“Jeopardy!” We started a clumsy new season with short-lived host Mike Richards on Monday … and that’s clear from watching the clips-the editors hacked the fun of the opening.
Imagine … when the episode was filmed and Richards was expected to start in the long run as Alex Trebek’s successor, he had some words to the audience … we “I’m honored to do this job” … something like that.
There was no such declaration … Mike got to work right away. There’s a weird shot of announcer Johnny Gilbert, who seems to have been used for editing … hacking out the flower intro that follows.
Before Mike came out, there was a compliment to Alex. When the show unveiled the plaque, his family was at hand and dedicated the stage to his longtime beloved host, who died last year.
As for Richards, as you know, he lasted a week before giving up the hosting gig in the wake of some old social media posts that didn’t go well with Sony. After a while, after the staff moaned about him, he also gave up his job as an executive producer.
The game plan to replace Alex is unknown. They have several celebrity hosts, but Sony is said to be determined to convince Mayim Bialik not to be too busy with another gig.
“Jeopardy!” Clearly edited Mike Richards’ introduction as a short-lived host
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