Ultimate Fandom Contest 4: Inspiration [link]
Source of Inspiration: Wheel of Fortune
Genre of Inspiration: TV Shows
Wheel of Fortune is the most popular television show in syndication. The show premiered on January 6, 1975 on NBC. On September 12, 1983, the show became syndicated.
I was born on March 2, 1990, but I never saw the show until January 1993. That month, I was sitting in my mother's arms when I saw an old eighties episode of Wheel. Seeing a large colorful object gave birth to my interest into the show. For the next few years, I did simple Wheel drawings by hand on on the computer.
In the fall of 2006, I made my first computerized recreation of a true Wheel of Fortune layout. For the last three years, I've done hundreds upon hundreds of Wheel of Fortune layouts for people to not only see, but to use freely.
Wheel of Fortune is the only syndicated show in the US bring in 40 million viewers per week. I am one of those loyal viewers and an elite fan of the show, whether the show is airing or not.
Here are the 4 layouts used in January 1993, the very month I got into the show.