A technical support analyst from Lancaster County will be competing on "Jeopardy!"
Francesco Caporusso, a technical support analyst from Lititz, will appear on the long-running game show on Monday night, Dec. 10. "Jeopardy!" airs on CBS (WHP-TV, CBS 21) at 7:30 p.m. Check your local television provider for channel listings.
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The quiz show is now in its 35th anniversary season, with a weekly audience of 23 million viewers, and has one multiple awards including the 2017 Emmy for Outstanding Game Show.
Lancaster County native Brad Rutter won $1 million on the game show. Rutter, a 1995 Manheim Township High School graduate, gave the correct question to this answer: “Serving 160 years apart, these two Secretaries of State are the only ones who never married.” (“Who are Condoleezza Rice and James Buchanan?”) He beat longtime rival Ken Jennings. Overall, Rutter won more than $4.3 million in a series of "Jeopardy!" appearances that were first taped in 1999. His appearances included Million dollar Master and Ultimate Tournament of Champions.
Melanie Hess and Matt Johnson, also Lancaster County residents, have been contenstants on the quiz show.
Host Alex Trebek has been with the show since its debut in 1984. He was in central Pennsylvania earlier this year to moderate a gubernatorial debate between Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican candidate Scott Wagner at a Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce dinner.