While most fans balked at the choice the show's producers made to hire someone that they had to ultimately fire over his behavior, Burton says he's moving on and has his eyes on other plans.
Mediocre White Man Who Shaded LeVar Burton Over ‘Jeopardy!’ Gig Gets Canned, Twitter Stares In Lt. Geordi La Forge
While most of the free world rooted for LeVar Burton to get the gig, executive producer Mike Richards inserted himself despite his controversial past and now finds himself on the outs after Sony gave him the boot.
Jeopardy! has found its hosts. Unfortunately, it's not who we wanted, and Twitter is BIG MAD.
LeVar Burton warmly thanked his fans on social media for supporting him during his week-long run as a guest host of Jeopardy! this past week as the show's producers are reportedly finalizing a deal with someone else to take the reins.
According to published reports, after an online petition began circulating nominating Levar Burton as the new host in replacement of the late longtime host Alex Trebek, fans are getting their wish--temporarily.
During the morning hours on Twitter, Burton's name is trending as fans wonder aloud why the long-running game show Jeopardy! hasn't given the hosting gig to the actor.
The man did host Reading Rainbow for two decades. Why not inject some new old blood into the food for brain game show?
If you haven’t sat around your living room television set yelling out answers during a broadcast of Jeopardy! then you’ve totally missed out. The longtime host of the show, Alex Trebek, announced this week that he is battling cancer but is gamely facing the disease and will continue the show.
A Jeopardy! contestant got a harsh lesson in slang pronunciation after he lost money on mispronouncing a word by ignoring its phonetic spelling. In an answer to one of the trivia questions, the contestant lost $3,200 by saying the word “gangsta” the proper way.
The Internets remain undefeated. The Michael Jordan crying face meme was recently a question on Jeopardy!
Mega Ran, a popular rapper in the “Nerdcore” genre of Hip-Hop, caught wind of Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek’s slander of a contestant who is a fan of the style. The Phoenix by way of Philadelphia rapper aimed some hard bars at Trebek, cleverly checking the host and challenging him to respond to his words.
Alex Trebek is a savage. Hear us out, and watch as the Jeopardy! host jokingly (yet viciously) slandered a contestant’s love of “nerdcore Hip-Hop.”