The news that TV trivia game show "Jeopardy!" snubbed actor LeVar Burton as its next host was met with almost as much outrage as the fact that he was passed over for someone with an alleged history of harassing and discriminating against women.
Veteran actor LeVar Burton was recently quoted as saying "it will hurt" if he's not chosen as the new permanent host of 'Jeopardy!,' and many of us who recognize his star power and influence in Black culture are starting to feel the same way.
A petition circulated online to have the popular 'Reading Rainbow' host guest as a host of the popular quiz show, reaching nearly 250,000 signatures.
LeVar Burton, face of popular PBS children's show Reading Rainbow, is petitioning to be the next host of Jeopardy. There have been mixed feelings for the latest batch of Jeopardy! guests hosts, and now Twitter is campaigning for Burton to succeed Alex Trebek as the new full-time host.
The man did host Reading Rainbow for two decades. Why not inject some new old blood into the food for brain game show?
It’s been over 35 years that Alex Trebek has graced our televisions and homes as the host of Jeopardy! But according to reports, Trebek’s time as the legendary’s show’s host may be coming to an end.
Five months after he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, Alex Trebek is back at work taping the new season of ‘Jeopardy!’
During NBC News with correspondent Joe Fryer, he skipped over the fact that Trebek spoke about needing prayer.