Globe|June 8, 2020
POLITICS junkie George Stephanopoulos is plotting to take over Jeopardy! from ailing host Alex Trebek, stunned insiders say.
The ABC News titan, 59, has hyped the high-profile gig publicly — and sources snitch to GLOBE that he’s making a no-holds-barred grab for it!
“George has had secret meetings with TV bigwigs and even done a hush-hush audition behind closed doors,” spills an insider.
“Hosting Jeopardy! has long been a dream of his. He’s a fan of the show and his whole family watches it with him, including his daughters.”
Adds the tattletale: “He’s almost dead-certain for the job and a favorite, but they don’t want to announce anything yet out of respect for Alex.
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June 8, 2020