Vanna White will be spinning for several more years…
Less than a week after renewing her contract, the 61-year-old half-Puerto Rican television personality’s syndicated game show Wheel of Fortune has been renewed through the 2022-23 season.
Host Pat Sajak and letter-turner White will keep their roles on the popular game show.
The three-year renewal will take Wheel of Fortune through its 40th season. It will continue to air on numerous ABC stations, including those in the top four markets of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia.
Wheel of Fortunereaches 25 million-plus weekly viewers, more than any other program on television.
In May 2013, Whitewas honored by Guinness World Records for being the most frequent clapper on television. As of January 31, 2013, it was estimated that she had clapped at least 3,480,864 times across the show’s 30 seasons. Having appeared in all but 10 of Wheel of Fortune‘s 5,754 episodes to that point, during the show’s modern syndicated run, which began on September 19, 1983. That averaged of to about 606 claps per show.
The show is executive produced by Harry Friedman for Sony Pictures Television and is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by CBS Studios International.