Jennings will start the 38th season and tackle the Championship of Champions. Bialik will host “Celebrity Jeopardy!” At prime times, episodes take over in January.
Washington – More than a year and a half after the death of “Danger!” Host Alex Trebek, the hit game show has settled on a permanent heir — or two.
Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will continue as tag team hosts on “Jeopardy!” , Executive Producer Michael Davies said on The ad was posted online Wednesday that deals were signed with Bialik and Jennings to be the hosts of Jeopardy! Move forward.”
“At Mayim and Ken, we have two distinct hosts at the start of their own peril! Hosting professions that connect with their unique fan bases, new fans, and traditional Jeopardy! Scenes,” Davis said in the statement.
The duo have served as temporary hosts for the show’s 38th season, which concludes with new episodes on July 29, 2022.
Davis detailed how the job-sharing plan will work when the show begins its new season in September.
Jennings, who is also “Danger!” The advisory producer, will start the season and host the Champions Tour with past winners including Amy Schneider, Matt Amodio, Mattia Roach and Ryan Long. During that time, Bialik will be hosting “Celebrity Jeopardy!” On ABC prime time.
“When she takes over from Kane in January, the current plan is for her to host new tournaments in addition to the Jeopardy! National College Championship” and whatever else her commitment to ‘Call Me Kat’ with ‘Jeopardy!’ said Davis.
“We know you value consistency, so we won’t constantly flip the hosts and we’ll keep you updated on the hosting schedule,” he said.
The show’s 39th season will begin airing new episodes on September 12, 2022.
“Risk!” It enjoyed remarkable stability under Trebek, who hosted the show for 37 seasons. Davies said Bialik and Jennings “love and respect this TV show establishment.”
It was a highly watched and bumpy operation all the way in the name of “Danger!” Try to come up with the correct answer for “Who Should Replace the Late Alex Trebek?”
After Trebek’s death in November 2020, the show drew a slew of celebrity guests, including Bialik, Jennings, “Reading Rainbow” host LeVar Burton, and even Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
In the end, Mike Richards, who was the show’s executive producer, got the job of host and then lost it—and soon after, his production role—when his earlier questionable comments on the podcast resurfaced.
Bialik and Jennings have been at the helm of the award-winning show ever since. A source explained to Variety That more than one host was required due to plans for more versions of the software.