December 5, 2020

‘Jeopardy! Greatest of All Time’ tournament resumes tonight; here’s all you need to know

ABC’s “Jeopardy!: Greatest of All Time” tournament resumes Tuesday, as all-time champs Ken Jennings, James Holzhauer and Brad Rutter battle for bragging rights and a $1 million prize. The tournament has won high ratings, intense interest and more love for host Alex Trebek, 79, who’s battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

Have questions? So do we, so see our answers below.

What’s happened so far in the tournament?

Ken Jennings won two of last week’s three matches, based on combined winnings from the two games played each night. Holzhauer lost by a slim $200 margin Tuesday, won Wednesday’s contest, but finished well behind Jennings Thursday.

Last episode recap:’Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time’ Night 3: We’re inching closer to a winner

We broke the news, and Trebek explains:It’s here: Three top ‘Jeopardy!’ champs face off in ABC’s Greatest of All Time tournament

When will it end?

If Jennings wins Tuesday’s match, it’s over, and he’ll take home the $1 million prize, while the two others will get $250,000. If Holzhauer or Rutter snags a victory, the tournament continues Wednesday and on subsequent nights this week (8 EST/PST), until one player wins three matches. (The latest possible end date is Friday.)

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