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Beloved Actor LeVar Burton Joins Slate Of Guest Hosts For 'Jeopardy!'

After Alex Trebek died last year from pancreatic cancer after hosting 37 seasons of “Jeopardy!,” the trivia show has been a revolving door of guest hosts.

Katie Couric, Dr. Oz and Aaron Rodgers have all hosted, and now a fan petition has brought former “Reading Rainbow” host LeVar Burton to the host’s podium.

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