Jeopardy! co-host Ken Jennings had a hilarious response when requested what he will get as much as when it isn’t his flip to host the enduring quiz present.
For the previous 12 months, former champion Jennings and actress and actor Mayim Bialik have shared internet hosting duties on Jeopardy!. Veteran Jeopardy! frontman Alex Trebek died from pancreatic most cancers in 2020.
It was lately revealed Jennings will probably be again internet hosting the syndicated episodes of the present from March 10 till April 28. Then Bialik will take over once more on May 1 and host by to the summer time.
But one fan was very curious what Jennings obtained as much as when he wasn’t main the present.
“@KenJennings 👋 just wondering how you spend your time when you’re not filming jeopardy,” asked Twitter person, Terra Marine.
He replied: “I go into one of those freezer cases from the Alien movies when Mayim is hosting, and vice versa.”
Jennings was referring to iconic Alien movie franchise which first premiered in 1979, was directed by Ridley Scott and starred Sigourney Weaver. In the movie the crew aboard the USCSS Nostromo would relaxation in “hypersleep chambers” because the spaceship traveled between oil refineries within the outer colonies and Earth.
Of course, Jennings was joking about his time off-screen and when he is not internet hosting the syndicated model of Jeopardy! he is busy fronting the particular spin-off exhibits, Tournament of Champions, the Second Chance Tournament and the upcoming Jeopardy! Masters.
As for Bialik, she is wrapping up internet hosting duties on Jeopardy! High School Reunion Tournament, which began on February 20 and can runs till Thursday, March 9.
Jennings first made his mark on Jeopardy! in 2004 when he turned the longest-running champion ever. His 74-game noticed him win a whopping $2.52 million in money prizes.
Since then he has appeared on a variety of Jeopardy! spin-off particular as a competitor and in addition competed on different quiz exhibits, equivalent to Are You Smarter than a fifth Grader?, Who Wants to be a Millionaire and Grand Slam.
Jennings has additionally hosted exhibits equivalent to Stump the Master and Clued In on GSN Live.
He is a best-selling creator of 4 books about trivia and geography, and in addition appeared in adverts for FedEx, Microsoft, Allstate, Cingular, IBM and H&R Block.
The quiz grasp lately reacted to the information comic and actor Stephen Fry, can be internet hosting the brand new British model of Jeopardy!
Fry, who’s greatest identified for his film work equivalent to V for Vendetta and TV exhibits The Dropout, It’s A Sin and The Morning Show, will host the most recent adaptation within the U.Okay. The 20-episode season will characteristic an additional spherical in comparison with the unique collection and can air on the general public service broadcaster, ITV.
“Nothing gives you imposter syndrome quite like sharing a job description with Stephen Fry…” Jennings wrote on Twitter in response to the announcement.