TV News Well-Represented During Jeopardy! ‘Power Players Week’

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By Alex Weprin Comment

Anchors, correspondents and contributors for TV news organizations make up most of the contestants for “Jeopardy!” “Power Players Week.” CNN, NBC News, Fox News and the BBC are all represented, with the contestants all playing for their favorite charities.

The players are:

From CNN: Anchor Anderson Cooper and correspondent Lizzie O’Leary.

From NBC News/MSNBC/CNBC: CNBC anchor David Faber, MSNBC host Chris Matthews, correspondent Kelly O’Donnell and anchor and correspondent Chuck Todd.

From Fox News: anchor Chris Wallace and contributor Dana Perino.

From the BBC: Katty Kay.

Other players are: Dr. Mehmet Oz, comedian Lewis Black, Chicago Tribune‘s Clarence Page, The New York Times‘ Thomas Friedman, former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabar.

“Power Players Week” will tape in Washington DC on April 21, and will air May 14-18. You can check out the match-ups in the photo above.

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