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 October 22, 2021.

Weekday All champions 5+ time champions 10+ time champions
Monday
359

(20.5%)
21
4

Madden, Collins, Holzhauer, Amodio
Tuesday
328

(18.7%)
15
1

Jennings
Wednesday
351

(20.0%)
24
3

Chu, Jackson, Wilson
Thursday
366

(20.9%)
25
2

Rogers, Zuffranieri
Friday
348

(19.9%)
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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