‘Jeopardy!’: Reported front-runner for host is a huge letdown
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And now for your (maybe) Final Jeopardy answer: The oh so surprising — and disappointing — choice to succeed Alex Trebek on the venerable game show. And the question … Who is Mike Richards? “Um, no, really, who IS Mike Richards?” we ask with a pained and baffled expression on our face. On Wednesday, Variety reported that Richards, the game show’s executive producer, is in “advanced negotiations” to fill the slot left empty after Trebek’s death in November 2020. The report goes on to say that others are “still in the mix,” but Richards has emerged as the “clear front-runner.” Sorry, but this de...