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'Jeopardy!' producer Mike Richards named host; role for Bialik
LOS ANGELES — Eight months after the death of beloved "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek, the daily syndicated quiz show chose its executive producer Mike Richards as Trebek's successor over a field of celebrity candidates.
But after fan backlash to a selection process that turned messy in recent weeks, producer Sony split the pie by naming another guest host, actor Mayim Bialik, as emcee for "Jeopardy!" primetime and spinoff series, including a new college championship.
The PBS NewsHour will update this story as it develops.