August 8, 2022

Mike Richards Is In Advanced Negotiations To Host Jeopardy, And Now Fans Want Justice For LeVar Burton

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Apologies To All You “Reading Rainbow” Fans, But It Looks Like LeVar Burton Won’t Be The Next Host Of “Jeopardy”Sorry to this man.

Dry your tears, everyone. Apparently former Reading Rainbow host, and ’90s kid icon LeVar Burton will not be the next host of Jeopardy.

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According to a new report in Variety, Mike Richards is in advanced negotiations to host the show.

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Mike is currently the Executive Producer of the longtime quiz show which was previously hosted by Alex Trebek for 36 years prior to his death in November 2020.

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After the longtime host passed away, Sony had a series of guests host the series in hopes of finding a permanent host.

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And of course, the internet has a lot to say about that decision.

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Maybe it’s not too late to reconsider, Sony? Or a great time for another network to give LeVar his own show. Might I suggest, Reading Rainbow The Game Show. Has a nice ring to it!

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