The popular game show Jeopardy! will continue following original host Alex Trebek’s death, with Ken Jennings announced as one of the first interim hosts.
“There will only ever be one Alex Trebek, but I’m honored to be helping Jeopardy! out with this in January,” Jennings tweeted Monday evening.
There will only ever be one Alex Trebek, but I’m honored to be helping Jeopardy! out with this in January. https://t.co/2m2b5IQnkw
— Ken Jennings (@KenJennings) November 23, 2020
The show said it will resume production on November 30 with a series of interim hosts, with others to be announced soon.
We will resume production on 11/30 with a series of interim guest hosts from the Jeopardy! family – starting with Ken Jennings. Additional guest hosts to be announced. pic.twitter.com/0MdGqnzp3R
— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) November 23, 2020
Canadian-born Trebek hosted Jeopardy! for 37 seasons. He passed away earlier this month at 80 years old following a battle with cancer.