Tag: jeopardy

Aaron Rodgers’ Interest In Hosting ‘Jeopardy!’ Reportedly Impacted His Frustration With The Packers

The offseason narrative for Aaron Rodgers was, until Thursday night, speculation about whether the Green Bay Packers quarterback and NFL MVP could pull double duty playing in Wisconsin and potentially hosting Jeopardy! full-time. But now it’s widely known that Rodgers is unhappy with things in Green Bay, and there’s some speculation that America’s favorite trivia […]

Read More

‘Take a Look’…at the Upcoming Guest Hosts of Jeopardy!—LeVar Burton and Robin Roberts!

LeVar Burton attends the 8th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony on November 03, 2019; Robin Roberts attends the 92nd Annual Academy Awards on February 09, 2020.Photo: Rich Fury (Getty Images), Amy Sussman (Getty Images) Finally, it’s happening to us right in front of our faces! If you recall correctly, after tragically losing our beloved Jeopardy! host […]

Read More

Aaron Rodgers’ Run As ‘Jeopardy!’ Host Led To A Significant Spike In The Show’s Ratings

Aaron Rodgers’s two-week-long reign as Jeopardy!’s guest host may have officially come to an end on April 16, but the Green Bay Packers quarterback still has reason to celebrate his run behind the podium. As The Wrap reports, Rodgers led ABC to a viewership victory with a 5.6 household rating—up 14 percent from the previous […]

Read More

Aaron Rodgers Might Actually Be The Answer As Full-Time ‘Jeopardy!’ Host

When longtime Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek died in November, it opened the biggest vacancy in game shows since Bob Barker decided to retire from The Price Is Right. That daytime show found its replacement in Drew Carey and, perhaps improbably, Jeopardy! just may have found its man in one of the best quarterbacks in NFL […]

Read More

Aaron Rodgers Had A Hilarious Reaction To ‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants Not Knowing An Answer About The Packers

Here’s the thing with Aaron Rodgers as the host of Jeopardy!: He is doing a really good job and it is extremely obvious that the stuff he says about hosting the program on a full-time basis is 100 percent sincere. Really the main thing that we’d like to see a little more of out of […]

Read More

‘Jeopardy!’ Producer Mike Richards Says Aaron Rodgers Might Actually Be A Better Game Show Host Than Quarterback Someday

Monday night starts the second week of Aaron Rodgers guest hosting Jeopardy! and the first five shows were any indication, there will be plenty to keep an eye on while the Green Bay Packers quarterback has control of the board. Rodgers is a serious student of the game, and he’s even said he wants to […]

Read More

LeVar Burton Really Wants To Be The Next ‘Jeopardy!’ Host: ‘It Makes So Much Sense’

Aaron Rodgers is currently at the helm of the Jeopardy! stage in the syndicated universe, even though he filmed those gigs back in February. The show, which lost longtime host Alex Trebek at age 80 after a battle with pancreatic cancer, is still looking for its official replacement while churning through guest hosts like the […]

Read More

Aaron Rodgers Bonded With A Horatio Sanz Lookalike Over Vince Lombardi On ‘Jeopardy!’

If we’re picking a replacement for Alex Trebek as host of Jeopardy! on enthusiasm alone, Aaron Rodgers might have a busy schedule in the next few years. The Green Bay Packers quarterback is serious about pulling double duty as an All-Pro and host of the most popular trivia show in history, and through a few […]

Read More

A Contestant Roasted The Packers In Final Jeopardy On Aaron Rodgers’s First Day Guest Hosting

Aaron Rodgers is hosting Jeopardy! for the next couple of weeks as the future Hall of Fame quarterback takes a turn behind the podium as the latest guest host on the show. Rodgers has made clear that he isn’t just doing this for fun and wants his time as guest host to serve as a […]

Read More

Aaron Rodgers Wants To Host ‘Jeopardy!’ Full-Time While Still Being An NFL Quarterback

After a difficult fortnight for Jeopardy! fans who believe in science, the syndicated trivia show returns on Monday with a new guest host: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The former winner of Celebrity Jeopardy!, Rodgers is one of several guest hosts the show tabbed while they search for a permanent replacement for Alex Trebek, […]

Read More

Kenan Thompson Said Alex Trebek Loved The ‘Black Jeopardy!’ Sketch On SNL

Jeopardy! has made a number of appearances on Saturday Night Live over the years, and apparently Alex Trebek really loved Kenan Thompson’s turn as host of the legendary game show. [embedded content] Thompson appeared on Hot Ones this week and told a story about meeting Trebek backstage at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas in […]

Read More

Alex Trebek’s ‘Jeopardy!’ Suits Were Donated To A Charity For Formerly Homeless And Incarcerated Men

Alex Trebek’s legacy will remain an enormous part of the Jeopardy! universe long after the show picks a full-time replacement host. And now we know that the wardrobe he wore on camera will have a much bigger and immediate impact on many more people. Earlier in the month word broke that Trebek’s family intended to […]

Read More

‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants Didn’t Recognize Dave Chappelle And People On Twitter Couldn’t Believe It

Jeopardy! news these days has alternated between varying levels of sadness over the death of Alex Trebek and uncertain controversy with various guest hosts dealing with comments they’ve made outside of the game show’s studio. But thankfully we do have a bit of normalcy to report: contestants are blanking on very easy questions (for most […]

Read More

Katie Couric May Have Already Hurt Her Chance To Host ‘Jeopardy!’ Permanently Because Of Comments About Trump On ‘Bill Maher’

One of the next hosts of Jeopardy! played in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, as the show has enlisted a group of guest hosts while it searches for its permanent replacement following the death of Alex Trebek. It’s unlikely that Aaron Rodgers stops playing football soon enough to be that next permanent host, but […]

Read More

‘Jeopardy!’ Had A Rare Tiebreaker Question And No One Was More Excited Than Ken Jennings

Ken Jennings currently has the guest hosting duties on Jeopardy! and thankfully he’s uniquely qualified to get geeked out about what happened on Friday’s episode. Final Jeopardy wasn’t enough to decide a very competitive game that actually ended with two contestants with identical big paydays, which meant the game came down to a tiebreaker question […]

Read More

Ken Jennings Is Even More Impressed By Alex Trebek Now That He’s Hosted ‘Jeopardy!’ Himself

Monday was the start of a new era on Jeopardy! as the show aired its first episode taped after the death of Alex Trebek. The legendary Jeopardy! host died in November after a battle with pancreatic cancer, and the remaining episodes Trebek taped before his passing hit TV screens on Friday. That episode, originally scheduled […]

Read More

It Will Likely Be Months Before ‘Jeopardy!’ Announces A Permanent Host To Replace Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek’s final episode as the host of Jeopardy! airs tonight, but the game show will continue with “a series of interim guest hosts,” beginning with Ken Jennings and Katie Couric. It’s unknown who will take over after them (possibly LeVar Burton?), but don’t expect an announcement about a permanent Jeopardy! host until the spring. […]

Read More

Ryan Reynolds Said It Was ‘Heartbreaking’ To Watch Himself Cameo On One Of Alex Trebek’s Final Episodes

Alex Trebek made a lot of TV appearances over the years, the best of which is almost certainly the time on Cheers when Cliff Clavin unexpectedly bombed on Jeopardy! But he didn’t do a ton of movies, even if the only thing he did in them was play his charming self. (His filmography’s wild, too, […]

Read More

Alex Trebek Gave A Powerful Speech About Building A ‘Kinder Society’ In One Of His Final Episodes As ‘Jeopardy!’ Host

Monday was the beginning of Alex Trebek’s final week as the host of Jeopardy! The game show (and all-around) legend, who died in November from pancreatic cancer, filmed the final five episodes over the course of two days in October. Trebek also recorded a touching message to those suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic. “You’ll recall […]

Read More

James Holzhauer Joked Ken Jennings Might Have Tweeted Himself Out Of A Job Defending Bean Dad’s Racist Old Tweets

Sunday morning many people logged onto Twitter dot com to find that the online discourse had become focused on “Bean Dad.” The basic gist, for those unaware, is that John Roderick, a musician and podcaster, took to Twitter to oddly brag about refusing to show his 9-year-old daughter how a handheld can opener works for […]

Read More

Ken Jennings Apologized For Some ‘Insensitive’ Tweets From His Past

Ken Jennings is a rock star — the one officially (more or less) determined the greatest Jeopardy! contestant of all time. Earlier this year he even defeated his closest competition, namely James Holzhauer and Brad Rutter. But he’s also human, and he’s also on Twitter. And when you’re both of those things, there’s a good […]

Read More

The ‘Jeopardy’ Executive Producer Remembers Alex Trebek’s ‘Very Special’ Final Day As Host

Alex Trebek’s final episodes as the host of Jeopardy! will air the week of January 4, 2021, with his final episode coming on January 8, exactly two months after he died from pancreatic cancer. Those five episodes (which were originally scheduled to air around Christmas until being pushed back) were taped over the course of […]

Read More