'What Is Playbill?': 'Jeopardy!' Tournament Salutes Theatre Publication May 7

News   'What Is Playbill?': 'Jeopardy!' Tournament Salutes Theatre Publication May 7 What is The Lion King?" "What is The Phantom of the Opera?" "Who is Andrew Lloyd Webber?" These are just some of the questions one might hear on the May 7 broadcast of "Jeopardy!," the hit syndicated game show hosted by Alex Trebek.

What is The Lion King?" "What is The Phantom of the Opera?" "Who is Andrew Lloyd Webber?" These are just some of the questions one might hear on the May 7 broadcast of "Jeopardy!," the hit syndicated game show hosted by Alex Trebek.

Created by Merv Griffin, the award-winning show is currently presenting its first Million Dollar Masters Tournament, a ten-day extravaganza — May 1-14 — that features 15 of its most memorable contestants from the show's 18-year history. The champion of the tournament will win a $1,000,000 cash prize.

Taped at New York's famed Radio City Music Hall, Playbill® provided special programs for the unprecedented event. By special permission from Playbill Publisher and President Philip Birsh, the Playbill name and logo were also used as a category for the television program. The May 7 broadcast will feature the category PLAYBILL, which will include Broadway trivia.

"Jeopardy!" airs in the Metropolitan area on ABC-TV at 7 PM ET; check your local listings for channel and time.

"Jeopardy!" made its syndication debut in 1984 and is the recipient of 19 Daytime Emmy Awards.