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LeVar Burton Shills Ryan Reynolds’ Gin After Jeopardy! Endorsement
While LeVar Burton's Jeopardy! permanent hosting dreams were dashed, Entertainment One (eOne) offered him the next best thing with a TV adaptation of the popular game Trivial Pursuit The Hasbro-owned company eOne struck a deal with the Star Trek: The Next Generation star and his company LeVar Burton Entertainment (LBE) to develop the board game[...]
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Getting the role of Jeopardy! host is a dream of sorts for actress Mayim Bialik, who was part of a pool as a potential replacement for the late Alex Trebek, who passed in November 2020 On September 16, it was (sort of) realized when Sony Pictures Television announced that The Big Bang Theory and Call[...]
Jeopardy! Host LeVar Burton Part of History in Contestant Futility
Now, the Reading Rainbow host is closing the book on hosting Jeopardy!, saying "Enough is enough" during a conversation with Trevor Noah on The Daily Show. Image courtesy of Sony Television "You know, we did a Kickstarter several years ago," Burton explained "I discovered then that the generation of adults now, who grew up on 'Reading Rainbow,'[...]
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First, the amount of coverage we've given the long-running game show Jeopardy! Probably more in the past year or so than the entire time that Bleeding Cool's been around Second, just how badly everyone and their mother seemed to cluster-f**k the process to find someone to replace the late Alex Trebek as host We're talking[...]
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For those who were wondering how Mike Richards could stay on as executive producer of Jeopardy! (and The Wheel of Fortune) after all of the controversy surrounding his stepping down from the Jeopardy! hosting job earlier this month Well, they won't have to wonder anymore with word that Sony Pictures Television has notified the staff[...]
When you see yourself in a crowded room, do your fingers itch, are you pistol-whipped? Will you step in line or release the glitch? Can you fall asleep with a panic switch? And when you see yourself in a crowded room, do your fingers itch, are you pistol-whipped? Will you step in line or release[...]
Jeopardy! Host LeVar Burton Part of History in Contestant Futility
The Deadpool star took to Twitter in an about as nuanced way as possible about Sony's Jeopardy hosting situation referencing how he made his dream a reality from his failed turn in 2009's X-Men Origins: Wolverine as the Merc with the Mouth to his 2016 redemption when 20th Century Fox allowed for his 2016 self-titled[...]
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As the fallout and finger-pointing continue from Jeopardy! EP Mike Richards stepping down from his recently-announced role as the new syndicated host of the long-running game show, The Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik will be stepping in to host the daily edition while a search continues for a new host Originally announced as the[...]
The Orville
The Orville & Star Trek Unite! Seth MacFarlane's Message to Jeopardy! Image: Shutterstock.com Now here's a look at the five articles that nearly made the cut, in no particular order- CM Punk talks AEW roster, CNN needs to do better, a cynic talks Ted Lasso, The Gifted gets a timeline explanation, and Stephen Amell reflects on the[...]
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With the passing of television legend Alex Trebek, millions knew that the process of finding someone to replace him as host of Jeopardy! was going to be a heartbreakingly difficult one We're not sure anyone was expecting it to become the raging clusterf**k it's now become EP Mike Richards was hired as the permanent host[...]
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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[...]
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A day after new daily Jeopardy! host Mike Richards was the subject of a report on the news website The Ringer over his repeated use of offensive language, disparaging comments about women's bodies, and more, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is calling for an investigation into what they say is a "pattern" of offensive comments The[...]
Jeopardy! Host LeVar Burton Part of History in Contestant Futility
Seems like LeVar Burton might have been a victim of Jeopardy's declining ratings when it was his turn to guest host While a sentimental favorite to replace the late Alex Trebek as permanent host, one of the honors went to executive producer Mike Richards, who scored a Nielsen average of 5.9, only 0.1 down from[...]
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If new daily Jeopardy! host Mike Richards (with The Big Bang Theory actress Mayim Bialik hosting prime time and special spinoffs) thought being name long-running game show's permanent host would put to rest questions about his past, he learned otherwise on Wednesday News website The Ringer posted an extensive report earlier today after screening episodes[...]
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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-[...]