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‘Jeopardy!’ Host Mayim Bialik Tests Positive for COVID-19: “It’s Very, Very Exhausting”

Jeopardy! host Mayim Bialik is updating her social media followers on her health after testing positive for COVID-19. The star announced her diagnosis via her official Instagram account on Monday and then directed people to the Instagram account for her Bialik Breakdown podcast, where she offered more details on her symptoms. Bialik wrote in her […]

Barrie Youngfellow, Actress on ‘It’s a Living,’ Dies at 75

Barrie Youngfellow, who played the spunky waitress Jan Hoffmeyer Gray on every episode of the 1980s sitcom It’s a Living, has died. She was 75. Youngfellow died Monday, her family announced. No cause of death was revealed. “She was the best of friends and had many loyal ones,” they wrote. “Loved a good story and […]

‘Big Bang Theory’ Book to Reveal Untold Secrets About Hit Comedy (Exclusive)

Bazinga! CBS’ The Big Bang Theory is getting the oral history treatment in a forthcoming book from Glamour senior editor Jessica Radloff. The Big Bang Theory: The Definitive, Inside Story of the Epic Hit Series, set for publication Oct. 11, 2022, features interviews with 40 people including co-creators Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, longtime showrunner […]

‘TV’s Top 5’: Inside Mayim Bialik’s ‘Jeopardy’ Journey, Jason Katims’ ‘As We See It’

Welcome to the 154th episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, […]

‘Jeopardy!’: Mayim Bialik, Ken Jennings to Host Through Remainder of Season 38

Jeopardy!’s temporary hosting solution is extending into the new year. Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings, who have been sharing hosting duties for season 38 following the Mike Richards debacle, will continue to serve in the same capacity into 2022. Producers Sony Pictures Television said Wednesday that the duo will remain hosts through the end of […]

Ed Sheeran, Selena Gomez Join Virtual Fundraiser Venture Into Cures Lineup

EB Research Partnership is finalizing boldfaced name participants for its second annual Venture Into Cures virtual fundraiser. Scheduled for Nov. 18 and hosted by Tom Holland, the event raises money while shining a spotlight on individuals and families that are dealing with epidermolysis bullosa. Commonly called EB, it’s a rare genetic disorder (with no treatment […]

Mayim Bialik Confirms She Wants to Host ‘Jeopardy!’ Full Time

Mayim Bialik confirmed she’s hoping to solidify her Jeopardy! future as the permanent full-time host of the syndicated game show beyond the current season. “There’s no other job I would rather have,” the former Big Bang Theory actress and neuroscientist told Glamour in a new interview. “I love my sitcom work, I do. I love […]

Mayim Bialik, Ken Jennings to Host ‘Jeopardy’ Through Remainder of 2021

Jeopardy! remains in search of a permanent host, but the game show has lined up two people to share hosting duties for the remainder of the year. Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will serve as hosts of the syndicated show for the rest of 2021, Jeopardy! announced via Twitter on Thursday. Bialik taped three weeks’ […]

‘Call Me Kat’: TV Review

Mayim Bialik stars as a vivacious nerd in Fox's multicam sitcom 'Call Me Kat.'

‘Masked Singer’ Producer Lands Celebrity Talent Show at TBS

TBS is doubling down on remotely filmed programs, greenlighting its second show of that kind in less than a week. 'Celebrity Show-Off' will be hosted by Mayim Bialik.

Mayim Bialik’s ‘Call Me Kat’ Ordered to Series at Fox

Fox is solidifying its comedy roster. The independent broadcaster, which on Monday became the first network to reveal its plans for a novel coronavirus-impacted fall schedule, picked up an 11th season of the animated hit 'Bob's Burgers' and handed out a series order to the multicamera effort 'Call Me Kat,' starring Mayim Bialik.

Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons Reunite for Fox Comedy

Fox is staging a 'Big Bang Theory' reunion of sorts, as Mayim Bialik is reteaming with her former onscreen husband, Jim Parsons, for a Fox multicamera comedy called 'Carla.'