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Alex Trebek Breaks Guinness World Record For Hosting 6795 'Jeopardy!' Episodes

By Elinor Cosgrave | 16th June 2014

Alex Trebek broke a world record on an episode of Jeopardy! which aired on Friday. The 73-year-old was awarded with a certificate for Most Game Show Episodes Hosted by the Same Presenter in honour of...

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Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek Becomes Record-breaking Game Show Host

16th June 2014

Alex Trebek, the long-time host of America's Jeopardy! has entered the record books as the game show host with the most - literally.He was presented with a Guinness World Record honour on Friday (13Jun14) after...

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Alex Trebek Named Longest-running Game Show Host By Guinness World Records

By Nick Hill | 15th June 2014

Alex Trebek is now a record-breaker!The veteran ‘Jeopardy!’ host has been named the longest-running host of a television game show by the Guinness World Records, ABC News reports.The achievement was accomplished on Friday (June 13th)...

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'Jeopardy!' Star Julia Collins Loses After $400k Winning Streak

By Lauren James | 3rd June 2014

Julia Collins has finally lost her Jeopardy! winning streak after 21 games and an incredible 20 wins. The 31 year-old gameshow contestant was finally defeated by rival Brian Loughnane, during an appearance on the pre-taped...

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Trebek's 'Magic Johnson' Reaction On Jeopardy! Is Priceless [Video]

By Michael West | 28th March 2014

Alex Trebek is a Canadian man. Alex Trebek is a sports-fan. Alex Trebek knows who Magic Johnson is, and more importantly, who Wayne Gretzky Is. All of this means the Jeopardy! host wasn't impressed with...

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Pantomime Villain Arthur Chu Finally Loses On 'Jeopardy!' [Video]

By Michael West | 13th March 2014

Arthur Chu, the 30-year-old trivia guru who won 11 straight games on Alex Trebek's Jeopardy! and accumulated nearly $300,000 in prize money, was finally beaten on Wednesday evening (March 13, 2014), finishing in third place...

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Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Drives Internet Wild After Performing Rap [Video]

By Nick Hill | 8th January 2014

Alex Trebek might be in his later years but the 73 year-old has shown he is still down with the kids.On Monday's episode of 'Jeopardy' the longtime host spat some rap beats while reading questions...

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Jeopardy Controversy – 'I Was Cheated' 12-Year-old Claims, But Was He, Really?

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th August 2013

If life hands you a dud card, complain and make the news, that’s what Thomas Hurley has done as his Jeopardy Controversy has hit the headlines. He spelled Emancipation Proclamation wrong and was handed a...

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Alex Trebek Faces Backlash Following 'Harsh' Treatment Of Jeopardy! Kids Week Contestant

By Joe Wilde | 6th August 2013

Alex Trebek might be lining up a new career as a spelling bee judge after he harshly swindled a 12-year-old contestant out of further participation in a Jeopardy! final for misspelling the answer; 'Emancipation Proclamation.'...

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Scorned Eighth-grader On 'Jeopardy' Causes Social Media Outrage

By Victoria Pavlova | 5th August 2013

Don’t underestimate the power of quiz shows – at least for fostering angry crowds. When eighth-grader Thomas Hurley was disqualified from the show for a spelling error in his answer, the show’s Facebook fans went...

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Was Eighth-grader Cheated Out Of 'Jeopardy!' Win By Alex Trebek?

By Michael West | 5th August 2013

An eighth-grader who seemingly lost on an episode of Jeopardy! claims he was cheated out of the top prize. Thomas Hurley III from Connecticut bet $3,000 of his $9,600 in winnings on the 'Final Jeopardy'...

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Sajak And Trebek Sets Sights On Barker's Record

10th September 2012

They have a few more years yet to go before they can challenge Bob Barker's record for the longest run as a television game-show host -- 35 years -- but Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek...

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Fascinating Fact 13822

25th July 2012

Veteran U.S. TV game show host Alex Trebek is back on the set of Jeopardy! a month after suffering a mild heart attack.

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Game Show Legend Alex Trebek Details Heart Attack Scare

29th June 2012

U.S. TV personality Alex Trebek only sought treatment after suffering a mild heart attack on Saturday (23Jun12) when his wife broke down in tears during his health scare.The Jeopardy! quiz show host, 71, had been...

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Game Show Legend Alex Trebek Leaves Hospital After Heart Attack

28th June 2012

U.S. TV personality Alex Trebek has been released from hospital after suffering a mild heart attack on Saturday (23Jun12).The Jeopardy! quiz show host was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for immediate attention...

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Abc Biggest Winner At Daytime Emmys

25th June 2012

ABC took home a passel of Emmys at Saturday's 39th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. They included an award for outstanding drama series, General Hospital and one for best actor, Anthony Geary (his seventh such award)....

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Alex Trebek Staying Positive After Heart Attack

25th June 2012

Alex Trebek is in a stable condition after suffering a mild heart attack over the weekend. The long-time host of game show 'Jeopardy!' was admitted to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Saturday...

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Alex Trebek Suffers Heart Attack Jeopardy

25th June 2012

Alex Trebek, known to all as the long-time host of the iconic game show 'Jeopardy!', has been admitted to hospital for what has been described as a "mild heart attack", reports the Hollywood Reporter. A...

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Tv Host Alex Trebek Recovering From Heart Attack

24th June 2012

U.S. TV personality Alex Trebek is recovering in hospital after suffering a mild heart attack on Saturday (23Jun12).The Jeopardy! quiz show host was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for immediate attention and...

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Alex Trebek Burglary Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

2nd August 2011

A woman accused of breaking into beloved U.S. TV presenter Alex Trebek's hotel room last week (ends29Jul11) has pleaded not guilty to two charges.The Jeopardy! quiz show host was awoken in the middle of the...

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Alex Trebek Alleged Thief Hit With Restraining Order

29th July 2011

A woman accused of trying to steal from U.S. quiz show host Alex Trebek's hotel room on Wednesday morning (27Jul11) has been ordered to stay away from the TV star.The veteran Jeopardy! presenter is set...

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Alex Trebek Chases Burglar After Hotel Robbery

28th July 2011

Alex Trebek, the 71-year-old host of hit game show 'Jeopardy!', is on crutches after injuring himself chasing a burglar who stole valuables from his hotel room. On Wednesday morning, Trebek and his wife were sleeping...

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Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek On Crutches

28th July 2011

Beloved U.S. quiz show host Alex Trebek has been left hobbling around on crutches after injuring himself while attempting to chase a burglar.The veteran Jeopardy! presenter snapped his Achilles tendon on Wednesday morning (27Jul11) as...

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Trebek 'Overwhelmed' By Well Wishers After Heart Attack

16th December 2007

LATEST: Beloved U.S. game show host ALEX TREBEK has thanked fans for their messages of support after he suffered a heart attack. The Jeopardy! presenter was admitted to Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Tuesday...

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Trebek Hospitalised After Heart Attack

11th December 2007

Beloved U.S. game show host ALEX TREBEK has suffered a mild heart attack. The Jeopardy! presenter is recovering at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he's said to be resting comfortably. The 67-year-old, who has...

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Trebek Hospitalised After Heart Attack

11th December 2007

Beloved U.S. game show host ALEX TREBEK has suffered a mild heart attack. The Jeopardy! presenter is recovering at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he's said to be resting comfortably. The 67-year-old, who has...

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