Regardless of Alex Trebek’s permanent Danger! replacement will be, he or she will not take over until at least the fall of 2022.
Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings, who are going their separate ways The beloved quiz host duties since September, will now continue to do so until the end of its current 38th season. By deadline, Season 38 will end on July 29, 2022.
“We are delighted to let you know that our excellent and experienced team in front and behind the camera will continue until 2022: @missmayim and @kenjennings will share hosting duties until the end of #Jeopardy! Season 38, and Michael Davies will remain as executive producer, ” Danger! shared in a tweet on Wednesday.
The search for Trebek’s permanent successor has been ongoing since he died of pancreatic cancer in November 2020. After several guest hosts ended their time behind the podium – Bialik and Jennings among them – former Danger! executive producer Mike Richards has been named Trebek’s full-time replacement. He lost the concert days later, however, after misogynistic, racist and anti-Semitic jokes he told on a podcast in the mid-2010s resurfaced online. Richards was first selected as an EP in the series, then was eventually fired from that position in late August.
Bialik should also welcome Danger!next prime-time event, the National University Championship. Starting Tuesday, February 8 at 8 a.m. / 7 a.m. on ABC – with episodes airing each Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, ending Tuesday, February 22 – the nine-night event will feature 36 students from 36 leading colleges and universities. -headed. face to face in the ultimate battle of the minds.
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