How long did Chuck Woolery do Wheel of Fortune? He hosted that show for 11 years (1983-1994). He hosted Scrabble (1984) on NBC for 7 years (1984-1990, 1993) and was the first host of Wheel of Fortune (1975) (1975-1981) before he left after a contract dispute with creator Merv Griffin (Pat Sajak took over and still is the host today).
What happened to Chuck Woolery on Wheel of Fortune? According to one recollection, during a break in taping on Greed, Chuck abruptly went into the shopping-era Wheel rules while talking with the audience. After he finished, he remarked that he didn’t remember the rules of Scrabble.
Did Chuck Woolery host a wheel? Before Vanna White & Pat Sajak there were two other hosts of Wheel of Fortune. One was Chuck Woolery.
Who was Chuck Woolery’s co host on Wheel of Fortune? Chuck Woolery hosted ‘Wheel of Fortune’ from 1975 to 1981.
Wheel of Fortune debuted way back on Jan. 6, 1975, boasting Chuck Woolery and Susan Stafford as co-hosts. Back then, Wheel was a daytime game show (though prizes, such as a Mercedes, were just as impressive) on NBC.