Ken Jennings Honors Alex Trebek In His First Episode as Guest Host | JEOPARDY!

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Stepping up to the lectern as our first guest host, Ken takes a moment to honor Alex.

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  • P Smith

    P Smith

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    At first I didn't want Jennings to land this gig. He's been a bit saucy and caustic at times for my liking, but that seems to have been toned down or gone. Maybe it was youthful swagger? He's done a wonderful job this week...very affable, kind to the contestants and keeps the show moving at a nice, brisk pace. Should he take on the job full-time, I would be totally fine with that, based on what I've seen this week. And, really...who else should/could it be? It may as well be the best player the game has ever known, and someone whose ties to the show are etched in everyone's minds. I know he takes the job, and responsibility, seriously. It shows. And that's really all I can ask. It will take some getting used to, for sure. But we all knew this was going to happen at some point. It's sad that Alex is no longer there as host, but his spirit/memory isn't going anywhere, and as long as the game is honored and maintained, it will go on just fine. I like what I've seen this week from Ken Jennings, so my mind has been changed.

  • Rodney Taylor

    Rodney Taylor

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    Tasteful, well said and brief. A worthy tribute Alex would be happy with. Nice work Ken.

  • Marcus Hamner

    Marcus Hamner

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    This is historic. Ken would be an awesome full time host, but as he put it bluntly, no one can replace the late Alex Trebek. 🥺💔👊🏾🙏🏽

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  • Cyclops823

    Cyclops823

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    I really do hope the higher ups that run the show see this and consider making him the permanent host.

  • Amber Medellin

    Amber Medellin

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    Sweet guest host.

  • Shane Dich

    Shane Dich

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    Wow, that was moving. Ken would make a wonderful permanent host as this show moves on.

  • Mary Salvi

    Mary Salvi

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    Is Ken Jennings just filling in until they find another host? I've been watchin him and not even knowing who he is and that he's filled before, it almost seems that he should be the host. He's doing a wonderful job and it makes me wonder how Alex's first time went until he became the best at this show. And yes, one could really tell he loved the show. : ) 💖

  • B

    B

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    He's totally right, no one will ever replace Alex.

  • mike856ms

    mike856ms

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    Sincere and poignant.

  • Hanspal Singh

    Hanspal Singh

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  • Valerie Gibbons

    Valerie Gibbons

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    Doing a fabulous job, he should be the new host not a guest

  • BIG DADDY

    BIG DADDY

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    Alex you will be missed

  • Paula Niles

    Paula Niles

    14 ժամ առաջ

    It just isn't the same...cant watch it after the first elisode...Ken isn't that good...

  • Derp Meow

    Derp Meow

    17 ժամ առաջ

    HE'S WHITE

    • Taco The Cat

      Taco The Cat

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      So? Why bring race into every thing

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      Pizza Time

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  • Jade Trautman

    Jade Trautman

    17 ժամ առաջ

    Obviously someone who Alex loved and someone who loved Alex.

  • tichu7

    tichu7

    17 ժամ առաջ

    Jim's the first player who has had two different hosts.

  • Jim Marsch

    Jim Marsch

    17 ժամ առաջ

    Maybe the answer Kebert Xlea will bring him back?

  • Prophetless772

    Prophetless772

    17 ժամ առաջ

    I can see why they'd have Ken as a guest host, but Ken has already said he doesn't want to permanent host the show

  • AV Collections

    AV Collections

    17 ժամ առաջ

    I teared up as soon as his voice cracked 😭 We will miss you, Alex! Please make Ken the regular host 🙏🏼

  • Spyro the Dragon

    Spyro the Dragon

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    personally i'm pulling for Ken to become the full-time host. he's done a great job so far. still doesn't seem real, though. we welcomed Alex into our home for a half hour each evening - still seems like he should come back next week or something. but since that's of course not happening, Ken's doing wonderful so far.

  • Bruce Allan

    Bruce Allan

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    He is the perfect one for the job! Do we need other guest hosts?

  • Nanya

    Nanya

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    Damn onion ninjas

  • Cheryl Houghton

    Cheryl Houghton

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    No one can ever replace Alex Trebek! He was and is Jeopardy. I'm having a difficult time watching Jennings. He was an excellent player, is brilliant, but is not a good choice to host Jeopardy. Her doesn't have the same class, charisma, charm, personality, etc., as Alex. I heard that Katie Couric might guest host and she would be an excellent choice as she has a personality that would compliment the show, she's bright, and being a woman, she won't be compared to Alex in the same way that a man would. I don't know who all they have in mind for guest hosts, but please move Ken along or after a lifetime of watching Jeopardy, I may have to watch something else.

  • mphlohi

    mphlohi

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    Ken showing the emotions that all of us are feeling, Alex departing was hard for all of us, Ken knows that all too well, being one of, if not the most, prominent ones to share that stage and studio with Alex, a privilege every crew member, contestant, and audience member (including myself) was honored to have. Ken really empathizes with all of us, honoring and thanking Alex, and at the same time he maintains his composure and hosts very well.

  • zibbity bibbity bop

    zibbity bibbity bop

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    My thanks to the producers for having Jennings be the first guest host after Trebek, and be the one to offer these words of tribute to him. There was no one more fitting to honor one of the greatest TV hosts of all time than the greatest Jeopardy player of all time.

  • Mr. Nobody

    Mr. Nobody

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    Ken should be the new host.

  • jackiechan511

    jackiechan511

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    Give Mr. Jennings an opportunity to host the show and see how he performs

  • Mary Nexer

    Mary Nexer

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    Very classy!👍

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  • ghariiscool

    ghariiscool

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    What are tears in my eyes

  • LisaVanoni

    LisaVanoni

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    Congratulations Ken, Alex must be cheering for you up in heaven as we all are. Congratulations again you deserve that and more! Hope you can stay as long as you can!

  • Jenn Carpenter

    Jenn Carpenter

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    Ken did a wonderful job of honoring Alex Trebek, we all loved Alex and he will forever be in our hearts. I would like to see Ken Jennings as the permanent host of Jeopardy!

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  • Amit Divecha

    Amit Divecha

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    He nearly broke down when he said “We all miss Alex Trebek.”. He’s right. We all miss Alex.

  • Smug Smugly

    Smug Smugly

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    "They flattened our old car like a pancake." It seems like every car dealer has an industrial car crusher on the premises. How else are they gonna con people into buying the wrong car?

  • Mina Cat

    Mina Cat

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    I remember Alex trebek that has a statue of liberty.

  • RockThoseFunkyBeets !

    RockThoseFunkyBeets !

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    Lovely :)

  • Della

    Della

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    The ONLY person worthy of taking the spot tbh

  • Terrance E

    Terrance E

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    We may love this guy, but we will always remember the true legend. Rest easy Alex🙏

  • Trevor Hill

    Trevor Hill

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    Ken Jennings is an excellent choice. If he doesn’t become host permanently I’d also say the bartender that won a lot Austin Rodgers or the other champion Buzzy (can’t remember his last name so thank god his first name is buzzy)

  • Beware The Locusts

    Beware The Locusts

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    Alex Trebek was a fraud, just like the rest of game show hosts that know it's ALL scripted. Good riddance Alex

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  • Dragon Rider

    Dragon Rider

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    I think America died with Alex, RIP

  • Briana Cunningham

    Briana Cunningham

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    Well deserved as guest host.

  • Bob Loblow

    Bob Loblow

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    Oh I see I was thinking of Ken jeong

  • Al Carnali

    Al Carnali

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    I wasn't a fan of Ken Jennings but he's doing a fantastic job. I hope the producers of Jeopardy go no further and keep Jennings on as the full time host.

  • SkippyGh0st24

    SkippyGh0st24

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    Let us all be reminded that before someone leaves this world, let them hear our honor towards them.

  • Karen Purvis

    Karen Purvis

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    Ken should be the permanent host of Jeopardy. Alex would've wanted it that way

  • Charon Pink

    Charon Pink

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    Thanks Ken. We all miss him

  • Nunya Bidness

    Nunya Bidness

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    Only one Alex. Close the show.

  • Thelma’s life

    Thelma’s life

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    Great tribute and he looks like a natural.

  • straswa

    straswa

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    RIP Alex Trebek, you will always be the host of Jeopardy.

  • David Westcott

    David Westcott

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    It's only fitting that the GOAT Player step into the shoes of the GOAT Host!

  • MaximumDestroyer

    MaximumDestroyer

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    For those in life who are here years later down the line, we were Blessed With Alex Trebex. Now you may not know him or grew up with him on your TV in your household but this man was a living legend.

  • Charlie Irons

    Charlie Irons

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    Not even gonna lie; I had a tear...

  • Francisco Rodriguez

    Francisco Rodriguez

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    Vote for Ken Jennings, as the new Jeopardy! host.

  • 9Ballr

    9Ballr

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    Two very classy human beings, Alex Trebek and Ken Jennings.

  • phalcon23

    phalcon23

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    I hope the finally Jeopardy was "Who is Alex Trebek?".....

  • Warsin

    Warsin

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    Humans just replace each other

  • Elly S

    Elly S

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    Whoa. 52 sec and I'm crying

  • Joe Campa

    Joe Campa

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    R.I.P. Alex. we’ll miss you!

  • Brian C

    Brian C

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    He did a fantastic job.

  • Kyle Bracken

    Kyle Bracken

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    That was perfect.

  • Storm Breaker

    Storm Breaker

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    #Texit TSMF

  • Caleb Kent

    Caleb Kent

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    Rest in peace Alex I really hope ken is the new host

  • Selamawit Bekele

    Selamawit Bekele

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    Thank you Ken for honoring Alex and making things easier for his fans. You will do a great job hosting the show!

  • teababe27

    teababe27

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    OMG, my heart. Made me tear up a little. Great speech.

  • wxclim8

    wxclim8

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    Alex would have been touched by Ken's words. I wish Ken lots of success.

  • Carma Daria Companiona

    Carma Daria Companiona

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    Well done.

  • K DANIEL

    K DANIEL

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    Day 3 of Ken. He is doing a fine job!!

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  • Mr. Mulsanne

    Mr. Mulsanne

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    A Phenomenon. Who is Alex Trebek?

  • kim anh

    kim anh

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  • Curry Fan

    Curry Fan

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  • Duke A Man

    Duke A Man

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    Alex Trebek is like Hue Jackman playing wolverine. You just can't replace him.... rip

  • the tf

    the tf

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    As the greatest contestant ever, he should fill in the shoes for the greatest host ever

  • Deanna Falk

    Deanna Falk

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    He's the only person that can follow Alex. Please keep him!

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    JONY - FRIENDLY TIPS

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    frist time i watch that show ... bunt i likeid !!

  • hotguyrule

    hotguyrule

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    Have nothing personally a against the host he did very well as a contestant, but just like the price is right in which i can't stand drew Carey but if u really wanna show respect to this great host, let the show end

  • sam powell

    sam powell

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    well said and touching!

  • clement tamika

    clement tamika

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    Normal people when they become in charge: The old mans gone, THIS IS MY TOWN NOW
    This guy: Let’s face it nobody is replacing Alex, but we can honour him

  • Stack The Plug

    Stack The Plug

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    this is the fastest ive ever cried. 50 second video wtf

  • Daisy Avenger

    Daisy Avenger

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    What a sweet tribute!

  • kim nesvig

    kim nesvig

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    Absolutely perfect in pitch and delivery. I hope Ken is seriously considered to fill the role permanently.

  • Kris Frederick

    Kris Frederick

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    The Greatest Game Show Host of all time..."Who is, Alex Trebek?"
    That is correct.

  • Ian Morris

    Ian Morris

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    It's great to see Ken in this role. He did a great job.

  • Erick Morales

    Erick Morales

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    Thank you ken that was great. Even more thank you Alex for the hours of bringing families together and years of doing such a great job. R.I.P

  • John Connor

    John Connor

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    THE GREAT GREAT KEN JENNINGS WILL BE THE HOST OF JEOPARDY FOR THE NEXT 5O YEARS NOW RIGHT NOW !

  • phil gonzalez

    phil gonzalez

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    It takes Gentleman to replace a Gentleman 🍻

  • brian thomas

    brian thomas

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    Keep him.

  • Zombie

    Zombie

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    He needs to grow a mustache.

  • Mark R.

    Mark R.

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    Chills. Can’t believe he’s gone.

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    Trump could learn a lot from these guys..

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    Joseph Colzie

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  • Simbol

    Simbol

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    can we just keep him?

  • David Navarro

    David Navarro

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    Freemason hand signals

  • Nicolas Iannone

    Nicolas Iannone

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    Beautifully said. Well don, Ken!

  • Flyku & Princess Gloria

    Flyku & Princess Gloria

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    Literally 99% won't care but God bless you and be safe during these times I'm struggling to get to real support 😞

  • Justin Wagner

    Justin Wagner

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    wow Ken Jennings really honored the wonderful amazing Alex Trebek we all love and miss you Alex R.I.P