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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Why the Host of ‘Jeopardy!’ Matters

The focus on the sudden stepping down of newly selected Jeopardy! host Mike Richards over insensitive and out-of-touch sexist comments misses the deeper reason the show’s search for a new…

John Oliver Doubles Down on Mike Richards Criticism Following ‘Jeopardy!’ Brouhaha

John Oliver addressed the recent appointment — and subsequent exit — of Mike Richards as Jeopardy! host on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. The opening sequence of his HBO show featured an image…

Hollywood Responds to Mike Richards Stepping Down as ‘Jeopardy!’ Host With Calls to Hire LeVar Burton

Entertainment and media figures are responding to the news that Jeopardy! is once again searching for a new host following executive producer Mike Richards’ announcement that he would be…

Critic’s Notebook: A ‘Jeopardy!’ Host Search So Blundered It Almost Feels Intentional

Mike Richards stepping down as host of 'Jeopardy!' after only one day looks bad, but at least the responsibility of replacing Alex Trebek is now off the table.