October 6, 2022
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See Mayim & Star Contestants (VIDEO)

The celebs are popping out for Superstar Jeopardy!, which premieres Sunday, September 25, at 8 pm ET, on ABC, and a brand new trailer offers followers slightly style of what to anticipate.

“These stars are prepared for prime time,” says host Mayim Bialik as we’re handled to a couple clips from the upcoming episode. The video begins with Bialik asking The Late Late Present home band chief Reggie Watts about his skillset.

“Reggie, you have been born in Germany, and also you’ve lived in lots of international locations. Do you assume that’s going to provide you a leg up on the competitors in the present day, since you’re so worldly?” the Name Me Kat star asks, to which Watts bluntly responds, “No.”

We additionally see The Terminal Checklist star Constance Wu shock herself with an accurate reply. In the meantime, comic Iliza Shlesinger claims to have recognized the best reply, had she simply chosen to buzz in on time. “I used to be gonna say ‘What’s Blackball,’ after I buzz in later,” she says. “I used to be too,” quips Watts.

The three-round movie star match kicks off on Sunday and can see the introduction of Triple Jeopardy, a primary for the U.S. model of the long-running sport present. Different stars participating within the collection embody Simu Liu, Ray Romano, Aisha Tyler, Patton Oswalt, Michael Cera, B.J. Novak, Eddie Huang, Matt Rogers, Hasan Minhaj, Phoebe Robinson, and Andy Richter.

In the meantime, followers of the every day syndicated model of Jeopardy! have been left dissatisfied on Thursday (September 22) after one-day champion Martha Bathtub misplaced the sport. Bathtub, who had appeared on the unique Artwork Fleming-hosted version of Jeopardy again in 1972, was overwhelmed by fellow contestant Michael Menkhus, an information analyst from Kansas Metropolis, Missouri.

Viewers have been unhappy to see Bathtub depart, particularly because the end result largely got here down to hurry on the buzzer somewhat than breadth of data. “I’m not going to lie, and I actually don’t imply any disrespect to Michael, however I used to be VERY dissatisfied to see that Martha misplaced,” wrote one consumer on the Jeopardy! Reddit forum.

“She performed so exceedingly effectively and was so educated, however her buzzer timing holds her again,” the consumer continued. “I’d argue that her information base outclasses Michael’s.”

“Michael solely received due to his youth and he was in a position to ring in sooner than Martha,” added one other. “However by all accounts, Martha was the higher participant and her information base was clearly a lot better. She simply wasn’t in a position to get in quick sufficient.”

Superstar Jeopardy!, Sunday, September 25, 8/7c, ABC (Subsequent day on Hulu)