Friday, May 13, 2016

“Jeopardy!” Power Players Week Begins May 16

As this year’s Teachers Tournament comes to a close today with either Kaberi Chakrabarty, Jill Gilbert or Jason Sterlacci winning $100,000, we begin to turn our focus to Jeopardy’s Power Players Week. The veteran syndicated game show marks its second week at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. with 15 of the most influential political and comedic news-making media figures competing in five games. The winner of each game will receive a minimum of $50,000 to their charity and the runner-ups earning $10,000. Listed below is the schedule of who’s playing who next week as well as which charity they are representing. 

Monday, May 16:
Chuck Todd
Political Director, “NBC News”; Host, “Meet the Press” - NBC
Charity: Samaritan Inns

S.E. Cupp
Political Commentator - CNN, NY Daily News, Glamour
Charity: No Kid Hungry

Jonathan Franzen
Best-selling Author - “Purity,” “The Corrections”
Charity: American Bird Conservancy

Tuesday, May 17:
Anderson Cooper
Host, “AC 360°” - CNN
Charity: Spike’s K9 Fund

Lara Logan
Correspondent, “60 Minutes” - CBS
Charity: Committee to Protect Journalists

Michael Steele
Political Analyst, MSNBC; Host, “Steele & Unger” - Sirius XM
Charity: Catholic Charities Mona Center

Wednesday, May 18:
Louis C.K.
Comedian, Actor, Director, Writer & Producer
Charity: Fistula Foundation

Kate Bolduan
Co-host, “At This Hour” - CNN
Charity: Free Arts NYC

Jonathan Capehart
Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist, The Washington Post
Charity: Sasha Bruce Youthwork

Thursday, May 19:
Al Franken
United States Senator (D-Minnesota)
Charity: USO

Ana Navarro
Republican Commentator - CNN, “ABC News,” Telemundo
Charity: Operation Smile Nicaragua

Sunny Hostin
Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst, “ABC News”
Charity: Bronx Children’s Museum

Friday, May 20:
Melissa Harris-Perry
Professor & Editor-at-Large,
Charity: Girls for Gender Equality

David Gregory
Political Analyst - CNN; Author, “How’s Your Faith?”
Charity: Martha’s Table

Matthew Weiner
Series Creator/Executive Producer, “Mad Men”
Charity: Alexandria House

Source: J! Buzz, YouTube

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