Vanna White Hosts Wheel of Fortune as Pat Sajak Recovers From Surgery

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The show says on its social media accounts that the Thursday.

A "Wheel of Fortune" taping was canceled Thursday so host Pat Sajak could undergo emergency surgery.

Vanna White and Pat Sajak attend "The Wheel of Fortune: 35 Years as America's Game", hosted by the Paley Center For Media at The Paley Center for Media, in NY back in 2017.

FILE - In this September 29, 2007 file photo, co-host Vanna White and host Pat Sajak make an appearance at Radio City Music Hall for a taping of celebrity week on "Wheel of Fortune" in NY.

The statement said Sajak is resting comfortably and looking forward to returning.

Sajak and White have been part of the syndicated version of Wheel of Fortune since 1983. The 73-year-old, who has been the show's frontman since '82, had surgery and is expected to recover.

Earlier this week, Sajak was in good spirits when he joined fellow game show host Alex Trebek to honor their colleague Harry Friedman, who produces both Wheel and Jeopardy! as he received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. I had to ask myself if that was any way for a grown woman to live her life'. Season 37 of Wheel of Fortune premiered in September.