The quiz host signed off after 29 years saying simply 'So it's goodnight from me … goodnight.'
The star was taken to hospital on two consecutive days.
The 'University Challenge' presenter was diagnosed with the condition last year.
Amol Rajan is to replace Jeremy Paxman as the host of University Challenge, the BBC has said.
Paxman was only the second host in the history of 'University Challenge'.
BBC Radio 4 presenter Emma Barnett said she doesn't model herself on veteran interviewer Jeremy Paxman, though she is 'very appreciative' of the praise he has sent her way.
The 71-year-old broadcaster and University Challenge host said he has been receiving “excellent treatment” and that his symptoms are “currently mild”.
The BBC journalist said she believes news reading is a skill.
Madeley's been at it again.
It was billed as Theresa May versus Jeremy Corbyn, even though they didn’t share the same stage.
Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn faced questions from a studio audience and Jeremy Paxman last night in a joint Channel 4/Sky News broadcast called The Battle for Number 10, but did not face off against each other. The format of the programme, with each of the Conservative and Labour leaders taking a Q&A from the audience and Mr Paxman, still left viewers wondering… who won? The leaders did not appear together as Mrs May has declined to take part in a head-to-head debate with Mr Corbyn.
“She said to him that if he was involved in the Kyle show then he needed to get into make-up pretty damn quick because the audience was already arriving,” laughed a source at MediaCity studios in Salford. “It was so funny when the researcher in the corridor was told by a colleague that Paxman could have accidentally been roped into the Kyle show,” the insider continued. Back in 2007, the Jeremy Kyle Show was blasted as a “human form of bear baiting” by a judge after a guest was fined £300 for headbutting another man on the show.
Here’s some good news if watching an episode of University Challenge leaves you feeling like you’ve got the IQ of an amoeba. If you’ve ever watched the show aghast at how the contestants manage to rattle off answer after answer, there’s actually a sneaky reason for that – and it’s got nothing to do with their brain power. “I’ll let you into a secret [about how] University Challenge is recorded,” Paxo told an audience at Henley Literary Festival.
Former Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman isn’t one to grow old gracefully.
In a column for the Financial Times, Paxman wrote: “At the reception desk of a hotel to which I checked in this week was a pile of free copies of Mature Times, which calls itself ‘the voice of our generation.’ Oh God, I thought, the cheeky b*****s are including me.