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04.21.2020

‘JEOPARDY!’ ANNOUNCES ‘GREATEST OF ALL TIME’ ENCORE; TWO-WEEK EVENT AIRS MAY 4-15, 2020

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

JEOPARDY!’ ANNOUNCES ‘GREATEST OF ALL TIME’ ENCORE;

TWO-WEEK EVENT AIRS MAY 4-15, 2020

 

Syndicated Premiere of “G.O.A.T.” Tournament Bookended By

Bonus Episodes Featuring JEOPARDY! Legend Ken Jennings

 

CULVER CITY, CALIF. (April 21, 2020) ­– JEOPARDY! announced today that it will air a two-week special event airing May 4-15, featuring an encore presentation of “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” in syndication. Viewers will have the chance to re-live the epic tournament, which debuted in January on ABC, plus two bonus episodes highlighting JEOPARDY! legend Ken Jennings: the first and last games of his record-breaking 74-game streak, which haven’t aired since their broadcast more than 15 years ago.

 

JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time,” which originally ran over the course of four 60-minute episodes, will now air across eight 30-minute episodes in syndication starting Tuesday, May 5. The tournament brings together the three highest money winners in the show’s history: Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter, and James Holzhauer as they face off for the grand prize of $1 million and the title of “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time.” Jennings’s first and last games will bookend the “G.O.A.T.” encore on May 4 and May 15.

 

The broadcast schedule for this two-week event is as follows. Check local listings for show times and stations.

 

Mon., May 4:               Ken Jennings’s first game. Original airdate: June 2, 2004

Tues., May 5:              “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” Match 1, Game 1

Weds., May 6:             “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” Match 1, Game 2

Thurs., May 7:             “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” Match 2, Game 1

Fri., May 8:                  “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” Match 2, Game 2

 

Mon., May 11:             “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” Match 3, Game 1

Tues., May 12:            “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” Match 3, Game 2

Weds., May 13:           “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” Match 4, Game 1

Thurs., May 14:           “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time” Match 4, Game 2

Friday, May 15:           Ken Jennings’s final game. Original airdate: November 30, 2004

 

JEOPARDY!, America’s Favorite Quiz Show™, and its host Alex Trebek are in their 36th season in syndication. With a weekly audience of 23 million viewers, JEOPARDY! is the top-rated quiz show on television, and has received numerous awards and honors, including the 2019 Emmy for Outstanding Game Show Host. The show holds the Guinness World Records® title for the most Emmy® Awards won by a TV game show (35 Emmys); it is also the recipient of a 2011 Peabody Award. JEOPARDY! is produced by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company; it is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by CBS Television International, both units of CBS Corp. For more information, please visit Jeopardy.com.

 

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Press Contacts:

Alison Shapiro Cooke

Director of Communications | JEOPARDY!

(310) 244-6514

alison_shapiro@spe.sony.com

 

Susie Eun

Senior Publicity Manager | JEOPARDY!

(310) 244-6517

susie_eun@spe.sony.com

 



Press:

Alison Shapiro
310-244-6514
Alison_Shapiro@spe.sony.com

Susie Eun
310-244-6517
susie_eun@spe.sony.com