How long has the TV game show “Wheel of Fortune” been on the air? July 31, 2020March 17, 2012 by Pamela Landy The syndicated TV program “Wheel of Fortune” with Pat Sajak and Vanna White has been on the air since September, 1983. Related Answers Which religion uses a prayer wheel? How long has William F. Buckley’s syndicated talk show “Firing Line” been on the air? What is an air dance? Who invented the air conditioner? How many air traffic controllers did President Reagan fire during the strike in 1981? How did “Mildred Pierce” build her fortune in the 1945 movie of that name?