“Forgotten Hollywood”- Alex Trebek for One Hundred…

Posted on November 8, 2020 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

“`The Answer is…

“`For thirty-six years, he was an elegant front man of Jeopardy!, replacing game-show icon, Art Fleming. His commitment was to make the contestant actual stars, leaving all schtick and jokes to other game show hosts. The format of Jeopardy! was created by the spouse of Merv Griffin in the early 1960s.

“`The budding star began his career at the Canadian Broadcasting Co., initially as a staff announcer and eventually becoming a radio and television reporter. He moved to the United States in 1973 and was hired to host  The Wizard of Odds, High Rollers, The $128,000 Question, and Double Dare. In the early 1990s, he simultaneously worked on Jeopardy!, To Tell the Truth and Classic Concentration. He earned seven Emmys along the way. In 2012, the show won a prestigious Peabody Award.

“`He became a hero to people across the nation fighting pancreatic cancer. His candor about his struggle became heroic in video diaries that vividly spoke about his final journey. Former contestants were quite vocal in his praises.

“`His final Jeopardy! program will air on Christmas. He was eighty.

“`The question is… WHO IS ALEX TREBEK?


“`And now a word from our sponsors…

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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