Joe Buck can be ‘Jeopardy!’ visitor host in tryout for everlasting function, per report
Fox sportscaster Joe Buck will attempt his hand as visitor host for “Jeopardy!”, in keeping with a report by The New York Submit.
Per the Submit, Buck’s stint as visitor host — which generally have lasted two weeks — will air someday in the summertime and put him in rivalry to completely take over the late Alex Trebek. The Submit additionally reported that it could not have an effect on his schedule calling MLB and NFL video games for Fox.
Assuming no different sports activities character assumes the function of visitor host earlier than Buck, he can be simply the second particular person from the sports activities world — following Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers — to host “Jeopardy!”
Buck, 51, is a seven-time Sports activities Emmy Award winner who has known as the World Collection for Fox each season since 1996, aside from 1997 and ’99. He has additionally known as Fox’s prime NFL recreation yearly since 2002, receiving the Pete Rozelle Radio-Tv Award in 2020 for his profession.
Different scheduled visitor hosts embody CNN anchor Anderson Cooper (April 19-30), “60 Minutes” correspondent Invoice Whitaker (Might 3-14), actress Mayim Bialik (Might 31-June 11), CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta (TBD) and “As we speak” co-anchor Savannah Guthrie (TBD).