Press Your Luck (Jayverse)

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Press Your Luck is an American television game show created by Bill Carruthers and Jan McCormack. It premiered on UBC daytime on September 19, 1983 to January 3, 1986 as the show moved to first run syndication from UBC Television Studios since January 6, 1986 and is still on since. In the show, contestants collected spins by answering trivia questions and then used the spins on an 18-space game board to win cash and prizes. The contestant in the Syndicated Weekday Version who amassed the highest total in cash and prizes kept their winnings for the day and became the returning champion. The contestant on the UBC Primetime version who amassed the highest total in cash and prizes kept their winnings for the day and played a bonus round for as much as $1 million.

Host

1983-1988: Peter Tomarken

1988-2007: Pat Sajak

2007-2017: Ricki Lake

2017-2020: Justina Valentine (Syndication version host)

2019-Present: Elizabeth Banks (UBC Primetime Version host & Syndication Version host since 2020 onward)

Announcers

1983-1994: Rod Roddy (Also Sub Announced after 1994)

1994-2010: Charlie O'Donnell (Also Sub Announced until 1994)

2010-Present: Neil Ross

Sub-Announcers

1984, 1988-1997: John Harlan

1990-Present: Johnny Gilbert

1993-1995: Chuck Riley

2001-2004, 2010-Present: Burton Richardson

2002-Present: John Cramer

2003-2008: Randy West

2003-Present: Rich Fields

2004-2006: Art Sanders

2008-Present: Joe Cipriano

2010-2011: Lora Cain

2010-Present: Jonathan Mangum

2010-Present: Jim Thornton

2011-Present: George Gray

Music