The Search for Jeopardy!'s New Host Is Nearly Over as Front-Runner Emerges

The Search for Jeopardy!'s New Host Is Nearly Over as Front-Runner Emerges
Who is: the likely next Jeopardy! host? After a lengthy process, it appears that fans have their answer. A source connected to the venerable game show confirms to E! News that Mike Richards, who joined Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune as executive producer last year, is in the process of ironing out his deal to succeed the late Alex Trebek as permanent host of the trivia series.  The insider tells E! News that the job has been Mike's to lose from the start, and that no other candidate was offered the role. Mike will fill the big shoes of Alex, who hosted Jeopardy! for 36 years and passed away in November 2020 following his battle with pancreatic cancer. "Mike wanted this job...
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