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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #15 on: July 14, 2004, 11:24 AM »
YEah they are...Wheel of Fortune is the Game Show King and supposedly Jeopardy is starting to pull in more viewers

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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #16 on: July 14, 2004, 11:37 AM »
I'll take funky hair styles for $100.  ;D


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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #17 on: July 14, 2004, 12:16 PM »
Ken's from Utah, you know. :D
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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #18 on: July 15, 2004, 08:52 AM »
The veteran quiz show has seen its ratings skyrocket since Jennings' first appearance on June 2. On Tuesday, the episode that saw Jennings pass the $1 million mark delivered an 11.1 rating/21 share in Nielsen Media Research's top 56 "metered" markets.

That rating is up 25% over the 8.9/17 average that "Jeopardy!" posted in the metered markets during the week of June 28, when Jennings was already well into his winning streak. It's also up 41% from the 7.9 average household rating the show logged on a national basis for the week ending July 4, the most recent week for which national figures are available. With that 7.9 rating, the show was up 5% week-to-week and up 36% compared with the same period a year ago.

The show also managed to tie with "Wheel of Fortune" for the first time this season, with both shows sitting in the No. 1 spot in the overall syndication rankings for the week.

"Wheel of Fortune," meanwhile, was down 1% from the previous week. Among other game shows, "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" was down 6% to a 3.4, and "Family Feud" was down 17% to a 1.9.

He's like an Energizer Bunny, keeps going & going...

$1,022,460.  :o

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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #19 on: July 20, 2004, 11:27 AM »
34 Wins 1.13 Million as of Yesterday, The other two contestants were just looking and laughing at each other

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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #20 on: July 22, 2004, 01:24 PM »
Another win, up to $1,164,660.

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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #21 on: July 27, 2004, 09:29 AM »
On Friday, July 23, long-running champion Ken Jennings of Salt Lake City finished the regular season of JEOPARDY! (and his 38th consecutive show) by setting a new one-day record. Jennings won a whopping $75,000, eclipsing the previous high mark set by Brian Weikle of Minneapolis, Minnesota, who earned $52,000 on April 14, 2003.

Friday’s win brings Jennings’ total earnings to $1,321,660 and makes him the highest cumulative winner in JEOPARDY! history. Brad Rutter of Lancaster, Pennsylvania previously held the title after winning the Million Dollar Masters Tournament and a total of $1,155,102.

By all accounts, Ken now holds every JEOPARDY! record for winnings… and he’ll be back to try for more. From July 26 – September 3, JEOPARDY! will present encore shows of some of the highlights from the past year, notably the College Championship from Yale University, the Teen Tournament and Power Players and Kids Week from Washington, D.C. Then, on Monday, September 6, Ken Jennings returns to defend his championship in his 39th appearance, kicking off the 21st season of JEOPARDY!

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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #22 on: September 7, 2004, 10:00 AM »
Back at it! $1.33 Million and counting

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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #23 on: September 7, 2004, 10:17 AM »
Not a comic book fan I guess.

The Final Jeopardy question was: "In 2002, the Library of Congress had William B. Jones Jr. speak on this 1941-to-1971 comic book series in its collection."

Jennings wagered $21,599 in Final Jeopardy, incorrectly guessing "Captain Marvel." The correct answer was "What is Classic Comics?"

Thats a lot of loot to wager!  :o

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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #24 on: September 7, 2004, 10:19 AM »
Was that enough for him to lose or was he so far ahead that he could set up his wager to win even if he was wrong?

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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #25 on: September 7, 2004, 10:52 AM »
Was that enough for him to lose or was he so far ahead that he could set up his wager to win even if he was wrong?

With that wager even if he didn't answer right he would of been $1 ahead of the next person.  The other two players also got the answer wrong so he won by a few thousand instead of a dollar. 

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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #26 on: September 7, 2004, 12:38 PM »
Good god.


I bet this guy will wind up on the Surreal Life soon enough.


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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #27 on: September 8, 2004, 08:49 AM »
Again he wins, $21,800 for a total of $1,353,461.

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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #28 on: September 9, 2004, 10:34 AM »
$27,200 for a total of $1,380,661.

How much longer can he hold on?

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Re: Mister Jeopardy
« Reply #29 on: September 9, 2004, 10:43 AM »
Not 100% this is true, but The Run May Be Over
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