Katie Couric, Mayim Bialik and Aaron Rodgers are among the many future visitor hosts who will fill in for the late Alex Trebek on “Jeopardy!”
The present introduced Wednesday that Couric, the journalist and former “Right this moment” present host, will turn out to be the primary lady ever to host the present.
Trebek, the face of the present for 36 years, died from pancreatic most cancers Nov. 8, and the ultimate reveals he recorded aired final week. The present has opted to make use of a sequence of interim visitor hosts quite than instantly discover everlasting replacements.
Ken Jennings, thought-about the present’s best champion, is presently serving as the primary visitor host. As soon as his run is completed, govt producer Mike Richards will fill in for 2 weeks whereas the newly introduced company put together for his or her stints.
Rodgers, the famous person quarterback presently main the Inexperienced Bay Packers by the NFL playoffs, is a former “Celeb Jeopardy!” champion, and Bialik, former star of CBS’s “The Large Bang Idea” and present star of Fox’s “Name Me Kat,” is a neuroscientist, making them becoming selections to serve up clues for contestants for the brainy quiz present.
“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek has died on the age of 80. The official “Jeopardy!” Twitter account confirmed the information.
Rodgers, the Professional Bowler and two-time NFL MVP,had already leaked the newsof his internet hosting earlier this week.
“I apologize to ‘Jeopardy!’ in the event that they wished to announce it, I simply received so excited,” Rodgers mentioned Tuesday. “The present has been so particular to me through the years.”
“60 Minutes” correspondent Invoice Whittaker may even be a visitor host.
The present will make a donation to the visitor hosts’ charity of selection that matches the overall greenback quantity received by contestants throughout their run.