Fox sportscaster Joe Buck to guest host 'Jeopardy!': report

The Fox sportscaster, 51, will reportedly take over emceeing the iconic game show for a number of episodes this summer, per Page Six

Since “Jeopardy!” lost its beloved host Alex Trebek in November 2020 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, a number of individuals have rotated hosting duties for a two-week period.

Trebek was 80 years old. The Emmy winner served as the host for “Jeopardy!” since 1984, presiding over more than 8,000 episodes.

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Former contestant Ken Jennings and “Jeopardy!” executive producer of the program, Mike Richards, have both taken a turn as host as well as journalist Katie Couric and Dr. Mehmet Oz. 

Joe Buck has been FOX Sports’ lead play-by-play broadcaster for the NFL on FOX since 2002.

Joe Buck has been FOX Sports’ lead play-by-play broadcaster for the NFL on FOX since 2002. (Fox Sports)

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers just finished his stint as a guest host.

“Jeopardy!” producers announced Anderson Cooper, Bill Whitaker, Mayim Bialik, Savannah Guthrie, and Dr. Sanjay Gupta are up next.

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Buck is best known as the voice of the World Series for Fox since 1996 and also has commented on NFL games since 2002. 

Reps for “Jeopardy!” and Buck didn’t immediately return Fox News’ request for comment. 

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