'Jeopardy!' champ Amy Schneider breaks $1M in winnings

Courtesy: Jeopardy Productions, Inc.

(CBS 58) -- It was a historic night in "Jeopardy!" history Friday, Jan. 7.

Current champ Amy Schneider earned her 28th victory and passed the $1-million mark in winnings on Friday's show.

Schneider’s $42,200 score in her 28th victory brought her total winnings to $1,019,001.

The only other contestants to win more than $1 million in regular season games are Ken Jennings, whose 74-game streak yielded $2,520,700; James Holzhauer, who earned $2,462,216 over the course of 32 victories; and Matt Amodio, who won $1,518,601 during his 38-game streak last year.

You can watch "Jeopardy!" every weeknight at 6 p.m. on CBS 58.

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