Asking For a Friend

“Hours after millions of Americans finally felt joy and relief, a beloved host died during this year.” What is 2020, Alex? Alex Trebek, Longtime ‘Jeopardy!’ Host, Dead at 80. “During his Jeopardy! tenure, Trebek won six Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Game Show Host, while the organization also honored him with a lifetime achievement award in 2011. In 2012, he accepted a Peabody on Jeopardy!’s behalf, and in 2014, he broke the Guinness World Record for ‘the most game show episodes hosted by the same presenter (same program)’ with a whopping 6,829 episodes. He has stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Canada’s Walk of Fame, and in 2017 was named an Officer of the Order of Canada.” He was also, by all accounts, an extremely good guy.

+ Some memorable facts about Trebek.

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