Get a first look at “Celebrity Jeopardy” season 2 and meet some of the stars competing

Get a first look at “Celebrity Jeopardy” season 2 and meet some of the stars competing

Lisa Ann Walter, Christopher Meloni, Sherri Shepherd.

Who are three of the stars set to compete on the new season of Celebrity Jeopardy?

That's right, the second installment of the star-studded answer-and-question game is set to premiere this month, and EW has an exclusive first look revealing some of the famous faces vying to win $1 million for the charity of their choice.

In addition to the Abbott Elementary actress, the Law & Order: Organized Crime leading man, and the Sherri talk show host, Celebrity Jeopardy season 2 will feature Mark Duplass (The Morning Show), Dulé Hill (The Wonder Years), Mira Sorvino (Oscar winner for Mighty Aphrodite), Timothy Simons (Veep), Utkarsh Ambudkar (Ghosts), Steven Weber (Chicago Med), Emily Hampshire (Schitt's Creek), and Katie Nolan (Speed Round).

Ken Jennings hosting 'Celebrity Jeopardy'
Ken Jennings hosting 'Celebrity Jeopardy'

ABC/Eric McCandless Ken Jennings hosting 'Celebrity Jeopardy'

The season will feature 27 contestants in all, with the rest still to be announced.

Unlike the standard edition of Jeopardy, the celeb version features hourlong episodes and includes a Triple Jeopardy round. Ken Jennings is hosting season 2, reprising his role from the flagship show and taking over for Mayim Bialik, who emceed the inaugural season of Celebrity Jeopardy.

The actress halted her hosting duties on the standard edition of Jeopardy (which she had split with Jennings) at the beginning of the WGA strike in May.

In the first season of Celebrity Jeopardy, Ike Barinholtz narrowly defeated Patton Oswalt and Wil Wheaton to win the grand prize for Pacific Clinics. Other competitors included Michael Cera, Constance Wu, Simu Liu, Hasan Minhaj, Ray Romano, and Ego Nwodim.

Celebrity Jeopardy season 2 premieres Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. Get a sneak peek in the video above.

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