Ken Jennings to replace Alex Trebek after Christmas

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On. on. What's What's going going on with on jeopardy? with jeopardy? What What are they are going they going to do? to do? They got They got enough. enough. Alex Alex Trebek Trebek could could go through go through Christmas. Christmas. I I said said two two weeks weeks ago, ago, I I said said Ken Ken Jennings Jennings is is going going to be to be the the new new House House of of Jeopardy. Jeopardy. And And now they've now they've named named him him his his interim interim post. post. He He starts starts taping taping shows shows the the next next week week and and then then the the show show start start airing airing January January 11th. 11th. On On def def He's He's for for the month the month of January. of January. He'll He'll be be on on and and if he's if he's good, good, he'll he'll be be the the permanent permanent host. host. So So that's that's the the intention intention was was always always to have to have him him as as the permanent, the permanent, huh? huh? And why And why would would he not he not be good? be good? I mean, I mean, you know, you he's know, he's not not the greatest the greatest performer performer in the in world. the world. But either But either was was Alex. Alex. You're You're backing. backing. You know, You know, just just a serious, a serious, very very knowledgeable knowledgeable guy. guy. That's That's all you all have you to have be to be on that on that show. show. I I can't can't tell tell you you last last night. night. If you're If you're you know you if know you're if watching you're watching jeopardy jeopardy during during this this odd odd period, period, where where Alex Alex project project is actually is actually deceased, deceased, but but performing performing last last night night on on the show the show he he tapped tapped in in Okay, Okay, but but that's that's no. no. I'm I'm not not kidding. kidding. Here's Here's a a man man who's who's like like six six weeks weeks away. away. No, but No, but he's he's like, like, six six weeks weeks away away from from dying, dying, and and he's he's tapped tapped this this thing thing on on the show the show last last night night and and I I had had is is off off to to him. him. I I never never realized realized what a what great a great guy guy he he was. was. He's He's a a great great guy, guy, and and actually actually You You know, know, he he was was a lot a lot of fun. of fun. He He was was very very smart. smart. He knew He knew jeopardy, jeopardy, and and he knew he knew the the question question that that he he knew knew the the answers answers that that makes makes you really you really knew knew the stuff the stuff that that was going was going on. on. Ken Ken Jennings Jennings has has got got to be to more be more than than just just smart smart at at separate separate E. E. He's He's gotta gotta prove prove to to be be gregarious. gregarious. He's a He's a great great guy, guy, Ken Ken Jennings Jennings and and everything everything you just you just said said he knows he knows this this questions. questions. He knows He knows the the answers. answers. No one No one knows knows the the game game better better than than him. him. It It has has to be to engaging. be engaging. He He has has to be to be sexy. sexy. You know You what know I what mean? I mean? He has He has to to have have some, some, You know, You he know, asked he asked you out you of out the of tap the tap down, down, so so you you know, let's know, let's see if see if you can you can do it. do it. But But I I was so was so impressed impressed last last night. night. Alex Alex Trebek, Trebek, captain captain of the of show. the show. I'm like I'm like Jesus, Jesus, you're you're about about to die to die and and you're tap you're tap dancing. dancing. What What a great a great thing. thing. But But so so if if it's it's that that Ken Ken Jennings Jennings what's what's the backup the backup plan? plan? Who else Who else would would they? they? Were Were they they thinking thinking of? of? There's some There's some talk. talk. I I feel feel like like there's there's some some talk talk going going on on that that LeVar LeVar Burton Burton could could be be a a host host like like something something out out there. there. I just I just feel feel it, it, You You know, he's know, he's he's he's smart, smart, funny. funny. He's He's a a performer. performer. He's He's played played deputy deputy really really well well in the in past. the past. And And he's he's definitely definitely going going to be to one be one of of the the interim interim host. host. And And I I just just hope hope you you that that he he can't can't wear wear that that thing thing that that you were you were on on Star Star Trek Trek around around the eyes the eyes and and then then you can't you can't see see anything anything but but I I think think would would be great be great to have to have contact contact Qiantang Qiantang as as the host the host of jeopardy. of jeopardy. That would That would be a be a funny funny end end to the to story. the story. Yeah. Yeah. Now you Now you know how know this how this business business works. works. I'm sure I'm sure every every low low life life you you know, know, TV TV host host has been has been calling calling begging begging for for the the job job even even before before he died. he died. And, And, you know you know they're they're vultures. vultures. Yeah. Yeah. I I mean, I'm mean, sure I'm sure wink. wink. Martin Martin Bell Bell doesn't doesn't win win part part and don't and don't wanna wanna do it do it Is he Is he still still around? around? Might Might be 100, be 100, but but he'd he'd be perfect. be perfect. All right. All right. What What did you did you do? do? You You do do a very a very good. good. You You know, Mark, know, Mark, you you would would be a be a very very good good husband. husband. Effort Effort it. it. I I gotta gotta be honest. be honest. I I can't can't even even watch watch the the show. show. I I don't don't know. One know. One answer answer to to anything. anything. I I I I I I can't can't watch watch it. it. You You know know when when they say they say the the river river and and the Euphrates the Euphrates that that I I don't don't know any know any of these of these things. things. How How could could I I can't can't financing financing e e just just know a know a cracker. cracker. I I know know Euphrates Euphrates crackers. crackers. They're very They're very good. good. You You know, know, I I played played around around once once against against Ken Ken Jennings. Jennings. Hey, Hey, came came on on the show. the show. We We played played a round a round of jeopardy. of jeopardy. I I did did beat beat him on him one on one question, question, but but he beat he beat me unlike me unlike the next the next six, six, so so Hey, Hey, You You know what know what show? show? I've I've gotten gotten good good at, at, Well, Well, a a fortune. fortune. Yeah, Yeah, that that one. one. I can't I can't watch. watch. I I don't don't know. I know. I just just It's It's I, I, You You know, know, repetitive. repetitive. I I just just can't can't deal deal with with it. it. It It is, is, but you but you know, because know, because we we have have no no place place to go to between go between seven seven and and eight, eight, and I'm and I'm stuck stuck at home. at home. I've I've been been watching watching these these shows shows and and I've actually I've actually gotten gotten good good at solving at solving the the puzzles. puzzles. All All right. right. I I think I'm think becoming I'm becoming a little a little old old lady lady in waiting. in waiting. Yeah, Yeah, so don't worry. The vaccine is coming. This will all be over and you'll be back out in action again, Everybody. God, please God. Check

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