The unanswered ‘Jeopardy!’ question: Who’s the new host?

  • FILE - This image released by Jeopardy! shows Alex Trebek, host of the game show "Jeopardy!" Filling the void left by Trebek after 37 years involves sophisticated research and a parade of guest hosts doing their best to impress viewers and the studio that will make the call. (Jeopardy! via AP)

LOS ANGELES — “Jeopardy!” needed a host, and Lucille Ball had an enthusiastic suggestion for creator Merv Griffin: The smooth-voiced, debonair emcee of the “High Rollers” game show.