How Did Ken Do as Host?

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Rate Ken Jennings on a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 is best

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1
1%
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0
No votes
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1%
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1%
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2
3%
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No votes
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10
13%
8
32
42%
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24
31%
10
6
8%
 
Total votes: 77

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How Did Ken Do as Host?

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How do you think Ken did as host?

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After Katie's weeks are over run a poll with all the permutations of the three guest hosts in ranking order.

As of today I'm thinking I would go Ke-Ka-M.

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8/10 for me, he stumbled on some words a few times and was a little shaky and visibly nervous but he started feeling a lot more like the natural host by the end of it. not perfect but very strong for only six weeks on the job. i feel pretty sold on him.
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MarkBarrett wrote:
Tue Mar 09, 2021 10:16 am
After Katie's weeks are over run a poll with all the permutations of the three guest hosts in ranking order.

As of today I'm thinking I would go Ke-Ka-M.
I’m thinking of putting together a megapoll at the end of the season to rank all of them.

I gave Ken an eight. He started slowly but was great once he got going. Playing over a hundred games certainly helped him as a host. I did think thanking Alex at the end of the show got old after a while.

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9. He just seems like such a natural progression, and he has the reverence for the job. He clearly warmed up fast to overcome his lack of frontman experience.
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I can't blame him for being nervous during his first week since we couldn't get over the fact that Alex Trebek is no longer with us, but as time went on, he definitely started to feel more comfortable with the role and I would fully support him as the new host since he's had 15 years of experience as a contestant, so he knows how nerve racking it is to play the game.
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What makes KJ an effective host is that he knows the material and can seamlessly figure what the contestant was going for and rule accordingly. MR can do that to a lesser extent, but I don't see the celeb guest hosts able to do that at all.

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I enjoy Ken's as a host, but I strongly oppose former contestants as future hosts.

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