“Jeopardy!” has a brand new host … once more.
Mayim Bialik will fill in as a substitute for the lately booted Mike Richards this week, Sony introduced this afternoon.
Bialik, who was already slated to host primetime spinoffs and specials for the present, is now scheduled to tape three weeks’ value of applications — 15 episodes whole — when “Jeopardy!” resumes manufacturing this week, in response to Sony, which added that the long-lasting sport present can even be saying “extra visitor hosts” for its present season.
A supply informed The Publish that she is going to nonetheless host the spinoffs and specials.
Bialik herself, nonetheless, got here below hearth final week and was accused of being somebody who “although vaccinated, spreads vaccine doubt and hawks mind quackery.” However earlier this month a spokesperson for the actor informed The Wrap, “She has been totally vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus and isn’t in any respect an anti-vaxxer.”
Final 12 months, Bialik, 45 — who has a doctorate in neuroscience — additionally printed an in depth video explaining her stance towards vaccines. “I’ve by no means, not as soon as, mentioned that vaccines usually are not worthwhile, not helpful, or not obligatory — as a result of they’re,” she mentioned within the video.
Richards, 46, stepped down from internet hosting “Jeopardy!” after allegations arose about sexist language and self-acknowledged “insensitivity” up to now. He is anticipated to remain on as govt producer of “Jeopardy!”