This Jeopardy contestant had 74 consecutive wins, earning $2,520,700, for most money won and most wins recorded on a TV game show. He's the subject of an A&E Biography tomorrow night, and competes against himself in scheduled appearances on Nightline and the Late Show with David Letterman tonight. And he just lost in his 75th appearance on this classic game show.
Question: Who is Ken Jennings?
Congratulations, Ken! What a terrific run!
Update: Jennings' actual winnings totaled $2,522,700. He got that extra $2,000 for coming in second in his losing round. And Nancy Zerg, who beat Jennings on Nov. 30th, lost, and came in third, on Dec. 1st.