Jeopardy to test viewers’ knowledge of LBJ
Dec 18, 2012
“JEOPARDY!” TO TEST VIEWERS’ KNOWLEDGE OF LBJ
America’s Favorite Quiz Show® Spotlights America’s 36th President
To Celebrate the LBJ Library’s Grand Reopening
AUSTIN – (Dec. 18, 2012) – On Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, the LBJ Presidential Library will reopen to unveil new and innovative exhibits designed to give visitors state-of-the-art access to one of the most significant Presidents and eras in our country’s history. On the day before the reopening, JEOPARDY! will air a special video category about LBJ featuring video clues from around the LBJ Presidential Library.
“LBJ is a tremendous force in our history and we are pleased to have him featured as a category on JEOPARDY!” said Mark K. Updegrove, Director of the LBJ Presidential Library. “With the unveiling of our new permanent exhibits, this is an exciting time for us, and we think testing the public’s knowledge about LBJ is a perfect kick-off for our opening.”
What: JEOPARDY! will devote an entire category to LBJ the day before the Library’s grand reopening.
When: 4:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012
JEOPARDY! airs locally in Austin on NBC (KXAN-TV)
Contact: Anne Wheeler, Communications Director
(O) 512-721-0216 (Cell) 512-731-2351
JEOPARDY!, the winner of a 2011 Peabody Award and 30 Emmy Awards, including the 2012 Emmy for Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Program, was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for the most awards won by a TV Game Show. The series is the #1-rated quiz show in syndication with 25 million viewers each week. JEOPARDY! is produced by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company. It is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by CBS Television International, both units of CBS Corp. For more on JEOPARDY!, please visit www.jeopardy.com.
About the LBJ Presidential Library
The LBJ Presidential Library is one of 13 Presidential Libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Its mission is to preserve and protect the historical materials in the collections of the library and make them readily accessible; to increase public awareness of the American experience through relevant exhibits and educational programs; to advance the LBJ Library’s standing as a center for intellectual activity and community leadership while meeting the challenges of a changing world.
The Library is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except Christmas Day). For more information about the Library, please visit www.lbjlibrary.org.