Why Mayim Bialik still wants the permanent gig hosting ‘Jeopardy!’: ‘It is a dream job’

Mayim Bialik has been through it this year — as have the viewers of Jeopardy! — as the show scrambled to replace the late, longtime host, Alex Trebek, following his death last November, and then to replace his replacement, Mike Richards, after he left in scandal. Still, the former Big Bang Theory star, who had been selected to host the game show's primetime specials and has stepped in alongside Ken Jennings while a permanent host is chosen yet again, remains unquestionably interested in the position.

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