(YAHOO) -- “Jeopardy!” just hasn’t been the same since Alex Trebek’s final episodes — and neither have its ratings.
OK, so that’s a little unfair. The “Jeopardy!” ratings were of course boosted by interest in seeing Trebek off. And they stayed high due to the intrigue of seeing someone other than Trebek — initially, legendary champion Ken Jennings — host the popular quiz program.
While the Nielsen numbers for the Sony Television game show have since tapered off a bit from there, “Jeopardy!” has still topped all other syndicated series almost every week since Trebek’s final bow.
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