LeVar Burton Jeopardy

As the beloved game show series Jeopardy! continues its quest to find a full-time host to replace the dearly departed Alex Trebek, one man has become the clear fan-favorite choice to take over the podium: LeVar Burton, the former host of Reading Rainbow and star of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Burton has been lobbying for the job online and making the case for himself over the past few weeks, and there has been strong support for him in the online Jeopardy! fan community. Now things have been taken to the next level, because Burton will indeed host the game show this summer – but only as a guest host (for now). Read More »

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In this edition of TV Bits:

  • HBO’s In Treatment returns with a new cast
  • Warrior, come out to plaaaay
  • Hulu’s Pam & Tommy rolls the “dice” with a couple new cast members
  • Rob Delaney signs on to a new Showtime series
  • Amazon’s The Boys spin-off fills another key role
  • And more!

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LeVar Burton Wants to Host Jeopardy

The long-running quiz show Jeopardy! bid farewell to longtime host Alex Trebek when he passed away last year after battling cancer. In his stead, the show has continued, bringing in guest hosts like former champion Ken Jennings, the show’s executive producer Mike Richards, news anchor Katie Couric, and even Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. But at some point, the show will have to find a new permanent host for Jeopardy!, and Star Trek: The Next Generation cast member and Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton has thrown his hat in the ring for consideration. And he’s making it very clear that he wants the job for real. Read More »

Jeopardy LEGO Set

Even though Alex Trebek left us last year, the legendary game show Jeopardy! continues. Ken Jennings acted as guest host when new episodes began earlier this year, and now the baton has been passed to executive producer Mike Richards, with several more guests hosts lined up for the foreseeable future. However, one fan still wanted to revel in the glory days of Alex Trebek, specifically when he hosted the Greatest of All Time Tournament back in January 2020, and he did so with a bunch of LEGO pieces. Read More »

Chrome Ball on Movie Sets

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, find out what that shiny ball is that you see on the sets of blockbuster movies and how it helps visual effects artists. Plus, watch a historic tiebreaker that happened on the last episode of Jeopardy! before this past weekend. And finally, watch a throwback clip from Conan where Larry King hosted his show from the rafters of the comedian’s late night series. Read More »

Ken Jennings Tribute to Alex Trebek

Following the airing of Alex Trebek‘s final episode of Jeopardy! last week, the long-running game show returned to air this week. A permanent replacement to take over the hosting reins has not yet been named, but in the meantime, the show will continue with guest hosts, starting off with Greatest of All-Time champion Ken Jennings. Though the quiz master found himself in some hot water recently (both of his own doing and due to his “Bean Dad” colleague), Jennings graciously took the podium, but not before giving a heartfelt tribute to Alex Trebek. You can watch it below. Read More »

Jeopardy Final Alex Trebek Tribute

The final episode of Jeopardy! hosted by the late Alex Trebek aired Friday afternoon, marking the end of an era for the long-running, beloved quiz show. The episode was shot last year and was originally intended to air around Christmas, but Sony Pictures Television and ABC held back the final week of episodes in order to send-off Alex Trebek the right way. The episode ended with a touching tribute looking back at some of Alex’s funniest and most delightful moments over the years, and needless to say, it will probably tug at your heartstrings quite a bit. Read More »

New JEOPARDY Episodes

Jeopardy!, and the world at large, suffered a great loss when Alex Trebek died of pancreatic cancer earlier this month. Jeopardy! tapes episodes in advance, so Trebek’s final appearance on the show won’t air until next month. But then what? Since Trebek’s passing, there have been plenty of theories and suggestions as to who might take over as host of the iconic trivia series. For now, Jeopardy! plans to resume production at the end of this month with a rotating list of guest hosts, including previous Jeopardy! winner Ken Jennings.

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In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Check out a new photo from Showtime’s long-awaited Halo TV series
  • Do you qualify for a free month of Disney+? Find out here
  • One actor will not return for more Prison Break
  • Here’s the immediate plan for upcoming Jeopardy! episodes
  • Narcos: Mexico season 3 character details revealed
  • The great Kathryn Hahn has joined the cast of an upcoming show
  • And more!

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The Mask Animated Series

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, take a look back at The Mask animated series that debuted in 1995 after the big screen adaptation of the comic with Jim Carrey in 1994. Plus, watch some retro footage of the late Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek shooting some promos for the show that don’t go very well but are infinitely entertaining. And finally, Vince Vaughn breaks down his most memorable roles, from Swingers and The Lost World: Jurassic Park to Old School and Wedding Crashers. Read More »