When’s the last time you heard Alex Trebek call out categories such as SERIFS, TWENTIETH-CENTURY LOGOTYPES, or SAGMEISTER CLASS? Enter Kevin Finn. The Australian we last encountered in his capacities as editor and publisher of Open Manifesto,...Show More Summary
Things got totally out of control on an episode of Jeopardy this week (or was it a televised drag ball?) when show host Alex Trebek started speaking in tongues usually reserved for drag queens and their admirers. The ancient early-evening game show is usually a pretty tame, safe space for people who don’t necessarily speak in modern […]
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"If you were to tell me in the afterlife that a total nobody defiled my corpse, I'd be pissed. But if you said that my lifeless shell had rough sex with a mortuary worker who later became Alex Trebek, I'd feel some pride in that." The Dilbert guy still hasn't lost his heartwarming comedic touch. Read more...
You might recognize comedian Ari Voukydis from his many turns as a VH1 talking head. You might recognize him as the guy who taught you how to improvise at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. But thanks to one spectacular Jeopardy! performance,...Show More Summary
On Jeopardy! last night, ABC’s chief anchor George Stephanopoulos was the focus of an entire category. In the category, “A Visit with George Stephanopoulos,” the “GMA” and “This Week” host played the part of Alex Trebek reading all the clues. Show More Summary
Last night, comedy writer Ari Voukydis wasn't in a position to win going into Final Jeopardy!, and was stumped when Alex Trebek gave him this question: "In 1891, this European said, 'Perhaps my factories will put an end to war sooner than your congresses.'"
THE SET OF Jeopardy! was given a shiny makeover last year, in preparation for the quiz show's 50th birthday. The new look features that familiar, top-heavy, bubble-letter logo and a gorgeously tacky sunset backdrop that provides an odd companion to the sexless blue-and-white board. Show More Summary
The 73-year-old Jeopardy host has cracked the Guinness record for the number of game shows hosted by the same presenter. Alex Trebek has hosted 6,829 shows without a single sick day. The only time Trebek wasn’t on the show was in 1997 for April Fool’s Day. He and Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak switched […]
How many episodes is that? Try 6,829 shows, taped over thirty years.
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek, set a Guinness World Record for most episodes ever hosted by a single presenter.
In his three decades as a game show host, Alex Trebek has seen a lot: a teetotaling Mormon who knew a lot about alcohol; a whip-smart computer whose capacity for trivia recall undermined our very understanding of what it means to beShow More Summary
We don’t see this record being broken anytime soon! Except by himself when he shows up for work on Monday! LOLz! Alex Trebek has been hosting Jeopardy since 1984, and he’s finally gotten some huge recognition for it! The 73-year-old is now the Guinness World Record holder for the "most game show episodes hosted by the same [...]
As Alex Trebek said during the introduction to her 21st game, “We have a wonderfully delightful, friendly champion in Julia Collins. Until she gets into a game, then she becomes relentless.”
The Overthinkers tackle pride week, Alex Trebek's record, Angelina Jolie's peerage, and Mr. and Mrs. Carter's tour, before falling down the Clickhole. Episode 311: “Dubious: Discuss.” And We Will. originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
The longtime "Jeopardy" host has been honored by Guinness World Records as the longest running host of a television game show, ABC News reports.
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Alex Trebek was recently awarded a record from Guinness. On Friday, after hosting the 6,829th episode of Jeopardy, Trebek claimed the record for “most game show episodes hosted by the same presenter. “It’s an honor to hold the Guinness World Record for hosting ‘Jeopardy!,’ which I’ve often said is the best of reality TV,” Trebek