There’s so many great game shows on ABC right now that feature some of our favorite celebrities! I can tell you these are some of my favorite to tune in to. When you bring in some of the stars onto these programs and get to play along with them, it makes it so much more fun and enjoyable!
The network currently has Celebrity Family Feud, Celebrity Wheel of Fortune, and of course fan-favorite Celebrity Jeopardy. Each week since its debut at the end of September 2023 has been the Quarterfinal rounds, bringing in three different celebs to ask a question and work hard to win money for their chosen charities.
The contestants on Celebrity Jeopardy tonight, Oct. 11, 2023, are Christopher Meloni, Sherri Shepherd, and Katie Nolan. The hour-long episode airs this evening at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. Episodes are also available to stream on Hulu the next day. Read on below to find out more information on the celeb contestants competing tonight!
Meloni has done numerous films and appeared in a variety of shows, but the actor is most known for his role as NYPD Detective Elliot Stabler in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Organized Crime on NBC. The 62-year-old has had roles in series’ like Oz and Happy!. Most recently, he lends his voice for the character Agent Steel in Netflix’s adult animation Captain Fall. On the movie front, his credits include 12 Monkeys, Runaway Bride, and Green Lantern: First Flight.
The star is married to production designer Doris Sherman Meloni. The couple tied the knot in July 1995, and have a daughter and son. And fun fact! His Law & Order SVU co-star Mariska Hargitay, is his daughter’s godmother.
Shepherd has taken on many roles throughout her career in the industry. Those include actress, television host, comedian, author, and podcaster. On the talk show front, she started out as a co-host on The View and was there from 2007 to 2014. Now, she has her very own, Sherri. The 56-year-old actress has appeared as Rhonda in Transformers, Florrie in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Cori in Ride Along 2, Sheila Yarborough in The Jamie Foxx Show, the titular character in her 2009 sitcom Sherri, and most recently as Senator Evette Chase in The Sex Lives of College Girls on HBO.
The star was married to Jeff Tarpley for nine years, and the two have a son together. After their separation she married writer Lamar Sally. They have split up too, but also share a son who was born via surrogacy.
Nolan is not an actress like her fellow contestants, but she’s still a television personality! She’s known in the world of sports, having hosted Garbage Time with Katie Nolan on Fox Sports, ESPN podcast Sports?, and Always Late with Katie Nolan on ESPN2. Most recently, she took on the role of commentator in Friday Night Baseball that streamed on Apple TV+.
In the next couple of weeks, we can expect to see stars Steven Weber, Shane Battier, Melissa Fumero, Mira Sorvino, Adam Rodriguez, and Peter Schrage on Celebrity Jeopardy. I’m excited to see Fumero from Brooklyn Nine-Nine! It’s one of my favorite comedies. Who are you going to be cheering on?