All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Alex Trebek’

Stephen Colbert Says Goodbye With Song, Prepares to Take Over for David Letterman

Stephen Colbert bid the Colbert Report adieu in the days before Christmas, with his last show featuring a star studded sing along. The Comedy Central host will soon sit behind David Letterman’s desk on The Late Show, as he prepares to take over for the late night host some time in 2015. “If this is your first time tuning in …

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Alex Trebek Prepares to Celebrate 31 Years of ‘Jeopardy’

On September 15, 2014, Alex Trebek celebrates his 31st year as host of Jeopardy. In June, CNN reported that Trebek entered the Guinness World Records for “most game show episodes hosted by the same presenter.” A record previously held by The Price is Right Host Bob Barker. Trebek’s current record stands at 6,829 shows over a 30 season span. Despite …

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Alex Trebek Sets World Record As Longest Host

Alex Trebek officially holds the world record for hosting the most episodes of a game show. He has hosted over 6,000 episodes of Jeopardy and is planning to host many more. Jeopardy will begin its 31st season this fall and Trebek has been hosting the show since 1984. Jeopardy was first aired from 1964 to 1979 and was hosted by …

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Alex Trebek Sets Record, Says He Isn’t Retiring

Alex Trebek set a Guinness World Record on Friday for the most game show episodes hosted by a single presenter, but he says that all those episodes don’t mean he’s ready to go anywhere anytime soon. Trebek is actually the second host of Jeopardy!–Art Fleming was the original in the ’60s and ’70s–and has hosted 6,829 episodes of the popular …

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Alex Trebek Sets Guinness World Record

Alex Trebek has set a Guinness World Record, and may one day be a trivia question on his own game show. As of Friday, June 13, Trebek had hosted 6,829 episodes of Jeopardy!, which set the record for the “most game show episodes hosted by the same presenter (one show).” The early episodes of Jeopardy!, in the 1970s, were hosted …

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Magic Johnson Did Not Play In The NHL

During Wednesday night’s episode of Jeopardy, a contestant’s answer to a question shocked host Alex Trebek, and gave him some ammo for a sly insult. The question came from the “Sports Superstars” category and read: “100+ assists in an NHL season has been accomplished only 13 times, 11 times by this player.” Joe’s answer: Magic Johnson. Apparently, he thought that …

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‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Unseated After 11-Game Winning Streak

After 11 straight wins that earned him $297,200, ‘Jeopardy!’ champ Arthur Chu finally bowed out of the game. He has become possibly the game show’s most controversial contestant for his playing strategy, in which he jumped around the board instead of going through the categories straight down. He ended his last game on Wednesday in third place with zero dollars, …

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Alex Trebek Takes Revenge Against Conan O’Brien

Alex Trebek has been making headlines for his spunky behavior in addition to his well-known tenure as the host of Jeopardy. Earlier this year, the television personality made headlines for his ability to rap while explaining one of the categories on Jeopardy. Now, Mr. Trebek is making headlines again for a public light-hearted confrontation with another well-known, popular television personality. …

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Alex Trebek: Does He Have a Gender Obsession?

Some people think Alex Trebek, long-time host of the television game show Jeopardy, is slightly obsessed with gender. March 3-7 was 1990s Week on Jeopardy, part a four week Battle of the Decades series the show is billing as “a tournament 30 years in the making.” Jeopardy brought back various 1990s champions throughout the week, and Trebek’s opening comments on …

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Arthur Chu, Controversial Jeopardy Contestant, Wins Again

Arthur Chu gained a great deal of social attention during his first-run on Jeopardy when he appeared on the popular game show in January. Chu made headlines for his odd playing style on the show, and many people even criticized his performances, saying that he was not a fun player to watch. Chu is an insurance compliance worker by night, …

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Arthur Chu’s ‘Jeopardy’ Strategy Gets Hate From Show’s Fans

Arthur Chu has been getting some pushback for his unconventional strategy on the popular TV game show ‘Jeopardy’. The 30-year-old ‘Jeopardy’ champ from Broadview Heights, Ohio, uses a game strategy he calls “The Forrest Bounce”, referring to 8os champion Chuck Forrest’s style of play. Chu’s strategy involves ignoring the easy questions and jumping across the board to the questions of …

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Alex Trebek Raps On Jeopardy In Fun-Filled Rap Category [Video]

Who knew Alex Trebek could rap? After 30 seasons of hosting the popular game show, it seems that Trebek still has it in him to impress the viewers and the contestants. By the end of the category, he even had the contestant laughing as she answered the final question. The title of the category was “It’s A Rap,” and featured …

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