Jeopardy! executive producer filling in as host for 2 weeks due to LA COVID-19 outbreak

Updated: Mar. 1, 2021 at 12:22 PM CST
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(KLTV) - Following the departure of Jeopardy! legend Ken Jennings after his six-week stint as guest-host, executive producer Mike Richards became an overnight sensation after stepping in to fill the shoes of the late, great Alex Trebek.

He’s filling in for the next 2 weeks as host because due to the COVID-19 outbreak in LA, many previously scheduled guest hosts were reticent to shoot- and he says the show must go on!

He spoke on Good Morning America Monday.

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