'Wheel of Fortune' taping interrupted for Pat Sajak emergency surgery, Vanna White to host

A taping of "Wheel of Fortune" was canceled Thursday after host Pat Sajak had to undergo emergency surgery for a blocked intestine, the show tweeted Friday afternoon.

"He is resting comfortably and looking forward to getting back to work," representatives from "Wheel of Fortune" tweeted.

Vanna White stepped into the role of host to finish taping Friday.

Sajak was in great spirits last week when he attended his longtime producer Harry Friedman's Hollywood Star of Fame ceremony.

He, along with White, spoke at the event, lauding Friedman for his accomplishments and posing for photos.

Another longtime TV host, Alex Trebek of "Jeopardy" has also recently had health issues.

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