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Who is Brandon Blackwell, The Chase season 3's new addition?

Brandon Blackwell is one of the new additions on season 3 of The Chase. However, this isn’t the participant’s first time on an uber-famous game show.

On his Twitter page, Brandon jokingly describes himself as a “trans-Atlantic television quiz villain.” But, who exactly is he and what other game shows has he been on?

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Who is Brandon Blackwell?

Brandon Blackwell, who is a game show veteran, is one of the new guys on The Chase this season.

He made his first game show appearance on Jeopardy! back in 2008. The contestant managed to impress fans by reaching the semifinals.

Brandon then made a notable appearance on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in 2012 and has gone on to do many impressive things since.

Most recently, in 2020, the New Yorker appeared on UK’s quiz show University Challenge for Imperial College’s team. His side competed against the Corpus Christi squad.

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Meet The Chase season 3’s other new additions

The Chase premiered the first episode of its third season on May 3 on ABC. Apart from Brandon, there are two more chasers who will shake up the dynamics of the show.

Here’s a look at both of them…

Buzzy Cohen

Buzzy is another known personality in the TV quiz world. Much like Brandon, he too had an impressive Jeopardy! stint after appearing on its 2016 instalment.

He even went on to win Jeopardy!’s Tournament of Champions.

Buzzy has previously worked with Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter from The Chase and was one of the captains on season 35’s All-Star Games.

Victoria Groce

Victoria too is a former Jeopardy! contestant as she appeared on the show’s 2005 instalment.

She is a quiz veteran and has been involved in the international quizzing community for over a decade. She was a part of the winning U.S. team at the 2021–22 Quizzing World Cup.

The Challenge: All Stars | Season 3 Official Trailer | Paramount+

The Challenge: All Stars | Season 3 Official Trailer | Paramount+



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Disha is a Political Science graduate from the University of Mumbai, India, who loves languages, reading, and writing about cinema and culture. She loves finding out about the latest entertainment trends and being the first to cover celebrity news. When she's not writing about the latest trending online series, Disha enjoys running.