The week after the demise of the legendary “crisis”! Host Alex Trebek, Sony Pictures Television, has announced that popular contestant and “Danger”! The greatest of all time “tournament winner Ken Jennings will serve as the first of a series of interim guest hosts when the trivia game returns to production on Monday, November 30.
“Alex believes in danger!” And always said that he wanted the show to go on after that, ‘Executive Producer Mike Richards. “We will honor Alex’s legacy by continuing to produce loving games with smart competitors and challenging clues. Familiar to the future By bringing guest hosts, our goal is to create a sense of community and continuity for our audience. “
Trebek died on 8 November from pancreatic cancer, after being first diagnosed in March 2019. His last day at the studio was 29 October.
The studio said a long-term replacement would not name the host at this time. Jennings has long been a favorite to consider Trebeck’s iconic status as “in danger”! The podium, first emerged on the scene in the early Augets with a 74-game win streak and earned an all-time record $ 2.52 million for most wins in regular season play. He became a consulting producer on the show after winning “Goat”! Tournament earlier this year. Other names have been called as potential new hosts, including Anderson Cooper and George Stephanopolous.
Sony Pictures Television says that more guest hosts will be announced in the coming weeks.
Between December 21 and December 28, “Crisis!” Dear will host a selection of 10 of the best episodes of Trebek in celebration of the host. The final episodes filmed by Trebek will air the week of January 4, 2021. Episodes hosted by Jennings and other interim hosts will begin January 11.
We will resume with a series of interim guest hosts on 11/30! Family – Starting with Ken Jennings. Additional guest to be announced. pic.twitter.com/0MdGqnzp3R
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