Mayim Bialik, Ken Jennings Will Both Host ‘Jeopardy!’: Reports

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Current “Jeopardy!” hosts Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will reportedly keep their jobs as the regular hosts of the beloved game show, according to multiple media reports.

Sony representatives declined to comment on The Post during the negotiations.

Bialik stays on to host primetime editions of the show, as well as the upcoming “Celebrity Jeopardy!” expect to come to ABC, according to Variety. Jennings, meanwhile, is also staying on so Bialik can continue filming her Fox sitcom “Call Me Kat,” according to the Daily Mail.

Sony is expected to make the official announcement as early as Wednesday, according to the latter media outlet.

The rumor comes weeks after executive producer Michael Davies told Variety they would need “multiple hosts” for the “Jeopardy!” franchise if they launch “more versions” of the show.

Alex Trebek hosted the show for 37 seasons until his death in 2020.
Alex Trebek hosted the show for 37 seasons until his death in 2020.
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The test drives of both 46-year-old Bialik and 48-year-old Jennings have been far from flawless. Earlier this month, producers had to intervene when Bialik mistakenly misspelled a participant’s answer.

The clue read: “From a Latin word for ‘bells,’ it is the kind of care given to critically ill patients to provide comfort without being cured.”

Participant Andie Huskie then replied, “What is palliative care?” – pronounce differently.

He then corrected his “palliative care” solution, pronounced correctly before time ran out.

That wasn’t the first snafu to make “The Big Bang Theory” alum, either.

Mayim Bialik
Mayim Bialik will also continue filming her Fox sitcom “Call Me Kat”.
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Ken Jennings won 74 games in a row "Danger" in 2004.
Ken Jennings won 74 consecutive matches of “Jeopardy!” in 2004.
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Meanwhile, Jennings made headlines last week for making a “painful” crude joke.

During a Double Jeopardy rounda clue to “Active Bible Verses” read: “Since no one had done this for 40 years, God told Joshua to take a knife and put on this male Israelites.”

Contestant Erica Weiner-Amanchi then buzzed in and said, “What is circumcision?”

The former champion then joked: “That’s right. A painful $2,000 for you!”

Last month, Bialik also responded to criticism from show fans, who felt they could criticize everything from her hair and makeup to her “nerd” wardrobe. On an episode of her podcast ‘Bialik Breakdown’, the host appeared appalled by the backlash she was facing.

“I understand that very much,” she said.

Long time, beloved “Jeopardy!” presenter Alex Trebek died of pancreatic cancer on November 8, 2020. He hosted the show for 37 seasons.

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