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‘Jeopardy!’ Guest Hosts Ranked by Ratings: From Ken Jennings to Robin Roberts (Photos)

“Jeopardy!” just hasn’t been the same since Alex Trebek’s final episodes — and neither have its ratings. OK, so that’s a little unfair. The “Jeopardy!” ratings were of course boosted by interest in seeing Trebek off. And they stayed high due to the intrigue of seeing someone other than Trebek — initially, legendary champion Ken Jennings — host the popular quiz program. While the Nielsen numbers for the Sony Television game show have since tapered off a bit from there, “Jeopardy!” has still topped all other syndicated series most weeks since Trebek’s final bow. Also Read: Aaron Rodgers Trolled by 'Jeopardy!' Contestant Over NFC Title Game Loss (Video) TheWrap has ranked all the “Jeopardy!” guest hosts by their average rating. This, too, is a bit unfair, as the highest ratings of 2021 were all pretty frontloaded for the first guys. Again, that’s just the nature of public fascination after Trebek iconically hosted the show for 36 years. See the rankings below. Rank: 13 Host: Robin Roberts Dates: July 19, 2021 – July 23, 2021 Average Rating: 4.7 Rank: 10 (tie) Host: George Stephanopoulos Dates: July 12, 2021 – July 16, 2021 Average Rating: 4.8 Rank: 10 (tie) Host: Savannah Guthrie Dates: June 14, 2021 – June 25, 2021 Average Rating: 4.8 Rank: 10 (tie) Host: Dr. Sanjay Gupta Dates: June 28, 2021 – July 9, 2021 Average Rating: 4.8 Rank: 9 Host: Anderson Cooper Dates: April 19, 2021 – April 30, 2021 Average Rating: 5.0 Rank: 6 (tie) Host: Mayim Bialik Dates: May 31, 2021 – June 11, 2021 Average Rating: 5.1 Rank: 6 (tie) Host: Dr. Oz Dates: March 22, 2021 – April 2, 2021 Average Rating: 5.1 Rank: 6 (tie) Host: Buzzy Cohen Dates: May 17, 2021 – May 28, 2021 (2021 Tournament of Champions) Average Rating: 5.1 Rank: 5 Host: Bill Whitaker Dates: May 3, 2021 – May 7, 2021 Average Rating: 5.2 Rank: 4 Host: Katie Couric Dates: March 8, 2021 – March 19, 2021 Average Rating: 5.5 Rank: 3 Host: Aaron Rodgers Dates: April 5, 2021 – April 16, 2021 Average Rating: 5.6 Rank: 2 Host: Mike Richards Dates: Feb. 22, 2021 – March 5, 2021 Average Rating: 5.9 Rank: 1 Host: Ken Jennings Dates: Jan. 11, 2021 – Feb. 19, 2021 Average Rating: 6 It’s important to point out here that Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos only did the gig for one week apiece. Ken Jennings had more than a month behind the podium, while all the others each got two weeks. LeVar Burton, David Faber and Joe Buck are up next as “Jeopardy!” guest hosts. Also Read: Ratings: 'Pooch Perfect' Rolls Over in Week 2 Alex Trebek died in November following a long and very public battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80 years old. News of Trebek’s diagnosis came just months after the beloved Canadian renewed his contract with Sony Pictures Television to stay on as host of “Jeopardy!” through 2022. After undergoing treatment, Trebek announced in May 2020 that he was in “near remission.” He returned to hosting “Jeopardy!” that August, but announced in September that he was undergoing chemotherapy again after revealing that he lost a large amount of weight and his “numbers went sky high.” Read original story ‘Jeopardy!’ Guest Hosts Ranked by Ratings: From Ken Jennings to Robin Roberts (Photos) At TheWrap

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