When Alex Trebek appeared on the premiere of the Jeopardy! All Star Games on Wednesday evening and called the affair "a unique event in the 35 year history of Jeopardy! The quiz show decided to shake things up with "a format we have never ever before attempted," according to Trebek, for their first-ever team tournament. There are three rounds of trivia. The first is Single Jeopardy, where there are six categories each with five questions worth between $200 and $1,000.
Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. The TV figure was named as one of the many guest hosts taking over the show as it continues to find a more permanent replacement for longtime host Alex Trebek, who died in November after a lengthy battle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Oz, who is the host of "The Dr. Oz Show" and is an attending physician at NY Presbyterian-Columbia Medical Center, has faced controversy in the past for allegedly dispensing questionable medical advice. As a result, many viewers were upset to see him take up hosting duties on the popular trivia show.
Do you enjoy decompressing after a long day with an episode of Jeopardy!? We have some good news. Developed by social games maker Uken Games and Sony Pictures' gaming division, Jeopardy! World Tour lets players compete with opponents around the world or challenge friends in head-to-head matches. The mobile game offers "hundreds of thousands" of clues covering a range of categories.
'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek died at the age of 80 after a battle with pancreatic cancer, the show announced. Alex Trebek was best known as the longtime host of the beloved game show "Jeopardy!" The Emmy winner, who first took on the role in 1984, became an institution, so much so he occasionally guest-starred on other TV shows including "Cheers" and "The Golden Girls." Trebek died Sunday at 80 years old after battling pancreatic cancer. He was diagnosed in March 2019 and even kept up with his hosting duties while undergoing treatments.