Jeopardy! Will Replace Alex Trebek With Two Hosts
What is Jeopardy!'s fate? Answer: Expanding into the future.
The agelong moving ABC bid is looking up to much questions and answers arsenic it plans to grow the franchise. The show's enforcement producer Michael Davies recently shared immoderate aboriginal possibilities, including perchance creating a pro-league version of the bid featuring the top Jeopardy! players. He said he has besides considered the thought of a spin-off dedicated to popular civilization trivia.
He told The New York Times about his imaginativeness for the aboriginal of the franchise, saying, "It seemed ridiculous to maine that we person this athletics wherever each azygous twelvemonth we instrumentality each of our champion players — we instrumentality our LeBrons and our Dwyanes — and we power them each out."
Davies said helium would adjacent privation the master league to aerial live, though helium admitted, "That makes a batch of my unit nervous."
And that's not the lone happening brewing for the iconic tv franchise. Apple released a caller podcast series, hosted by Davies himself, called Inside Jeopardy, connected Aug. 1. The podcast besides announced the inductees into the new Jeopardy! Hall of Fame, including creators Merv Griffin and his woman Julann Griffin, as good as Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert and Harry Friedman.
The syndicated bid has already gotten the shot rolling connected caller changes with the Aug. 24 merchandise of Celebrity Jeopardy, which is the star-studded mentation of the fashionable crippled amusement successful the signifier of a 13-week tournament. The caller format features hour-long shows alternatively of the 30-minute modular of the trivia series.
The latest play included Simu Liu, Michael Cera, BJ Novak, Iliza Schlesinger, Ray Romano, Constance Wu, Aisha Tyler and Patton Oswalt.
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Jeopardy! airs connected weekdays astatine 7 p.m. ET connected ABC.
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