Report: Anti-Trump Host George Stephanopoulos Angling To Replace Alex Trebek as ‘Jeopardy’ Host

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Anti-Trump ABC news anchor George Stephanopoulos may be taking over the recently deceased Alex Trebek’s post as the host of the beloved game show Jeopardy.

At least, he will if Stephanopoulos gets his way. Until recently it had been assumed by many that ‘Jeopardy’ legend Ken Jennings was being groomed for the role.

As The New York Post reports:

Reps for ABC News journalist George Stephanopoulos are lobbying for him to take over as host of “Jeopardy!,” according to The Wrap, citing a “highly placed” source.

The website says the 59-year-old — who co-anchors “Good Morning America” on ABC — has been “actively” chasing the role.

ABC, which has the syndication rights to the game show, will have to decide on a replacement with the game show’s distributor, CBS Television, and producer Sony Television.

The iconic game show host died Sunday at age 80 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Allen
Allen
1 year ago

If he does, I will not watch again. What a slimy little piece of garbage.

Rastus
Rastus
1 year ago
Reply to  Allen

My sentiments exactly. Must be good paying compared to his propaganda position he works at now. I will give him a little credit. At least he is not a mean rat, but a rat none the less.

mclarrow2
mclarrow2
1 year ago
Reply to  Allen

Allen, I agree. I will not watch Jeopardy either. Cant stand that little POS.

Thomas Blackwell
Thomas Blackwell
1 year ago
Reply to  Allen

‘I totally agree will never watch again if steffi becomes “host” !!!

CinciJim
CinciJim
1 year ago
Reply to  Allen

I was just thinking those very words. I’ve watched Jeopardy every chance I could for as long as I can remember it being on, but if this asshat takes over as host, no more Jeopardy for me. I can’t stand looking at him or listening to him.

Verna Stewart
Verna Stewart
1 year ago
Reply to  CinciJim

I will not have someone like him to replace a great person like Alex. He’s not smart enough lol

Charles M.
1 year ago
Reply to  Allen

Agree 100 %

Donna
Donna
1 year ago
Reply to  Allen

Absolutely! Will not watch. Such a disgrace!

Sandra B
Sandra B
1 year ago

That will be the end of my many decades as a Jeopardy fan. I wouldn’t watch that slimy Democrat on anything, including Good Morning America.

JP Wright
JP Wright
1 year ago

It would nice to replace “CLASS” with “CLASS.”
If this story is true, that will not be happening.

soupy
soupy
1 year ago
Reply to  JP Wright

Someone dropped the CL

Carl Lucas
Carl Lucas
1 year ago

It would not be fitting to replace Alex with George. Alex was a nice person and made everyone feel included. George is the polar opposite.

Yvette
Yvette
1 year ago

WTH, That is all I can come up with.

Robert
Robert
1 year ago

I will NEVER watch Jeopardy with this lowlife on. I have enjoyed Alex Trebek for many years. That will be over!

deerflyguy
deerflyguy
1 year ago
Reply to  Robert

Without Trebek, Jeopardy is finished! Why not just let it die a dignified death?

Poor White Boy
1 year ago

We will NEVER watch it again. RIP Alex…I know you are rolling in your casket with news like this…a disgrace to America.

Gena Oelrich
Gena Oelrich
1 year ago

If this is true, Jeopardy will no longer bless my viewing. George is untrustworthy & needs to retire from TV.

Ros Feldman
Ros Feldman
1 year ago

I love jeopardy but won’t watch if he’s named. Ken Jennings would be a good call. Or any of the past big winners.

mar
mar
1 year ago
Reply to  Ros Feldman

Love that idea!

AmFer
1 year ago
Reply to  mar

I agree – great idea!!

Elaine George
Elaine George
1 year ago

How sad.

B Bruce Bluemel
1 year ago

Oh Brother. Why don’t they get a real anti Trunper like Whoopee

mclarrow2
mclarrow2
1 year ago

Bruce, I got it… sarcasm!

soupy
soupy
1 year ago

Never watching that show again

FedUp
FedUp
1 year ago

Putting Stephanopoulos in is the kiss of death for that show.

Judith
Judith
1 year ago

No one can do this show like Alex did. We watched daily and just feel he was the
Fuel that kept the fire going.
I am deeply saddened by his death. Cancer is such an awful thing
May his family find peace and comfort in knowing he has no more pain.
I would love to see Ken Jennings carry on with the show he has what it takes

P W
P W
1 year ago

They will need to get him a big podium to stand on, he might get a nosebleed up that high, I think he is like 3’9 after the ego is removed.

Margie
Margie
1 year ago

if he does we will not watch again…….awful

p K
p K
1 year ago

I have been a faithful fan for many years – Alex had class – what are they thinking of when they want to replace him with slimeball George S. Hire someone with some class not slime ball GS.I will NEVER watch it if they hire George S!!!!!!!And what a shame that would be – love the concept of the show and the knowledge and loved how Alex was able to pronounce all the difficult names etc on the show. AGAIN CLASS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

JOE
JOE
1 year ago

Jennings will be perfect Put a Demo hit man in insteads and watch your ratings tank overnight

Suzanne
Suzanne
1 year ago

Jeopardy died for me with the late Alex Trebek. No way will I watch Georgie

Dee
Dee
1 year ago

Oh no!Please say not George.
How dull would that great show become?
Who ever is named should be funny and relatable
to all who are or will still be watching this great show!

Dee
Dee
1 year ago

How about Howie Mandell?

Willy Willy
Willy Willy
1 year ago

Don’t we already have enough jeopardy?

beverly
beverly
1 year ago

Surely not —- you. do not have to scrape the bottom of the barrel – that is an insult to Alex

Greenberger-Bob/Barb

No need for GS for Jeopardy, not the right Character for job. To political backround

Rich
Rich
1 year ago

Bad choice. Complete dishonor to Alex Trebek. ABC is telling eveyone who ever watched Jeopardy that we are considered dirt.

LibsRstupid
LibsRstupid
1 year ago

I haven’t watched the show in decades. I always liked Alex, but a arrogant blow hard like Georgey Steph will be a disaster for ratings.

LibsRstupid
LibsRstupid
1 year ago

The savior to this show would be to revamp it and get a very striking woman on there! That would at least keep the male viewership steady, and may spike the ratings for people to JUST tune in to see who’s on it.

Bruce Weber
Bruce Weber
1 year ago

My wife and I will not watch Jeopardy if Stephanopoulos forces his way into the wonderful program Mr. Trebek nurtured. Mr. Jennings will be a more respectful fit and will honor the memory of Mr. Trebek. Stephanopoulos in Mr. Trebek’s role will be a slap in our face and Mr. Trebek’s face.

Judith
Judith
1 year ago

I will have to find a Good show to watch!

Botanica2072
Botanica2072
1 year ago

No No No. That will be the death of Jeopardy for me. I could not possibly watch if that man is the host

Ellen
1 year ago

If he hadn’t been such a dishonest sleaze bag, he wouldn’t have to sink so low as to be a “ Game show host” ! Not that a host is not a reputable thing, but to go from what , he could have been with a great legacy of an honest, professional man of integrity to a typical ass wipe magazine hack type reporter !

Nine Island Girl
Nine Island Girl
1 year ago

This guy is ABSOLUTE GARBAGE!
WEASEL WITH A TINY DI-K!

Frank
Frank
1 year ago

Stephanopoulos really isn’t smart enough to do that job — even having been given all the answers beforehand.

Lisa K
Lisa K
1 year ago

There goes the respect for the game. Low ratings will shut it down.

Phyllis Little
Phyllis Little
1 year ago

NONOfor George. Didn’t Alex have a preference?

Linda
Linda
1 year ago

Libs don’t watch that show hahaha

Poor White Boy
1 year ago
Reply to  Linda

And that is why they are so ignor aunt

Poor White Boy
1 year ago
Reply to  Poor White Boy

I had more to say but this website is a typical liberal censoring site. Think I am done with them. If you can not speak your mind it’s not worth the time, and they are destroyed the 1st amendment

masr
masr
1 year ago

“pride comes before a fall”. I am truly sorry, but George will have a huge fall when it comes, just wait.

Betty kish
Betty kish
1 year ago

That’s it for me… no more Jeopardy …. I’ve been watching from the beginning …. if he’s on….I’m off.

Larry Larson
Larry Larson
1 year ago

As far as I’m concerned jeopardy and steppinalloverus can go away.

jose
1 year ago

If that piece of filth has anything to do with JEOPARDY, it will fall in the same category of the dmned, nfl,nba, and all the politicized sport. as anon watch option.

Rhesa F. Cook
Rhesa F. Cook
1 year ago

THEN I WILL NOT WATCH IT!!!! I cannot take this smug little man that he is.

TFL
TFL
1 year ago

They will lose viewers.

Carlos
Carlos
1 year ago

Forget it George I ain’t going to be watching “jeopardy” bye bye.

Not a fan
Not a fan
1 year ago

Didn’t watch the show before as it’s a bit lame – but him??? He’s toooo stupid to do that!!! The only high point of the show was Alex!!!

John Duck
John Duck
1 year ago

I think Mark Esper should be the new host. He looks like a game show host!

Dee
Dee
1 year ago

Drew Cary would be a good choice!

Coni Doyle
Coni Doyle
1 year ago

NOT George! Will NEVER watch Jeopardy with HIM as the host. PLEASE listen to your viewers … Ken Jennings YES, but NOT G S!!!!!

Robert Taylor
Robert Taylor
1 year ago

And with that choice I will no longer watch the show. It was a good show with Alex but George NO Way in Hell.

MSG Leo
MSG Leo
1 year ago

Wouldn’t you want someone who is smart?

Bethe Jane
Bethe Jane
1 year ago

I, for one, would love to see Ken Jennings take over. I am not impressed with the other guy.