Katie Couric, Mayim Bialik to be 'Jeopardy!' guest hosts
(AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Katie Couric, Mayim Bialik, Aaron Rodgers and journalist Bill Whitaker are among the future guest hosts who will fill in for the late Alex Trebek on “Jeopardy!”The show announced Wednesday that Couric, the journalist and former “Today” show host, will become the first woman ever to host the show. The show has opted to use a series of interim guest hosts rather than immediately find permanent replacements. Ken Jennings, considered the show's greatest champion, is currently serving as the first guest host. “The show has been so special to me over the years.”Whitaker, a “60 Minutes” correspondent, will also be a guest host. The show will make a donation to the guest hosts' charity of choice that matches the total dollar amount won by contestants during their run.
Bialik and Batman: Actor teams up with DC for science books
This combination photo shows a cover image released by DC Comics of "Flash Facts" by Mayim Bialik, left, and Mayim Bialik as she speaks at AT&T's SHAPE: "The Scully Effect is Real" panel on June 22, 2019, in Burbank, Calif. "Big Bang Theory" actress Bialik is teaming with DC Entertainment on a project that joins superhero power to the power of science. (Derek Charm/DC Comics via AP, left, and AP Photo)NEW YORK The Big Bang Theory actor Mayim Bialik is teaming with DC Entertainment on a project that joins superhero power to the power of science. DC Entertainment announced Thursday that Bialik will collaborate with popular comic writers and illustrators on a story collection that features Batman, Superman, the Flash and others in search of such mysteries such as why polar ice melts and what can be found at the bottom of the sea. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) lessons taught inside the classroom and how these principles affect our everyday lives, DC announced. Bialik herself is a neuroscientist and author whose previous books include Beyond the Sling and Girling Up.