All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Jeopardy’

Bill Cosby Pleased Eddie Murphy Didn’t Mock Him on ‘SNL’ Special

Bill Cosby is singing the praises of Eddie Murphy following Murphy’s refusal to portray the comic on the recent SNL 40th Anniversary special. The embattled comedian has–in recent months–been accused of sexually assaulting a number of women over the course of many years. Eddie Murphy was asked to play Bill Cosby is a sketch for the SNL anniversary show, during …

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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 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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Diana Peloquin Beats ‘Jeopardy’ Champ Arthur Chu

Goodbye Jeopardy champ Arthur Chu. Hello Diana Peloquin. After reigning for 12 days and winning $297,000, Chu relinquished his title to the young University of Michigan law student from Ann Arbor, Mich. Chu finished in third place with zero dollars on Wednesday’s edition of the syndicated quiz show, after which Alec Trebek congratulated him on his “great run.” It all …

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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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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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Alex Trebek’s New Career Is Rapping

Alex Trebek isn’t a common name that trends on the Internet. So, when fans noticed that his name was, in fact, trending, they immediately were concerned. However, it wasn’t for the reason that many assumed, but instead was over his rapping solo on a recent episode of Jeopardy. On Monday night’s episode of Jeopardy, Trebek rapped the clues to the …

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Alex Trebek Takes ‘Jeopardy’ to New Level With Rap

At the age of seventy-three, Alex Trebek proved that he can still capture and intrigue an audience. The popular host of the hit game show Jeopardy has recently made headlines for his unique, and rather unpredictable talent. Apparently, the world-renown host was able to take the category “It’s a Rap” to a whole new level when he showcased his own …

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Alex Trebek Rapping Sets Internet Afire

When Alex Trebek started trending on Twitter last night, everyone thought the worst – that is, that the host of Jeopardy, and one of Canada’s greatest, was dead. Fortunately for trivia and mustache fans across the world, Trebek is still alive. His most-recent internet fame was caused not by an unfortunate and untimely death, but rather by transcending cultural, societal, …

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Alex Trebek Raps, And He Isn’t That Bad Either

When Bronx DJ Kool Herc invented Hip Hop back in the late 70s, he probably had no idea it would turn into such a cultural phenomenon in the United States and around the globe. And it’s also safe to assume that he probably didn’t expect Jeopardy host, Alex Trebek, to start spitting rap lyrics either–but strangely enough he did. On …

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IBM Soon To Offer Watson As Cloud Development Platform

It has been quite a while since we have heard the name “Watson” in association with IBM. I am sure that for most of you, the last time that you heard of IBM’s Watson was his debut on Jeopardy!; however, Watson has been very busy lately. “He” has been working with Citigroup to analyze company data, actively learning the Urban …

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Alex Trebek Suffers Second Heart Attack

Alex Trebek, famed host of the popular Jeopardy! quiz show was taken to the hospital over the weekend following a “mild heart attack.” Trebek is currently recovering at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Sony Pictures released a statement yesterday saying Trebek was “in good spirits,” and remained in the hospital “under observation and undergoing further testing.” Jeopardy! fans can …

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Chris Matthews Sucks at Jeopardy: Twitter Reacts

Here is a partial transcript of Matthews worst answers: Matthews: Let’s go back to, what is ‘Crossword Clues E?’ I mean, I’m sorry, let’s go $200 for the category ‘Crossword Clues E. Trebeck: At ____, soldier! Four letters. Matthews: At ease, soldier, “What is ‘At ease, soldier?’ Trebeck: Ease Full name of the U2 pilot shot down over the Soviet …

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Watson

After wowing viewers and technophiles alike during that masterful Jeopardy appearance, IBM’s Watson and its incredible language-comprehension abilities will be targeted towards the assisting the medical industry.

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Watson

After wowing viewers and technophiles alike during that masterful Jeopardy appearance, IBM’s Watson and its incredible language-comprehension abilities will be targeted towards the assisting the medical industry.

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Watson

After wowing viewers and technophiles alike during that masterful Jeopardy appearance, IBM’s Watson and its incredible language-comprehension abilities will be targeted towards the assisting the medical industry.

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