While Jeopardy first aired in 1964, most viewers are familiar with the current version which began airing in 1984. The show became regular evening viewing for many fans, in no small part due to its host, Alex Trebek.
The original 1964 production aired from NBC Studios at Rockefeller Center in New York City. Since then, the show filmed at various Hollywood studios until 1994, when it moved to it’s current home on Stage 10 at Sony Pictures Studios.
If you have a chance to take the tour of Sony Pictures Studios, they will generally try and include a visit to either the Jeopardy or Wheel of Fortune sets. This is based on availability, depending on the filming schedule.
As you enter Stage 10, you’ll see a display of Jeopardy memorabilia, including some of the many awards the show has won. There are also some Jeopardy podiums set up for photos.
As you enter the studio, you will enter in the audience seating area. The main stage holds the gameboard, as well as the audience and host podiums. In front of the stage is a row of desks, which is where the judges sit.
Personally, I found the set a lot less impressive than it does on TV, when it is lit up. However it gives you a great idea of the space and layout.
Another way to see the Jeopardy set is to attend a live taping of the game show. Tickets are free and distributed on the show’s official website, which you can find here. Of course, one other option is to audition to be a contestant on the show. You can find the online test and full info here.