It is now official, the classic game show Jeopardy has now named a new host. Mike Richards has officially been announced as the permanent host of Jeopardy! Variety reports Richards, who has served as executive producer since last year and was among more than 15 guest hosts during the past eight months, was picked by Sony Pictures Television as the game show’s full-time host, replacing the late Alex Trebek. Richards is a game show veteran, having previously hosted numerous programs including Beauty and the Geek, Divided and The Pyramid. Of course, R.I.P. to the legendary Alex Trebek.