Mike Richards in Advanced Negotiations to Become Permanent Host of ‘Jeopardy!’ (EXCLUSIVE) https://t.co/N9BkwH5vOM— Variety (@Variety) August 4, 2021
“Jeopardy!” executive producer Mike Richards is in advanced negotiations to become the permanent host of the quiz show. Richards, who joined the show last year as executive producer, allegedly "impressed Sony Pictures with his command of the fast-paced game and easy on-air manner."
A Sony Pictures spokesman said discussions were ongoing with several potential candidates and would not comment specifically on Richards. Mike Richards is currently trending due to everyone wondering who the hell he is.