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Ryan Reynolds Reflects on Alex Trebek's Cameo in 'Free Guy': 'I Was So Blown Away'

Ryan Reynolds is opening up about Alex Trebek‘s cameo in his new movie, Free Guy.

The late Jeopardy! host, who passed away in November 2020, filmed a short appearance for the new movie, which is out this month.

“Alex Trebek was kind enough to film a cameo for our film Free Guy last year despite his battle,” Ryan wrote at the time. “He was gracious and funny. In addition to being curious, stalwart, generous, reassuring and of course, Canadian.”

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Mike Richards Might Be Sharing the 'Jeopardy' Gig with Another Celebrity Host!

Alex Trebek‘s tragic death left Jeopardy hostless and the choice for who should be given the gig has been hotly contested over the last few months.

Now, Mike Richards has been rumored to be the next big name taking over for Alex. Mike is actually the executive producer of the series, but reportedly wanted the hosting gig all along, too.

Now, a new report has emerged suggesting Mike will be hosting the “long-running daily syndicated program,” but now, another name is being thrown into the mix as the apparent host of the “primetime and spin-off specials of the famed quiz show.”

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These 6 Celebrities & Notable Names Are Front Runners for 'Jeopardy' Hosting Job (Report)

There are reportedly six front-runners in the game to become the next Jeopardy! host, according to new sources!

Alex Trebek, the longtime host of the popular quiz show, tragically passed away in November of 2020 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Since then, Jeopardy! producers have had guest hosts fill in, and some have gotten attention as possible choices for the permanent gig.

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Alex Trebek's Eldest Daughter Nicky Reveals Why She Hasn't Watched An Episode of 'Jeopardy!' Since He Passed Away

Alex Trebek‘s daughter Nicky Trebek is opening up about how she hasn’t watched an episode of Jeopardy! since her dad passed away late last year.

Nicky, who once worked on the show in production, opened up on CBS This Morning about her decision not to tune in.

“I have not watched, I have not watched one, my family haven’t watched any at all,” Nicky shared, speaking of her step siblings Emily and Matthew, and their mother, Jean.

She also shared that she ended her run on the show just days “after he passed before Thanksgiving.”

“To me it was his show. It was his show and it’s difficult for me to carry on in this show.”

Nicky also spoke on the program about continuing to work in the battle against pancreatic cancer.

Currently, Mehmet Oz, aka Dr. Oz, is the guest host on Jeopardy! and he hasn’t received a warm welcome from fans.

The Ratings For Alex Trebek's Final Episodes on 'Jeopardy!' Have Been Revealed

Alex Trebek‘s final episodes on Jeopardy! brought in big ratings for the trivia game show.

Deadline reports that the television program drew in 14 million viewers for his last episodes that were filmed just days before Alex‘s passing due to pancreatic cancer.

The game show had its most-watched week of the season to date with 11.1 million total viewers (Live+Same Day) and a 6.6 household rating, surging 29% from the previous week. It was the program’s most watched and highest rated week since the week of April 27, 2020.

After the final episodes aired, Ken Jennings took over the podium as the first guest host and is still doing it for this week.

Future guest hosts for the show have been announced and they include athlete Aaron Rodgers, newscasters Katie Couric and Bill Whitaker and actress Mayim Bialik.

More guest hosts are still set to be announced.

If you didn’t see, you watch the heartbreaking moment that happened at the end of Alex‘s final episode here…

See Why Alex Trebek's Goodbye from 'Jeopardy' Was Even More Heartbreaking Than We Expected

Alex Trebek‘s final episode of Jeopardy aired tonight and the final moments of the half-hour were even more heartbreaking than we expected.

The longtime host filmed his final episode of the quiz show just 10 days before his death and he clearly expected to be back at work to do more episodes.

“Thank you ladies and gentlemen for spending the time with us. We’ll see you again next week,” Alex said in the clip.

Right after the send-off, the show cut to a farewell tribute for Alex that featured clips of him from his 37 seasons with the show. The montage ended with a title card that said, “Dedicated to Alex Trebek. Forever in our hearts. Always our inspiration.”

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'Jeopardy!' Shares Moving Farewell Tribute To Alex Trebek Ahead of Final Episode

Alex Trebek is being remembered by Jeopardy! in a moving way.

Just ahead of his final episode airing on Friday (January 8), the game show posted a touching video for the iconic host, who passed away at the beginning of November 2020 due to pancreatic cancer complications.

Throughout the video, you will see Alex from the start of his hosting of Jeopardy!, until the end.

Viewers will also see the many costumes he dressed up to deliver clues and him bringing his two youngest children, Matthew and Emily, to the set.

The segment, which will air at the end of the episode, fades to a black screen and white lettered message: “Dedicated to Alex Trebek: Forever in our hearts/Always our inspiration.”

Earlier this week, Alex delivered a powerful message about the COVID-19 pandemic at the start of his final week before his death.

If you missed it, a second guest host for the game show was just announced. See who it will be here…