The now-former govt producer exited his place as host earlier this month.
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Appears like there will probably be no Each day Double for Mike Richards.
Richards, who was set to take Alex Trebek’s place as host of Jeopardy! after lasting solely sooner or later, has now been launched from his function as govt producer of the present in addition to from his function of govt producer on Wheel of Fortune.
His launch comes on the heels of stunning and disturbing allegations of sexist and derogatory remarks and habits, a few of which had been even recorded on a podcast he hosted between 2013 and 2014.
“I’m writing to let that Mike will now not be serving as EP of Wheel and Jeopardy! efficient instantly,” wrote govt vp of enterprise and technique for Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!, Suzanne Prete, in a memo despatched to staff. “We had hoped that when Mike stepped down from the host place at Jeopardy! it will have minimized the disruption and inner difficulties now we have all skilled these previous couple of weeks. That clearly has not occurred.”
Prete famous that CEO of Embassy Row, Michael Davies, could be helping her within the manufacturing course of and logistics are sorted out by the brand new transition.
“I do know this has been a difficult time for the complete workforce, and I wish to thanks all on your cooperation and professionalism over these previous couple of weeks,” the memo said.
Embassy Row is owned by Sony; Jeopardy! is a Sony subsidiary.