Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will continue sharing Jeopardy! hosting duties through summer 2022

Who will be the subsequent everlasting Jeopardy! host? It appears like that query will drag on properly into 2022. 

Jeopardy! announced Wednesday that Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will continue to share hosting duties for the remainder of the present season, which runs through July 29, 2022. The quiz present previously tapped Bialik and Jennings to host through the tip of 2021. At the time, there was some hypothesis a everlasting day by day host could possibly be in place by the beginning of 2022, however it seems that resolution has been postpone a bit longer. 

After the dying of longtime host Alex Trebek, Jeopardy! introduced in a rotating sequence of visitor hosts, together with Jennings and Bialik. By August, Sony made the surprise announcement that the present’s personal government producer, Mike Richards, can be the brand new day by day host, whereas Bialik was employed to host primetime and spinoff sequence. But Richards quickly stepped down amid controversy over resurfaced offensive podcast feedback and discrimination lawsuits. 

Since then, Bialik and Jennings have been rotating Jeopardy! hosting duties, however no everlasting plan has been introduced. Fans have speculated the present might probably both have Bialik and Jennings share hosting duties completely, the identical means Bialik would have shared hosting duties with Richards, or rent Bialik full time. In August, in truth, TMZ reported Sony was initially fascinated with Bialik for the everlasting job, however she was too busy, together with together with her Fox sitcom Call Me Kat.

Jennings has been one other fan favourite to get the everlasting hosting job, although The Wall Street Journal has reported he wasn’t chosen in the course of the preliminary job search due to his offensive outdated tweets. Bialik, in the meantime, has expressed interest within the everlasting gig. If the hope is to ultimately have a single day by day host, although, do not count on that to occur till a minimum of the beginning of the present’s subsequent season, which usually begins in September.

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