The first season of new television quiz show Sports Jeopardy! with Dan Patrick will premiere on Wednesday, September 24 on Crackle and all Crackle platforms. Hosted by Emmy®-Award winning sportscaster Dan Patrick (The Dan Patrick Show), Sports Jeopardy! is a weekly 30-minute program that combines the excitement and prestige of Emmy Award® winning quiz show Jeopardy! with the rich and diverse world of sports. New episodes will be available to stream on demand year round every Wednesday for a total of 52 episodes each year.
More than 30,000 contestants registered online for auditions held this past summer in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Dallas, Chicago and New York. Each contestant was then presented with a qualifying test of 30 clues in 30 sports-related categories for the first phase of the audition process. For those who passed that initial test, the second phase of auditions featured mock game play and a short interview. Qualified contestants who passed the test and interview and met all eligibility requirements went on to appear on the show.
Type: Game Show
Runtime: 30 minutes
Sports Jeopardy! - Howie Schwab - Netflix
Howard “Howie” Schwab, (born 1960) “The Sultan of Sports Trivia”, is best known as the sports trivia expert and final adversary on ESPN's Stump the Schwab show.
Sports Jeopardy! - Biography - Netflix
Schwab is a native Long Islander, born and raised in Baldwin, New York. A 1982 graduate of St. John's University, Schwab served as the editor-in-chief of College & Pro Football News Weekly in the mid-1980s before joining ESPN in 1987. By 1995, he was the coordinating producer for the network's website, ESPN.com. Beginning in 1998, Schwab served as a coordinating producer for ESPN studio production, which entailed duties on programs including SportsCenter and Outside the Lines. Schwab also served as the resident Couch Potato on ESPN's First Take, on which he discussed the top sports television programming each weekend, evaluating the TV lineups of Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on a 1–5 bags of chips rating system. Schwab also appeared with Merril Hoge and Matthew Berry on ESPNEWS' Sunday Fantasy Insider. As part of cost-cutting efforts, Schwab was released from ESPN in June 2013. In 2014, Schwab joined Sports Jeopardy! as a consultant and writer.
Sports Jeopardy! - References - Netflix