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Teams set for 'Jeopardy! All-Star Games' after first-ever live draft

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Mon, Sep 24th 2018 12:45 pm
Team Colby (All photos courtesy of Jeopardy Productions Inc.)
Team Colby (All photos courtesy of Jeopardy Productions Inc.)
Fan-favorite contestants to return for special team tournament airing Feb. 20 to March 5, 2019
The six teams of elite "Jeopardy!" contestants set to face off in the upcoming "Jeopardy! All-Star Games" were selected Saturday at a live draft event at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California. The six team captains - Colby Burnett, Buzzy Cohen, Julia Collins, Ken Jennings, Austin Rogers, and Brad Rutter - selected their draft positions at random. Cohen, who pulled the first and 12th picks, selected Alex Jacob first overall. The complete teams are as follows:
  • Team Colby: (5) Pam Mueller, (8) Alan Lin
  • Team Buzzy: (1) Alex Jacob, (12) Jennifer Giles
  • Team Julia: (4) Ben Ingram, (9) Seth Wilson
  • Team Ken: (3) Matt Jackson, (10) Monica Thieu
  • Team Austin: (2) Roger Craig, (11) Leonard Cooper
  • Team Brad: (6) Larissa Kelly, (7) David Madden
To watch a replay of the draft, visit: https://www.facebook.com/Jeopardy/videos/1906084596116775/
The "Jeopardy! All-Star Games" will air over the course of 10 weekdays from Feb. 20 to March 5 2019. To learn more, visit jeopardy.com/allstars.
"Jeopardy!'s" 35th anniversary season premiered Sept. 10. With a weekly audience of 23 million viewers, it is the top-rated quiz show on television, and has won numerous awards and distinctions over the course of its 30-plus years on the air, including the 2017 Emmy for Outstanding Game Show. The show holds the Guinness World Records title for the most Emmy Awards won by a TV game show (34); it is also the recipient of a 2011 Peabody Award.
For more information, visit Jeopardy.com.
Team Buzzy
Team Julia
Team Ken
Team Austin
Team Brad
Team Colby

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