THE Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik will take over the podium of Jeopardy! temporarily.
After the tragic death of longtime host Alex Trebek, who passed away from stage four pancreatic cancer on November 8, 2020, Bialik and Ken Jennings will take over hosting duties through the remainder of season 38.
When did Mayim Bialik host Jeopardy?
Bialik, known for her award-winning role as Amy Farrah Fowler on the hit CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory, is set to host Jeopardy! till July 29, 2022 which marks the end of season 38.
Atualmente, Bialik is starring in “Call Me Kat” on Fox, which she also executive produces.
Before her hosting duties, the actress spoke about how anxious she was about her role.
“There’s a lot of responsibility that falls on the host,” Bialik, 45, contado Pessoas.
“I think also there’s a lot of iconic pressure. When I was looking over some of the scripts, I was thinking, how would Alex [Trebek] say this? And that’s probably not who I’m expected to be, Alex Trebek, but in my head, I am Alex Trebek — that’s who I want to be.”
“É engraçado, because there are different kinds of smart. Perigo! smart is a category that I’m not really,” ela diz.
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“I have a specific group of knowledge that I can handle, but I think every single time, if I was a contestant, I would forget to phrase the answer as a question,” ela passou a explicar.
“I’ve been an answer, I think two or three times, which is crazy,” ela disse.
She said stepping up to the podium would be one of the highlights of her career.
“I’ve been saying it’s really one of the most iconic things I think that I’m ever going to do in my career,” Bialik adds.
“It’s going to feel like Forrest Gump, like I’ve been inserted into the Jeopardy! set.”
Who are the permanent hosts of Jeopardy!?
Estação 37 of Jeopardy! was filled with multiple guest-hosts while the producers searched for a replacement for the late Trebek.
Following the conclusion of the latest season, the producers could not immediately choose who would take over the podium on the historic game show.
Ricardo resigned after fans slammed him for his past misogynistic comments.
He announced in a memo to the staff. He is reportedly staying on as the show’s executive producer.
Na segunda-feira, agosto 23, 2022, Bialik was announced as the temporary host for the game show following Richards’ saída.
Contudo, em julho 27, 2022, the Jeopardy! website oficial announced that Ken Jennings and Mayim Bialik had signed a deal to become hosts of the show.
Jeopardy premieres on September 12, 2022, with Ken and Mayim hosting the show.
When does Jeopardy! premier?
Jeopardy premieres on September 12, 2022.
Ken Jennings and Mayim Bialik will be the official host of the show.