‘Jeopardy!’: Teaser Released for Anderson Cooper Guest-Hosting Stint

by Halle Ames
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It’s here! It’s here! The teaser clip for Anderson Cooper’s two-week guest-hosting tenure has been uploaded to social media. 

Do you ever see a movie trailer and cannot contain your excitement for the film? You mark it on your calendar. You research the movie interviews. Everything. You do your homework. 

Well, call us old fashion or lame, but that is how we feel every two weeks when the Jeopardy social media account releases a new teaser clip for the upcoming guest host. 

Taking the coveted position this week is 53-year-old TV personality and journalist Anderson Cooper. 

Cooper is no stranger to the Jeopardy podium, however. He has been featured on the show numerous times, serving on the opposite end of the questions as a contestant. 

The thirty-second video posted by the game show’s Twitter account highlights Anderson Cooper’s Jeopardy resume. Qualified is an understatement. 

“In high school, I became a Jeopardy fan. I’m a two-time Celebrity Jeopardy champ, and this week, I’ll be the newest Jeopardy guest host. Now that’s what I call Triple Jeopardy.”  

Word puns. We love it. 

Anderson Cooper Charity

Anderson Cooper has also announced the charity he will be representing while on the show. “Jeopardy!” has agreed to match the contestants’ winnings during each host’s tenure and donate that amount to a charity of their choice.

Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti is the deserving charity that Cooper has chosen to raise money for. According to the hospital’s Twitter account, its mission is to “collaborate with the people of the Artibonite Valley to improve their health and quality of life. Together we can provide care for those most in need.”

Previously, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodger raised an impressive amount for North Valley Community Foundation. In an Instagram post, Rodgers said the money donated would go toward helping small businesses that have been affected by COVID-19.

In total, Rodgers raked in a jaw-dropping $236,725 for the foundation. 

So far, five Jeopardy hosts have already had their day in the spotlight. They include Jeopardy royalty Ken Jennings, executive producer Mike Richards, Today show host Katie Couric, as well as TV personality Dr. Oz. Most recently, Aaron Rodgers has all taken their place behind the podium. 

Now that Rodgers’s reign is over, the star-studded list continues with more talented and notable names. Some hosts that are still waiting for their turn in the Jeopardy spotlight including Anderson Cooper, Today host Savannah Guthrie, actress Mayim Bialik, “60 Minutes” correspondent Bill Whitaker, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta, and most recently, Joe Buck.

Anderson Cooper will take the Jeopardy stage on Monday, April 17th. 

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