Pat Sajak has emergency surgery, Vanna White steps in as host

Pat Sajak, left, and Vanna White, from "Wheel of Fortune," attend a ceremony honoring Harry Friedman with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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(KNOE) - Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak appears to have relinquished his hosting duties for the hit show, at least temporarily.

According to the show's Twitter page, Thursday's filming had to be canceled because Sajak needed emergency surgery.

Fortunately, the same tweet says Sajak is doing well and should be back to work soon. In the meantime, Vanna White will handle hosting duties. Her episodes that will air starting Dec. 9.

Wheel of Fortune airs weekdays at 6:30 p.m. on KNOE.