'Jeopardy!' returns Nov. 30 with guest hosts

CULVER CITY, Cali. (CBS 58) -- "Jeopardy!" announced that it will resume production on Monday, Nov. 30 with guest hosts.

As Jeopardy! remembers and celebrates the life of Alex Trebek, the long-term replacement host is yet to be named. The show ill return to the studio, however, with a series of interim guest hosts within the Jeopardy! family, beginning with Ken Jennings.

Earlier this year, Jennings claimed the title of "Jeopardy!'s" Great of All Time in a primetime event to hold the all-time records for most consecutive games won. Jennings won 74 games and has the highest winnings in regular-season play, winning a total of $2,520,700. 

“Alex believed in the importance of Jeopardy! and always said that he wanted the show to go on after him,” Executive Producer Mike Richards said. “We will honor Alex’s legacy by continuing to produce the game he loved with smart contestants and challenging clues. By bringing in familiar guest hosts for the foreseeable future, our goal is to create a sense of community and continuity for our viewers.”

The show will air ten of Trebek's best episodes the weeks of Dec. 21 and Dec. 28. His last week of episodes will air the week of Jan.4 2021.

The first week of guest-hosted shows will air the week of Jan. 11. 

Trebek died after battling pancreatic cancer for nearly two years at the age of 80 on Nov. 8. He was the quiz show host for more than 30 years. 


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