Trebek's replacement: short bench

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I assume that AT made more money during KJ's run than KJ did.

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Well, if you believe the online estimates of a $10,000,000 salary and, what? 46 weeks of original shows ... that's $43.5k per show.

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FWIW, Brad is on the Pat Kiernan train:
http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/2 ... er/cjxyfpv

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I didn't spend the time cruising thru this entire thread to see if she'd been mentioned, but I nominate Brooke Burns from GSN.

She's smart, experienced, deals with speedy question reading extremely well, doesn't seem uncomfortable with extremely brainy people at all, and speaks very clearly... And looks good doing it besides...

I think if they hired Neil DeGrasse Tyson, they'd have to cut the show down to 31 clues instead of 61. He's barely faster reading clues than Oprah.

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Matthew McConaughey would be a surprise all right.

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Rackme32 wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:14 pm
I think if they hired Neil DeGrasse Tyson, they'd have to cut the show down to 31 clues instead of 61. He's barely faster reading clues than Oprah.
Get John Moschitta. They'd have an entire week's worth of games done in five minutes.
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Rackme32 wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:14 pm
I didn't spend the time cruising thru this entire thread to see if she'd been mentioned, but I nominate Brooke Burns from GSN.

She's smart, experienced, deals with speedy question reading extremely well, doesn't seem uncomfortable with extremely brainy people at all, and speaks very clearly... And looks good doing it besides...
I’ve been thinking the same lately.

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This Is Kirk! wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:00 pm
Matthew McConaughey would be a surprise all right alright alright.
FTFY

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Leander wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:44 pm
Rackme32 wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:14 pm
I didn't spend the time cruising thru this entire thread to see if she'd been mentioned, but I nominate Brooke Burns from GSN.

She's smart, experienced, deals with speedy question reading extremely well, doesn't seem uncomfortable with extremely brainy people at all, and speaks very clearly... And looks good doing it besides...
I’ve been thinking the same lately.

I said this years ago, which is possibly a couple of pages back. She’s very good on MasterMinds.

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Johnblue wrote:
Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:14 am
Leander wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:44 pm
Rackme32 wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:14 pm
I didn't spend the time cruising thru this entire thread to see if she'd been mentioned, but I nominate Brooke Burns from GSN.

She's smart, experienced, deals with speedy question reading extremely well, doesn't seem uncomfortable with extremely brainy people at all, and speaks very clearly... And looks good doing it besides...
I’ve been thinking the same lately.

I said this years ago, which is possibly a couple of pages back. She’s very good on MasterMinds.
This thread got me to go watch MasterMinds for the first time, and I'm not sold on Brooke as the best choice for Jeopardy! She certainly has a wow factor, but the format of MasterMinds doesn't let us see her do much of anything off the cuff.

Trebek is irreplaceable!

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ouachiouat wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:55 pm
This Is Kirk! wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:00 pm
Matthew McConaughey would be a surprise all right alright alright.
FTFY
This is the reason the board needs a "Like" button!

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Rackme32 wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:14 pm
I didn't spend the time cruising thru this entire thread to see if she'd been mentioned, but I nominate Brooke Burns from GSN.

She's smart, experienced, deals with speedy question reading extremely well, doesn't seem uncomfortable with extremely brainy people at all, and speaks very clearly... And looks good doing it besides...
The more I think about it, the more on board with this I get.

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Re: Trebek's replacement: short bench

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Being able to read off the answers quickly on a continuous basis is the main requirement for the job. You don’t have to play to the audience or move things along like on Wheel.

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