How ‘Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time’ Became Broadcast’s Ratings Champ

Published on Jan 15, 2020

How ‘Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time’ Became Broadcast’s Ratings Champ

If Ken Jennings wins tonight’s game of “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time,” the tournament will be over. ABC likely hopes that doesn’t happen.

Through three rounds of intense quizzing between Jennings, Brad Rutter and recent favorite James Holzhauer, “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” has not only provided a platform for an outpouring of affection toward host Alex Trebek, who was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in March 2019, but also a massive ratings boost for ABC.

The first installment kicked things off with 14.4 million total viewers and a 2.4 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, before episode 2 grew 3.5% to 14.9 million viewers,

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Author: Will Thorne