Who won Jeopardy! tonight, October 26?

Jeopardy! host Mayim Bialik(ABC/Casey Durkin)
Jeopardy! host Mayim Bialik(ABC/Casey Durkin) /

Week two of Jeopardy!s inaugural Second Chance Tournament rolled on Wednesday night. One player earned their right to play in the two-night finals beginning tomorrow.

Two players have already reserved their spots in the finals with victories on Monday and Tuesday nights. Tonight, three more players faced off for the chance to win more money and a spot in the Tournament of Champions tournament.

Who won Jeopardy! tonight?

Tonight’s game featured Rowan Ward, a chart caller, writer, and editor from Chicago, Illinois, Do Park, a sportswriter from Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Nikkee Porcaro, an educational consultant and business owner from Silver Spring, Maryland.

Ward jumped out to a comfortable lead in the “Jeopardy!” round, finishing with $9,400. Park sat in a distant third with $2,000, while Porcaro had a lot of work to do with no money.

However, “Double Jeopardy!” brought more of the same as Ward dominated the game and finished with $26,800. Porcaro rebounded nicely into second place with $7,200. It was a slight lead over Park in third with $6,800.

“Final Jeopardy!” was a formality, but Ward was still the only player to answer correctly. The Chicago native added $10,000 and earned a seat in the finals beginning tomorrow night.

What was tonight’s Final Jeopardy! clue?

Tonight’s “Final Jeopardy!” clue stumped two-thirds of the competition. Can you come up with the correct response? Here’s the clue in the category “Charity”:

A Catholic charity called Caritas Rome is the beneficiary of money collected from here, over the years averaging about $3,500 daily

Jeopardy! host Mayim Bialik(ABC/Casey Durkin) /

Answer: What is the Trevi Fountain?

Do Park incorrectly wrote down “St. Peter’s Basilica” as a response. Nikkee Porcaro came up with “the Red Cross” for her answer.

Who won Jeopardy! tonight, October 26?

To recap, here’s how Jeopardy! finished for Wednesday, October 26, 2022:

1. Rowan Ward: $36,800
2. Do Park: $6,399
3. Nikkee Porcaro: $1,799

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Were you surprised by Rowan Ward’s performance? Who will you be rooting for when the finals begin tomorrow night? Let us know in the comment section below.