Watch: Paxman signs off University Challenge for final time after 29 years

Jeremy Paxman has signed off University Challenge for the last time, saying he is looking “forward to watching it” along with fans at home.The 73-year-old veteran broadcaster and former Newsnight presenter has hosted the series since the BBC revived it in 1994 until Monday’s episode.Paxman had announced he was stepping down from the quiz show a year after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.He will be replaced by journalist and broadcaster Amol Rajan, who is the third host of the programme in its 61-year history.The show was first launched by Bamber Gascoigne in 1962.