From quarterback to game show host - Aaron Rodgers is proving himself to be well-rounded.
Additional guest hosts will be announced later in the season.
His final appearance aired last Friday, January 8, with NBC quick to lock-in the show's replacement hosts to ensure the game show can continue. Trebek died November 8 from pancreatic cancer at the age of 80.
In a statement to ABC News, the show declined to comment stating, "No announcements have been made". The syndicated series released a slew of names this week.
Couric, a journalist and former "Today" show host, joins National Football League quarterback Aaron Rodgers, actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik, and "60 Minutes" reporter Bill Whitaker.
Bialik, 45, is a veteran sitcom actress best known for her roles on "Blossom" and "The Big Bang Theory". Richards, who will fill in for two weeks before the other guest hosts appear, is also getting consideration.
"From being an answer on the show.to guest hosting. this is literally a dream come true for me". I've been such a fan of Jeopardy and Alex Trebek since I can remember. I don't want me out here; I want to see Alex out here.
Bill Whitaker has been a correspondent for "60 Minutes" since March of 2014. "I need to thank our visitor hosts, who is not going to exclusively assist all of us rejoice his nice legacy, but additionally carry their very own contact to the present". 13, 2021, that Couric will become the first woman ever to host the show and will be among those guest hosting on an interim basis along with National Football League quarterback Rodgers, "Big Bang Theory" Bialik and "60 Minutes" correspondent Whittaker.