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Latest Update:
  • “Jeopardy!” is back to guest hosts after the resignation of Mike Richards, and actor Mayim Bialik will return as the first one up.
  • The makers announced Monday that Bialik will take the podium long occupied by the late Alex Trebek for three weeks of episodes.
About the show:
  • Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin.
  • The show features a Quiz competition in which contestants are presented with general knowledge clues in the form of answers, and must phrase their responses in the form of questions.
  • Following Trebek's death, guest hosts moderated the show to complete the 2020–2021 season.Beginning in September 2021, Mayim Bialik will host primetime specials on ABC and future spinoffs.
  • Executive producer Mike Richards was initially announced as the permanent host of the syndicated version, but he stepped down after offensive comments from his past overshadowed the announcement.
New Host:
  • The 45-year-old “Big Bang Theory” and “Blossom” actor was one of many guest hosts who filled in for two-week stints in the past season after the death of Trebek, who hosted the show for 37 seasons. Trebek died in November at age 80 of cancer.
  • When Richards was announced as the new host on Aug. 11, producers also revealed that Bialik would have an ongoing role as emcee for “Jeopardy!” prime-time and spinoff series, including a new college championship.
  • Thw news release Monday said other guest hosts would follow Bialik and made no mention of a permanent replacement.
  • Richards, the show's executive producer, had been announced as host just nine days earlier when he stepped down Friday after a report of past demeaning comments he had made about women, homeless people and others on a podcast. Richards selection after a parade of celebrity contenders was met by a chorus of criticism.
  • The episodes that Richards taped last week will air when the show returns for its 38th season starting Sept. 13.
History:
  • Johnny Gilbert has been the announcer since 1984.
  • The original daytime version debuted on NBC on March 30, 1964, and aired until January 3, 1975. A weekly nighttime syndicated edition aired from September 1974 to September 1975, and a revival, The All-New Jeopardy!, ran on NBC from October 1978 to March 1979. The version airing as of 2021, a daily syndicated show produced by Sony Pictures Television, premiered on September 10, 1984.
  • Both NBC versions and the weekly syndicated version were hosted by Art Fleming. Don Pardo served as announcer until 1975, and John Harlan announced for the 1978–1979 season. The daily syndicated version featured Alex Trebek as host from 1984 until his death in 2020, with his last episode as host having aired January 8, 2021.
  • Over time, the show has enjoyed a wide viewership and received many accolades from professional television critics. With over 8,000 episodes aired, the daily syndicated version of Jeopardy! has won a record 39 Daytime Emmy Awards as well as a Peabody Award. In 2013, the program was ranked No. 45 on TV Guide's list of the 60 greatest shows in American television history. Jeopardy! has also gained a worldwide following with regional adaptations in many other countries.


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