“Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner, comedian Louis C.K. and CNN host Anderson Cooper are among the players slated to compete on “Jeopardy’s” upcoming Power Players Week.
Fifteen Hollywood stars, politicians, reporters and commentators will compete on the long-running game show, which will tape next month and air in May, playing for a charity of their choice. Other contestants include former MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry, U.S. Senator Al Franken and “Purity” author Jonathan Franzen.
The winner of each episode will walk away at least $50,000 for their chosen charity. All other contestants are guaranteed at least $10,000.
The show will be taped on April 9 in front of a live studio audience at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. The episodes will air on May 16-20.
See the full list of contestants and their chosen charities below:
“At This Hour” (CNN)
Free Arts NYC
“Anderson Cooper 360°” (CNN)
Spike’s K9 Fund
Best-selling Author, “Purity”
American Bird Conservancy
ABC News Senior Legal Correspondent
Bronx Children’s Museum
Politician & MSNBC Political Analyst
Catholic Charities Mona Center
Share Our Strength
Political Analyst (CNN)
“60 Minutes” (CBS)
Committee to Protect Journalists
NBC News Political Director & Host, “Meet the Press”
“The Washington Post”
Sasha Bruce Youthwork
U.S. Senator (D-Minn.)
Professor and TV Host
Girls for Gender Equity
Television Creator, “Mad Men”