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Could Mayim Bialik wind up hosting 'Jeopardy!' solo?

 

September 3, 2021



(JTA) — Two weeks after Mayim Bialik said being selected to host primetime specials of “Jeopardy!” was “beyond anything I ever imagined could happen,” the Jewish actress is taking on an even more prominent role on the beloved game show.

Bialik is hosting the first three weeks of the regular season after Mike Richards, the producer originally selected to succeed Alex Trebek, stepped down on Friday amid a backlash over his past comments, which included offensive statements about women and Jews.

Bialik is also being considered for the full-time position, CNN quoted a source close to...



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