CULVER CITY, Calif. (ProOmani) — There was a brand new visitor host on the helm of “Jeopardy!” Monday evening. The present’s government producer Mike Richards is stepping behind the rostrum for 2 weeks.
Former champion contestant Ken Jennings had been filling in for the previous six weeks following legendary host Alex Trebek’s demise.
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“I’m internet hosting at the moment and for the subsequent two weeks to maintain the best quiz present on the earth going,” Richards advised viewers Monday.
He defined why he was internet hosting whereas some extra well-known faces wait within the wings.
“We’ve got some superb visitor hosts coming that I can’t wait so that you can see, however with the COVID outbreak right here in LA people have been understandably just a little reticent to shoot. Ken Jennings did an amazing job however he’s unavailable attributable to obligations along with his present ‘The Chase,’” Richards mentioned. “In order the producer, my job is to fairly actually dwell the mantra, ‘the present should go on.’”
Our government producer Mike Richards shares some ideas from the Jeopardy! stage earlier than stepping behind the lectern. pic.twitter.com/wcalQgBRda
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Following Richards, Jeopardy! has a string of superstar visitor hosts lined up. They’re Katie Couric, Aaron Rodgers, Invoice Whitaker, Mayim Bialik, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Anderson Cooper, Savannah Guthrie and Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
“Jeopardy!” says there are nonetheless extra visitor hosts to return, which will likely be introduced at a later date.
“Jeopardy!” airs weeknights at 7:30 p.m. on WBZ-TV.
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