CNN presenter Anderson Cooper’s first week as “Danger!” the guest host has lower ratings than any other guest host in the show’s history.
Ratings reportedly fell 7% during Anderson’s first week, claiming the lowest debut for any of the guest hosts on the Sony show, according to The Wrap.
The iconic game show lost its long-running Alex Trebek in November after dying after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 80 at the time. Until the permanent host is announced by Sony Pictures Television, temporary hosts intervene.
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The Wrap reports that Cooper̵
Cooper’s score was slightly below Dr. Oz’s 5.2 during his own debut week, which was previously considered the lowest rating for “Danger!” Guest host. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers started with a 5.6, but won a 5.5 rating in his second week.
To date, the highest rated guest host was Ken Jennings, who managed to get a score of 6.2 in his first week. Jennings was the first guest host to intervene for Trebeck after he passed.
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Katie Kurik took the stage shortly after, but the show lagged behind “Family Enmity” and finished in second place for the first time since the last episodes of Trebeck. The two weeks with “Dr. Oz” did not garner the ratings needed to help the show recover from second place.
60 Minutes correspondent Bill Whitaker, former Buzzy Cohen contestant Mayim Bialik, Today co-host Savannah Guthrie, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Fox athlete Joe Buck, George Stefanopoulos and LeVar Burton are scheduled to broadcast. the show in the coming weeks.
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As part of the appearance of each host guest, a donation will be made to a charity of their choice. The donated amount will be equal to the cumulative winnings of the competitors who compete during the week in which they are a guest host.