'Jeopardy!' returns with new setup and new role for Jennings
September 4, 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Jeopardy!" is returning for its 37th season, with greater social distance between Alex Trebek and the contestants, and a new role for all-time great contestant Ken Jennings.
A redesigned set for the coronavirus era will allow for the contestants to be further apart and at a greater distance from Trebek, who has continued as host after a diagnosis last year of pancreatic cancer.
Trebek said last month that he's responding exceptionally well to treatment for and expects to mark his two-year survival next February.
The casting of contestants was done entirely online for...