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National Post | Arts

We’ll take new Jeopardy! hosts for $1,000.

Matt Lauer, currently the host of NBC’s Today show, is rumored to be on the short-list of replacements for Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek.

Trebek has been the face of television’s brainiest show for almost 30 years. After some health scares, including last summer’s heart attack, Trebek is expected to step down in 2016. And

Lauer may be on the job hunt in 2015 despite having signed a contract with NBC for a reported $25-million just last April.

Only a week after Lauer signed what was called the most lucrative deal in the 60-year history of morning television, The Today show fell to second place in the ratings for the first time in 16 years.

Things got worse for Today when co-host Ann Curry was ousted over the summer.

It was Lauer and not the network executives who took the blame for…

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