Alex Trebek’s Wardrobe Donated To Charity

Sentimental Video Tribute Closes Alex Trebek’s Final ‘Jeopardy’

The 90-second montage, set to Hugh Jackman singing the Peter Allen song Once Before I Go, is a lighthearted and laughter-filled remembrance showing Trebek’s changing look through his 36 years as host, with moustache and without, with black hair and with grey, with suits from several decades.

On Alex Trebek’s Final ‘Jeopardy,’ A Last Introduction From A Friend

Johnny Gilbert, 92, started on the game show with Trebek in 1984. Now, he must imagine a Jeopardy without his longtime colleague.

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Alex Trebek’s Last ‘Jeopardy’ Episode Airs This Friday — I Am Not Ready

Michael Ausiello: “While I appreciate the fact that Sony Pictures Television prolonged the inevitable by scheduling two weeks of curated reruns over the holidays (Trebek’s last airdate was originally slated for Dec. 25), I now find myself wishing and hoping for another continuance.”

Trebek’s Last New ‘Jeopardy’ Episodes Airing With A Tribute

The first of the five episodes will air Monday and start with Trebek’s “powerful message about the season of giving,” producer Sony Pictures Television said in a release Wednesday.

Meet The Top Candidates To Succeed Alex Trebek

Some famous faces, including the likes of ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos, have reportedly tossed their hats in the ring to take on the post that Trebek held for nearly 37 years. Here are some of the top successor candidates in the rumor mill.

Alex Trebek’s Influence On Pop Culture

Alex Trebek, who died Sunday at 80, was a household name during his 37 years as the host of Jeopardy, and his authoritative presence spread far from that show into pop culture at large. Here are some of his most memorable cameos.

‘Jeopardy’ Pays Tribute To Alex Trebek In Poignant Message

The day after Trebek died at age 80 following a battle with cancer, the show’s executive producer, Mike Richards addressed viewers from the Jeopardy set in a taped introduction.

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In The Dumbest And Darkest Of Times, Alex Trebek Maintained A Safe Space For Intelligence

At its essence, Trebek’s Jeopardy was a nightly recognition of intelligence and competence, and there were times when the show seemed to be one of the last places where it’s a wonderful thing to be a know-it-all — where broad, general knowledge is something to be celebrated rather than scorned or resented. Above, a shrine to Trebek near his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Monday, Nov. 9.

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Trebek Brought Consensus, Class To A Nation In Need Of Both

For 36 years, the “Jeopardy!” host was a figure of consensus in an era that increasingly lacked it, and died at the end of an election week when those divisions were in full force. At at time when emotions, opinions and personal details feel like they’re at the center of every broadcast, post and podcast, the exceedingly Canadian Trebek held them all in check, instead valuing formality and factuality, dignity and decorum.

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Alex Trebek, Longtime ‘Jeopardy’ Host, Dies

Alex Trebek, Jeopardy host and TV personality, died Sunday after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 80. Trebek revealed in March 2019 that he had been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, but vowed to battle the disease. He presided over the beloved quiz show for more than 30 years.

‘Jeopardy’ EP: Ken Jennings’ New Role Is Not A ‘Tryout’ For Host

Retro ‘Jeopardy’ Episode Scores Ratings Gain

The long-running game show kicked off a week of “from the vault” episodes with Alex Trebek’s first time as host.

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First Syndicated ‘Jeopardy’ Episode Kicks Off 4-Week Series

Alex Trebek Memoir Set For July Release

Trebek Reaches 1-Year Mark In Cancer Fight

“I’d be lying if I said the journey had been an easy one. There have been some good days, but a lot of not-so-good days,” the longtime Jeopardy host said in a video message posted online Wednesday.

Trebek: ‘Jeopardy’ Retirement Isn’t Imminent

While treatment for pancreatic cancer is taking a toll, Alex Trebek said he’s not ready to retire from hosting Jeopardy although he’s mulled it in recent years. He spoke during a panel promoting Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time with top contestants Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer, The primetime contest is airing this week on ABC.

Wife: Alex Trebek Struggling With ‘Depression, Sadness’

2019 Was The Year Of ‘Jeopardy’

In TV time, 36 seasons is unspeakably ancient, but this year game veteran Jeopardy exploded into one of TV’s most talked-about shows. The Sony Pictures Television-produced game show hit multiyear highs, led all of syndication in the ratings several times, was memed all over social media and discussed around dinner tables across the nation.

How Watching ‘Jeopardy’ Together Helped Me Say Goodbye To My Father

Alex Trebek To Get Icon Award At Canadian Screen Awards

‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Pleads For Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

Trebek Says Treatments May Make Him Leave

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek is hinting that his ongoing battle with pancreatic cancer could force him to step away from the popular game show, saying his chemotherapy treatments are starting to affect his speech.

Alex Trebek To Restart Chemotherapy

After a setback in his ongoing fight with pancreatic cancer, Jeopardy host Alex Trebek will resume chemotherapy treatments, he revealed on Monday’s Good Morning America.

Alex Trebek Back At ‘Jeopardy’ Following Chemo

James Holzhauer Donates To Pancreatic Cancer Walk In Alex Trebek’s Name

Alex Trebek Shares ‘Mind-Boggling’ Cancer Update

The Jeopardy host says his response to advanced pancreatic cancer treatment is “kind of mind-boggling” and his doctors say the 78-year-old is in “near remission.”

Alex Trebek Has Surges Of ‘Deep, Deep Sadness’ Over Cancer Battle, But Is ‘Fighting Through It’

Alex Trebek Says He’s ‘Feeling Good’

Why America Loves Alex Trebek

Katie Couric, Cher, Stephen A. Smith and former contestants expressed support and hope for the Jeopardy host after he revealed his cancer diagnosis this week.

Alex Trebek Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer

In a video posted online Wednesday, the 78-year-old game show host said he was announcing his illness directly to Jeopardy fans in keeping with his long-time policy of being “open and transparent.”

Alex Trebek On His Retirement, Legacy And Why Knowledge Matters

Alex Trebek To Moderate PA Gubernatorial Debate

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek will moderate the Pennsylvania gubernatorial debate on Monday night — and no, the candidates will not have to answer in the form of a question. Democratic incumbent Tom Wolf will face off against Republican Scott Wagner during the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry’s 34th annual chamber dinner. The candidates will engage in a 45 minute debate, moderated by Trebek, focusing on topics pertaining to Pennsylvania business.

Alex Trebek Opens ‘Jeopardy’ Season With Beard

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Trebek sported a beard as he launched the 35th season of “Jeopardy!” and the look has led to a poll. The bearded host appeared in a video on Instagram under the caption, “It’s time to embark upon a magical journey.” He opened the first show of the season by saying, “No need […]

‘Jeopardy’s Trebek Talks Retirement, Replacements

Alex Trebek On Medical Leave After Surgery

Production on Jeopardy has been put on a brief hiatus while longtime host Alex Trebek is recuperating from surgery. Trebek is expected to make a full and complete recovery. He is scheduled to resume taping Jeopardy in mid-January.

Two More Years For Sajak, White, Trebek

The longtime hosts of syndication juggernauts Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy are sticking around. Pat Sajak, Vanna White and Alex Trebek have all renewed their contracts through the 2019-20 season.

Trebek, Sajak, White Reup Through 2017-18

Alex Trebek, the man with one of the sweetest deals in TV, is not throwing in the towel just yet. Despite hints in recent years that he was ready to retire, the 74-year-old Jeopardy host just signed on to stay through at least the 2017-18 season — as have Wheel of Fortune‘s Pat Sajak and Vanna White.

Trebek Threatened To Quit ‘Jeopardy’: Sony Emails

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