Being a contestant on Jeopardy! means interacting with longtime host, Alex Trebek. An icon of the classic game show, the 79-year-old is a pop culture fixture known for serving up clues and categories to eager contestants. It’s no wonder players get starstruck meeting Trebek after watching him on the show for years. For Jeopardy! champion Arthur Chu, one particular moment […]Read more
'Jeopardy!': Julia Collins Says Alex Trebek Tried to 'Smooth Things Over' After a Contestant Made a Mean Comment to Her
High energy, game shows look fun on TV. They can certainly be an entertaining experience for contestants and fans watching at home but they’re also very competitive. Led by longtime host Alex Trebek, Jeopardy! means prize money and bragging rights are at stake when players step foot on the program’s famous set. And sometimes, when a contestant doesn’t win they […]Read more
Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek is apparently itching to get back on the air. The show, as practically all of entertainment during the ongoing pandemic, has been on hiatus until it’s safe for contestants, crew, and the host to return to the quiz show set. And Trebek is eager to be one of the first programs back in motion with new […]Read more
Jeopardy! is a mainstay when it comes to game shows. The award-winning program’s been airing for decades and its popularity hasn’t wavered. Every episode viewers tune in to see longtime host Alex Trebek deliver trivia to eager contestants. But who comes up with the clues and categories? Keep reading to find out more about the writers working behind the scenes […]Read more
Why 'Jeopardy!' Champ Ken Jennings Originally Turned Down the 'Greatest Of All Time' Tournament: 'I Told Them No'
Ratings soared when Jeopardy! aired its “Greatest Of All Time” tournament with top champs Ken Jennings, James Holzhauer, and Brad Rutter competing for the title. Though Jennings ended up winning the entire match, he confessed that he originally wasn’t on board with going another round on the game show. ‘Jeopardy!’ was literally a game-changer for the champ In an interview […]Read more
The popular game show Jeopardy! has been around since the 1960s, though it went through a revitalization in the 1980s that turned it into more of what it is today. These days, the show is still the same at its core, and those who come in second and third place don’t win nearly as much money as they might have […]Read more