Pat Sajak is in recovery after undergoing an emergency surgery.
The statement says Sajak is resting comfortably and looking forward to returning but does not say how long he is expected to be out or how long White will act as host.
United States diplomat says was urged to tweet support for Trump
Other State Department officials have already appeared in front of the inquiry panel, defying a White House order to steer clear. The committees have heard testimony behind closed doors for weeks and the inquiry is moving into a public phase.
This upcoming season will air on TV on December 9.
A photo attached to the tweet shows the iconic wall of letters spelling out "GET WELL SOON PAT!". The set was transformed with Christmas décor, with Disney characters Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck and Goofy all dressed in holiday attire.
Vanna White is stepping in as Wheel of Fortune host alongside some adorable surprise guests!
Chiefs list Mahomes as 'full participant' in Wednesday's practice
Sammy can go out there", Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill said of his running mate, Sammy Watkins. Mahomes' practice particpation suggests he could be on the verge of returning to game action.
White took over hosting duties during Friday's taping. He also suffered laryngitis in 1996, and so Vanna hosted one segment in his absence.
Despite Pat being bedridden, the show must go on! White joined the show in 1982 and the duo have been closely identified with the show for decades.
US formally begins to leave the Paris climate agreement
Agreement rules prevented a country from pulling out in the first three years after the November 4, 2016, ratification. Many critics of the Paris agreement say America is the leader in cutting carbon emissions, but that's not true.