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Ken Jennings Thanks Late Alex Trebek As His 'Jeopardy!' Hosting Gig Comes to an End

Ken Jennings Thanks Late Alex Trebek As His 'Jeopardy!' Hosting Gig Comes to an End

Ken Jennings time on Jeopardy! has come to an end.

After filling in as guest host for the past six weeks, the 46-year-old former champion’s final episode aired on Friday night (February 19).

“That’s a wrap on m six weeks of @Jeopardy guest hosting,” Ken tweeted after the episode aired. “Thanks for watching, thanks for your patience with a tough learning curve…and, as always, thank you Alex.”

Ken took over as the guest host after longtime host Alex Trebek died late last year.

A whole slew of celebrity guest judges have already been announced. You can check out all of the upcoming hosts here.

Jeopardy!‘s executive producer Mike Richards will be the next guest host starting on Monday, February 22. He will continue to host the show until March 5.

If you didn’t see, you watch the heartbreaking moment that happened at the end of Alex‘s final episode here…

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