Mike Richards Fired As ‘Jeopardy!’ And ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Executive Producer Amid Controversy

 

​Mike Richards has been fired as executive producer of Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune.  The news comes just weeks after he exited as the quiz show’s newly appointed host because of past misogynistic and other controversial comments. 
 
Sony execs admitted that crowning Richards as successor to the admired Alex Trebek was a questionable choice to some, especially after the studio conducted a splashy search the included actors, journalists, pro athletes and Richards.  Now it’s back to the guest podium as the Jeopardy continues its search for not only a host but now a producer.  Find out what the final nail in the coffin for Richards career at Jeopardy was here:  https://nypost.com/2021/08/31/mike-richards-out-as-jeopardy-executive-producer/