"Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak is on the mend after undergoing successful emergency surgery and his longtime co-star Vanna White is stepping in to take over hosting duties. The announcement was made Friday afternoon that Sajak was rushed to the hospital for a blocked intestine on Thursday, resulting in the cancellation of a "Wheel" taping.
"The Wheel of Fortune taping on Thursday was canceled because host Pat Sajak underwent successful emergency surgery to correct a blocked intestine. He is resting comfortably and looking forward to getting back to work. Taping resumed today as scheduled and Vanna White has stepped in as host."