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Jeopardy's Power Players Week tapes in D.C. with 15 celebrities

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Jeopardy will start taping in D.C. Friday. And it's Power Players Week.

But before the shows begin, we wanted to learn more from the main man.

ABC7's Natasha Barrett sat down with Alex Trebek for an insider scoop on the hit game show and its popular host.

In the video, Natasha gives you a behind-the-scenes look of how Jeopardy ticks on the road, right here in Washington.

DAR Constitution Hall is transformed from top to bottom to become the machine called Jeopardy!

Fifteen celebrity power players will take the stage with Trebek to compete for charity in only the third Power Players Week in the show's long history, including:

-Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA's all-time leading scorer
-Lewis Black, comedian
-Anderson Cooper
-David Faber, CNBC host
-Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times
-Robert Gibbs, former White House Press Secretary
-Katty Kay, BBC World News America host
-Chris Matthews, MSNBC host
-Kelly O'Donnell, NBC News
-Lizzie O'Leary, CNN
-Dr. Mehmet Oz
-Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune
-Dana Perino, Fox News Channel host
-Chuck Todd, NBC News
-Chris Wallace, Fox News Sunday host

For more, go to www.jeopardy.com/powerplayers.

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