Alex Trebek

The 7 Top 'Jeopardy!' Winners Who Made the Most Money

Ever since Ken Jennings broke “Jeopardy!” right after producers lifted the five-game cap on win streaks, the show has seen many champions rise and fall, all attempting to beat Jennings’ monolithic record. These new competitors come with their own signature styles, their own strategies, and their...
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'What Is Love': Alex Trebek Chokes Up After 'Jeopardy!' Contestant's Message

A "Jeopardy" contestant paid a heartfelt tribute to Alex Trebek on Monday's episode that left everybody, even the host, near tears. After being stumped by an answer and realizing he had no chance of winning Final "Jeopardy!", the contestant, Dhruv Gaur, wrote down, "We (heart) you, Alex" as his...
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Alex Trebek Takes Heartfelt Call From Superfan With Autism

A New York mother planned the best surprised for her “Jeopardy!” superfan son. Alex Trebek was able to call fan Michael Kneeter and hear his well wishes. Kneeter, a 32-year-old man with autism and epilepsy, has been a longtime fan of the show and even saw a taping of “Jeopardy!” at Madison Square...
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Alex Trebek Has No Plans to Step Down as 'Jeopardy!' Host

As Alex Trebek faces a second round of chemo to treat his pancreatic cancer, fans are left wondering if the end of his “Jeopardy!” run could be upon them. Sources say that’s not the case. After an interview with Canadian TV outlet, CTV News , fans were concerned that Trebek’s health was...
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'I Love Lucy' Turns 68! A Jeopardy-Style Lucille Ball Quiz

"I Love Lucy" turns 68 today. The classic show premiered Oct. 15, 1951 on CBS and ran until May 6, 1957. The series aired for six seasons and 181 episodes. The show's star Lucille Ball had a long and fruitful career and was a pioneer for funny women in Hollywood. The titular character she played...
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'I'm Not Afraid of Dying': Alex Trebek Opens Up About Cancer Treatment

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek told CTV News that he is “hanging in” there as he undergoes another round of chemotherapy. In an interview with the Canadian news network, Trebek said he is taking the steps needed to keep fighting the disease. “There’s little too much Alex Trebek out there,” he told...
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Alex Trebek Shades Terribly Boring ‘Jeopardy!’ Game

Thursday night’s episode of “Jeopardy!” was such a snooze-fest that even Alex Trebek had some shade to throw on it. While the game showed an abnormally high number of wrong answers, there were also at least ten scenarios which involved none of the contestants answering at all, Yahoo! reports. When...
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'Jeopardy!' Frontrunner's Winning Streak Comes to a Dramatic End

It seems the new “Jeopardy!” frontrunner’s winning streak has come to an end. Jason Zuffranieri suffered a dramatic loss on Thursday night’s game after 19 consecutive wins. While Zuffranieri can still take home the #3 title, his earnings are officially capped at $532,496. He’s still the third-...
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Math Teacher Is Coming for 'Jeopardy!' Crown With 19 Straight Wins

It was only a matter of time before someone came for James Holzhauer’s crown. Now, the “Jeopardy!” star may have met his match. New Mexico math teacher Jason Zuffranieri has gotten his “Jeopardy!” career off to a good start with a 19-day winning streak. The silent killer has swooped in with a...
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Alex Trebek to Resume Chemo After 'Numbers Went Sky High'

Alex Trebek will undergo further chemotherapy treatments for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Just weeks after resuming his “Jeopardy!” hosting duties, Trebek announced on Tuesday’s episode of “Good Morning America” that he will have to continue chemo per his doctor’s recommendation, People reports . “...
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