CNN host Anderson Cooper‘s first week because the “Jeopardy!” visitor host pulled in decrease scores than every other visitor host within the historical past of the present.
Scores reportedly fell by 7% throughout Anderson’s first week, claiming the bottom debut for any of the Sony sport present’s visitor hosts, based on The Wrap.
The iconic sport present misplaced its longtime emcee, Alex Trebek, in November after he died following a battle with pancreatic most cancers. He was 80 years outdated on the time. Till a everlasting host is introduced by Sony Footage Tv, interim hosts have been stepping in.
The Wrap reported that Cooper’s 5.1 score dropped “Jeopardy!” out of the highest sport present spot that week, falling behind “Household Feud,” which pulled in a 5.5 score.
Cooper’s rating was just under Dr. Oz’s 5.2 score throughout his personal debut week, which had beforehand been thought of the bottom rating for a “Jeopardy!” visitor host. Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers started with a 5.6, however drew a 5.5 score his second week.
Thus far, the highest-rated visitor host was Ken Jennings, who managed to land a 6.2 score in his first week. Jennings was the primary visitor host to step in for Trebek after he handed.
Katie Couric took the stage shortly after that, however the present fell behind “Household Feud” and completed second for the primary time since Trebek’s closing episodes. The 2 weeks with “Dr. Oz” didn’t acquire the scores essential to assist the present get better from second place.
“60 Minutes” correspondent Invoice Whitaker, former contestant Buzzy Cohen, Mayim Bialik, “Immediately” co-host Savannah Guthrie, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Fox sportscaster Joe Buck, George Stephanopoulos, and LeVar Burton are all slated to emcee the present within the coming weeks.
As part of every visitor host’s look, a donation shall be made to a charity of their alternative. The quantity donated will equal the cumulative winnings of the contestants that compete in the course of the week they function visitor host.