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Matthew Weiner, Louis CK, Anderson Cooper Among Upcoming ‘Jeopardy’ Players

A special ”Power Players Week“ of the long-running game show will air in May

“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:

Kate Bolduan
“At This Hour” (CNN)
Free Arts NYC

Anderson Cooper
“Anderson Cooper 360°” (CNN)
Spike’s K9 Fund

Jonathan Franzen
Best-selling Author, “Purity”
American Bird Conservancy

Sunny Hostin
ABC News Senior Legal Correspondent
Bronx Children’s Museum

Michael Steele
Politician & MSNBC Political Analyst
Catholic Charities Mona Center

Louis C.K.
Fistula Foundation

S.E. Cupp
Conservative Commentator
Share Our Strength

David Gregory
Political Analyst (CNN)
Martha’s Table

Lara Logan
“60 Minutes” (CBS)
Committee to Protect Journalists

Chuck Todd
NBC News Political Director & Host, “Meet the Press”
Samaritan Inns

Jonathan Capehart
“The Washington Post”
Sasha Bruce Youthwork

Al Franken
U.S. Senator (D-Minn.)

Melissa Harris-Perry
Professor and TV Host
Girls for Gender Equity

Ana Navarro
Republican Strategist
Operation Smile

Matthew Weiner
Television Creator, “Mad Men”
Alexandria House

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