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PostPosted: 11/10/20 9:56 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Wonder what Queenie's thoughts are?



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PostPosted: 11/10/20 9:12 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

‘Jeopardy!’ Fans Weigh In on Next Host

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/10/arts/television/jeopardy-next-host.html

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“Not gonna lie, I feel like I’ve been preparing my whole life to occupy the @Jeopardy host podium when Alex retires,” he wrote on Twitter in September.



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PostPosted: 11/11/20 1:32 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Jeopardy should take a cue from LIVE with Kelly & Ryan. Try out some hosts for a week at a time and see who works best.



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PostPosted: 11/12/20 8:06 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

One British sportsbook has posted some odds




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PostPosted: 11/12/20 10:23 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Ken, Neil, Laura....after that, the others might just be a move from the sublime to the ridiculous.

Trevor? Jimmy? Really?? Razz



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PostPosted: 11/12/20 2:10 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I kinda like LeVar Burton for this. He's a big Jeopardy fan.


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PostPosted: 11/13/20 1:25 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

There are so many articles throwing out names of potential replacements. I just read one that suggested Keke Palmer, as if someone who doesn't know who Dick Cheney is would be credible as the smartest person in the room.



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PostPosted: 11/13/20 3:48 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Does the host have to be or appear to be smart? I am old enough to remember the first Jeopardy run and that host treated it like a normal game show, which I preferred.


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PostPosted: 11/16/20 4:46 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Onlline petition to get Levar Burton to be the next host.

https://www.change.org/p/sony-pictures-entertainment-levar-burton-should-be-the-next-host-of-jeopardy?recruiter=68548602&recruited_by_id=ef8cd07b-79b9-4e6f-8703-ad3585f5bf87



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PostPosted: 11/16/20 4:51 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

StevenHW wrote:
Onlline petition to get Levar Burton to be the next host.

https://www.change.org/p/sony-pictures-entertainment-levar-burton-should-be-the-next-host-of-jeopardy?recruiter=68548602&recruited_by_id=ef8cd07b-79b9-4e6f-8703-ad3585f5bf87


I signed. It's up to 88K signatures.


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PostPosted: 11/16/20 6:46 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Levar Burton is 63. Al Michaels is 76. lol. I'm not a bookmaker but I'll cover ANY and all bets on Al Michaels becoming the next permanent host of Jeopardy.



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PostPosted: 11/23/20 7:01 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

https://twitter.com/Jeopardy/status/1330996342865293313

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We will resume production on 11/30 with a series of interim guest hosts from the Jeopardy! family – starting with Ken Jennings. Additional guest hosts to be announced.



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PostPosted: 11/25/20 5:59 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Ken Jennings called out for past insensitive tweets after being named interim 'Jeopardy!' host

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/ken-jennings-past-insensitive-tweets-interim-jeopardy-host-190210283.html

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Ken Jennings is under fire for a past tweet mocking the disabled, just two days after it was announced he will be Alex Trebek’s temporary replacement on Jeopardy!.



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PostPosted: 11/26/20 2:14 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Besides Jennings, I think they will have asked the other two contestants on "The Greatest of All Time" show. I am wondering if they are also considering some of the other contestants they brought back for the Team competition. I remember Buzzie and Austin (I think) the bartender. For some reason, the fact that he was a bartender made him stick out to me.

I wonder if these temporary hosts are being trialed for a permanent position or they are just waiting to negotiate a deal with some experienced TV host.


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