Mike Richards Is Now Out As Jeopardy! Executive Producer

Mike Richards Entirely Out From Jeopardy!
He’s now officially out from the entire show.

Mike Richards ventured down as Jeopardy! host recently however remained in the show as an executive producer. He resigned because of the remarks he made from “The Randumb Show” podcast highlighting his misanthropic comments to women and offensive language, which got enormous reaction from individuals of various communities.

Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Now, he’s no longer part of the overall Jeopardy! staff since he’s leaving his role as the show’s executive producer. It was affirmed by TMZ and first detailed by Deadline.

He previously declared the news that he’ll remain as part of the board with a position of executive producer on Aug. 20 with a statement, “It pains me that these past incidents and comments have cast such a shadow on Jeopardy! as we look to start a new chapter.”

Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

“As I mentioned last week, I was deeply honored to be asked to host the syndicated show and was thrilled by the opportunity to expand my role.”

An email sent to staff which peruses he’s general takeoff saying, “Mike will no longer be serving as EP of Wheel and Jeopardy! effective immediately. We had hoped that when Mike stepped down from the host position at Jeopardy! it would have minimized the disruption and internal difficulties we have all experienced these last few weeks. That clearly has not happened.”

Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Suzanne Prete, EVP, Business and Strategy, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! is the one who sent the inside note to staff on these shows clarifying that Richards’ leave would take effect right now with Embassy Row’s Michael Davies consenting to help on a between time premise.

Alex Trebek hosted the show for 37 years, and the job he left was given to Mike Richards after his passing.

Reactions to Mike Richards No Longer An Executive Producer of Jeopardy!

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@ExitBuy

Hilarious to me that it is his ego that got him here. If he hadn’t thrown his name in the hat, he’d still be just another douche bag. I am so happy for every person he was a dick to..this must be such happy news.

@JUNCTIONREADS

How to kill your career in one move

@EmployerFoundMe

It is very funny that he probably wouldn’t of been fired if he just didn’t make himself host.

@jmhealy_john

well that escalated quickly

@DylanTweetin

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