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DBear wrote: Thu Sep 16, 2021 2:48 pm TMZ can't even get their own story right. It's for the rest of 2021, not the entire season. :roll:
(quotes possible correction to the article)
'Jeopardy!' Will Go with Mayim Bialik, Ken Jennings as Hosts Rest of Year
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Esquire: Journalist Claire McNear on Jeopardy!'s Future and Her Mike Richards Bombshell.
http://www.esquire.com/entertainment/tv ... interview/
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Not sure if this piece has been posted here:
CT Post: Opinion: I'm Matt Amodio. How I win at 'Jeopardy!' and why I love CT.
https://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/ ... 464978.php
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Claire McNear looks to be starting a J! beat over at The Ringer :D
https://www.theringer.com/tv/2021/9/20/ ... hards-host
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Newsweek: 'Jeopardy!' Host Mayim Bialik Breaks Silence on Mike Richards' Ousting.
https://www.newsweek.com/jeopardy-host- ... ng-1630720
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Newsweek: Mayim Bialik: I'd Give Up My First Child to Host Jeopardy! Forever.
https://www.newsweek.com/jeopardy-mayim ... st-1629293
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Newsweek: 'Jeopardy!' Contestants Recount Chaos Surrounding Mike Richards' Day As Host.
https://www.newsweek.com/jeopardy-conte ... st-1631147
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squarekara wrote: Mon Sep 20, 2021 8:58 pm Newsweek: Mayim Bialik: I'd Give Up My First Child to Host Jeopardy! Forever.
https://www.newsweek.com/jeopardy-mayim ... st-1629293
There's been a lot of speculation that MB is too busy to host J! on a permanent basis, but it sure sounds to me like she wants the job. I agree that her improvisational skills and acting background serve her well in this role.
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cinemaniax7 wrote: Wed Sep 22, 2021 11:42 am
squarekara wrote: Mon Sep 20, 2021 8:58 pm Newsweek: Mayim Bialik: I'd Give Up My First Child to Host Jeopardy! Forever.
https://www.newsweek.com/jeopardy-mayim ... st-1629293
There's been a lot of speculation that MB is too busy to host J! on a permanent basis, but it sure sounds to me like she wants the job. I agree that her improvisational skills and acting background serve her well in this role.
It's odd that she doesn't mention her sitcom at all in that article...
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davey wrote: Wed Sep 22, 2021 12:08 pm
cinemaniax7 wrote: Wed Sep 22, 2021 11:42 am
squarekara wrote: Mon Sep 20, 2021 8:58 pm Newsweek: Mayim Bialik: I'd Give Up My First Child to Host Jeopardy! Forever.
https://www.newsweek.com/jeopardy-mayim ... st-1629293
There's been a lot of speculation that MB is too busy to host J! on a permanent basis, but it sure sounds to me like she wants the job. I agree that her improvisational skills and acting background serve her well in this role.
It's odd that she doesn't mention her sitcom at all in that article...
Clearly she doesn't want to accidentally gain new viewers and have the thing be picked up for another year. :D
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Fox News: Mayim Bialik's 'Jeopardy!' goal is to maintain the integrity of the show following Mike Richards' exit.
https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/m ... _newsstand
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Tangential J! news is that Harry Friedman is producing this. . .
Heavy.com: DWTS' Tom Bergeron Hosting 'Tic-Tac-Dough' Reboot.
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Here’s one vote against Bialik getting the permanent gig.

https://www.gawker.com/culture/mayim-bi ... opardy/amp
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Bamaman wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:17 pm Here’s one vote against Bialik getting the permanent gig.

https://www.gawker.com/culture/mayim-bi ... opardy/amp
Is that a vote or a venting of spleen? I guess that's Gawker, and I suspect that the 3 references on that page to MB's support for Israel account for the tone more than anything...(Stated as an MB nonfan.)
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Bamaman wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:17 pm Here’s one vote against Bialik getting the permanent gig.

https://www.gawker.com/culture/mayim-bi ... opardy/amp
The author states Mayim is destroying Jeopardy after watching one episode. One. That’s an instant loss of credibility. Also the fact Burton was mentioned as a serious candidate.
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Golf wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:43 pm
Bamaman wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:17 pm Here’s one vote against Bialik getting the permanent gig.

https://www.gawker.com/culture/mayim-bi ... opardy/amp
Also the fact Burton was mentioned as a serious candidate.
On the "good" side, she's still dismissive of him ;)
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davey wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:40 pm
Bamaman wrote: Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:17 pm Here’s one vote against Bialik getting the permanent gig.

https://www.gawker.com/culture/mayim-bi ... opardy/amp
Is that a vote or a venting of spleen? I guess that's Gawker, and I suspect that the 3 references on that page to MB's support for Israel account for the tone more than anything...(Stated as an MB nonfan.)
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I stumbled across the piece and posted it for informational purposes only. It was not meant as an endorsement of the author’s views.

I’m still warming up to the idea of her as the permanent host. Her original performance is lost in the clutter of the parade of guests. I do remember enjoying her, but she wasn’t my favorite or even my favorite female host.

So did this person not watch her ten episodes from last spring? Seems like a big fan as the author claimed to be would have checked out at least some of each guest’s performances.

The Israel support comments rang a bell with me. I know it’s shocking an Orthodox Jew would support Israel. But unless she is making an issue of it on the show I don’t care. Would the author have said something if Bialik was pro-Palestine?

Never heard of either of the two she suggested as replacements.

Not really familiar with Gawker. Is this type of article typical of their output?
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Bamaman wrote: Sat Sep 25, 2021 8:52 am Not really familiar with Gawker. Is this type of article typical of their output?
The name pretty much tells you what you need to know.
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Bamaman wrote: Sat Sep 25, 2021 8:52 am Not really familiar with Gawker. Is this type of article typical of their output?
My understanding is that the new Gawker (2021-present) is very different from the original Gawker (2002-2016). The earlier Gawker was a gossipy muckraking website. They also used doxxing methods to unmask some notable anonymous people on the internet. They were shut down in 2016 because of a Hulk Hogan sex tape-related lawsuit.

It looks like Gawker relaunched in July of this year, this time as a publisher of op-eds (I think). That Jeopardy! article looks like absolute dunderheaded nonsense, but they also published a very good polemic against recent n+1 articles, so I wouldn't rule them out as a publisher of garbage just yet.
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