Quick Answer: Who Won The Weakest Link?

Unlike the original version, the top prize money available increases after each round.

The top prize money starts at $25,000 in round 1 and increases by $25,000 per round until round 4.

The top prize money in rounds 5 and 6 is set at $250,000 and $500,000, respectively..

13 episodesProduction on the new season, set for 13 episodes, will begin later this year.

NBC’s revival of “The Weakest Link” has been renewed for Season 2 at NBC. NBC has ordered 13 more episodes, with production set to begin later this year. Jane Lynch will return to host the series, which sees contestants answer general knowledge questions to bank prize money across multiple rounds.

Occasionally, the host gives the correct answer whether the contestant is able to answer the question correctly or not. The round automatically ends if the team successfully reaches the maximum amount for the round before the allotted time expires, and the next person says “Bank”.

76 years (September 26, 1944)Anne Robinson/Age

Anne RobinsonAnne Robinson in 2001. Apart from being the host of the U.S. version of The Weakest Link, which aired between 2001 and 2002, she also ran the original U.K.-based game show. When The Weakest Link in the U.S. was canceled in 2002, Anne continued to host across the pond until retiring in 2012.

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10 p.m. ETJane Lynch hosts a new season of Weakest Link on NBC tonight, Jan. 11, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. You can also watch it on Peacock or on FuboTV.

What is the highest amount won on the weakest link?

In the recently aired episode of ‘Weakest Link’, the contestants managed to bank only a measly $43,000 through the course of the game. The winner, Tracy, managed to take home the prize money after her opponent Cecil failed to answer a question correctly.

In episode 7, we met Kaya, a former Jeopardy contestant who missed not one question all game, winning after a tiebreaker in the final round.

With Anne Robinson at the helm the series became popular with viewers and critics alike. It was so popular that is was syndicated abroad. America, France and The Netherlands created their own versions. Anne co-hosted the US version until it was cancelled after two seasons.