LeVar Burton Says He’s Looking For “The Right Game Show” To Host

LeVar Burton Says He’s Looking For “The Right Game Show” To Host
LeVar Burton says he’s looking “for the right game show” to host after his interest was piqued – and his hopes dashed – by his recent guest stint on Jeopardy! and the social media support he received.

On The Daily Show With Trevor Noah last night, Burton expressed gratitude to his longtime fans who have supported him since his Reading Rainbow days and were vocal about their desire to see him replace the late Alex Trebek as host of Jeopardy! Despite the online support, Burton lost the gig to, at first, Mike Richards, and then to Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings.

Burton said he first took notice of his fans’ devotion several years ago, with the launch of a Reading Rainbow Kickstarter drive. “I discovered then that the generation of adults now who grew up on Reading Rainbow, they were down with whatever it is I wanted to do,” Burton told Noah,
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