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“Jeopardy” Contestant Austin Rogers Appears On Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show”

Thursday’s “Tonight Show” featured an appearance by quirky Jeopardy contestant Austin Rogers.

Austin Rogers on Fallon | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Update: Austin Rogers’ run as “Jeopardy” champion is officially over.

Thursday evening’s episode brought an end to his winning streak; he ceded the throne to Scarlett Simms.

Shortly after the episode aired, Rogers made an appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

A video of Rogers’ first “Tonight Show” visit follows. Photos from the taping are also embedded:

Austin Rogers has ceded the “Jeopardy” throne.

The quirky bartender, who won twelve consecutive games, settled for second place in the episode that aired Thursday night. Scarlett Simms is the new champion, and Rogers’ run on the show is officially over.

In the aftermath of Thursday’s “Jeopardy” broadcast, Rogers visits another television show.

He appears on Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Rogers, who surely displays the unique personality that made waves during his “Jeopardy” run, is one of three interview guests on the broadcast. P!nk and Miles Teller also chat with host Jimmy Fallon.

Thursday’s episode additionally includes a “#FallSongs” sketch with P!nk and a performance of “Aeronaut” by William Patrick Corgan.

The episode airs at 11:35PM ET/PT on NBC. First-look photos follow

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0757 — Pictured: (l-r) Jeopardy! Contestant Austin Rogers during an interview with Host Jimmy Fallon on October 12, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0757 — Pictured: (l-r) Host Jimmy Fallon with Jeopardy! Contestant Austin Rogers during an interview on October 12, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0757 — Pictured: Musical Guest William Patrick Corgan performs “Aeronaut” on October 12, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0757 — Pictured: Musical Guest William Patrick Corgan performs “Aeronaut” on October 12, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0757 — Pictured: (l-r) Actor Miles Teller with host Jimmy Fallon on October 12, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0757 — Pictured: P!nk sings “#Fallsongs” with The Roots on October 12, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0757 — Pictured: (l-r) Singer P!nk during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on October 12, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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