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Jeopardy! Settles on Co-Hosts for 2021

Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will split the duties this year

(Newser) - The drama over hosting duties at Jeopardy! appears to be over, at least for this year. Actress Mayim Bialik and legendary player Ken Jennings will split the job through the end of the year, reports the AP . However, Variety notes that the show will continue to search for a permanent...

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...

Mayim Bialik Now Facing Calls to Resign From Jeopardy!

Actor, podcaster under fire for past comments on parenting, vaccines

(Newser) - Executive producer Mike Richards resigned as permanent host of Jeopardy! last week, after only a day of filming, over newly resurfaced comments about women and Jews, leaving Mayim Bialik, selected as permanent host for prime-time specials, in the role of interim host. But as EJ Dickson writes at Rolling Stone ...

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! 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...

Big Bang Theory Star: I Eat 'So I Don't Have to Feel Anything'

Mayim Bialik talks about recovery, pressure to be thin

(Newser) - Mayim Bialik is speaking up for the first time about a lengthy battle with eating disorders amid a conversation about Hollywood's obsession with weight. "This is the first time I've ever talked about it, because people are like, 'Well, why are you so overweight?' Well, because...

Inside Kaley Cuoco's Wedding to Karl Cook

They dubbed the wedding 'KCSquared'

(Newser) - Actress Kaley Cuoco married her beau, equestrian Karl Cook, and Us Weekly unearthed some details of the star-studded event. With the caption “Legally KCSQUARED 6-30-18,” the star of CBS's Big Bang Theory shared a photo of her locking lips with Cook in her white gown and lace...

Woody Allen Doesn't Want Weinstein-Inspired 'Witch Hunt'

He says he feels 'sad' for producer

(Newser) - Woody Allen says he's sad for everybody involved in the Harvey Weinstein scandal—including Harvey Weinstein. The whole thing "is very sad for everybody involved," he tells the BBC . "Tragic for the poor women that were involved, sad for Harvey that [his] life is so messed...

5 Actors Whose TV Debuts Were Awful

Including Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Aniston, and more

(Newser) - These 10 actors rounded up by The Stir may have gone on to become big names, but their TV debuts were less than stellar:
  • Jim Carrey: Nope, he didn't get his start on In Living Color, he got it on The Duck Factory, a show about a young animator
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4 Stars Who Went Back to School

After achieving fame, they wanted more knowledge

(Newser) - Prince William is headed back to school this month, to take a 10-week course on agricultural management at Cambridge so he can better understand "contemporary issues affecting agricultural business and rural communities in the United Kingdom." E! rounds up seven more stars who went back to school after...

9 Stars Who Homeschool Their Children

Although, for some of them, it's a bit fancier than regular homeschooling

(Newser) - OK, so a celebrity's idea of "homeschooling" is maaaaybe a little different than your idea of homeschooling ... since chances are it involves extremely high-priced tutors when a famous person's kid is the one getting educated. The Stir rounds up nine stars who homeschool; check out a sampling...

Blossom Actress Mayim Bialik Divorcing

She splits with Michael Stone after 9 years

(Newser) - Mayim Bialik is a neuroscientist and a successful adult actress to boot, but the shorthand here unfortunately boils down to: "Blossom's getting a divorce." The former child star announced today that she and husband Michael Stone are splitting after nine years, reports TMZ . They have two kids,...

Bialik Back at Work With All 10 Fingers

Grateful for 'love and support' from 'Big Bang Theory' cast and crew

(Newser) - Mayim Bialik got to keep all her fingers after a bad car accident Wednesday —and she returned to work just one day later, tweeting yesterday that she was on the set of the Big Bang Theory, People reports. Bialik said she was "doing ok. Grateful. And tired,"...

Blossom Actress Mayim Bialik Injured in Car Crash

Scientist, Big Bang Theory star may lose finger

(Newser) - Actress and scientist Mayim Bialik suffered serious damage to her hand in a car accident in LA this afternoon and may lose a finger, reports TMZ . The former Blossom star, now 36, was in an intersection when another car with tourists from Chile struck hers, notes People . The tourists were...

12 Pieces of Celebrity Sex Advice

John Mayer would like you to talk dirty

(Newser) - Mayim Bialik, perhaps better known as TV's Blossom, recently talked sex on Jewish website Kveller . "Judaism loves love. We love sex. We are told it is a mitzvah to make love and to especially make love on Shabbat, when God’s presence is close," she writes. "...

8 Comebacks to Watch in 2010
 8 Comebacks to Watch in 2010 
IT'S KELLY!

8 Comebacks to Watch in 2010

Blossom, Urkel, Kelly Kapowski, and more—they're all back

(Newser) - Sure, Britney Spears staged an amazing comeback last year—but that's nothing compared with the sure-to-be-epic return of Tiffany, coming to (country) music charts this year. The Frisky singles out eight former household names returning in 2010:
  • Mayim Bialik: Better known as “Blossom” from the eponymous TV show, she
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