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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[...]
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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-[...]
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Last week, reports surfaced that Jeopardy! executive producer Mike Richards was "in advanced negotiations" with Sony Pictures TV to be the long-running game show's permanent host (though a final deal is still not officially in place) Shortly after, Richards' involvement in past lawsuits involving The Price is Right models Brandi Cochran and Lanisha Cole during his time[...]
From there, we wrap up with "5 More Things"- five articles that almost made the cut but are still worth your time. LeVar Burton & Jeopardy! / Rick and Morty (Images: Screencap) Now here's a look at BCTV Daily Dispatch's Top 10/24 for Sunday, August 8, 2021: 10 Domino's Threatens to Slice Ties with AEW Over Pizza Cutter[...]
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What kind of clothes do I suppose would be worn by a man with a mole on his nose? Who knows? Did I happen to mention, did I bother to disclose, that this man that we're seeking with the mole on his nose? I'm not sure of his clothes or anything else, except he's Chinese,[...]
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After over a dozen guest hosts stepped up and stepped in to honor the legendary Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek and in some instances audition for the permanent job, Variety reported on Wednesday that Jeopardy! executive producer Mike Richards (host: Divided, The Pyramid) was "in advanced negotiations" with Sony Pictures TV to be the permanent host[...]
Jeopardy! Host LeVar Burton Part of History in Contestant Futility
While LeVar Burton achieved his dream of becoming Jeopardy! host, it was an experience that was all-too-short As part of a series of guest hosts for season 37 to succeed late host Alex Trebek, Sony Pictures Television is looking to finalize talks with executive producer Mike Richards to serve as the next permanent host Upon[...]
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
It's a momentous occasion for Jeopardy! and LeVar Burton fans to see the actor host the long-running game show staple To say it is in the Burton household would be an understatement as his daughter Mica Burton, who's taken to her father's footsteps acting and hosting took the time to troll him on social media[...]
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Our welcomed newbies this round include a Mary Hartman remake, What If…? star Jeffrey Wright talking The Watcher, a double dose of concern for Better Call Saul star Bob Odenkirk, Evil star Michael Emerson reflects on Lost, Dave Bautista is now 'The Streamer", The Orville gets new signage, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Charlie[...]
Jeopardy! Host LeVar Burton Part of History in Contestant Futility
The anticipation is a long time coming for Jeopardy! guest host LeVar Burton and he's already bored witness to a milestone 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[...]
LeVar Burton Shills Ryan Reynolds’ Gin After Jeopardy! Endorsement
While phase one to get actor LeVar Burton as guest host for Jeopardy! is complete, the next phase fans (among them actor Ryan Reynolds) along with Burton himself hope his end-of-July stint turns to a more permanent job as the true successor to the late Alex Trebek In an interview with the New York Times[...]
LeVar Burton Shills Ryan Reynolds’ Gin After Jeopardy! Endorsement
It's a huge first step that perhaps can benefit in the long term in a possible permanent gig, Jeopardy! guest host LeVar Burton spoke to Entertainment Weekly about his time on the podium and teased what's to come "[Hosting Jeopardy!] wasn't even on my bucket list, because I never anticipated that it could possibly be[...]
LeVar Burton Shills Ryan Reynolds’ Gin After Jeopardy! Endorsement
Not far after the announcement that Internet fan favorite LeVar Burton won over Sony for a spot to guest host Jeopardy! in season 37, actor Ryan Reynolds went even further pitching the Star Trek: The Next Generation star to be the game show's next permanent host "This needs to be a permanent gig," the Deadpool[...]
LeVar Burton arrives for ‘Mulan’ World Premiere on March 09, 2020 in Hollywood, CA. Editorial credit: DFree / Shutterstock.com
There's no question, there's been an insurmountable void left behind since Jeopardy host Alex Trebek passed on November 8 after a long battle with cancer As well-intentioned as Sony's plans with the long-running game show, the guest host format since largely been met with mixed reaction One possible permanent solution that emerged is Reading Rainbow[...]
Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek had a final message for viewers. (Image: ABC screencap)
Though he passed away from stage 4 pancreatic cancer at the age of 80 in November 2020, late Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek had one final message of love and hope to share with viewers on Monday Before the first of his final run of episodes (set to air through Friday, January 8), Trebek took a[...]
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With the final episodes of the late Alex Trebek's run as host of Jeopardy! set to air next week (kicking off with a message from Trebek and wrapping up at the end of the week with a tribute to the beloved host who passed away at age 80 from pancreatic cancer), a number of names[...]