Ken Jennings

Ken Jennings is an American game show contestant and author. Jennings holds the record for the longest winning streak on the U.S. syndicated game show Jeopardy! and as being the second highest-earning contestant in game show history. In 2004, Jennings won 74 Jeopardy! games (in a row) before he was defeated by challenger Nancy Zerg on his 75th appearance. His total earnings on Jeopardy! are $3,196,300, consisting of $2,520,700 over his 74 wins, a $2,000 second-place prize in his 75th appearance, a $500,000 second-place prize in the Jeopardy! Ultimate Tournament of Champions, a $100,000 win for second-place prize in the Jeopardy Battle of the Decades, as well as half of a $300,000 prize in the IBM Challenge, when he competed against Watson.

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Ken Jennings

Author and Jeopardy legend Ken Jennings joins Andy Richter to talk about growing up in Seoul, how his Mormon upbringing has shaped his life, and the behind-the-scenes story of his famed Jeopardy run. Plus, Ken discusses how he’s made a career out…

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Runaway Brains Chapter 3

Earwolf Presents #48May 11, 2016

Runaway Brains, a new Howl original comedy mini-series about man, machine, and everything in between. “Weird Al” Yankovic plays Watson, the "Jeopardy"- winning supercomputer who just wants to make new friends and find the answer to the clue "What is Love?" Watson…

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Runaway Brains Chapter 2

Earwolf Presents #47May 11, 2016

Runaway Brains, a new Howl original comedy mini-series about man, machine, and everything in between. “Weird Al” Yankovic plays Watson, the "Jeopardy"- winning supercomputer who just wants to make new friends and find the answer to the clue "What is Love?" Watson…

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Runaway Brains Chapter 1

Earwolf Presents #46May 11, 2016

Runaway Brains, a new Howl original comedy mini-series about man, machine, and everything in between. “Weird Al” Yankovic plays Watson, the "Jeopardy"- winning supercomputer who just wants to make new friends and find the answer to the clue "What is Love?" Watson…

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