monday Night Football
Thu 9/12 All Fox Stations except for WDAF-TV due to MLB baseball & All ABC stations on the west coast due to the Democratic debate
Fri 9/13 KABC-TV only
Thu 9/19 All Fox Stations due to MLB baseball

Updates & future pre-emptions will be posted right here!

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:37 pm
by TenPoundHammer
I got entirely knocked out by a tornado warning, because apparently tornados have never happend in Michigan before and the weathermen have to blather on and on and on and on and and on about the same fucking thing. Can someone help me find a recording please?

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:58 pm
by MarkBarrett
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:37 pm
I got entirely knocked out by a tornado warning, because apparently tornados have never happend in Michigan before and the weathermen have to blather on and on and on and on and and on about the same fucking thing. Can someone help me find a recording please?
This 55-year-old who still uses AOL and a landline found it in less than 30 seconds. It's not that hard. YT is not the only game in town. Don't bother with a PM for more hints as I'm signing off JBoard for the night. Really, I promise.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:28 am
by kablamfan11
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:37 pm
I got entirely knocked out by a tornado warning, because apparently tornados have never happend in Michigan before and the weathermen have to blather on and on and on and on and and on about the same fucking thing. Can someone help me find a recording please?
I have the 9/10/19 episode.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:49 am
by TenPoundHammer
kablamfan11 wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:28 am
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:37 pm
I got entirely knocked out by a tornado warning, because apparently tornados have never happend in Michigan before and the weathermen have to blather on and on and on and on and and on about the same fucking thing. Can someone help me find a recording please?
I have the 9/10/19 episode.
I finally found it. Google was gaslighting me again.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:53 am
by kablamfan11
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:49 am
kablamfan11 wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:28 am
TenPoundHammer wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:37 pm
I got entirely knocked out by a tornado warning, because apparently tornados have never happend in Michigan before and the weathermen have to blather on and on and on and on and and on about the same fucking thing. Can someone help me find a recording please?
I have the 9/10/19 episode.
I finally found it. Google was gaslighting me again.
Oh okay.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:46 pm
by kablamfan11
Tomorrow, Jeopardy will be pre-empted on Most FOX Stations due to MLB Baseball.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:48 pm
by MarkBarrett
Check your listings for this upcoming Super Tuesday the 3rd. KGO currently has the game not showing at all.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:05 pm
by gameshowfandanny
Just like last year, Jeopardy! (and Wheel) will be preempted on April 23 on West Coast ABC affiliates and all ABC affiliates that air Jeopardy! at 7:00 PM EDT or later on April 24, as ABC is broadcasting the NFL Draft again this year. I know this because April 23's time is 8:00 PM EDT and April 24's is 7:00 PM EDT.

EDIT: Only Wheel is all affiliates. Jeopardy! will air as normal on April 24 on some stations, as some ABC stations air it before 7:00 PM EDT.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:50 pm
by Volante
More currently, ABC7 will be preempting J! on Super Tuesday and airing it at 2AM Wedn.

In fact, everyone better check out Tuesday because...yuck:
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Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:04 pm
by econgator
We're fine here in FL.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 3:06 pm
by gameshowfandanny
Volante wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:50 pm
More currently, ABC7 will be preempting J! on Super Tuesday and airing it at 2AM Wedn.

In fact, everyone better check out Tuesday because...yuck:
StuporTuesday.png
I get Jeopardy! and Wheel at 7 and 7:30 PM Eastern on WABC, so I'm fine. The preemptions are only in the West Coast.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:39 pm
by talkingaway
After months of Friday preemptions because of a random Patriots show shoehorned into Friday evening, I can finally be glad I'm in Boston and don't have to deal with the Super Tuesday preemption.

Side note: If contestants had the foresight to check the week that their program might air beforehand, they might have been smart enough to brush up on political candidates....J! loves to be future-current.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:58 pm
by triviawayne
talkingaway wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:39 pm
After months of Friday preemptions because of a random Patriots show shoehorned into Friday evening, I can finally be glad I'm in Boston and don't have to deal with the Super Tuesday preemption.

Side note: If contestants had the foresight to check the week that their program might air beforehand, they might have been smart enough to brush up on political candidates....J! loves to be future-current.
Are they able to know that when they get the call?

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 7:31 pm
by gameshowfandanny
talkingaway wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:39 pm


Side note: If contestants had the foresight to check the week that their program might air beforehand, they might have been smart enough to brush up on political candidates....J! loves to be future-current.
WABC aired the Election Day 2016 episode on November 7 because a contestant watches on WABC and would be preempted by election coverage on November 8.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:52 pm
by talkingaway
triviawayne wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:58 pm
talkingaway wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:39 pm
After months of Friday preemptions because of a random Patriots show shoehorned into Friday evening, I can finally be glad I'm in Boston and don't have to deal with the Super Tuesday preemption.

Side note: If contestants had the foresight to check the week that their program might air beforehand, they might have been smart enough to brush up on political candidates....J! loves to be future-current.
Are they able to know that when they get the call?
I've always assumed that, sometime between when contestants are given The Call and when they exit the studio from their taping(s), they're told what day the show would air. Of course, schedules can change, but with 36 seasons of experience, I imagine it's a fairly well-oiled machine. Unless cancellations happen, they can tell when they schedule tape dates where they'll be in the sequence.

They'd have to tell you by the time you leave, no? So you can plan watch parties, and tell someone in a different TV market to record your show just in case a preemption happens. *cue AlexWeHatePreemptions.mov*

And by poking around here and on reddit, you can probably guess how many episodes into the season your show would be. Christmas would be about episode 70ish. Halloween around 35. They probably can't tie categories to a specific date due to S&P (I've seen references to them submitting 6 paired boards for each 5-show production day, and getting a phone call in the AM to give the order of the boards, as well as randomizing challengers).

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:53 pm
by gameshowfandanny
talkingaway wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:52 pm
triviawayne wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:58 pm
talkingaway wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:39 pm
After months of Friday preemptions because of a random Patriots show shoehorned into Friday evening, I can finally be glad I'm in Boston and don't have to deal with the Super Tuesday preemption.

Side note: If contestants had the foresight to check the week that their program might air beforehand, they might have been smart enough to brush up on political candidates....J! loves to be future-current.
Are they able to know that when they get the call?
I've always assumed that, sometime between when contestants are given The Call and when they exit the studio from their taping(s), they're told what day the show would air. Of course, schedules can change, but with 36 seasons of experience, I imagine it's a fairly well-oiled machine. Unless cancellations happen, they can tell when they schedule tape dates where they'll be in the sequence.

They'd have to tell you by the time you leave, no? So you can plan watch parties, and tell someone in a different TV market to record your show just in case a preemption happens. *cue AlexWeHatePreemptions.mov*

And by poking around here and on reddit, you can probably guess how many episodes into the season your show would be. Christmas would be about episode 70ish. Halloween around 35. They probably can't tie categories to a specific date due to S&P (I've seen references to them submitting 6 paired boards for each 5-show production day, and getting a phone call in the AM to give the order of the boards, as well as randomizing challengers).
Contestants can hear the airdate when Johnny reads the slate. I think they are given the air dates when they get the call because I know Wheel does that.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2020 11:33 am
by Bamaman
The NCAA basketball tournament starts March 19 on CBS. So if you are like me, you will miss some episodes on Thursday and Friday of that week and possibly the next.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:49 pm
by gameshowfandanny
Bamaman wrote:
Sun Mar 01, 2020 11:33 am
The NCAA basketball tournament starts March 19 on CBS. So if you are like me, you will miss some episodes on Thursday and Friday of that week and possibly the next.
Yes, CBS always preempts the third and fourth Thursday's and Friday's of March for March Madness. The championship game (which will be on April 6) always is preempted on CBS only in the West. Last year, March 23 (rerun of Ryan Fenster's original fourth game) was preempted by March Madness, but March 30 (rerun of Ryan Fenster's fourth game where he was invited back) was not preempted. In 2018, it was the same scenario where March 17 was preempted, but March 24 was not. In 2017, March 18 (rerun of Matt Jackson's fourth game) and April 1 (rerun of Matt Jackson's sixth game) were affected instead of March 18 and 25. In 2016, they preempted March 19 and 26. I don't know anything about Saturday rerun March Madness preemptions before that. On Thursday, we'll find out when stations plan to air them, if at all.

Re: Season 36 Pre-Emptions

Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:49 pm
by AFRET CMS
gameshowfandanny wrote:
Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:53 pm

Contestants can hear the airdate when Johnny reads the slate. I think they are given the air dates when they get the call because I know Wheel does that.
When I got the call, Lauri said the episodes taped on my day would air "the week of XXX". Since the exact show is a random draw on taping day, that's as close as they can say until you're called for a specific game.