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‘Jeopardy!’ fans call out ABC for spoiling ‘Celebrity’ winner mid-finale

by UNN Feed

“Jeopardy!” fans were furious with ABC after the network prematurely revealed the winner of the “Celebrity” franchise during the finale.

During Tuesday’s episode, a commercial revealed contestant Lisa Ann Walter would be appearing as a guest on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” which led many to theorize that she would be taking home the trophy.

Several fans shared their dismay with the network on social media.

“@ABCNetwork Thanks for the spoiler on the Celebrity Jeopardy winner with the in-show pop up ad for Jimmy Kimmel’s guest Lisa Ann Walter 20 seconds into the tournament final,” tweeted one viewer.

“@CelebJeopardy not cool. Right at the beginning of the final there was a commercial scroll saying that champion Lisa Ann would be on Kimmel. Not cool,” added another.

“Since Lisa Ann Walter is on @jimmykimmel tonight, is it safe to say she won? I don’t want to assume or spoil anything. #CelebrityJeopardy,” wrote a third person.

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“Maybe it really is just a coincidence, but it feels pretty s–ty of ABC to promote that one of the contestants in Celebrity Jeopardy championship is going to be on Kimmel later that night. Definitely felt like a spoiler when I saw that,” said another agitated viewer.

The “Parent Trap” star, 60, was initially trailing behind Katie Nolan and Mo Rocca after the Double and Triple Jeopardy rounds.

However, Walter made a comeback after she answered the Final Jeopardy clue, which read, “Many mystery fans blame ‘The Door,’ a 1930 Mary Roberts Rinehart novel in which a servant kills a nurse, for this four-word cliche.”

The “Abbott Elementary” star answered, “What is The Butler Did It?” after betting almost her entire amount.

“I was up with those guys at the beginning, but then I fell behind because my buzzer thumb was just not working,” she told host Jimmy Kimmel during her…

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