Johnny Gilbert, born John L. Gilbert III July 13, 1924, in Newport News, Virginia, is an American announcer who announced Supermarket Sweep on the Lifetime network between 1989 and 1995, and again in the year 2000. He was replaced by Randy West.


The first game show he ever announced was Music Bingo, a program that aired for two years on both NBC and ABC. Johnny was also a substitute announcer on Wheel of Fortune when the late Charlie O'Donnell was sick in 1995, on the April Fools 1997 episode when Alex Trebek hosted, and in 2010 following Charlie O'Donnell's death. Johnny also hosted a few game shows, one of which was Music Bingo. He was also a singer and had his own album entitled The Voice of TV's Jeopardy!, Johnny Gilbert Sings. Johnny also lends his voice to the video versions of Jeopardy!, alongside host Alex Trebek; however, he reads the clues in the early versions.

Shows HostedEdit

  • Music Bingo
  • Beat the Odds (1968)
  • Fast Draw
  • Camouflage (sub/60s version)
  • Dialing for Dollars
  • The Price is Right (sub/1964)

Shows AnnouncedEdit

  • Jeopardy!
  • Wheel of Fortune (sub)
  • Card Sharks
  • Chain Reaction
  • Jackpot
  • Supermarket Sweep (1990-2000)
  • The Joker's Wild
  • Make Me Laugh! (1979)
  • Tic-Tac-Dough
  • The Quiz Kids Challenge]
  • Every Second Counts
  • Dream House
  • Blackout
  • The $25,000 Pyramid
  • The $100,000 Pyramid
  • Go
  • Headline Chasers
  • Celebrity Table Tennis
  • Yours for a Song
  • Make a Face
  • Words and Music
  • Love Connection
  • Razzle Dazzle (1983 pilot)
  • Triple Threat (1987 pilot)
  • The Price is Right (1963-1965, sub in 1985)