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Alex Trebek suggests he could leave as host of Jeopardy! soon

Daily Hive Staff Aug 03, 2018 10:15 am 2,743

Alex Trebek may be leaving Jeopardy! soon.

According to a recent interview with TMZ’s Harvey Levin, the 78-year-old game show host and Ontario native said that there is a “50/50 and a little less” chance he will stay on as host Jeopardy! when his contract expires in 2020.

And while most Canadians will think Trebek is irreplaceable, the quiz-master himself offered a couple of ideas as to who could take over the hosting job if/and when he retires.

One of his choices is LA Kings’ announcer Alex Faust, who said he was “flattered” by Trebek’s choice.

The second option Trebek suggested was CNN Legal Analyst Laura Coates.

“Incredibly honored & humbled Jeopardy Alex Trebek 1) knows who I am 2) thinks I’d be a great host of my fave game show ever that I grew up watching w/ my family & still watch w/ my own kids (who saw him say this & now think I’m a genius),” tweeted Coates.

We hope there’s a Canadian in the running…

Perhaps Seth Rogen could volunteer for the job?

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