Geopardy! Filming will resume on November 30 Death of beloved host Alex Trebeck, “Array of temporary guest hosts from within Geopardy! Family ”in power, the production team of the quiz show announced on Monday.
The producers said that Trebeck was not named in a permanent place at this time. Instead, it’s the 37th season Geopardy! Begins again with Ken Jennings, Series Champion ‘ Greatest of all time Tournament, As its first guest host; Additional ones will be announced in the future. In a Next tweet, Jennings acknowledges Trebeck’s legacy, “There has always been only one Alex Trebeck, but I am honored to be helping. Geopardy! Get out with this in January. “
Hosted Trebeck Geopardy! Since 1984, he died earlier this month at the age of 80 After treatment for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was diagnosed with cancer in March 2019 and continued filming Geopardy! Throughout his treatment.
“Alex believes in importance Geopardy! And he always said he wanted the show to continue after him. ” Geopardy! Executive producer Mike Richards said in a news release. “We honor Alex’s legacy by continuing the game he loved with his smart competitors and challenging credentials. Our goal is to create a sense of community and continuity for our audience by bringing in familiar guest hosts for a future that is predictable.”
The last filmed episodes of Trebek are currently airing and the last one started on Christmas day. However, the Geopardy! The band has pushed them back because of holiday holiday premiums: Trebeck’s last week episodes now air on week 4, 2021. In the meantime, 10 of what the producers describe as Trebeck’s “best episodes” will air in the weeks of December 21st and December 28th in memory. The guest-hosted shows air on January 11, with no gaps between Trebeck and Jennings.