In a statement posted to Instagram, Mayim revealed that Sony “has knowledgeable me that I’ll not be internet hosting the syndicated model of Jeopardy!.”
“I’m extremely honored to have been nominated for a primetime Emmy for internet hosting this 12 months,” she additionally wrote, “and I’m deeply grateful for the chance to have been part of the Jeopardy! household.”
In their very own statement, Sony mentioned that “We made the choice to have one host for the syndicated present subsequent season to take care of continuity for our viewers, and Ken Jennings would be the sole host for syndicated Jeopardy!.”
In the event you’ve been questioning how Ken himself feels about all of this, it appears like we’re lastly getting some solutions on that entrance.
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the now-sole host of Jeopardy! received actual about his response to Mayim’s sudden departure. “It took me off guard, as a result of I cherished working with my Mayim and I’m gonna miss her,” he mentioned. “I can’t converse to her decision-making course of or her opinions about it.”
“However on my finish, I’m only a fan of Jeopardy! and I’m at all times delighted to host once they name upon me. I simply really feel extraordinarily fortunate to have even been thought of for this job as a non-broadcaster.”