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Blink and You'll Miss Mike Richards' Jeopardy! Episodes

He's out as host (and executive producer), but shows already taped with him began airing Monday

(Newser) - The very brief Mike Richards era on Jeopardy! began Monday as the beleaguered game show dealt with the embarrassment of opening its 38th season with a host that its fans already know is toast. Richards stepped down as Alex Trebek's replacement on Aug. 20, then was ousted as the...

Ousted Jeopardy! Host Loses His Other Job

Mike Richards is out as executive producer of the show, too

(Newser) - Mike Richards probably wishes he’d never ventured on stage. Before this summer, Richards was a guy nobody had ever heard of. Sure, he was a game show executive producer, working for Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune, but how many of those can the average TV watcher name? Then, he...

Jeopardy! Is Bringing Back Guest Hosts

Mayim Bialik will return for 15 episodes

(Newser) - After the "permanent" replacement for Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek lasted just one day of filming , the show is apparently back to square one in its search for a worthy successor. Sony Pictures Television said Monday that Mayim Bialik— selected earlier this month to host Jeopardy! specials while regular hosting...

Jeopardy! Host Mike Richards Quits Amid Controversy

He became the new nightly host less than 2 weeks ago

(Newser) - Jeopardy! needs a new host again. Mike Richards, who was chosen to host the nightly broadcast less than two weeks ago, has resigned amid controversy, reports USA Today . Richards came under fire over newly resurfaced comments he made several years ago on his podcast that were seen as derogatory toward...

New Jeopardy! Host Now Has Old Podcast Remarks to Explain

Mike Richards' 2013-'14 comments on women, Jews, and Haiti are raising eyebrows

(Newser) - When it was revealed earlier this month that Mike Richards, the new permanent host of the regular version of Jeopardy!, had been named in discrimination lawsuits during his time as a producer on The Price Is Right, he insisted that those complaints "[do] not reflect the reality of who...

Jeopardy! Confirms 2 New Permanent Hosts

Mike Richards, Mayim Bialik named as replacements for Alex Trebek

(Newser) - Beloved Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek left some big shoes to fill—and Sony Pictures Television has decided it will take more than one new permanent host to replace him. After months of guest hosts, game show veteran Mike Richards and Mayim Bialik, former star of The Big Bang Theory, have...

Possible New Jeopardy! Host Confronts Controversy

Mike Richards says discrimination lawsuits mentioning him don't reflect who he is

(Newser) - Not even a week after Mike Richards was rumored to be replacing the late Alex Trebek as the permanent host of Jeopardy!, he's been forced to address a controversy swirling around him. Richards, who was once a producer on The Price Is Right, was named in two discrimination lawsuits...

We May Have Our New Jeopardy! Host
We May Have Our
New Jeopardy! Host
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We May Have Our New Jeopardy! Host

Mike Richards, an executive producer on the game show, is in advanced negotiations

(Newser) - Lots of big names have, temporarily, stepped into Alex Trebek's shoes after the longtime Jeopardy! host died last year. But the permanent host may end up being someone whose name is not—yet—quite as familiar. Mike Richards, an executive producer on the game show since last year...

Malkin's 2 Goals Lead Penguins Past Flyers

Playoffs leading scorer gives Pittsburgh 1-0 series lead

(Newser) - Evgeni Malkin scored two dazzling goals 5 minutes apart to give Pittsburgh a two-goal lead, after Sidney Crosby tied it, and the Penguins rode their two big stars to a 4-2 victory over cross-state rival Philadelphia in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals last night. Malkin, who is only...

Upshall's Late Goal Lifts Flyers
 Upshall's Late
 Goal Lifts Flyers 
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Upshall's Late Goal Lifts Flyers

Philadelphia advances with win over Canadiens

(Newser) - Scott Upshall scored with 3:04 remaining in the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers advanced to the Eastern Conference final with a 6-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens last night. Upshall deflected Jeff Carter's shot past Carey Price to give Philadelphia its second and final lead of the game...

Ovechkin, Capitals Win Pyrrhic Victory

Flyers top Rangers in OT, Predators blank Blue Jackets

(Newser) - Despite Alex Ovechkin's record breaking 61st goal of the season, and a 3-2 besting of Carolina, the Caps needed more, the Washington Post reports—like a win in regulation. Thanks to Viktor Kozlov's effort in the shootout, Washington earned two points, but a net gain of only one on the...

Philly Hangs On, Beats Rangers in Shootout

Isles' rookie scores the winner against Devils; Ovechkin nets No. 60

(Newser) - Philadelphia blew a two-goal lead in the third period, allowing a pair of Ranger tallies in less than two minutes, and Jaromir Jagr's tying goal inside of two minutes remaining, but eventually won in the shootout on Mike Richards' backhander, 4-3. Daniel Briere scored twice for the Flyers. The win...

Coyotes Out-Hustle Flyers, 3-2
Coyotes Out-Hustle Flyers, 3-2

Coyotes Out-Hustle Flyers, 3-2

Philly's losing streak hits four as rookie taps in game-winner

(Newser) - Wayne Gretzky's hardworking Coyotes dealt the swooning Flyers their third straight loss at Wachovia Center, breaking through for three goals in a late ten-minute span. The game-winner belonged to Randy Mueller, who deftly knocked a rebound past Philadelphia's Martin Biron for his ninth goal of the season—second among all...

Upshall, Philly Stay Flawless at Home
Upshall, Philly Stay Flawless
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Upshall, Philly Stay Flawless at Home

Richards pokes in clincher in 3-2 win over Islanders

(Newser) - Philadelphia improved its Wachovia Center record to 6-0, behind sharp goalkeeping by Martin Biron, a brace of scores by Scottie Upshall, and a chaotic game-winner by Mike Richards. Richards's goal came off a missed rebound by Islanders keeper Rick DiPietro, with the Flyers short-handed; it was his third short-handed goal...

Flyers Finally Beat Capitals
Flyers Finally Beat Capitals

Flyers Finally Beat Capitals

Richards gets 8th goal, first fight of the year in Philadelphia's 3-2 win in Washington

(Newser) - The Washington Capitals scored early and late, but the Philadelphia Flyers prevailed to take their first win against the Capitals since February, 2006. Mike Richards lit a fire under his team with his first fight of the year, getting bloodied by Brooks Laich before picking up his eighth goal in...

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