Local Gets Wheel of Fortune Debut

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – One lucky Grants Pass resident is back home after becoming the latest local to appear on Wheel of Fortune. Dan DeYoung and his wife, Pam, went to Los Angeles to shoot the episode, but they won’t get to relive it until it actually airs Monday night. DeYoung was picked after trying out … Continue reading »

Wheel of Fortune Auditions

ASHLAND, Ore. — Local fans of Wheel of Fortune are getting a chance to solve the puzzle and make their case to be selected to appear on the show. A few dozen finalists competed at the Ashland Springs Hotel in the final round of auditions. People came from across Oregon and northern California. Contestants played … Continue reading »

High Hopes for Wheelmobile Contestants

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Wheelmobile is packing up after two days of tryouts, but it isn’t gone for good. Round two of auditions will be right here in Medford, but where and when that second round will take place is a mystery. Organizers say that if contestants thought this was nerve-racking, they haven’t seen anything … Continue reading »

Crowds Gather for Wheel of Fortune Event

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford residents are playing for a chance to appear on America’s game show. The Wheel of Fortune Wheelmobile tours around the country looking for people who can play the game. If they have what it takes, they might get to go to Los Angeles to spin the wheel on the big stage. … Continue reading »

Wheel of Fortune Wheelmobile In Town

MEDFORD, Ore. — America’s favorite game show is looking for contestants in the Rogue Valley. The Wheel of Fortune Wheelmobile is in town, and all weekend they’ll be holding mock shows to see who makes the cut to spin the wheel on national TV. The setup will be here Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. … Continue reading »

Wheel of Fortune Bus in Town

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Wheel of Fortune bus is rolling in Southern Oregon. The bus was spotted at the Rogue Valley Mall on Wednesday morning. Some people can play a version of the Wheel of Fortune speed-up round and win prizes. Some participants can also be invited to audition and appear on the show. The … Continue reading »

Wheel of Fortune: Behind the Scenes

By Ashley Hall PORTLAND, Ore. — In the next 4 weeks, one of TV’s biggest game shows will feature Oregon. Earlier this month, Wheel of Fortune taped 20 episodes in Portland and NewsWatch 12 was behind the scenes with them. Wheel continues to be the most-watched game show in syndication; it’s entering its 29th season. … Continue reading »