Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by sportsjefe » Thu May 09, 2013 10:23 pm

Magna wrote:I saw this article today about Alex's plans:
http://tv.yahoo.com/news/kecks-exclusiv ... 00493.html
Pat Kiernan and Ben Bailey were both mentioned earlier in this thread, but one possibility from a comment on the story piqued my interest.

Mike Rowe.

My thought is that whoever the host is has to sound authoritative, otherwise the show would be missing something. Any of these three would do very well.

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Post by Austin Powers » Fri May 10, 2013 2:19 pm

sportsjefe wrote:
Magna wrote:I saw this article today about Alex's plans:
http://tv.yahoo.com/news/kecks-exclusiv ... 00493.html
Pat Kiernan and Ben Bailey were both mentioned earlier in this thread, but one possibility from a comment on the story piqued my interest.

Mike Rowe.

My thought is that whoever the host is has to sound authoritative, otherwise the show would be missing something. Any of these three would do very well.

Agreed. I think any of these three would be great.

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by legendneverdies » Fri May 10, 2013 7:59 pm

Magna wrote:I saw this article today about Alex's plans:
http://tv.yahoo.com/news/kecks-exclusiv ... 00493.html
Alex will be only be about three years behind Barker hosting the same game show at that point. Trebek will have 31 years and 10 months and change(9/17/84-presumably late July or early August 2016) and change to Barker's 34 years and nine months(9/4/1972-6/15/2007) from first to last first run show. Pat Sajak will break Barker's record from first first run show to last first run show if he's still hosting WHeel in early October 2016(his first first run Wheel was on 12/28/1981 on NBC Daytime). October 2016 is the month Pat turns 70.

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by thejeopardyfan » Sat May 11, 2013 5:17 am

What about The Experts Show host?

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by pastor_dave » Tue May 14, 2013 8:44 am

I would guess A. J. Clemente will still be available in 2016.

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by MarkBarrett » Tue May 14, 2013 10:35 am

pastor_dave wrote:I would guess A. J. Clemente will still be available in 2016.
He's bartending now and wouldn't his 15 minutes be up in 2016? How did he get hired for his TV job in the first place? The famous clip, his appearance with Kelly & Michael, his red carpet gig, and visit with Letterman all made it obvious the guy has future on TV in my opinion.

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Post by legendneverdies » Tue May 14, 2013 10:47 am

Or Harry Friedman could be shown a tape of QUizbusters and look into Matt Ottinger, whom Mark and I know from Invision Game SHow Forum/Usenet alt.tv.game-shows

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by Pink Jazz » Tue May 14, 2013 4:19 pm

I personally would like Richard Karn to host. He was great as host of Family Feud, and I think he would be great for Jeopardy!.

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by ahirbhairav » Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:22 pm

I JUST thought of another guy that TPTB could pick.

Who remembers Jason McCune?

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by legendneverdies » Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:00 pm

In the preview of this week's shows on the SOny site, they mention a category this week will be "It's Not Matt Lauer"

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by ahirbhairav » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:35 pm

legendneverdies wrote:In the preview of this week's shows on the SOny site, they mention a category this week will be "It's Not Matt Lauer"
I don't know how happy I can get!
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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by KurtWeber » Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:59 pm

I've heard Brian Williams's name get thrown around...I wouldn't mind him.

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by TenPoundHammer » Wed Jul 24, 2013 4:34 pm

Pink Jazz wrote:I personally would like Richard Karn to host. He was great as host of Family Feud, and I think he would be great for Jeopardy!.
"And now it's time for Double Jeopardy. And because I'm such a nice guy, I'M DOUBLING THE POINTS!!!!!!" (applause)

I don't think so, Tim. J! needs a smart, professional host, and Karn doesn't strike me as either.
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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by MarkBarrett » Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:16 pm

No, there was no Matt Lauer clue on the 11/29 episode.

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by zerobandwidth » Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:20 pm

MarkBarrett wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:16 pm
No, there was no Matt Lauer clue on the 11/29 episode.
Wow, reading back over some of the entries in this thread sure elicited some cringes, given various events in the intervening years…
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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by Bamaman » Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:30 pm

zerobandwidth wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:20 pm
MarkBarrett wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:16 pm
No, there was no Matt Lauer clue on the 11/29 episode.
Wow, reading back over some of the entries in this thread sure elicited some cringes, given various events in the intervening years…
Especially seeing the one five posts before yours. I know weren’t here then, but look for a thread with his name in the title for a detailed explanation.
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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by This Is Kirk! » Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:41 pm

zerobandwidth wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:20 pm
MarkBarrett wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:16 pm
No, there was no Matt Lauer clue on the 11/29 episode.
Wow, reading back over some of the entries in this thread sure elicited some cringes, given various events in the intervening years…
At this point Watson is looking like the best choice for a successor...

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by alietr » Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:43 pm

This Is Kirk! wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:41 pm
zerobandwidth wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:20 pm
MarkBarrett wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:16 pm
No, there was no Matt Lauer clue on the 11/29 episode.
Wow, reading back over some of the entries in this thread sure elicited some cringes, given various events in the intervening years…
At this point Watson is looking like the best choice for a successor...
He may be the only left.

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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by Bamaman » Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:08 pm

I heard Watson is facing a harassment charge from his former housekeeper.
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Re: Matt Lauer Being Considered as Alex's Successor

Post by triviawayne » Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:13 pm

alietr wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:43 pm
This Is Kirk! wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 1:41 pm
zerobandwidth wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:20 pm
MarkBarrett wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:16 pm
No, there was no Matt Lauer clue on the 11/29 episode.
Wow, reading back over some of the entries in this thread sure elicited some cringes, given various events in the intervening years…
At this point Watson is looking like the best choice for a successor...
He may be the only left.
I'm sure there are many of capable women available for the job.
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