BCTV Daily Dispatch 26 August 21: Jeopardy! Needs LeVar; Sunny "Birds"

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 the glitch? Do you think she'll sleep with… the BCTV Daily Dispatch! With waves of love & respect to Silversun Pickups (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 your radar in the past 24 hours- with Jeopardy! should-be-host LeVar Burton riding strong. This week's Thursday newbies include a What If…? preview, The Wheel of Time releasing new images, Star Trek: Picard star Michelle Hurd talking Season 2, The Flash & the Arrowverse face "Armageddon" this fall, Doctor Who never had a long-term "Morbius Doctors" plan, and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia unleashes the "Birds of War". From there, we wrap up with "5 More Things"- articles that almost made the cut but are still worth the time.

Jeopardy! / It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (Images: Screencaps)

Now here's a look at BCTV Daily Dispatch's Top 10/24 for Thursday, August 26, 2021:

10. What If…? Episode 3 Preview: Black Widow Likes Her Personal Space

9. The Wheel of Time: Amazon Series Adapt Releases 4 Preview Images

8. Star Trek: Picard: Michelle Hurd Talks Season 2, Seven of Nine & Raffi

7. Showtime Admits to What Dexter Fans Have Known Since Series Finale

6. The Umbrella Academy Season 3: Elliot Page Confirms Final Filming Week

5. The Flash, Batwoman, Black Lightning & More Face Armageddon This Fall

4. Doctor Who Producer: Morbius Doctors Scene "Wasn't Thought Out At All"

3. The Flash Director: 5-Part Season 8 Adventure "Epic" & "Legendary"

2. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 15: "Birds of War" Returns?

1. Jeopardy!: Ryan Reynolds Nudges Sony to Realize LeVar Burton's Dream

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Now here's a look at the five articles that nearly made the cut, in no particular order- The Orville & Star Trek: The Next Generation have an unexpected "crossover", Supergirl finale sees Mehcad Brooks return as James Olsen, a Pokemon question to answer, AEW/WWE ratings, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine disappoints:

The Orville & Star Trek Unite! Seth MacFarlane's Message to Jeopardy!

Supergirl: Mehcad Brooks Set for Finale; Melissa Benoist Talks Returns

Is Mr. Mime Really Ash's Mom's Boyfriend in the Pokémon Anime?

Ratings Wars: AEW Rampage Fails to Beat WWE Despite CM Punk

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 8 Episode 4 Review: Another Vanilla Outing

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Ray FlookAbout Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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