Mayim Bialik has taken on “Jeopardy!” hosting duties for the rest of 2021.
Although originally hired for just the special tournaments, she has filled in after Mike Richards was fired.
Ken Jennings will fill in for her when she is off filming her Fox sitcom “Call Me Kat.”
“Jeopardy!” contestant Matt Amodio has participated under five different hosts so far.
He says that he has been “amazed” by Bialik’s performance on the show
He mentioned that Bialik really stepped up to the role and her situation “was not an easy one.”
He also mentioned that Mike Richards “treated me very well” on set.
Bialik herself said that she tries not to read any of the news or get sucked into any of the “Jeopardy!” drama.
She says that part of her role as host is to provide stability for the crew, contestants, and viewers.