CNN hosts Anderson Cooper’s week one as “Jeopardy!” The guest host scored lower than any other guest host in the show’s history.
Ratings reportedly fell 7% in Anderson’s first week, claiming the lowest debut for all guest hosts on the Sony gaming show, according to The Wrap.
The iconic game show lost its longtime host Alex Trebek in November after his death following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80 years old at the time. Until a permanent host was announced by Sony Pictures Television, interim hosts stepped in.
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The Wrap reported that Cooper’s Note 5.1 dropped “Jeopardy! Out of the game show’s top spot that week, falling behind “Family Feud,” which scored 5.5.
Cooper’s score was just below Dr. Oz’s 5.2 mark during his own debut week, which was previously considered the lowest score for a “Jeopardy!” »Guest. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers started off 5.6, but went on to score 5.5 in his second week.
The highest rated guest host to date has been Ken Jennings, who managed to score a 6.2 in his first week. Jennings was the first guest invited to replace Trebek after his death.
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Katie Couric took the stage soon after, but the series fell behind on “Family Feud” and finished second for the first time since the last episodes of Trebek. The two weeks with “Dr. Oz” did not garner the marks necessary to help the show recover from second place.
“60 Minutes” correspondent Bill Whitaker, former contestant Buzzy Cohen, Mayim Bialik, “Today” co-host Savannah Guthrie, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Fox sports journalist Joe Buck, George Stephanopoulos and LeVar Burton should all host the show in the next few weeks.
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As part of the appearance of each guest host, a donation will be made to a charity of their choice. The amount given will correspond to the cumulative earnings of the competitors who will compete during the week they are the guest host.