Ryan Reynolds Backs LeVar Burtons Campaign To Host Jeopardy! Following Mike Richards Exit From Role

Ryan Reynolds has thrown his support behind LeVar Burton’s ongoing campaign to host Jeopardy!, following EP Mike Richards’ exit from the podium. The actor said as much—albeit in oblique fashion—in a post published to Twitter on Friday. In it, he shared how he relates to Burton’s experience, given the time he himself spent as an underdog, relentlessly pursuing his dream

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Will 'Jeopardy!'s Mayim Bialik Stay on the Show with Disgraced Former Host (And Still Exec Producer) Mike Richards?

It’s only been a week since Jeopardy! announced the official installation of Mike Richards as the late Alex Trebek’s successor along with his new co-host, actor and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik. Now, Richards has stepped down from the post he held for a week after controversial and offensive comments he made in 2013 were publicized. He’s still on the quiz show’s

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Mike Richards Addresses Jeopardy! Rumors and Those Price Is Right Allegations in Memo to Staff

RELATED STORIES Jeopardy! Fave LeVar Burton Speaks Out Amid Mike Richards Host Buzz: 'No Matter the Outcome, I've Won' Jeopardy!: Mike Richards in 'Advanced Negotiations' to Become Permanent Host, Replace Alex Trebek (Report) Less than a week after reports surfaced that he was the frontrunner to succeed the late Alex Trebek as host, Jeopardy! exec producer Mike Richards addressed the speculation

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Who will be the new Jeopardy! host? Mike Richards is right choice for job over Aaron Rodgers, LeVar Burton, others

Who is replacing the late, great Alex Trebek as the new permanent host of “Jeopardy!”? The answer is about to be Mike Richards. Variety reported on Wednesday night that Richards, the game show’s current executive producer, is in “advanced negotiations with Sony Pictures Television” to get the full-time job. After a run of 16 guest hosts for Season 37, which started with former legendary

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Watch Sting Perform His Own Revamped Version of the Jeopardy Theme Song

https://www.youtube.com/embed/57Id7TYubBE Lots of celebrities have commandeered categories on Jeopardy, but not all of them are as multi-talented as Sting. The former frontman of The Police read clues on Thursday's episode from the category aptly called "Sting." But as if that weren't enough, the superstar musician also covered the show's iconic theme song and even added his own lyrics.  "Of all

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Ken Jennings to Guest Host First New ‘Jeopardy!’ Episodes After Death of Alex Trebek

Weeks after the passing of legendary “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, Sony Pictures Television has announced that popular contestant and “Jeopardy! Greatest of All Time” tournament winner Ken Jennings will serve as the first of a series of interim guest hosts when the trivia game show returns to production on Monday, Nov. 30. “Alex believed in the importance of ‘Jeopardy!’! and

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‘Wheel of Fortune,’ ‘Jeopardy!’ returning with redesigned sets for social distancing

EXCLUSIVE: Two of America’s longest-running gameshows, “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy!” are heading back to the studio. Both shows were hit by the COVID-19 production shutdown but Deadline understands that both syndicated shows, which come from Sony Pictures Television and CBS Television Distribution, are set to start filming this week and next. There will, however, be a few adjustments. In

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Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek looks strong and healthy as he reveals he's 'doing well' in pancreatic cancer battle

A NEW look Alex Trebeck gave Jeopardy! fans a positive update about his fight against pancreatic cancer and says he is 'doing well'. The 79-year-old Jeopardy! host sported a new goatee as he updated fans about the famous show which paused production due to the coronavirus pandemic. Alex said while he "can't wait to get back into the studio" he

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Alex Trebek Reciting Lizzo's Lyrics Will Make You Feel Good as Hell

Alex Trebek has us feelin’ good as hell. On Thursday, the Jeopardy! host treated viewers to a surprise rendition of Lizzo‘s “Truth Hurts.” During the night’s episode, the Grammy winner’s hit song was featured in the category “Lyrics of Today,” which prompted Trebek to recite part of its catchy chorus. “Her: ‘New Man On The Minnesota Vikings, Truth Hurts, Needed Something

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