Aaron Rodgers’ ‘Jeopardy!’ Guest-Hosting Debut Jumps 14% in Ratings From Dr Oz’s Final Week

Tony Maglio and Tim Baysinger
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Aaron Rodgers could not beat Tom Brady in the NFC Championship game this year, but the latest “Jeopardy!” guest host just took down predecessor Dr. Oz. Rodgers scored a 5.6 household rating, up 14% from last week. That led all of syndication. In Dr. Mehmet Oz’s second week, “Jeopardy!” finished with a 5.2 household rating, which was the lowest for the Sony quiz series since the week ending Jan. 3. That was the week prior to longtime host Alex Trebek’s final episodes, when the game show hit season highs. “Jeopardy!” pulled in a 6.6 rating across Trebek’s farewell week. Trebek’s final episode on Jan. 8 drew 14 million viewers, more than any episode in over a year. Also Read: Dr Oz Pulls Worst Ratings Among Post-Trebek 'Jeopardy!' Hosts Thus far, the highest-rated guest host has been Ken Jennings, who drew a 6.2 rating in his first week. In Week 2, he had a 5.9 rating. That all makes sense as Jennings, officially a consulting producer on the game he once dominated, was up first. Jennings holds the “Jeopardy!” records for wins and cash prizes. He also won the show’s “Greatest of All Time” tournament. Jennings was followed by executive producer...

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