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Mike Richards Invited Ken Jennings to His First ‘Jeopardy’ Taping, Then Relegated Him to Green Room

The search for a successor to late “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek has been a rocky one, culminating August 20 in executive producer Mike Richards’ resignation from the post. An executive producer on the series, Richards stepped down as host after numerous past scandals resurfaced including a harassment lawsuit and derogatory remarks he made on the […]

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‘Jeopardy!’ Producer Mike Richards in Negotiations to Become New Permanent Host — Report

Since long-time “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek passed away last November, many have wondered who would be taking the reins as permanent host. Several different guests have assumed hosting duties over the last several months, including controversial choices like Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Ken Jennings, whose past ableist tweets resurfaced when his temporary gig was announced.In […]

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LeVar Burton: Having ‘Jeopardy!’ Hosted by Person of Color Is ‘Good for America’

Nearly a decade after first tweeting that hosting “Jeopardy!” would be his dream job, LeVar Burton is finally taking the podium this week to guest host the iconic quiz show. The former “Reading Rainbow” host and “Roots” star has been a fan favorite to take over “Jeopardy!” hosting duties following Alex Trebek’s passing earlier this […]

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Ken Jennings Apologizes for Ableist Tweets

It’s been over a month since a string of ableist tweets posted by upcoming “Jeopardy” guest host Ken Jennings were rediscovered on Twitter. In that time, Jennings has been quiet about the controversy, but he is now responding to his fans and offering up an apology.In a thread posted to his personal Twitter earlier Wednesday, […]

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Ken Jennings’ Past Tweets Mocking the Disabled Surface After ‘Jeopardy’ Guest Hosting Announcement

Twenty four hours after Sony Pictures Television announced that “Jeopardy” fan favorite Ken Jennings would be one of several guest hosts taking over the popular quiz show in January in the aftermath of the death of Alex Trebek, a four-year old tweet has returned to put a cloud over the occasion.After Jennings’ gig was announced […]

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TV Bits: ‘Halo’, ‘Jeopardy!’, ‘Prison Break’, ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Season 3, ‘The Shrink Next Door’, and More

In this edition of TV Bits: Check out a new photo from Showtime’s long-awaited Halo TV series Do you qualify for a free month of Disney+? Find out here One actor will not return for more Prison Break Here’s the immediate plan for upcoming Jeopardy! episodes Narcos: Mexico season 3 character details revealed The great […]

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The Morning Watch: Remembering ‘The Mask’ Animated Series, Alex Trebek’s ‘Jeopardy!’ Promo Outtakes & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, take a look back at The Mask animated […]

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