Who is hosting Jeopardy now

Danger Innkeepers: When Levar Burton, Anderson Cooper, and Others Are On

LeVar Burton was unforgettable in as Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: The Next Generation. As the host of Reading Rainbow, he helped a generation of children love literacy. Now he'll be hosting Jeopardy - for a few days at least. Burton joined the list of guest stars to fill the shoes of the late Alex Trebek this week as the show sought a permanent host.

The entire 37th season was hosted by guests including the greatest Jeopardy player of all time, Ken Jennings and executive Jeopardy producer Mike Richards, as well as Katie Couric, Dr. Oz and the Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

This week the show announced its newest hosts. Here's who is hosting Jeopardy for the rest of the season, and when you can see them:

The latest guest hosts include Good Morning America presenter Robin Roberts; former Celebrity Jeopardy Champion David Faber; political commentator George Stephanopoulos and sports journalist Joe Buck.

Burton was transparent about how much he wanted the role, and told USA Today's The Mothership podcast that he "thinks as much about my reason as I do about Kunta and Geordi. And I was the one who invested in the job?


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href = "> Heisnot even alone. At the beginning of April his name spread on all social media platforms, fans expressed their support for the idea, as did other celebrities like DickVanDyke and Stephen Colbert.

"I think LeVar Burton should greet Jeopardy as Geordi La Forge. And the buzzers should be phasers. Colbert wrote," And Data should be the judge.

Burton may have a lot of support, but Jeopardy has made it clear that he has not yet selected a permanent replacement for beloved late host Alex Trebek. "Our goal was to bring a variety of hosts with different skills and backgrounds to becoming permanent hosts," executive producer Mike Richards told USA Today. “We look forward to sharing the rest of the season with our viewers.

Sony Pictures did not immediately respond to a request for comment.