Hello america‘s Robin Roberts, including a week of acting Danger! master of ceremonies ends Friday, endeavored to “bring some ”the late Alex Trebek to his role of host.
” I can not to be him – nobody maybe him, ”she admits. “I just want to bring a little bit of the spirit he brought every time he was here in this studio.”
A final decision on Trebek’s permanent successor as host is expected to be made next month.
“Our aim has been to introduce a wide variety of guest hosts with different skills and backgrounds on our way to finding a permanent host,” said EP Mike Richards, who himself has served as interim host, recently. “Our passionate fans tell us what they like and we listen to them. All of the guest hosts brought individualism, energy and a genuine love of our show to each of their episodes. “
Ahead of Roberts’ swan song on July 23, we have to ask ourselves: how does she stack up against her guest rivals, who in addition to Richards include GOAT contestant Ken Jennings, ex-Today host Katie Couric, polarizing health guru Dr. Mehmet Oz, NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers, Anderson Cooper and CNN’s Sanjay Gupta, 60 minutes‘Bill Whitaker, Danger! champion Buzzy Cohen, The Big Bang Theory the veterinarian Mayim Bialik, Today‘s Savannah Guthrie and Roberts’ GMA co-host George Stephanopoulos? (For the record, the remaining host-host list includes Rainbow reading fan favorite LeVar Burton, CNBC’s David Faber and sports presenter Joe Buck.) Vote below!