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All-Time 'Jeopardy' Champs to Compete for Share of $1.5M

Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer will compete in prime-time in January

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    The three top money winners in “Jeopardy!” history will vie for a share of $1.5 million next January.

    ABC and the quiz show’s producer said Monday that Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer will compete in prime-time episodes on the network.

    The first contestant to win three matches will receive $1 million. Each runner-up will take home $250,000.

    Alex Trebek will host the contest, titled “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” and debuting 8 p.m. Eastern on Jan. 7.

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    Rutter is the top all-time money winner with $4.7 million, followed by Jennings with $3.4 million and Holzhauer with $2.7 million.

    In a statement, Trebek said the three have proved they qualify as the “greatest,” and now will compete to be “the best of the best.”