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Mike Richards out as ‘Jeopardy!’ host after past scrutinized

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Producer Mike Richards stepped down as host of "Jeopardy!" after a report about past misogynistic comments surfaced this week. Richards was chosen last week as the successor to Alex Trebek, but his selection was seen as divisive from the beginning after the show embarked on a broad search that included actors, sports figures, journalists and celebrities. Earlier this week, a report on the website The Ringer […]

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LeVar Burton to be ‘Jeopardy!’ guest host; petition credited

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 200,000-plus LeVar Burton boosters who signed a petition calling for him to be the new "Jeopardy!" host will get to see him try the job on for size. Burton is among the final group  of guest hosts for the quiz show, which lost its longtime host Alex Trebek to cancer last November. The show's producer has put off announcing Trebek's successor. Burton's fans say the […]

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