Throughout May, Wheel of Fortune is celebrating a few great American cities — and this week, it's Denver's turn to take a spin in the spotlight. After months of planning, fifteen local contestants flew out to Los Angeles in March to tape the Denver-themed shows, which start tonight.
We don't know who wins, but we do know that Pat Sajak, Vanna White and crew were in town this spring getting shots of Red Rocks Park, the Buckhorn Exchange, Denver Beer Company and Rockmount Ranch Wear, which is featured on the May 10 segment.
The "Denver Week" shows air at 6:30 p.m. all week on Fox31 Denver. This is just the latest round of Rockmount proprietor Steve Weil rubbing snap-button-shirt-clad elbows with celebrities. Other recent sightings of the shirts in starring roles:
Here's Fox31's preview of the series.
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