LANSING, MI (WILX) - Television history is happening again on WILX...this time...it's on Wheel of Fortune.
At 7 p.m., the syndicated version of "Wheel of Fortune," airs it's 7,000 episode.
The night-time version of "Wheel" premiered in 1983, 8 years after the daytime version made its debut.
And the show is still popular. averaging close to 10-million viewers daily.
Hosts Pat Sajak and Vanna White have almost been with it from the beginning, with Sajak recently honored as the longest-running host of any game show.
Chuck Woolery hosted the series from its 1975 premiere until December 25, 1981.
And fun fact - in August 1980, Alex Trebek hosted in his place.
You can watch Wheel of Fortune on WILX after NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt.
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