Matt Lauer to replace Alex Tebek as ‘Jeopardy’ host?

Matt Lauer to replace Alex Tebek as ‘Jeopardy’ host?

The answer to the “Jeopardy” clue “Alex Trebrek’s replacement” has a new and surprising question:

“Who is Matt Lauer?”

The beleaguered host of the “Today” show is at the top of the list to take over the brainy game show when Trebek steps down, as expected, in 2016, knowledgeable sources tell The Post.

Lauer is widely reported to be on his way out at the morning show, which has tumbled to No. 2 in the ratings in the last year. He is being blamed for the show’s fall from grace after 16 years on top.

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The Post reported this week that Lauer is not expected to re-sign with “Today” when his blockbuster, $25-million-a-year deal expires in 2015.

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