Pat Sajak, the enduring master of ceremonies for “Wheel of Fortune,

plans to retire

plans to retire

American television’s longest-running game shows

no precise reason for opting to call

he wrote-I’ve decided that our 41st season

which begins in September

will be my last

will be my last

It’s been a wonderful ride

I’ll have more to say in the coming months

The show will continue its run for at least last three more seasons after his departure