Posts tagged: Game Shows

Alex Trebek wears a blue suit and tie, looking good with gray hair on the colorful set of 'Jeopardy!'

Alex Trebek Has Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

Alex Trebek, the host of Jeopardy! since 1984, announced this week that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In a video released by the show (above), he …..

See Who2’s Founders on TV Today

Who2 editors and co-founders Paul Hehn (left) and Ryan ‘Fritz’ Holznagel (right) will be on the TV game show WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE on Tuesday, April 17th. Fritz …..

Arlene Francis, Accidental Killer

“Actor and game show panelist Arlene Francis took the blame for one of the stranger accidental deaths on record,
when an exercise dumbbell fell from her eighth-story Manhattan apartment
and killed a man who had just emerged from the popular Le Pavilli

Watson vs. Humans: How’d We Do?

How did we do with our predictions last week about the big Watson vs. Humans showdown on Jeopardy?  Let’s look.

Watson vs. Humans: A Jeopardy Champ’s View

As an olde-time Jeopardy champ, I have a few choice thoughts on next week’s big contest pitting IBM’s computer Watson against two humans, former champs Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.I am also ready to predict the winner.Let’s get to the thoughts. 

Charles Nelson Reilly Isn’t Quite 80

Charles Nelson Reilly would have turned 80 today, had he not died in a few years back, alas.  He was born on this day in 1931.

Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter Will Tag-Team a Computer on Jeopardy!

Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, two of Jeopardy!’s all-time great champs, will compete against an IBM computer named Watson on the show in February.Jennings and Rutter could win a million bucks.  If Watson wins, he gets a soothing oil bath.