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"WHEEL OF FORTUNE" SALUTES MILITARY FAMILIES
Culver City, CA (November 5, 2012) – As part of its landmark 30th season, Wheel of Fortune continues its tradition of celebrating our nation's military and their families with "Military Families Week" airing Friday, November 9 through Friday, November 16.
This heartwarming week of shows will feature contestants playing in teams pairing a member of the military with a family member. Every branch of the military will be represented with contestants from all over the country playing with parents, siblings or spouses.
"America's military and their families make great sacrifices to protect us, and we're delighted to pay tribute to them in Wheel of Fortune style, with cash, prizes and fun," said Harry Friedman, Executive Producer.
Wheel of Fortune has been the number one syndicated game show since its inception and has earned six Emmy Awards, including the 2011 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show. With more than 30 million viewers per week, syndication's most successful series continues to attract a larger audience than many primetime television shows. Wheel of Fortune is produced in High Definition by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company. It is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by CBS Studios International, both units of CBS Corp.