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Wheel, Jeopardy! not going anywhere

Don't believe everything you read on wikipedia.

An alert reader noted over the weekend that Dallas-based KDFW-TV's (Fox4) wikipedia page had this rather startling paragraph: "In July 2012, KDFW announced that the Fox station will carry syndicated programs such as Inside Edition, Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune. All 3 shows are moving from KTVT to KDFW on September 3, 2012."

Not true, says CBS11/TXA21 director of communications Lori Conrad.

"Despite any information to the contrary, we're pleased that Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! and Inside Edition will continue to air on CBS11 and TXA21 this season," she said in an email reply.

By late Monday morning, after being notified by unclebarky.com, the erroneous claim was removed from the KDFW wikipedia page. It also had shown up over the weekend on the KTVT wikipedia page, but is no longer there.

Wheel has aired at 6:30 p.m. weekdays on CBS11 since fall 2005. WFAA8 had been the show's home for the previous 18 years, but the station opted to move Entertainment Tonight into the 6:30 p.m. slot after deeming Wheel's audience too old and thereby less profitable in terms of potential advertising revenues.

Jeopardy! is carried at 11 a.m. on CBS11 and and 6 p.m. on TXA21. Inside Edition is at 7:30 p.m. on TXA21.