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Less than a day after the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) called for an investigation into what they said was a "pattern" of offensive comments made while he was a host of The Randumb Show podcast (from 2013 to 2014), Mike Richards is out as the host of the long-running game show Jeopardy! Richards' comments were the subject[...]
In a move that reminds us once again that there can be drama even in the selection of a new permanent host for Jeopardy!, it would appear the long-running game show is altering its hosting plans a bit The Daily Beast first reported (and now confirmed) Jeopardy! will be moving forward with two official hosts-[...]
Now, Richards' involvement in two past lawsuits involving The Price is Right models, Brandi Cochran and Lanisha Cole, during his time producing the Bob Barker and Drew Carrey-hosted game show have some on social media questioning whether his name should still be considered for the permanent Jeopardy! hosting job. Mike Richards / Jeopardy! (Image: Screencap) In November[...]
Jeopardy! Host LeVar Burton Part of History in Contestant Futility
With the passing of legendary game show host Alex Trebek, Jeopardy! has been hosting a series of guests that have included LEVAR BURTON, Mayim Bialik, Anderson Cooper, Katie Couric, Bill Whitaker, Dr Mehmet Oz, Ken Jennings, George Stephanopoulos, Robin Roberts, Savannah Guthrie, Dr Sanjay Gupta, Aaron Rodgers, and former contestant Buzzy Cohen During that time,[...]
Jeopardy! Host LeVar Burton Part of History in Contestant Futility
For the first time in the game show's near 60-year history, a contestant had the lowest score dropping below – $7000 The Star Trek: The Next Generation actor and Reading Rainbow host made his debut on the July 26 episode Patrick Pearce, a product specialist from Fountain Valley, California, ended his night with -$7,400 breaking[...]
TBS and Endemol Shine North America's Wipeout suffered a tragedy on Wednesday, with TMZ reporting that a contestant on the game show died after going into cardiac arrest following a running of the obstacle course The network and production company confirmed the news, with a TBS representative telling Variety, "We are devastated to have learned[...]
A Message From Alex Trebek | JEOPARDY!
As far as becoming such a staple and its place in pop culture history, there plenty of instances where the game show was parodied Most famously, the host was played by Will Ferrell on the long-running NBC late-night series Saturday Night Live On SNL's "Celebrity Jeopardy" conceived by Norm MacDonald, the skit typically involved the[...]
News of Trebek's passing was announced via the long-running game show's Twitter account with the following statement: "Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends Thank you, Alex." Trebek was married to Elaine Callei (now Elaine Trebek Kares) from 1974 until their divorce[...]
A scene from the new game show competition series Floor is Lava (Image: Netflix)
Hosted by Top Gear's Rugledge Wood, each episode the teams are presented with a room; kitchen, living room, dining room they must get from one end to the other for a chance to win $10,000.  The team that has the highest number of members survive and make it to the end is crowned the winner. A scene[...]
DON'T - "Don't Be a Wiseguy" (ABC/Guy D'Alema) ADAM SCOTT
But if they want to walk away with the green and top honors, they're going to have to abide by one simple rule: Don't. DON'T – "Don't Be a Wiseguy" (ABC/Guy D'Alema) ADAM SCOTT Except this is coming from the twistedly funny minds of Reynolds and Scott, so expect Reynolds to be chiming in and some seriously[...]
Hot Ones
If you enjoy watching others suffer intolerably, possibly soil themselves, and go catatonic, then truTV's Hot Ones: The Game Show (hosted by Sean Evans) is the show for you This insane, sadistic game show has two teams competing for a chance to win $25,000 while answering trivia questions – but really? That's just an excuse[...]
'Press Your Luck': ABC Bets on Elizabeth Banks as Game Show Revival Host
ABC continues to do its part to ensure that every single game show in existence gets its very own reboot, so Press Your Luck is the latest summer game show revival heading our way – but this one already has a major bonus going for it: actor/director Elizabeth Banks is taking on the hosting role[...]