‘Jeopardy’ Contestants On Returning For 2nd ‘Tournament Of Champions’ – Hollywood Life

‘Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time’ has change into an instantaneous hit and followers are questioning about one other event sooner or later. HL spoke with Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer about that chance.

Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time has introduced collectively three of the most effective Jeopardy! champions — Ken Jennings, James Holzhauer, and Brad Rutter — for the final word competitors, hosted by Alex Trebek. HollywoodLife sat down EXCLUSIVELY with the three iconic contestants on the Television Critics’ Association winter press tour on Jan. eight to debate the potential of one other Greatest of All Time event. Their solutions may shock you. “I don’t know how often you go back to the well, honestly,” Ken mentioned. “The magnitude of it’s decreased if there’s a rematch each six months. I do know I’m getting older. I don’t understand how for much longer — I’m not joking — I don’t understand how for much longer I’m Jeopardy! event viable.”

James added, “We’re really at the point where there are exactly three people who are viable for this kind of competition. What happens if the next super contestant comes along? You kick one of us off or put four of us on? Something’s got to give. And I think part of why it’s been such a big deal, is it’s been such a long time coming.”

Jeopardy! is at present in its 36th season and extra socially related now that it’s ever been. The GOATs talked about why the present remains to be some of the standard sequence on TV. “Everybody loves Alex and he’s been the constant through it all,” Brad instructed HollywoodLife. “He takes the gig very seriously but at the same time he has a little twinkle in his eye and people find that very relatable. He’s like America’s uncle and they feel like he’s a family member who comes into their house every night.”

Ken famous that Jeopardy! is without doubt one of the final exhibits folks nonetheless watch collectively. “It’s cross-generational,” he added. “People watch with mom, watch with grandpa. It’s like a tradition for people and I think that’s the key. You associate it with good times.”

Ken, Brad, and James are the three highest cash winners in Jeopardy! historical past. The competitors is airing over consecutive nights on ABC. The first to win three matches receives $1 million and the title of “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time.” The two runners up will every obtain $250,000.

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