Ken Jennings, the host of the popular game show Danger!, said this week that he was worried about some clues in the new upcoming Danger! teachers series.
While appearing on ABC Good morning america on Tuesday, Jennings, the former winner of the Danger! The best of all time series, discussed the show’s new challenge, saying, “I looked at these clues and said to the writers, ‘This is too hard, these people won’t know.'” You know, he was stumped, and yet during the show, these six know everything.”
Jennings’ comments come just before the Tuesday night airing of the first episode of the Danger! teachers series that Jennings will present. Following the death of Alex Trebek in 2020, Danger! he named Jennings and Mayim Bialik as the show’s new hosts.
According to the show, the teachers The series will feature six of the show’s “highest-ranked champions” for a chance to win $500,000, the Trebek Trophy and the 2023 title. Danger! teacher champion.”
The six contestants are Amy Schneider, Andrew He, James Holzauer, Matt Amodio, Mattea Roach, and Sam Buttrey.
“Over the course of 10 hour-long episodes containing two half-hour games, the six champions will compete in a series of league-style games that follow the standard J! structure: Jeopardy!, Double Jeopardy! and Final Jeopardy! “. the show explained on its website.
After the first seven episodes of the teachers series, four of the top six players will advance to a semifinal where one player will be eliminated from contention. “The championship culminates with the top three players competing in the Masters Finals for the final victory,” the show said.
In each game, players will receive points; the player in first place will receive three points, second place will receive one point, and third place will receive zero.
“Through the Finals, eliminations and prizes will be determined by cumulative ‘match points,’ and Finals will be determined by traditional dollar value scores – a two-game ‘total points affair’ as in other tournament finals. Jeopardy!”, according to the rules of the show.
During his appearance on Good morning americaJennings spoke about her first appearance on Danger! and how much has changed since he was named host of the show.
“I didn’t know how my life was going to change, obviously. Danger! it was my favorite show growing up. I only wanted to continue once and I didn’t want to be one of those people who is in the red at the end of Double Jeopardy,” Jennings said. “The fact that I’m still associated with my favorite show 20 years later… I have to pinch myself. “.
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