LeVar Burton to guest host "Jeopardy"

"Jeopardy" announced its next round of guest hosts, and LeVar Burton's name is on the list.An online petition was started in November 2020 to have the actor and producer join the lineup of celebrities filling in since the death of Alex Trebek.Burton is beloved by many fans for his portrayal of Geordi La Forge on "Star Trek: The Next Generation.".He was already a household name before that, however, having played the young Kunta Kinte in the acclaimed series "Roots.".Burton also hosted and produced the children's show "Reading Rainbow" for more than 20 years