CULVER CITY, Calif. (ProOmani) — Invoice Whitaker is about to host his “favourite present” beginning Monday. The longtime journalist and “60 Minutes” correspondent is the most recent visitor host to take the reins of “Jeopardy!”
“Was I nervous? Sure,” Whitaker stated. “This can be a completely completely different animal. I’ve been doing the journalism factor for greater than 30 years and I may nearly do it in my sleep. . . however that is completely different.”
Whitaker is taking up for 2 weeks from his “60 Minutes” coworker Anderson Cooper. The opposite movie star visitor hosts slated to step up and fill in for the late Alex Trebek embrace Mayim Bialik, Savannah Guthrie, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, David Farber, Joe Buck and LeVar Burton.
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A donation might be made to a charity of every visitor host’s selection, equal to the cumulative winnings of the contestants that compete whereas they’re internet hosting. Whitaker’s charity is Media Fellowship Home.
Whitaker stated “Jeopardy!” is his favourite present and one he watches each evening along with his spouse. His aim for this visitor internet hosting expertise was a easy one.
“I simply wished to be sure that I didn’t stroll away from right here trying like an fool,” he stated.
“Jeopardy!” airs weeknights at 7:30 p.m. on WBZ-TV.