CULVER CITY, Calif. (ProOmani) — A brand new visitor host is taking the reins on “Jeopardy!” Govt producer Mike Richards is stepping in for 2 weeks beginning Monday now that former champion Ken Jennings has accomplished his six-week interim stint.
“Thanks for watching, thanks in your endurance with a troublesome studying curve…and, as all the time, thanks Alex,” Jennings tweeted, paying tribute to the legendary late host Alex Trebek.
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Richards stated in a video shared by the present on social media that it was a “final minute” resolution to have him function a visitor host, however he’s honored to do it.
“‘Jeopardy!’ is an extremely essential american establishment. It’s about making folks which might be good a very powerful folks within the room,” Richards stated. “I simply assume it’s so essential to maintain that going and to proceed Alex’s legacy.”
Our govt producer Mike Richards shares some ideas from the Jeopardy! stage earlier than stepping behind the lectern. pic.twitter.com/wcalQgBRda
— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) February 22, 2021
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Following Richards, Jeopardy! has a string of superstar visitor hosts lined up. They’re Katie Couric, Aaron Rodgers, Invoice Whitaker, Mayim Bialik, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Anderson Cooper, Savannah Guthrie and Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
“Jeopardy!” says there are nonetheless extra visitor hosts to come back, which can be introduced at a later date.
“Jeopardy!” airs weeknights at 7:30 p.m. on WBZ-TV.
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