“Jeopardy!” is doing its finest to stay as much as the good legacy of late host Alex Trebek. The producers of the enduring American answer-and-question normal information sport present have lined up an eclectic group of notable visitor hosts to take their turns on the lectern over the subsequent few months, with a number of extra to come back.
Ken Jennings, who gained “The Biggest of All Time” event final 12 months to stamp his standing as one of the best all-around “Jeopardy!” participant ever was first up serving to to interchange Trebek through the present’s simply accomplished run of episodes. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, as soon as a profitable contestant on the movie star version in 2015, additionally will get his likelihood to be on the opposite facet and learn clues.
This is what we learn about Rodgers’ schedule as a “Jeopardy!” visitor host together with different celebrities who will assist fill Trebek’s footwear.
When is Aaron Rodgers internet hosting ‘Jeopardy!’?
- Dates: April 5-April 16, 2021
Rodgers, effectively faraway from main the Packers to the NFC championship sport, now has time to tape his episodes, which can air within the spring. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel studies Rodgers’ guest-hosting stint on Jeopardy! will final 10 episodes, from Monday, April 5 via Friday, April 16. After Jennings’ year-opening run completed on the Feb. 19 episode, “Jeopardy!” govt producer Mike Richards — who has reality- and game-show internet hosting expertise from applications akin to “Magnificence and the Geek” and “Pyramid” — is filling in till the subsequent movie star stint.
In Rodgers’ earlier look six years in the past, he earned $50,000, which was donated to a trigger near his coronary heart, the Midwest Athletes Towards Childhood Most cancers. By agreeing to host “Jeopardy!” — a present of which he is been a lifelong fan — the cumulative cash the contestants win whereas he is on the helm will develop into a fair better charitable donation. That is the identical deal for the opposite visitor hosts.
‘Jeopardy!’ visitor host schedule
- Aaron Rodgers
- Katie Couric
- Invoice Whitaker
- Mayim Bialik
- Savannah Guthrie
- Anderson Cooper
- Sanjay Gupta
- Mehmet Oz
After Jennings and Richards, Rodgers is one in all eight confirmed celebrities who will get the glory of standing the place Trebek as soon as did for 37 seasons this 12 months. The others introduced in mid January had been former TODAY Present co-host Katie Couric, present “60 Minutes” correspondent Invoice Whitaker and actress/comic/neuroscientist Mayim Bialik of “Blossom”, “The Massive Bang Idea” and “Name Me Kat.”
In early February, present TODAY Present co-host Savannah Guthrie, CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Mehmet Oz had been added to the roster.
Rodgers appeared in Season 31. Oz preceded him as a star Jeopardy! contestant in Season 28, whereas Cooper additionally has game-playing expertise from Season 32. They’ll all be a part of Jennings in a choose membership of Jeopardy! gamers turned hosts.
Keep tuned for dates and extra particulars on when the remainder of the celebrities’ stints will air as new common “Jeopardy!” episodes in syndication.