Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-01-13 17:57:33 –
Katie Couris, Aaron Rodgers, Bill Whitaker and Mayim Bialik will all get a chance from guest host Jeopardy! According to the show producer.
After the death of the show’s iconic host, Alex Trebeck, last year, the show announced that it would rotate the guest host instead of immediately naming another permanent host.
Ken Jennings, who attended the show as a consultant last year, was the first guest host. Jennings has become the show’s top player in the last few years. The episode featuring him as a guest host will begin airing on January 11th and will last for several weeks.
After Jennings, Jeopardy! Executive Producer Mike Richards will be the guest host for two weeks, with other guest hosts preparing.
“Alex was a legend that was respected by all of us,” Richards said. Written statement.. “We would like to thank the guest hosts who not only help us all celebrate his great heritage, but also bring their own touch to the show.”
Journalist and former “Today” show host Kulik joins NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers, actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik, and “60 Minutes” reporter Bill Whitaker.
As part of guest hosting, a donation of the contestant’s cumulative prize amount will be made to the charity of their choice during each week of each guest host. Shows, shows, plays..
Trebek died on November 8 after fighting stage 4 pancreatic cancer for more than 18 months. He recorded an episode of Jeopardy! Through his treatment and only a few days before his death.