Broadway's Short, Neuwirth, Cantone, Harris, More to Appear on "Celebrity Jeopardy!"

News   Broadway's Short, Neuwirth, Cantone, Harris, More to Appear on "Celebrity Jeopardy!"
Martin Short — who currently stars on Broadway in Fame Becomes Me — will appear on the upcoming sweeps week run of "Celebrity Jeopardy!" along with some other notable stage names.
Martin Short
Martin Short Photo by Gavin Bond

Kicking off Nov. 8, "Celebrity Jeopardy!" will also feature fellow stage folk Bebe Neuwirth, Mario Cantone, Neil Patrick Harris, Joely Fischer, Dana Delany, Drew Lachey, Susan Lucci, Sam Waterston, Christopher Meloni, Jane Kaczmarek and designer Isaac Mizrahi.

Other names slated to test their trivia knowledge include Regis Philbin, Rachael Ray, Curt Shilling, Nancy Grace, Soledad O'Brien, James Denton, Doug Savant, Carson Kressley, Steve Schirripa and Paul Shaffer.

In celebration of "Jeopardy!" reaching its 5,000th episode, the shows will tape at New York City's Radio City Music Hall Oct. 5-8.

The popular game show airs in the New York area on ABC at 7 PM (ET). Check your local listings.

"Jeopardy!" has used many Broadway and theatre-related subjects as categories in recent months. In the past, the "Clue Crew" from the hit TV show visited Broadway productions to tape a series of clues and answers concerning various musicals. Just this May, five Off-Broadway shows were used in a category. The Vegas cast of Avenue Q appeared on the show last September and the musical Avenue Q, The Lion King and Wicked were part of a "Puppetry on Broadway" category in Nov. 2005.

Created by Merv Griffin and hosted by Alex Trebek, "Jeopardy!" won 24 Emmy Awards since its debut in 1984. The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television. For more information, visit

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