Who has been your favorite celebrity guest host of ‘Jeopardy!’ so far?
With rumors swirling on the internet that “Jeopardy!” executive producer Mike Richards is going to replace the late and great Alex Trebek as host of the show, we wanted to know: Who was your favorite guest host over the past few months?
Katie Couric, Mayim Bialik to be 'Jeopardy!' guest hosts
(AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Katie Couric, Mayim Bialik, Aaron Rodgers and journalist Bill Whitaker are among the future guest hosts who will fill in for the late Alex Trebek on “Jeopardy!”The show announced Wednesday that Couric, the journalist and former “Today” show host, will become the first woman ever to host the show. The show has opted to use a series of interim guest hosts rather than immediately find permanent replacements. Ken Jennings, considered the show's greatest champion, is currently serving as the first guest host. “The show has been so special to me over the years.”Whitaker, a “60 Minutes” correspondent, will also be a guest host. The show will make a donation to the guest hosts' charity of choice that matches the total dollar amount won by contestants during their run.
Packers QB Rodgers says he will guest-host on 'Jeopardy!'
FILE - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers looks to throw during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis, in this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, file photo. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)GREEN BAY, Wis. – Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he will be a guest host on “Jeopardy!” during the offseason. “It's been a staple at my house here in Green Bay for the last 16 years — 6 o'clock, watching Alex and trying to get as many questions as I can. “I may have jumped the gun a little bit, so I apologize to ‘Jeopardy!’ if they wanted to announce it," Rodgers said. “To be able to be a guest host is really, really special for me.
Trebek urges support for COVID-19 victims in 1 of last shows
shows Alex Trebek, host of the game show "Jeopardy!" Trebeks final week of episodes will air Monday, Jan. 4 through Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. Trebek died November 8 at age 80 of pancreatic cancer but had pre-taped several weeks of shows that have continued to air. Monday's show began the final week of programs that he left behind. The show's executive producer, Mike Richards, told NBC's “Today” show on Monday that Trebek was “an absolute warrior” in his last taping sessions.
Trebek's last new 'Jeopardy!' episodes airing with a tribute
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, moderator Alex Trebek speaks in Hershey, Pa. Sony Pictures Television said Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, that Trebeks final Jeopardy! episodes will air the week of Jan. 4, concluding with a special tribute on Friday, Jan. 8. The longtime and beloved host died of pancreatic cancer on Nov. 8 at age 80. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)LOS ANGELES – The final new “Jeopardy!” episodes hosted by Alex Trebek will air next week, with highlights that promise to be memorable. It was unexpected that the episodes taped in late October would be his final ones, Sony said.
12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out
And it earned him his first Grammy nomination in six years. 3 spot on the pop charts — is up for best rap song and best rap performance. And Anderson .Paak's “Lockdown," about police brutality and racial injustice, is up for best melodic rap performance and best music video. JAY-Z, THE SONGWRITERS, SHINESHappy wife, happy life: Jay-Z has lent his songwriting hand to his wife Beyoncé and he's earned Grammy nominations for it. PAUL McCARTNEY, THE ART DIRECTORPaul McCartney scored his 79th Grammy nominations this year — as an art director.
Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim 'Jeopardy!' host
This image released by ABS shows contestant Ken Jennings with a trophy on "JEOPARDY! Jennings will be the first interim guest for the late Alex Trebek, and the show will try other guest hosts before naming a permanent replacement. (Eric McCandless/ABC via AP)NEW YORK – “Jeopardy!” record-holder Ken Jennings will be the first in a series of interim hosts replacing Alex Trebek when the show resumes production next Monday. Jennings’ episodes begin on Jan. 11. —In an earlier verisons of this story, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Alex Trebek was the show’s only host.
Trebek brought consensus, class to a nation in need of both
Game show host Alex Trebek poses for a photo in his Los Angeles home on Aug. 3, 1988. Six nights a week for 36 years, after the evening news and before the firebrands of primetime cable opinion shows, Trebek brought together liberals and conservatives, city dwellers and rural folk, grandparents and grandchildren for a half-hour of brainy exercise. He was the composed college professor whose students endlessly speculated about what he was like when class was over. Trebek gave the role a gravitas, and a virtuosity, that didn't seem possible before him. Viewers will get a good bit more Trebek through episodes he has already taped, and through well over three decades of reruns.
Trebek remembered for grace that elevated him above TV host
FILE - This May 5, 2019, file photo shows Alex Trebek gestures while presenting an award at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, after battling pancreatic cancer for nearly two years. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Alex Trebek never pretended to have all the answers, but the “Jeopardy!" He taped his daily “Jeopardy!” shows at a frenetic pace, recording as many as 10 episodes (two weeks’ worth) in just two days. It had yet to bring in a substitute host for Trebek — save once, when he and “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak swapped their TV jobs as an April’s Fool prank.
New this week: 'Cuties,' 'Unpregnant' and fresh 'Jeopardy!'
Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. The film from director Mamouna Doucour is a thoughtful and poignant coming-of-age drama about Amy, an 11-year-old Senegalese immigrant living in Paris. Dont judge Cuties by its cover and give it a chance when it starts streaming Wednesday. Answer: Jeopardy! The quiz show with Alex Trebek at the helm of a COVID-19-conscious season hits screens Monday. Celebrity guest hosts are all the rage these days on late night TV but a documentary airing Thursday sheds light on one who really made history.
'Jeopardy!' returns with new setup and new role for Jennings
is returning for its 37th season, with greater social distance between Alex Trebek and the contestants, and a new role for all-time great contestant Ken Jennings. The casting of contestants was done entirely online for this season, which was shot without a studio audience. Jennings, the record-setting contestant who won on 74 straight shows and took last year's Jeopardy! as a contestant, Im delighted to have the opportunity to remain involved with my favorite show, Jennings said in a statement. Im still in on all the action, but I dont have to worry about phrasing things in the form of a question anymore.
New 'Jeopardy!' contestant on historic winning streak
(CNN) - Please update your records, because there's a new member in the pantheon of Jeopardy! Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico, just won his 15th straight Jeopardy! That puts him at #5 on both the all-time earnings list (he's netted $418,343 so far) and the all-time consecutive games list. "But I'm certainly going to try my best, and try to limit my mistakes and maximize my winnings. If Zuffranieri wants to rise among the ranks of Jeopardy legends, he certainly has his work cut out for him, but you can watch him try for #16 during the next Jeopardy!