RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Wheelmobile in Richmond was a huge success.
Around 3500 fans came to Short Pump Town Center and applied to be a contestant on the show. They were able to spin the wheel and see how it feels to be on a game show.
There will be call backs for Round 2 of the auditions in mid January.
Fans were also able to meet our 8News crew. Many entered their name in our 48″ inch Smart TV giveaway drawing. On October 12, 2015, or within a reasonable time thereafter, 8News or its designee will randomly choose one name from all timely entries subject to verification of eligibility, the person whose name is so drawn will be declared the winner. 8News will contact the potential winner via e-mail in accordance with the information supplied to 8News on his or her entry form and will announce his or her name on the air during Good Morning Richmond on October 13, 2015 between 6:00 a.m. ET and 7:00 a.m. ET.
The Wheelmobile is headed to it’s next destination to find new contestants.
Click here to view our 8News photo gallery of the Wheelmobile event.
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