‘Jeopardy!’ Fans Are Divided Over Announcement of Two New Hosts
The new host of the daily show “Jeopardy!” is Mike Richards, one of the show’s Executive Producers. Meanwhile, “Big Bang Theory” star Mayim Bialik will host “Jeopardy!” specials and primetime episodes.
The saying goes that you can’t please everyone, and many “Jeopardy!” fans have been quite vocal about the fact that they are unhappy with Sony’s decision. Watch the video below for more details.
LeVar Burton seems to be the fan favorite. He originally wasn’t set to guest host the show, but fans started a Change.org petition to get him the guest hosting gig. His supporters are very disappointed that he didn’t get the job.
— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) August 11, 2021
I’m glad to see Mayim Bialik, but definitely was on team LeVar Burton. The two of them would’ve been great together https://t.co/NXmmiigyVa
— Andrew Millin (@ajm0614) August 11, 2021
Fans seem more okay with Bialik as the new host and less okay with Richards. Since he is the show’s Executive Producer they feel that he gave himself the job.
after all that….. the jeopardy exec producer just chose…….. himself lmaoooo
— Astead (@AsteadWesley) August 11, 2021
Yet, Richards claims the final decision was not his to make. Sony made the decision about who the new hosts would be.
Do you think Sony made the wrong decision about who should be the new hosts of “Jeopardy!”? Do you agree with fans that LeVar Burton would’ve been a better choice? Who would you have chosen to host “Jeopardy!”?