Mayim Balik, Bill Whitaker and Katie Coric will serve as guest hosts on Joseri! … as the show Trudge after Alex Trebek’s death
Celebs, including Mayim Balik, 60-minute personalities Bill Whitaker and Katie Corrick, are set to host the show in Josh! The show has continued to feature a changing slate of guest hosts since the previous longtime host Alex Trebek died of pancreatic cancer.
News of the said trio comes on the heels of news that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will also be among the stars to host the quiz show’s upcoming season.
“Alex was a legend, revered to all of us,” the program’s executive producer Mike Richards said in a statement. ‘I want to thank our guest hosts, who will not only help all of us celebrate their great heritage, but also bring their own name to the show.’
Kortik will make history as the first woman to host the event; The show will also donate to a separate charity for each guest host, donating the winnings for the week they host.
Richards told Entertainment Weekly on Wednesday that the event was looking for people who are credible, people who can actually give clues, who are going to be able to rule the responses right or wrong, and this threat. Is in Fans would enjoy that role, but he would not try to star himself. ‘
He said, ‘I think there will be a wide range of big names that you will go to, “Oh, yes, definitely,” and then my hope is that there’s something,’ Oh, I didn’t do that person. Thought about, and I would like to see what Josh looks like hosting! ‘
Richards said he would host the show for a few weeks to give the visiting hosts enough time to ‘prepare for their appearance’.
The news of the said trio comes on the heels of news that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will also host a guest appearance in the upcoming season of the quiz show
46-year-old Ken Jennings paid a memorial to the late Alex Trebek as he hosted a guest! First monday
The first guest host to follow Trebek – who hosted the show for more than 8,000 episodes since 1984 – was Ken Jennings, who, besides winning $ 1 million in JEOPARDY, holds the record for the longest winning streak Won 74 games in a row for The biggest of all time a year ago.
In a clip before the show, Jennings said, “Honestly, I’m with the audience.” ‘I don’t want to move away from here. I want to see Alex here. I know how they feel when they see someone else behind this lecture. ‘But there are millions of people who like this show; We like this show a lot, Alex liked this show very much. I am happy to just fill in and help. ‘
Big Boots to Fill: The Champion game show contestant is the first guest to host the series following Trebek’s November 8 death, which killed 80 from pancreatic cancer.
Freshly remembered: Danger! The host died on 8 November after a battle with pancreatic cancer
Jennings began taping his episode on November 30, 2020, as the beloved Canadian host died on November 8, less than two weeks after the last series of episodes in late October.
Richards said earlier this month while interacting with the Today Show that Trebek was in heavy pain amid the tapings, but sold on the consummate professional – ‘an absolute warrior’.
For his replacement, Richards said that Trebek had ‘mentioned a few names, but he wanted to stay out of that’ because no one is going to replace him, and he knew. ‘
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