Louis C.K., meet Alex Trebek. Alex, meet Louis.
The comedian is among the 15 names — ranging from politicians to journalists to the creator of Mad Men — hand-picked to participate in Jeopardy! Power Players Week. Joining C.K. in top-billing are CNN’s Anderson Cooper, author Jonathan Franzen, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, and former Mad Men boss Matthew Weiner.
Other names of note are current Meet The Press host Chuck Todd and his predecessor, David Gregory, in addition to former MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry, who walked off her self-titled show after acrimoniously parting ways with the network.
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The special will film the week of April 9 at Washington D.C.’s DAR Constitution Hall. Contestants will be playing for up to $50,000 for the charity of their choice. All participants are guaranteed to win $10,000 for the organization they’re representing.
Power Players Week airs May 16–20. See the full list of contestants and their charities below.