LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — “Jeopardy James” is coming back to television!
The Las Vegas resident and Jeopardy GOAT (Greatest of All Time) shared an announcement about a new show on his Twitter account on Monday morning.
Easily the biggest news story of the week. https://t.co/OePWmUXxfC— James Holzhauer (@James_Holzhauer) November 2, 2020
James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, who are the three biggest Jeopardy winners in history, will star in an adaption of the hit British show “The Chase” to ABC.
The hour-long quiz show will be hosted by Sara Haines from “The View.”
Each week, contestants will battle one of the three GOATS, who will be known as “Chasers” on the quiz show. Each episode will feature up to 166 questions on a variety of topics.
According to Deadline.com, 9 episodes have been ordered.
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“Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” was a ratings behemoth for ABC, according to Variety.com.
Holzhauer, who is also a professional sports gambler, won 32 games during his appearances between April and June 2019. He also won the Tournament of Champions in November 2019.
Holzhauer won $2,464,216 in his 33 appearances.
This will not be Holzhauer’s first appearance on a version of “The Chase.” He won nearly $60,000 in 2014 when he appeared on the Game Show Network’s version.
ABC has multiple game shows including “Celebrity Family Feud,” “Supermarket Sweep,” “To Tell The Truth” and “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.”