Matt Amodio tops James Holzhauer’s winning streak on ‘Jeopardy!’
Milestone win: Matt Amodio, who became the third contestant on "Jeopardy!" >> Matt Amodio becomes third player on ‘Jeopardy!’ to top $1M in winningsBecause the game show is taped ahead of time, Amodio and Bialik already knew what was going to happen. Amodio led by $10,400 after the first round and had $35,400 entering the Final Jeopardy round, the newspaper reported. Amodio said in a news release that it was “surreal” to be beside Jennings in the hall of fame, the Times reported. — Matt Amodio (@AmodioMatt) September 30, 2021“Ken’s always been the face of ‘Jeopardy!’ to me, so when I think of ‘Jeopardy!’, I think of him,” Amodio said in the release.wftv.com
Matt Amodio becomes third player on ‘Jeopardy!’ to top $1M in winnings
Milestone win: Matt Amodio became the third contestant on "Jeopardy!" (Jeopardy Productions Inc. via AP)NEW YORK — This Yale Ph.D. student in computer science became the third person to top $1 million in winnings on “Jeopardy!” Answer: Who is Matt Amodio? https://t.co/kBgXOMOkhG — Matt Amodio (@AmodioMatt) September 25, 2021Amodio, a fifth-year student at Yale, researches artificial intelligence. Us ‘Jeopardy!’ champions with zero career losses have actual work to do.”Must be nice having time to throw shade on Twitter. https://t.co/7ofV8CUXef — Matt Amodio (@AmodioMatt) September 20, 2021©2021 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
Yale student's winning run on 'Jeopardy!' makes history
TV-Jeopardy-Amodio This photo provided by Jeopardy Productions Inc. shows “Jeopardy!” contestant Matt Amodio’s after his total win amount was announced, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. Amodio, a fifth-year computer science Ph.D student at Yale University, won $48,800 for his 28th victory, bringing his total winnings to $1,004,001. (Jeopardy Productions Inc. via AP) (Uncredited)NEW YORK — (AP) — Matt Amodio's historic run on “Jeopardy!” has now netted him more than $1 million in non-tournament play, making him the third person in the show's history to pass that mark. Amodio, a fifth-year computer science Ph.D student at Yale University, on Friday won $48,800 for his 28th victory, bringing his total winnings to $1,004,001. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.wftv.com
Dove Cameron Answers the Web's Most Searched Questions...Again
Dove Cameron once again takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the internet's most searched questions about herself. Who is Dove Cameron related to? Who does Dove Cameron love? Who did Dove kiss at the end of LazyBaby? Who does she voice in Marvel Rising? Dove answers all these questions and much, much more! The first season of “Schmigadoon!” is available on Apple TV+.news.yahoo.com
Trebek remembered for grace that elevated him above TV host
FILE - This May 5, 2019, file photo shows Alex Trebek gestures while presenting an award at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, after battling pancreatic cancer for nearly two years. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Alex Trebek never pretended to have all the answers, but the “Jeopardy!" He taped his daily “Jeopardy!” shows at a frenetic pace, recording as many as 10 episodes (two weeks’ worth) in just two days. It had yet to bring in a substitute host for Trebek — save once, when he and “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak swapped their TV jobs as an April’s Fool prank.
Oviedo man to compete on 'Jeopardy!' Tournament of Champions tonight
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New 'Jeopardy!' contestant on historic winning streak
(CNN) - Please update your records, because there's a new member in the pantheon of Jeopardy! Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico, just won his 15th straight Jeopardy! That puts him at #5 on both the all-time earnings list (he's netted $418,343 so far) and the all-time consecutive games list. "But I'm certainly going to try my best, and try to limit my mistakes and maximize my winnings. If Zuffranieri wants to rise among the ranks of Jeopardy legends, he certainly has his work cut out for him, but you can watch him try for #16 during the next Jeopardy!
Ken Jennings emerges victorious in the "Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time" tournament
Ken Jennings is officially the greatest "Jeopardy!" The Greatest of All Time" tournament concluded Tuesday night with Jennings emerging victorious against Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer and it all came down to the Final Jeopardy question. Dia Dipasupil / GettyThursday's third match reached 15.5 million viewers on the night it aired, the biggest audience yet. To put that in perspective, Fox averaged 14 million viewers last fall for baseball's World Series. host Alex Trebek on his cancer diagnosisDisclaimer: "Jeopardy!"cbsnews.com