Jeopardy! champions' losses by weekday, Season 20 — present

The "sky's the limit" rule, allowing champions to play until defeated (vice having to retire after five victories), was introduced at the start of Season 20 on September 8, 2003.

Current as of January 17, 2022.

Weekday All champions 5+ time champions 10+ time champions
Monday
360

(20.5%)
21
4

Madden, Collins, Holzhauer, Amodio
Tuesday
329

(18.7%)
16
2

Jennings, Fisher
Wednesday
355

(20.2%)
25
3

Chu, Jackson, Wilson
Thursday
367

(20.9%)
25
2

Rogers, Zuffranieri
Friday
349

(19.8%)
22
0

The table does account for instances in which a defending champion lost twice (for example, Bob Mesko and Ryan Fenster). If a player lost in their first appearance, and was subsequently brought back and won, the first loss (i.e. as a challenger) is not included.

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