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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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CAUGHT Redhanded
CAUGHT Redhanded 8 hours ago
FIRE KATIE NOW
Zach Garcia
Zach Garcia 18 hours ago
Zachary
Rita Kurtz
Rita Kurtz Day ago
Great job at honoring the man, the legend, Alex Trebek. ❀️ You've done him proud, Ken Jennings. Well done. πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½ #WeLoveAlex #WeLoveKen #WeLoveJeopardy!
R P
R P Day ago
No one can replace Alex. He was one of a kind. But I hope the Jeopardy producers keep looking. This didn't work.
Eileen W Reed
Eileen W Reed 2 days ago
We think he is doing a great job
Bite Me
Bite Me 3 days ago
Ken Jennings is a leftist. His hate filled comments on Twitter make him unqualified to be the new Jeopardy host and he would disgrace Alex Trebek's good name.
Sketchy Skies
Sketchy Skies 3 days ago
What is a honoring done right
Ptao Tom
Ptao Tom 3 days ago
"There's no Better host ,that can replace the Great Alex Trebek on Jeopardy!"
wrlord
wrlord 3 days ago
All class.
rjcass33
rjcass33 4 days ago
Very classy, and well said.
Leo the Tiger
Leo the Tiger 4 days ago
Excellent tribute, Ken!
Ptao Tom
Ptao Tom 3 days ago
Girls how could guys not cry during Titanic. Do they even have feelings. Guys:
Carmel DeMiranda nΓ©e Conlon
Ken, I am completely flabbergasted after following you for the past week, and, I’m convinced you are perfect and capable of filling Alex shoes. He would be so proud of you. You too have that special friendly and relaxing personality. God bless and protect you, keep up the good workπŸ‘β˜˜οΈ
serigraph73
serigraph73 4 days ago
Please do not let Katie C guest host. She is dispicable
Katie Williams
Katie Williams 4 days ago
Ken Said it best and I hope they make him the host of the show if they don’t I won’t continue to watch it Ken is incredible
minij hooi
minij hooi 4 days ago
You can hear him fighting back tears. He'd make a great permanent host and would do Alex proud. RIP Alex; we all love and miss you!
Tiger Lily
Tiger Lily 4 days ago
Well done Ken!
Meishawn1374
Meishawn1374 4 days ago
Oh bless his heart
Joshua McDowell
Joshua McDowell 4 days ago
R.I.P. Alex Trebek He became host in 1984, and continued to host until his death in 2020. No one will truly replace Alex Trebek, but we can still remember him by playing and watching Jeopardy.
minij hooi
minij hooi 4 days ago
This looks so fun?
Leo Boateng
Leo Boateng 5 days ago
So, how long is Ken Jennings still guest hosting "Jeopardy!"?
Wiggle Worm
Wiggle Worm Day ago
As of right now, for six weeks
Chris Michaels
Chris Michaels 5 days ago
Thank You, Ken Jennings...for your AMAZING knowledge, your awesome humility, and your tremendous grace towards Alex Trebek!πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘
Chris Michaels
Chris Michaels 5 days ago
303 thumbs down???πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€” PREPOSTEROUS!!!😑
Freedom Ring
Freedom Ring 5 days ago
you can hear the sadness in his voice
Claire Dyer
Claire Dyer 5 days ago
😭😭😭
Dan B
Dan B 5 days ago
this dood is so wholesome
Marvin Galdamez
Marvin Galdamez 5 days ago
It has to be HIM !
Peter Westerman
Peter Westerman 5 days ago
Girls how could guys not cry during Titanic. Do they even have feelings. Guys:
luke johnson
luke johnson 5 days ago
That was a really great tribute to one of the best ever..:)
Joris Kylie
Joris Kylie 5 days ago
So it's Ken?
Paul F.
Paul F. 5 days ago
Ken is a great guy... There are a lot of people in this country that are supposed to look out for the well being of their constituents that should take a good lesson on how to be a good human being from Ken Jennings... Well Done Ken!!!!!!!...R.I.P. Alex...
Renee Collin
Renee Collin 5 days ago
There's something "sneaky" about him?? Those beady eyes are a clue?!
11bravo1789
11bravo1789 5 days ago
Give ken the full time job. Period
mlouis035
mlouis035 5 days ago
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Tk Takkey
Tk Takkey 5 days ago
Miss You Alex Rest Easy
Alex Shmalex3
Alex Shmalex3 5 days ago
Class
toijg avnnr
toijg avnnr 5 days ago
same love, care, respect, and appreciation as did Alex Trebek. I even hope one day I get to go on Jeopardy myself, lol.
Loco Madman
Loco Madman 5 days ago
Touching, well said; β€˜nuff said, even. What finer words can be spoken? Thank you for stepping up to the challenge Mr Jennings, their mighty big shoes, but you’re wearing them well.
Jane Burton
Jane Burton 5 days ago
We miss you Alex! We do appreciate Ken’s kind remarks about him as they did have a special friendship. Hoping that Ken will become the new Jeopardy host and as well as being the current guest emcee.
toijg avnnr
toijg avnnr 5 days ago
Ken, you’re a true class act of a gentleman. Alex would say his show is in great hands.
Allie Blake
Allie Blake 6 days ago
I’d be okay with him hosting permanently. πŸ’–
KyleJBAwesomess 2001
I thought the new host was gonna be Betty White. Trebek said so in one of his speeches before he passed away
KyleJBAwesomess 2001
I agree with Kenny Nobody, I do mean NOBODY will ever replace the legend that is Alex Trebek on Jeopardy.
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Ken as permanent host pleeeeeease
Ethan Menzel
Ethan Menzel 6 days ago
The part where the intro says Ken Jennings isn't as loud and pronounced as Alex Trebek from what I compared it to. He basically screams ALEX TREBEK with all his heart and now it dosen't sound there same
drttyu liqm
drttyu liqm 6 days ago
all said and done, Ken will be the new host. Again, I was very impressed, good job!
Stuart Pickles
Stuart Pickles 6 days ago
What is respect for $1000?
Woody Norris
Woody Norris 6 days ago
I'll take missing you for 1000 Alex.😒
A Grumpy Old Man
A Grumpy Old Man 6 days ago
I respect Ken's accomplishments on the show, but I have not always liked him. However, that was a very, very classy intro and a wonderful way to honor, Alex. Well done, Ken.
drttyu liqm
drttyu liqm 6 days ago
Perhaps I'm honoring Alex in my own way. I am hosting a Facebook jeopardy game. RIP Alex
JamieReillyMusic
JamieReillyMusic 6 days ago
What is The Feels.
Ker Loz
Ker Loz 6 days ago
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goldenagenut
goldenagenut 6 days ago
Well said. Ken has always seemed like a good guy, he's done a fine job as guest host, really.
Walter Koziol
Walter Koziol 6 days ago
With that homage I think he cinched the job as host permanent host. Who here thinks Ken Jennings should get the job? "Click thumbs up" if you do.
Sarah Burggraf
Sarah Burggraf 6 days ago
Alex is in heaven saying ok lets get on with it already πŸ˜ƒ
Joshua Collinge
Joshua Collinge 7 days ago
Make him permanent host,why dick around with these other guest hosts
Cindi Verbelun
Cindi Verbelun 7 days ago
Ken, you’re a true class act of a gentleman. Alex would say his show is in great hands.
Regdu Geht
Regdu Geht 7 days ago
the opening of this episode. While nobody could ever replace Alex, you most definitely can (and I dare say, should) succeed him as host.
Papa Khan
Papa Khan 7 days ago
Ken was a great guest host this last week, I hope he comes back permanently
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Mars Boy
Mars Boy 7 days ago
Alex would be proud
Regdu Geht
Regdu Geht 7 days ago
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. πŸ₯ΊπŸ’”πŸ‘ŠπŸΎπŸ™πŸ½
Ad Ka
Ad Ka 7 days ago
Very classy
RockOn78
RockOn78 7 days ago
Wonder how many times he practiced that pre-show, to be able to get through it.
Molases Slow
Molases Slow 7 days ago
Class act
HAWKEYE21343
HAWKEYE21343 7 days ago
Perhaps I'm honoring Alex in my own way. I am hosting a Facebook jeopardy game. RIP Alex
K Francks
K Francks 7 days ago
Of all people I actually wouldn't mind if Ken stuck around for awhile. He was a huge part of Jeopardy himself and seemed very professional
ken karwoski
ken karwoski 7 days ago
Ken is such a GREAT person and that speech made me cry on how Alex Trebek was GREAT person and all Ken was saying that Alex made the show by making the people a GREAT person which Ken is and it was hard not to cry hearing this!
Sam Wilson
Sam Wilson 7 days ago
I’m not crying, you’re crying!
WorldsWorstBoy
WorldsWorstBoy 7 days ago
Ken did the show Justice. He did Alex proud.
David B.
David B. 7 days ago
Hell yeah.
Wendy Picou
Wendy Picou 7 days ago
I loved the way Ken Jennings hosted the show! He was a natural! He did a great job! I hope he becomes permanent! πŸ‘πŸΌ (Yes I know there is no replacing Alex Trebec πŸ₯Ί)
yuitr loing
yuitr loing 7 days ago
Like he said, no one can replace Alex but Ken should be the permanent host since he has had a good reputation in Jeopardy!'s history.
Angela Hall
Angela Hall 7 days ago
Can he PLEASE be the next host??
P Smith
P Smith 8 days ago
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.
yuitr loing
yuitr loing 7 days ago
Jim's the first player who has had two different hosts.
Rodney Taylor
Rodney Taylor 8 days ago
Tasteful, well said and brief. A worthy tribute Alex would be happy with. Nice work Ken.
Marcus Hamner
Marcus Hamner 8 days ago
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. πŸ₯ΊπŸ’”πŸ‘ŠπŸΎπŸ™πŸ½
channel mike
channel mike 8 days ago
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Cyclops823
Cyclops823 8 days ago
I really do hope the higher ups that run the show see this and consider making him the permanent host.
Amber Medellin
Amber Medellin 8 days ago
Sweet guest host.
Shane Dich
Shane Dich 8 days ago
Wow, that was moving. Ken would make a wonderful permanent host as this show moves on.
Mary Salvi
Mary Salvi 8 days ago
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. : ) πŸ’–
B
B 8 days ago
He's totally right, no one will ever replace Alex.
mike856ms
mike856ms 8 days ago
Sincere and poignant.
Hanspal Singh
Hanspal Singh 8 days ago
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Valerie Gibbons
Valerie Gibbons 8 days ago
Doing a fabulous job, he should be the new host not a guest
BIG DADDY
BIG DADDY 8 days ago
Alex you will be missed
Paula Niles
Paula Niles 8 days ago
It just isn't the same...cant watch it after the first elisode...Ken isn't that good...
Derp Meow
Derp Meow 8 days ago
HE'S WHITE
Chinedum Onuoha
Chinedum Onuoha 5 days ago
Alex is also white
Taco The Cat
Taco The Cat 8 days ago
So? Why bring race into every thing
Pizza Time
Pizza Time 8 days ago
?
Jade Trautman
Jade Trautman 8 days ago
Obviously someone who Alex loved and someone who loved Alex.
tichu7
tichu7 8 days ago
Jim's the first player who has had two different hosts.
Jim Marsch
Jim Marsch 8 days ago
Maybe the answer Kebert Xlea will bring him back?
Prophetless772
Prophetless772 8 days ago
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 8 days ago
I teared up as soon as his voice cracked 😭 We will miss you, Alex! Please make Ken the regular host πŸ™πŸΌ
Spyro the Dragon
Spyro the Dragon 8 days ago
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 8 days ago
He is the perfect one for the job! Do we need other guest hosts?
Nanya
Nanya 8 days ago
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Cheryl Houghton
Cheryl Houghton 8 days ago
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 8 days ago
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.
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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 8 days ago
Ken should be the new host.
jackiechan511
jackiechan511 8 days ago
Give Mr. Jennings an opportunity to host the show and see how he performs
Mary Nexer
Mary Nexer 8 days ago
Very classy!πŸ‘
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ghariiscool 9 days ago
What are tears in my eyes
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