Bloomberg Law
Oct. 8, 2020, 11:44 PMUpdated: Oct. 9, 2020, 12:18 AM

Former Jeopardy Employee Sues Sony for Age Discrimination (1)

Maeve Allsup
Maeve Allsup
Legal Reporter

Glenn Kagan, longtime coordinator on the television game show Jeopardy!, says he was discriminated against based on his age and ultimately fired from the show on the pretense of Covid-19 safety procedures, while being replaced by a much younger employee.

Kagan spent more than 30 years conducting auditions and booking contestants for the show among other tasks, according to his complaint, which names Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc., and Quadra Productions, Inc. as defendants and was filed in superior court in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

His duties were slowly taken away from him beginning in 2016 when a younger ...

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