LeVar Burton Archives

Today's line-up of news and opinions includes Supernatural star Misha Collins celebrating an anniversary, a double dose of AMC's The Walking Dead, FX's American Horror Story: Double Feature previews the "Red Tide" finale, FX on Hulu's Y: The Last Man shows Yorick can't follow orders, FXX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia heads to the woods[...]
Jeopardy! Host LeVar Burton Part of History in Contestant Futility
The writing was pretty much on the wall for LeVar Burton upon the announcement from Sony Pictures Television to initially pick Mike Richards and Mayim Bialik With Richards' controversy stemming from his stint on The Price is Right as well as offensive podcast comments, he was subsequently ousted from the game show altogether not only[...]
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
Hi [LeVar Burton]." Image courtesy of Sony Television Reynolds referenced Star Trek: The Next Generation actor LeVar Burton, who hosted during the final week of July The actor was firmly in Burton's camp prior to Sony's announcement that the Reading Rainbow host would be among the final batch of guests to possibly succeed the late Alex Trebek,[...]
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EP Mike Richards was hired as the permanent host of the daily edition (while The Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik will host special and primetime editions), only for him to step down from the position after his past involvement in a number of lawsuits during his time with The Price Is Right resurfaced, offensive and[...]
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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Note: Still no LeVar Burton…???] Images: Screencap/FOX TV Last week, reports surfaced that 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[...]
'Til I hear… the BCTV Daily Dispatch once more! With waves of love & respect to Andrew Lloyd Webber and Simon Lee (check out the video at the end of the post), welcome back to your daily dose of the best things happening across the television landscape as we take a look at what's been hitting[...]
LeVar Burton Shills Ryan Reynolds’ Gin After Jeopardy! Endorsement
You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. LeVar Burton Deserved Better in The Daily LITG, 8th of August 2021 LITG Image courtesy of Ryan Reynolds The world keeps turning, and America is beginning to heal from all the burns Even if a few scabs need pulling off first. Jeopardy!: LeVar Burton Deserved Better; Brent Spiner[...]
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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,[...]
LeVar Burton Shills Ryan Reynolds’ Gin After Jeopardy! Endorsement
You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. LeVar Burton Deserved Better in The Daily LITG, 7th of August 2021 LITG Image courtesy of Ryan Reynolds The world keeps turning, and America is beginning to heal from all the burns Even if a few scabs need pulling off first. Jeopardy!: LeVar Burton Deserved Better; Brent Spiner[...]
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[...]