'Jeopardy!' titans compete for $1 million, 'Greatest' title

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LOS ANGELES, Cali. (AP) - The Super Bowl is weeks away, but for “Jeopardy!” addicts the big game is here.

In this image released by ABC, contestants, from left, James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter appear on the set of "Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time," in Los Angeles. The all-time top “Jeopardy!” money winners; Rutter, Jennings and Holzhauer, will compete in a rare prime-time edition of the TV quiz show which will air on consecutive nights beginning 8 p.m. EDT Tuesday. | Source: Eric McCandless / ABC via AP

All-time top money winners Brad Rutter, Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer will face off next week for ultimate bragging rights.

The first player to win three matches on “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” will win $1 million, with $250,000 for each runner-up.

Host Alex Trebek says the contest was a “natural" because of Holzhauer's run, with viewers comparing him to veterans Rutter and Jennings.

Holhauzer made a splash last year with his skill and high-roller bets.

ABC's “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time” airs on consecutive nights, beginning Tuesday.

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