"JEOPARDY!" CHAMPION KEN JENNINGS TO HEADLINE NEW "STUMP THE MASTER" SEGMENT ON GSN LIVE
Viewers Will Try to Stump Jennings to Win $1,000
(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) Friday, October 10, 2008 � All-time "Jeopardy!" winner Ken Jennings is bringing his mastery of all things trivia to the new weekly "Stump the Master" segment on GSN LIVE, premiering Friday, Oct. 31, 2008 from 5PM ET/4PM C to 6PM ET/5PM C.
Each week, at-home viewers can submit ten questions at GSN.COM for their chance to "Stump the Master." Presented with four categories relating to the best questions submitted, Jennings will select one category and the viewer will challenge him by phone on GSN LIVE.
If the viewer is able to "Stump the Master," they will win $1,000 plus a prize for having their question selected. In addition, following the first time Jennings is stumped, the "Rolling Jackpot" will start where each question Jennings answers correctly will increase the Jackpot by $1,000.
"Ever since my 'Jeopardy!' appearance, people really enjoy trying to stump me with trivia questions every time I walk my dog or go to the grocery store. Inviting viewers to do the same on GSN Live seemed like it would be even more fun," said Jennings. "I look forward to wrestling with the toughest trivia questions that America's smartest smarty-pants can devise."
GSN LIVE's weekly "Stump the Master" segment will coincide with GSN's exhibition of Ken Jennings' "Jeopardy!" episodes, which will air from Aug. 25 through Dec. 10. Jennings, who has won over 3 million dollars in game show winnings, holds the record for the most consecutive wins on a game show, as seen with his 74 game winning streak on "Jeopardy!" He also is the champion of GSN's "Grand Slam," a game show that challenged the top U.S. game show contestants on their skills and intelligence.
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Stump The Master. No Purchase Necessary To Enter Or Win. Contest begins on October 14, 2008 at 12:01 a.m. ET and ends on January 23, 2009 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. Open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C. who are 18 years of age or older. See Official Rules at www.GSN.com/Live for additional eligibility restrictions, how to enter, prize descriptions/restrictions/ARVs and complete details. Void where prohibited.