Ken Jennings jokes about ‘Jeopardy!’ hosting hiatus
Ken Jennings knows that “Jeopardy!” How to joke with! the fans
Jennings, 48, is set to return to the podium this weekend after Mayim Bialik’s run hosting the “High School Reunion Tournament” special, which wraps up March 9.
After the reunion tournament, Jennings’ episodes will run from March 10 to April 28. After that, he likely won’t return as host of syndicated episodes until September.
However, Jennings’ prime-time series “Jeopardy! Masters, including six important “Jeopardy!” Champions competing in 10 hour long episodes. A premiere date has not been announced.
With Bialik, 47, currently hosting the new tournament, Jennings is on hiatus and fans await his return.
A Twitter user asked Jennings what he did in his time off, and he joked in his response.
“@KenJennings wondering how you spend your time when you’re not filming Jeopardy,” The fan wrote.
one in Quote the tweet, “Danger!” “I go into one of those freezer cases of Alien movies when Mayim is hosting, and vice versa,” quips the legend.
Although Jennings was joking about being put in the freezer, he recently gave fans a glimpse of what he’s really been up to since his time off-screen.
He revealed on Twitter this weekend that he has a new book, “100 Places to See of You Die,” coming out June 13.
“Exciting announcement: My new book comes out in June! It’s a travel guide to the afterlife, from ancient Egypt to The Good Place. So you might want to order it soon, just in case. ,” He wrote.
“Danger!” The host’s joke comes shortly after fans appeared to be divided over the distribution of hosting duties that was announced on a recent episode. “In danger!” The podcast.
Fans of the beloved quiz show reacted angrily to the news of the schedule when it was posted by Twitter account “Is Ken Jennings Hosting in Jeopardy! this week?”
“Can we just have Mayhem host Celebrity Jeopardy for the love of God! One of the contestants also admitted that his pace and way of reading the clues is quite poor. There is literally no reason why he should host the syndicate. One person suggested.
“Danger, stop trying to make Mayim happen. It’s not going to happen,” Another joke.
But not everyone was bothered by the schedule.
“Mayim does a great job hosting. Some people can’t deal with a woman hosting a game show. I look forward to the Mayim show,” A fan confirmed.
“I see these 2 and they are great hosts,” A fan raved.
After a tumultuous period following Alex Trebek, Bialik and Jennings were officially named hosts in July 2022. Died of pancreatic cancer Aged 80 in November 2020. A series of guest hosts took their shots and producer Mike Richards was given the mantra.
Richards eventually resigned in August 2021, shortly after reports of previous abusive comments surfaced. Bialik and Jennings split duties after Richards’ brief tenure.