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 …..
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A chat between three veteran Jeopardy! players about what you think while you’re on the game.
What you learn when you tell a national television audience that you live alone in a studio apartment.
Even Jeopardy champions have it rough these days.
Ever wonder what Merv Griffin did for work before he became a talk show host and inventor of Jeopardy? Here’s your answer.
“What is, it happened at 2:30 a.m., chasing a burglar down the hallway of my San Francisco hotel when my Achilles tendon ruptured and I then fell on carpet, bruising …..
Jeopardy! champ Ken Jennings and folk-pop singer Jewel were born on the same day: May 23rd, 1974.
How did we do with our predictions last week about the big Watson vs. Humans showdown on Jeopardy? Let’s look.
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.
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.
Alex Trebek, host of the game show Jeopardy! since 1984, turns 70 today. (Born the same year as Bugs Bunny and Bruce Lee, it turns out.)We wish him the happiest possible birthday. He was 44 when he started hosting the show.
“She was watching her favorite show, ‘Jeopardy,’ when the phone rang. She reached over to pick it up and fell.”
Merv Griffin and Bill Haley were both born on this very day in 1925. Haley was born in Michigan, Griffin in California.Bill Haley gained super-fame earlier, thanks to “Shake, Rattle and Roll” and especially “Rock Around the Clock” in the 1950s. He was super-famous all over again in the 1970s, when “Rock Around the Clock” became the official anthem of 1950s nostalgia.
Mystery writer Dick Francis has died at age 89.