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Jeopardy's Ratings Soar After Alex Trebek's Passing

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In the week after longtime Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek's death, the game show has demonstrated renewed popularity. According to The Wrap, the quiz program put forth a 6.0 rating for the week ending Nov. 15. Per Nielsen, it surpassed Judge Judy's 5.9. This is the first time Jeopardy! has led syndicated shows since June 2020.

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It was announced yesterday that champion Ken Jennings will guest-host a few new Jeopardy! episodes when it resumes filming in November. The consulting producer's stint will begin to air the week of Jan. 11, 2021, with other yet-to-be-announced other guest hosts due to come on board.

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