Alex Trebeck left enormous sneakers to fill, however two years after his dying, it appears to be like like Sony has lastly discovered a brand new Jeopardy! host — or, somewhat, hosts. Per Selection, interim hosts Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will keep on the sport present completely.
Bialik and Jennings have been splitting internet hosting duties on Jeopardy! since final September, and in keeping with a supply aware of the matter, the quiz present’s two-host format will assist this system develop spinoffs. Bialik is anticipated to host primetime editions of the present, in addition to the brand new Movie star Jeopardy! within the works at ABC.
“With all of our plans for Jeopardy! — which is extra Jeopardy!, not much less, extra variations — we’re going to want a number of hosts to characterize all the viewers, to characterize all the nation, so as to take this franchise ahead,” govt producer Michael Davies informed Selection in June.
Quite a lot of stars, from LeVar Burton to Katie Couric, have taken a stab at internet hosting Jeopardy! lately. Final August, the collection named govt producer Mike Richards as its official everlasting host, however unearthed offensive feedback he made on a 2013 podcast contributed to his ousting.
Outdoors of the sport present sphere, Bialik additionally presently stars on the FOX sitcom Name Me Kat. In the meantime, in additional lighthearted Jeopardy! information, a contestant again in January confused Nickelback with Arcade Fireplace, subsequently conflating one of many twenty first century’s most critically acclaimed acts with one in all its most maligned.