Hazard! has named its subsequent hosts! On Thursday, the beloved recreation present collection revealed that Ken Jennings and Mayim Bialik will host the present till the top of the calendar yr.
Bialik will kick off on Monday, September 20 and host a number of weeks of episodes, all of which is able to air till November 5. After this era, Bialik and Jennings will share lodging duties in keeping with their schedules.
Mike Richards, the present’s former govt producer, was first named Alex Trebek’s successor, however resigned after apologizing for previous sexist feedback.
ET beforehand reported that Richards had agreed to take sensitivity coaching and keep because the present’s EP, however his exit from that job was introduced final month.
Richards had already shot 5 episodes of Hazard! forward of its launch, and people episodes began airing as scheduled on September 13.
Bialik, who was first introduced because the host of Hazard!The Prime Time Specials and Spinoffs in August, was beforehand appointed interim host following the discharge of Richards, and was scheduled to movie a complete of 15 episodes of the collection.
When ET spoke to Jennings in January, he raised the potential for turning into the present’s full-time host, having been chosen because the present’s first visitor host following Trebek’s demise.
“Alex didn’t want to Danger! finally, the series has tens of millions of fans, Danger! need to call someone and I got the letter in the mail and I [will] serve the privilege of Danger! [host] as long as they need me, he said. I talked to [Trebek] not long before he actually passed away and he was very confident that I could do it. He kind of took that for granted and I was like, ‘Alex, that’s very sweet but you know you’re the best at this job,’ but I appreciated his trust. “