Mayim Bialik Thanks Her 15-Year-Old Son For Pushing Her To Host 'Jeopardy!'

After months of fans begging for it, Mayim Bialik is finally hosting Jeopardy!. Last week, the sitcom legend took to the podium to host everyone's favorite trivia show and luckily for fans, she's doing a two-week run!

Of course, everyone and their brother have a lot of opinions about who hosts Jeopardy! and it seems Mayim's son is the one we have to thank for her finally stepping up to the plate!

Of course, the *Jeopardy!* community is still mourning the loss of long-time host Alex Trebek, who lost his battle with cancer last year.

Since Alex's death, various celebrities have been brought in to try and fill the void while the show searches for a full-time replacement.

If you're a frequent watcher of the show, you will know they've already had many celebs take a crack at the gig.

While some have been fan favorites — Ken Jennings, Katie Couric, Aaron Rodgers — others have been surrounded by controversy.

If you'll recall, Twitter was *super* upset with Dr. Oz took the hosting job back in March.

Fans of the trivia show called the talk show host a "snake oil salesman" and were struggling to understand the network's decision.

In addition to the hosts they've already had, there's still many people fans want to see host.

Of course, Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton is at the top of that list for anyone that enjoys GOOD QUALITY TELEVISION!

Fans petitioned to have the star host and he is scheduled to take on the gig next month!

The latest celebrity to take on the job is *Big Bang Theory* star Mayim Bialik.

Of course, the 45-year-old knew she had big shoes to fill, and was surely delighted when she saw how much the people absolutely loved her!

Now, it seems we have Mayim's teenage son to thank for her hosting stint.

At the beginning of Monday’s episode, the actress made sure to give a shoutout to her eldest son for pushing her to do the show!

"As I start my second week of guest-hosting ‘Jeopardy!,’ I want to thank my 15-year-old, Miles," she told viewers.

"He was the one who first suggested I give this a try and I hope I am making him and his little brother, Frederick, proud."

In a sweet twist, fans may not have realized this isn't the first time Mayim has given credit to her son!

During an interview on the official *Jeopardy!* YouTube channel last month, Mayim revealed it was her eldest son who told her about the gig.

"My older son is the one who originally said ‘Did you know they’re looking for Jeopardy! hosts? I saw on the internet that maybe you should find out," she explained.

"So, he was really, really proud," she smiled.

Well, it seems her son has every reason to be proud because Mayim is absolutely CRUSHING IT!

Social media is filled with praise for the star.

It seems like its all anyone can talk about these days.

Hey, it's a been a hard 16 months, okay? We need a little joy in our lives and we have MAYIM AND HER SON TO THANK FOR THAT!

The 45-year-old took to social media to thank her fans.

"Wow wow wow I am overwhelmed by the positive vibes — THANK YOU!!!" she wrote to fans last week.

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