“Jeopardy!” has a new host . . . again.
Mayim Bialik will fill in as a replacement for the recently resigned Mike Richards this week, Sony announced this afternoon.
Bialik, who was already slated to host prime-time spinoffs and specials for the game show, is now scheduled to tape three weeks’ worth of programs — 15 episodes total — when “Jeopardy!” resumes production this week, according to Sony, which added that the iconic game show will also be announcing “additional guest hosts” for its current season.
A source told The Post that “The Big Bang Theory” actress will still host the spinoffs and specials.
Bialik herself, however, came under fire last week and was accused of being someone who “though vaccinated, spreads vaccine doubt and hawks brain quackery.” But earlier this month, a spokesperson for the actor told the Wrap, “She has been fully vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus and is not at all an anti-vaxxer.”
Last year, Bialik, 45 — who has a doctorate in neuroscience — also published a detailed video explaining her stance toward vaccines. “I have never, not once, said that vaccines are not valuable, not useful, or not necessary — because they are,” she said in the video.
Richards, 46, stepped down from hosting “Jeopardy!” after allegations arose about sexist language and self-acknowledged “insensitivity” in the past. He is expected to stay on as executive producer of “Jeopardy!”
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