Katie Couric Begins Stint as Jeopardy! Guest Host: ‘I Was a Nervous Wreck’

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Katie Couric began her stint as the guest host of Jeopardy! on Monday, March 8th.

She made her debut on International Women’s Day and she told People, “I love that I’m the first woman! They framed a little thing for me after I was on. It says, ‘What iconic journalist and Stand Up to Cancer founder is the first female guest host of Jeopardy!?’ And then it says, ‘Who is Katie Couric?'”

But she also said,” I was a nervous wreck, honestly. There are a lot of moving parts behind the scenes, things you need to figure out. It’s complicated! It requires a lot of multitasking. But it was so much fun.”

Katie will host for two weeks and a donation to Stand Up To Cancer Pancreatic Dream Team will be made based on the cumulative winnings of the contestants during her run as host.

Here is the line-up for upcoming guest hosts:

Katie Couric: March 8-March 19

Dr. Mehmet Oz: March 22-April 2

Aaron Rodgers: April 5-April 16

Anderson Cooper: TBD

Savannah Guthrie: TBD

Mayim Bialik: TBD

Bill Whitaker: TBD

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: TBD