Alex Trebek passed away one year ago today, on November 8, at age 80.

He passed after a long struggle with pancreatic cancer.

Ken Jennings was the first of 16 guest hosts to finish up season 37.

Jennings was the highest rated of all the guest hosts.

He drew in an average of 10.3 million viewers during his run.

Mayim Bialik has been hosting season 38 since it debuted in September.

However, she has acting commitments to her Fox sitcom “Call Me Kat.”

On Alex’s anniversary, Jennings was asked to step forward and resume hosting.

Fans have been pleading with Sony to let Jennings stay, with some fans calling him the “only legitimate successor of Trebek.”