Has “Jeopardy!” discovered its new host?Following Alex Trebek’s dying in November, famed contestant Ken Jennings took over as visitor host for a six-week stint. As Jennings’ time as host got here to an finish, a brand new interim host stepped as much as the plate within the type of the present’s govt producer Mike Richards.In showing on the favored recreation present, the 45-year-old shortly captured the hearts of “Jeopardy!” followers together with his charming persona, heat voice and impeccable charisma — in the end resulting in an outpouring of help on-line, with many calling to make Richards the everlasting host of the present.”Mike Richards is A+ to date. Super palatable, simply the correct quantity of jokes, not making an attempt to bask within the limelight,” one Twitter person wrote. “Keep him!”‘JEOPARDY!’ GUEST HOST KEN JENNINGS PAYS TRIBUTE TO ALEX TREBEK, TWITTER REACTS”I like this Mike Richards man as a Jeopardy host,” stated one other person. “Not overbearing or distracting, and completely nice. It ought to be good to see him get extra comfy and take a look at the water over the approaching days. Thinking possibly a relative unknown is likely to be an honest lock.”CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLETTER”Please hold Mike Richards on @Jeopardy for ceaselessly. He’s assured, charming, and simple on the eyes,” one person stated. “No one will exchange Alex, however Mike is the following neatest thing.””My vote is for Mike Richards as the brand new @Jeopardy host!  What an superior job,” one person merely wrote.In an interview with USA Today, Richards revealed he didn’t know of the “Jeopardy!” internet hosting gig “till three days earlier than” filming.
‘Jeopardy!’ followers are calling for govt producer Mike Richards to grow to be the present’s subsequent host. 
(Earl Gibson III/Getty Images)CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP”I didn’t know I used to be going to be doing it till three days earlier than, and so I had not ready myself to host in the way in which that I do know different visitor hosts are,” Richards acknowledged within the interview. “So there was only a lot to unpack.” “Plus, I additionally solely owned one swimsuit, so there was a bit little bit of scrambling there,” the host humorously recalled. “It was very enjoyable; humbling doesn’t start to explain the sensation. It hit me like a ton of bricks when Johnny Gilbert introduced my identify. That’s after all the very last thing you hear if you begin to stroll out. … and it was overwhelming within the second.”Richards, who has additionally served as the manager producer for “The Price is Right” and “Let’s Make a Deal,” is a veteran of the sport present trade. Alongside his manufacturing credit, Richards has hosted recreation reveals corresponding to GSN’s “The Pyramid” and “Divided.”