Hugh: Katie Couric Rumoured to Become the Next Jeopardy Host
Tonight, Friday, Jan. 8th Alex Trebek will appear for the last time as host of “Jeopardy!” On Monday Ken Jennings is set to step in as the interim host, or is he? Rumors are swirling that it could be Katie Couric. The Los Angeles times is reporting that it’s Couric who will be one of the first hosts on “Jeopardy!” Couric did not respond to The Post’s request for comment on the hosting role. Trebek’s final episode will include “a special tribute to the life and work of the man who captained America’s Favorite Quiz Show with skill, style, and sophistication for 36+ years,” according to a statement from “Jeopardy!” producer Sony Pictures Television. The beloved host died in November at 80 after a battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.