Season 22 of Jeopardy! kicks off on September 12, 2005.
The opening credits have changed to a navy blue background, with computerate floating "Q" and "A" letters, and many multiple colors of orange, brown, purple, and blue squares moving across the screen, with the golden Jeopardy! logo appearing.
This is the last season to have the 1998-2006 KingWorld "Star Shooter" logo.
This is the last season of Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune to be broadcast in standard definition television. Starting in Season 23, Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune will begin broadcasting in high definition television.
For the "DAILY DOUBLE" and the "FINAL JEOPARDY!" names, the "DOUBLE" and "FINAL" in Double and Final Jeopardy!, the contestant intro and Final Jeopardy! winnings strips and the position strips in the credits are all changed to blue with yellow borders, and the contestant names and winnings counts are written in normal Compacta-D rather than in the italicized version of the font.
The "VIDEO" and "AUDIO" in Video and Audio Daily Doubles are now written in a yellow script.
Kelly Miyahara and Jon Cannon became clue crew members.
David Madden's win streak ends on the September 19, 2005, episode after winning 19 games.
In the first full closing credit roll episode of the season, the background for split-screen closing credits changed to floating Q's and A's in blue, making it match the background of this season's title card.
Starting in the season premiere and continuing until the end of Season 24, the version of the theme with saxophone and electric guitar riffs played during the credits.
The Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions was held in May 2006. It was the last time they used a logo different from the regular Jeopardy! logo used as now.
By the November 28, 2005 episode, Oxford University Press again provides verification of materials for the show, which it continues to do to this day.
On January 6, 2006, Jeopardy! officially launched its YouTube channel.
By the January 16, 2006 episode, the audio quality of the show is reasonably modified, making the ticking noise in the Final Jeopardy! "Think!" music sound less audible.
Beginning with this season, the set changed its color to red when the lights go dark during the Final Jeopardy! segment.
Season 22 of Jeopardy! wraps up on July 28, 2006; which is not only the season finale but it marks the last episode for Jeopardy! to be broadcast in standard definition television and it was also the last time ever that Korinna is used on video clues and in the 30-second thinking period of Final Jeopardy!.