Trebek talked to Harvey Levin on the latest episode of "OBJECTified" Sunday night about his legendary career as a game show host. He says chances are more than 50/50 he'll leave "Jeopardy!" when his contract expires in 2020, and when he departs ... he thinks the LA Kings hockey announcer should take over.
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Trebek's support would obviously carry a lot of weight ... he's deeply involved in production of the show and his blessing would clearly sit well with viewers. Plus, having the same first name has its benefits.
The "Jeopardy!" host has one other option in mind, CNN legal analyst Laura Coates. Obviously, she has less in common with Trebek than Faust ... but he thinks she'd be a good fit as well.