Ken Jennings and Mayim Bialik have shared internet hosting duties on “Jeopardy!” since August 2021, however neither have engendered the sort of devotion that late longtime host Alex Trebek commanded.
On Thursday, Jennings and Bialik didn’t land nominations for the Daytime Emmys.
Trebek, who died in November 2020, was honored with a posthumous nomination final yr for Outstanding Game Show Host. The 2021 seek for a alternative host, which led to former government producer Mike Richards naming himself to the slot, ended with Richards’ firing from both “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune.”
In December, Jennings, a well-liked former contestant and “The Big Bang Theory” star Bialik, have been introduced as interim hosts by means of the tip of the 2021-2022 season. It’s not clear if the duo will proceed internet hosting by means of the 2022-2023 season, and that uncertainty could also be one of many explanation why Daytime Emmy voters ignored them.
At least somebody had a profitable streak this yr: Contestant Amy Schneider’s 40-game win boosted ratings for the game show.
Meanwhile, Pat Sajack scored two noms for internet hosting “Wheel of Fortune” and “Celebrity of Wheel of Fortune.”