'Jeopardy' Returns to Washington

Todd, left, seen here with Sen. Charles E. Grassley, participated in the 2012 Jeopardy Power Players Series. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

"Jeopardy" is returning to filming in Washington, D.C., for the first time since 2012, and will be taping April 9-13 at DAR Constitution Hall.  


Tickets are free , but you might want to get one quickly. Host Alex Trebek and his long-running trivia show is reviving it “Power Players Week,” which is a competition among newsmakers, politicians and journalists, just in time for the 2016 election. The contest will benefit charity. The D.C.-filmed show will air between May 16-20.  

Some of 2012's featured contestants included some of the players were NBC’s Chuck Todd, the Chicago Tribune’s Clarence Page, CNBC’s David Faber, former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino and basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who was selected by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that year to be a cultural ambassador.  

DAR Constitution Hall was also the venue for the 2012 broadcast.

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