The Television Academy Foundation, the charitable arm of the Television Academy, has announced the establishment of the Alex Trebek Legacy Fellowship Fund, in honor of the beloved Jeopardy! host who died of pancreatic cancer in 2020. The foundation, launched with a gift of $50,000 from Jeopardy! Executive Producer Harry Friedman and his... Read More.
LeVar Burton is kicking off his week-long tenure as the newest Jeopardy! guest host. Taking the podium for the first time, Burton saluted former host, the late Alex Trebek. "As a longtime viewer of the show, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to guest host Jeopardy! And I’m proud to be... Read More.
The late Alex Trebek, and another TV icon, the late Larry King, are among the nominees for the 2021 Daytime Emmy Awards, which were just announced by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). Emmy winners Trebek, who passed away last October, and King, who... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- NFL star Aaron Rodgers kicked off his first week of guest hosting Jeopardy! and, before he could challenge the contestants to start answering questions, took a moment to honor his hero, Alex Trebek. The 37-year-old Green Bay Packers quarterback introduced himself on the show... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Ken Jennings closed out his six-week hosting stint on Jeopardy! on Friday, where he served as the first person to keep the show running after the passing of Alex Trebek. Before signing off one last time, Jennings took a moment to honor the beloved show host. "That’s... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- "Part of me left here when Alex left, really." That's the word from longtime Jeopardy! announcer Johnny Gilbert, on the passing of his "friend and colleague" Alex Trebek. The affable, Emmy-winning quiz show host died at the age of 80 on November 8... Read More.