TVLine Items: Jeopardy Eyes Matt Lauer as Host, Creepy New Hannibal Promo and More!

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TVLine Items: Jeopardy Eyes Matt Lauer as Host, Creepy New Hannibal Promo and More!

Is Matt Lauer angling to be the next Alex Trebek?

The Today staple is said to be at the top of the list of replacements for the Jeopardy host, who is reportedly looking to step down in 2016, per the New York Post.

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Rumors have been circulating that Lauer will not re-up with Today when his contract expires (likely in 2014 or 2015) — though on Thursday an exec at the network told the New York Times that they’d like the series’ longtime anchor “to be in the chair as long as he would like to be.”

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well…

• NBC has unveiled its first full-length trailer for the hotly anticipated Hannibal, which is set to bow Thursday, April 4 at 10/9c. Press PLAY below to dig into the fresh footage-filled promo, then hit the comments with your reactions!

• Warner Bros. will bring some of its top series to this year’s WonderCon, which hits Anaheim, Calif., at the end of March. On Friday, March 29, the studio will screen unaired episodes of Arrow, The Following, Revolution and Teen Titans Go!. A Revolution panel — featuring stars Billy Burke, Elizabeth Mitchell, Tracy Spiridakos, Zak Orth, David Lyons, Daniella Alonso and Tim Guinee, as well as co-EP David Rambo — will hit the convention on March 30, and an Arrow panel — with Stephen Amell, Colin Donnell, Willa Holland, Paul Blackthorne and EPs Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg — will take place on March 31.

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• Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck is slated to make a cameo in Southland‘s fifth season finale, which is in production now, per LA Observed.

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