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Jeopardy!'s 'Renegade' Champion Arthur Chu Unseated After 12 Days | Jeopardy!, Alex Trebek

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Jeopardy!'s 'Renegade' Champion Arthur Chu Unseated After 12 Days

Originally posted 03/13/2014 11:00AM

Jeopardy! champ Arthur Chu, who won big money while taking heat for his renegade style, has been defeated.

Chu finished in third place with zero dollars on Wednesday's edition of the syndicated quiz show. He had reigned for 12 days. His total winnings were $297,200.

"A great run," summed up host Alex Trebek.

Chu was unseated by Diana Peloquin of Ann Arbor, Mich., who led for the day with $15,700.

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Jeopardy! Champ Ken Jennings: Why I Lost to a Computer Named Watson

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Ken Jennings: Why I Lost to a Computer Named Watson

Originally posted 02/17/2011 05:00PM

What is ... defeat?

In the much-anticipated match-up of man vs. machine on Jeopardy!, man got trounced – and he wasn't happy about it.

"I felt honored, even heroic," Ken Jennings wrote on Slate.com of competing on the game show against IBM's supercomputer, Watson, this week. "I envisioned myself as the Great Carbon-Based Hope against a new generation of thinking machines – which, if Hollywood is to believed, will inevitably run amok, build unstoppable robot shells, and destroy us all."

"But," he continues, "I wasn't the hero at all. I was the villain."

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Jeopardy! to Bring Back Ken Jennings

Jeopardy! to Bring Back Ken Jennings

Originally posted 12/30/2004 08:00AM

Expect to see Ken Jennings back on Jeopardy! in 2005, as nearly 150 past winners from the game show's 21-year history will be invited to go head to head in a "Super Tournament."

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Ken Jennings Plans Life After Jeopardy!

Ken Jennings Plans Life After Jeopardy!

Originally posted 12/01/2004 08:00AM

The answer: Ken Jennings.

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The 'Pardy' Is Over for TV's Ken Jennings

The 'Pardy' Is Over for TV's Ken Jennings

Originally posted 11/30/2004 08:00AM

Spoiler alert for Jeopardy! fans: An important show development is about to be revealed.

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Jeopardy! Champ Jennings Finally Loses?

Jeopardy! Champ Jennings Finally Loses?

Originally posted 09/09/2004 12:00PM

The Jeopardy! winning streak of Ken Jennings may be over. TV Week magazine is reporting that the Utah software engineer finally loses in an episode taped Tuesday – after 75 games and $2.5 million in his bank account.

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Jeopardy's Jennings Preps for 32nd Win

Jeopardy's Jennings Preps for 32nd Win

Originally posted 07/15/2004 08:00AM

Ken Jennings continues to prove to be the Energizer Bunny of Jeopardy!

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Jeopardy! Champ Tops $1 Million Mark

Jeopardy! Champ Tops $1 Million Mark

Originally posted 07/14/2004 08:00AM

Jeopardy! champ Ken Jennings pulled off his record-setting 30th appearance on the syndicated game show Tuesday night by winning (again) and bringing his total to more than $1 million.

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Jeopardy! Champ Close to $1 Million Win

Jeopardy! Champ Close to $1 Million Win

Originally posted 07/12/2004 08:00AM

Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, a Utah software engineer who so far has won a record $920,960, will make an unprecedented 29th appearance on the syndicated quiz show Monday night – though that won't be his only TV gig.

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