With the new season around the corner, more behind-the-scenes Jeopardy talks are coming to light. After Mike Richards stepped back from his role as the show’s executive producer, things aren’t the same anymore. Moreover, he also rejected the offer of a permanent Jeopardy hosting gig. The beloved quiz show is quite popular among the fans, and recent findings are creating new buzz all around.
Jeopardy to Air New Episodes Starting September 13
New episodes of Jeopardy are all set to release on September 13, 2021. However, some sources reveal that there were several guests present at the taping studio, including former guest hosts Buzzy Cohen and Ken Jennings. Although Buzzy Cohen and Ken Jennings were present at the taping, neither of them got a chance to see Mike’s debut in the studio.
Mike Richards Humiliated Former Guest Hosts
According to some sources, former Jeopardy guest hosts Buzzy Cohen, and Ken Jennings were also present during the taping at the studio. But neither Cohen nor Jennings saw Mike’s debut. When they reached the studio in Culver City, they were informed that Mike was nervous to see them on the sound stage. Henceforth, they were taken to a separate green room where they watched the taping.
What did Sony Say About it?
Speaking about this embarrassing situation, Sony reported that these are all false allegations. Moreover, the report said that they were escorted to a separate green room due to COVID-19 protocols. Sony is practicing strict COVID-19 protocols on the sets of Jeopardy. Besides that, Sony did not allow its Chief Executive on the stage as well. Now that Mike has ceased his position and took over his job behind the cameras, Mayim Bialik will lead the new episodes.