LeVar Burton is Ready to Beam Down to Jeopardy as its Next Host

By: H&I Staff     Posted: April 7, 2021, 2:06PM

We love watching LeVar Burton on Star Trek: The Next Generation as Geordi La Forge and now he's teased he wants to be the next host of Jeopardy! Since the passing of the late Alex Trebek, Jeopardy has been looking for a new host for the beloved game show. Currently they have a rotation of guest hosts with Green Bay Packers' Quarterback, Aaron Rodgers, as the current host.

While many celebrities and popular figures have shown their interest in the position, no one has caused a stir in the debate quite like LeVar Burton. Earlier this week the Star Trek and Reading Rainbow star announced his interest in the role with a Tweet linking to a petition to have him be the next host of Jeopardy.

Within seconds Burton received thousands of signatures to get the attention of ‘the powers that be.’ Fans weren’t alone in the campaign as many of Burton’s former TNG castmates have shared the petition and tweeted their support for him as well!

With the huge outpour of support across social media we can only hope it's a good sign for our favorite Chief Engineer. Think he should be the next host? Then be sure to check out and sign the petition!

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