Pat Sajak Is Done With ‘Wheel Of Fortune’ – But Already Has A New Gig

The Wheel of Fortune stops spinning for longtime host Pat Sajak tomorrow, when his final show airs. But retirement is not in the offing.

Sajak now plans to join friend and KHON-TV Hawaii newscaster Joe Moore for a stage production of Prescription: Murder that begins at the end of next month. The show is adapted from the pilot episode of TV’s Columbo, originally written by William Link and Richard Levinson. Rob Duval directs.

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Sajak and Moore will co-star at downtown Honolulu’s Hawaii Theatre from July 31 to Aug. 10, 2025. Moore’s son, Bryce, along with Therese Olival, Amy K. Sullivan, and Aiko Chinen round out the cast.

Prescription: Murder is the ninth stage collaboration for Sajak and Moore. Past performances include Moore’s original play, Prophecy and Honor, a 2001 revival of The Odd Couple, a 2004 turn with The Honeymooners, 2010’s The Boys in Autumn, Wrestling Ernest Hemingway in 2014, Dial M for Murder in 2018 and 2023’s The Sunshine Boys.

Prescription: Murder is a fundraiser for the nonprofit Hawaii Theatre.

Sajak served as host of Wheel of Fortune since its nighttime debut in 1983. He ran the daytime editionfrom 1981 to 1989.

Ryan Seacrest is set to take over as host this fall.

Tickets to Prescription: Murder are currently on sale.

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