What Is the Official 'Jeopardy! Masters' Schedule? Who Is Competing? Here's What We Know

This year, the tournament welcomes two newcomers to the stage.

Katherine Stinson - Author

May 6 2024, Updated 3:49 p.m. ET

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Six of Jeopardy's highest-ranked current contestants have been thrown into a new competition — Jeopardy! Masters. Each week, the creme de la creme of Jeopardy contestants will face off in a champions league style event.

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So what is the official episode release schedule for Jeopardy! Masters? How many episodes will there be in total? Who are the contestants competing for the title?

Here's everything we know.

A shot of the 'Jeopardy! Masters' set.
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What is the 'Jeopardy! Masters' schedule?

ABC has made it very clear how the Jeopardy! Masters episode release schedule is going to work. Billed as a three-week event, Jeopardy! Masters will have multiple episodes air each week, all leading up to the Jeopardy! Masters final episode.

The first week of Jeopardy! Masters will feature one new hour-long episode starting on Wednesday, May 1. After that, new eps will drop every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday throughout the rest of the month at 8 p.m.

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Here's a breakdown of the full schedule for the 2024 Jeopardy! Masters Tournament:


  • Episode 1 — Games 1 and 2 — Wednesday, May 1
  • Episode 2 — Games 3 and 4 — Monday, May 6
  • Episode 3 — Games 5 and 6 — Wednesday, May 8
  • Episode 4 — Games 7 and 8 — Friday, May 10
  • Episode 5 — Games 9 and 10 — Monday, May 13
  • Episode 6 — Games 11 and 12 — Wednesday, May 15


  • Episode 7 — Games 1 and 2 — Friday, May 17
  • Episode 8 — Games 3 and 4 — Monday, May 20


  • Episode 9 — Games 1 and 2 — Wednesday, May 22
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When does 'Jeopardy! Masters' end?

With each episode comprising two games a piece, when does the Jeopardy! Masters tournament end? According to the official ABC Jeopardy! Masters release schedule, the final matches of Jeopardy! Masters will take place on Wednesday, May 22.

This will be after six episodes of quarterfinal matches and two episodes of semifinal matches, all of them featuring two games each.

So all in all, there will be nine one-hour episodes of Jeopardy! Masters, stretched out over a span of three weeks. So who has earned themselves a spot in the Jeopardy! Masters competition?

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Who are this year's 'Jeopardy! Masters' contestants?

This year, the contestants include four Jeopardy! Masters veterans: Matt Amodio, James Holzhauer, Mattea Roach, and Amy Schneider.

There are also two newcomers to the Masters stage: Victoria Groce and Yogesh Raut. Although they may be new to the scene, Victoria and Yogest are clearly not messing around — they each won their first game!

Jeopardy! Masters contestants are all pros, with winning streaks that earned them legendary statuses in Jeopardy lore.

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For example, as Distractify reported previously, Jeopardy! Masters contestant Amy had a historic 40-game winning streak. Meanwhile, Amy's fellow Jeopardy! Masters contestant Matt Amodio was wining so much some Jeopardy fans speculated that he ultimately lost a match on purpose!

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Another Jeopardy! Masters contestant, James, had to address speculation that he was cheating during his time on the show — he acknowledged that he had some haters, but that he himself held his game-playing to a high standard and that he didn't tolerate cheating of any sort.

So who will win the Jeopardy! Masters grand prize? We'll have to wait and see during the first ever Jeopardy! Masters tournament.

And if you miss new episodes of Jeopardy! Masters when they air live on ABC, don't fret. You can catch episodes of Jeopardy! Masters the day after they air on ABC on Hulu.

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