Season 31 of Jeopardy! kicks off on September 15, 2014.
The opening credits have changed to a tower with all the dollar figures from the Jeopardy! and Double Jeopardy! segments fading into various photographs on a sky background, with the Jeopardy! logo in gold on top of the tower. Finally, the Jeopardy! logo then zooms forward, in which the "A" reveals the 2013-present set.
Alex Trebek regrew his mustache to kick off the 31st Season of Jeopardy!, only for him to have shaved it off on the October 13, 2014, episode.
Aimee Seligstein, who played against Julia Collins last season, joined the Jeopardy! staff as a contestant coordinator sometime before the 2014 Tournament of Champions.
Around this time, long-time contestant coordinator Robert James took a leave of absence from the show.
The closed captioning sponsors includes not one, but two promos; before the Double Jeopardy! round.
On November 24, 2014, after the 2014 Tournament of Champions, ties were no longer allowed in regular play. This occurred after ties resulted in co-champions four times in the first two months. As a result, the tiebreaker rule was put into place.
This is both the last season with ties allowed and the first season with tiebreaker rule in place.
On episodes with a full closing credit roll, the split-screen backdrop is a blue and orange gradient space backdrop.
On the February 6, 2015 episode, the 7,000th episode aired on this date.
In this season's Teachers Tournament, during the quarter-finals week, Johnny Gilbert introduces the contestants by their occupation, location, and name instead of announcing a brief description, location, and name.
For the 1st time this year, the College Championship has been canceled due to the cancellation of the online test.
The same thing went for the Teen Tournament.
On the March 12, 2015 episode, there was a one-contestant Final Jeopardy!, in which Kristin Sausville, a stay-at-home mom and wife of Season 27/28 contestant Justin Sausville, wins her 2nd game.
Starting this season, the Sony logo appears on a black background, then a light flashes to reveal an edited version of the Sony Pictures Television logo.
In May, Celebrity Week is held for the first time in five years.