Mayim Bialik Leads Jeopardy! to a Ratings Bump After Short-Lived Reign of Mike Richards

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Big Bang Theory alum Mayim Bialik showed promising results in her debut as temporary host of Jeopardy! as the show was boosted six percentage points from the previous week, in which now ousted Mike Richards had a short-lived hosting stint.

Jeopardy tied in ratings, across the syndication of the week, with Family Feud; However, Jeopardy! averaged 8.9 million total viewers, whereas, Family Feud landed slightly lower with 8.6 million total viewers.

It has been a chaotic journey to arrive at Bialik’s assumption of the host duties of the show, as she was originally tapped to solely take on the special and spin-off series. In mid-August, Jeopardy! had announced Bialik and Richards would Read more…

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