Variety is reporting that Sony Pictures Television is in “advanced negotiations” to name a permanent Jeopardy! host that may leave people phrasing their reactions in the form of the question “Who the F is that?”
The popular game show has been auditioning a string of high-profile guest hosts in order to find a successor to the late Alex Trebek, including LeVar Burton, Robin Roberts, Ken Jennings, George Stephanopoulos, LeVar Burton, Savannah Guthrie, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, and others.
But according to Variety, the winner of the search appears to be Jeopardy! producer Mike Richards:
“Jeopardy!” executive producer Mike Richards is in advanced negotiations with Sony Pictures Television to become permanent host of the venerable quiz show, taking the