It appears Mark Labett is not going to be returning for season 3 of “The Chase.”
For the previous seasons, Mark has been a chaser with the three “Jeopardy!” Best of All Time Match contestants James Holzhauer, Brad Rutter, and event winner, Ken Jennings.
Ken has not too long ago been serving because the host of “Jeopardy!” alongside “The Massive Bang Principle” alum Mayim Bialik. Followers are crossing their fingers that Ken could also be stepping as much as host the decades-running recreation present full-time, as Ken will even not be returning to season 3 of “The Chase.”
Though Ken hasn’t been vocal about why he cut up from “The Chase,” Mark revealed that he was “gutted” to be taught of his destiny.
Mark Labett Says He Is ‘Gutted’ To Be Leaving ‘The Chase’ After Solely One Season
— The Chase (@thechaseabc) March 15, 2022
Mark joined season 2 of “The Chase” after being a stalwart on the U.Ok. model of the present. He was a part of all 4 seasons of “The Chase USA” which ran on the Recreation Present Community for a time so loads of followers have been stunned to see that he wouldn’t be returning for season 3 of the ABC recreation present, “The Chase.”
As an alternative, the present – which is able to proceed to be hosted by Sara Haines – is bringing on not one, not two, however three new “Jeopardy!” alums. The primary is fan-favorite Buzzy Cohen, who hosted the 2021 Match of Champions and was a favourite to host it once more. The second is Brandon Blackwell, a well-liked College School Champion. The third is Victoria Groce, who took down David Madden.
Mark responded to the information by offering a tweet on their official Twitter submit regarding the season 3 casting information. The submit learn, “New season. New Chasers. Victoria Groce, Brandon Blackwell, and Buzzy Cohen be a part of Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer on Could 3 when #TheChase returns.”
Mark replied, “Gutted to not be invited again however actually excited on the new lineup. Am anticipating Brandon and Victoria to wow America.”
Followers, after all, had loads of questions.
Mark Labett Solutions Fan Questions: ‘No They Simply Didn’t Renew Me’
Gutted to not be invited again however actually excited on the new lineup. Am anticipating Brandon and Victoria to wow America 🙂
— Mark Labbett (@MarkLabbett) March 15, 2022
Many followers have been disenchanted to see that the 56-year-old trivia present grasp could be leaving “The Chase” after just one season.
“Was it due to contract causes from The Chase Australia?” one individual requested.
“No they simply didn’t renew me,” Mark responded. “No motive was supplied.”
“I’m heartbroken that you just received’t be again,” one other commented. “I rewatch and rewatch the outdated episodes of The Chase with you and Brooke Burns. To me, that one is way superior. That is horrible information.”
“I agree! I like the older authentic model of the Chase with Mark Labett and Brooke Burns; I can’t be watching this latest model,” one other stated. “And please make Ken Jennings the everlasting Jeopardy host…or let Mark Labett have a strive at it!”
“After years watching the UK model whereas on trip, it was so good to see you on the Brooke model right here and once more now,” stated one other. “You’re a terrific quizzer and a dynamite persona. I hear the UK model of Mastermind (one in every of my favorites!) is searching for a number!!”
Followers Need Mark ‘The Beast’ Labett To Return To ‘The Chase’
No they simply didn’t renew me. No motive was supplied
— Mark Labbett (@MarkLabbett) March 15, 2022
Many followers stated that they received’t be watching the present with out Mark on it.
“Hey @thechaseabc, the primary motive I got here again for S2 of your present was The Beast,” one other stated. “Guess I’ll simply persist with watching the sooner tempo UK Chase, Beat the Chasers, and GSN repeats as an alternative.”
“Mark ‘I’m Gutted’ as properly!” one other fan wrote. “As are nearly all of Chase followers. To me you might be, and at all times shall be ‘The Chase’, and The Beast! To prime that off, a well-respected Gentleman!”
That is terrible!! @MarkLabbett return is the one motive I began watching and, although I miss the rapport with @BrookeBurns,” one other wrote. “I shall be deleting and never watching going ahead. The opposite chasers have been lower than entertaining and gorgeous. So unhappy!
“I’m so unhappy you not returning,” one other added. “I’ve been watching outdated episodes on GSN that’s solely you on it. Unsure I’ll proceed to look at. I like James lots too. That might most likely be the explanation I watch if I do. I need you again.”
Though it’s uncertain Mark will return to season 4, a minimum of season 2 of “The Chase” is on the market for followers to stream on Hulu. Season 3 will return on Could 3.