Aaron Rodgers, Bill Whitaker, Mayim Bialik to host 'Jeopardy!'

Lawrence Kim
January 14, 2021

His final appearance aired last Friday, January 8, with NBC quick to lock-in the show's replacement hosts to ensure the game show can continue.

Executive producer for the series Mike Richards confirmed the news on Wednesday, adding that the hosts will pay tribute to Alex Trebek's legacy whilst also bringing their own unique style to the proceedings.

Ken Jennings, the all-time "Jeopardy!" champion, is the guest host this week.

The guest host stints will likely play a role in determining who will take over as the face of one of the most beloved TV franchises.

In this combination photo, Mayim Bialik, from left, attends the Israeli Consulate Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Israel on June 10, 2018, in Los Angeles, Katie Couric arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif., Aaron Rodgers arrives at the ESPYS on July 12, 2017, in Los Angeles and Bill Whitaker attends the CBS Upfront on May 15, 2019, in NY.

Rodgers revealed on Tuesday's "The Pat McAfee Show" that he will be given the opportunity to serve as an interim host on "Jeopardy!" and will be doing so during the offseason.

Whitaker, 69, is a veteran CBS News correspondent who has been with "60 Minutes" since 2014.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has established himself as one of the NFL's leading quarterbacks. He was a celebrity "Jeopardy!" champion in 2015.

Some big names are stepping into the role of host of "Jeopardy!"Some big names are stepping into the role of host of "Jeopardy!". He appears in as many as 20 pieces a season on the newsmagazine, which is among the most-watched programs on TV.

The sitcom star now stars in her new series, Call Me Kat, which premiered its first season on Fox last week.

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