I don’t play favorites, my game is called “Jeopardy”.
Trebek is currently the host of Jeopardy!. He has hosted the show since its inception in 1984 and has won 10 Gemini Awards for his work. It has hosted three winners of the Emmy Award, winning twice for Outstanding Game Show Host and once for Outstanding Game Show.
Trebek is known to be highly educated. Among his degrees/certifications are Doctorate in Education (from the University of Pennsylvania), a Master’s of Education (from Temple University), and a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics (from the University of Pennsylvania). Trebek is a member of the American Heritage Society as well as the Television Academy.
The new American president has been a huge topic of discussion.
50 Wise Alex Trebek Quotes
As the leader of the team that designed the game, Alex Trebek is well aware of the problems with the show. The first time he watched an episode of Jeopardy!, he was terrified, because he recognized the symptoms and knew what it can mean. Unfortunately, he also noticed that they ignored some of his suggestions, which resulted in even worse shows. He was also a contestant on the show and suffered terrible anxiety during his journey to the final round.
It’s not like he’s going out of his way to put Alex in this position. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, he says, “I don’t believe in this idea of marrying for love. I think that’s something that’s not important. It’s more about the right person to make the relationship work.” That makes it sound like he’s a little bit of a pragmatist, which doesn’t really mesh with the stereotype of a nice guy.
3. Jim Cummings, Cheech Marin and Whoopie Goldberg made this famous Disney threesome.
What’s wrong is you are in awe of the natural world, and in awe of nature is something that only a handful of us possess.
Alex Trebek said he didn’t want to say anything bad about someone else’s work, but he knows for a fact that the trivia game show has been hosted by other people in the past.
Don’t be silly Alex, you know, take your job seriously, but you don’t take yourself too seriously.
He thinks he’s too cool for that, but I’m pretty sure he actually thinks he’s pretty cool and would like to keep it that way.
In 1963, Alex Trebek joined the team for the first time and hosted a variety show called “Music Hop” for 10 weeks.
Alex Trebek’s job is to assist the contestants in getting to their very best, and if the audience is lucky enough to think of him as a star, the audience will feel good about themselves.
10th of 50 Alex Trebek Quotes
This show is really about right and wrong and good and evil, and the bracing certainty that people express is so rare in our muddled lives.
It may be that by the time one is born, the course of one’s life is already set, and there is little that can be done to alter that course. Or, there may be, as the Buddha suggested, a possibility to change one’s future.
There were several times when I was on Jeopardy that Alex Trebek would say something that would make me blush. It was not something I could ever imagine saying aloud. It was a private, inner voice, as I guess all of us are, and most of us guard it. Alex Trebek allowed himself to be vulnerable enough to reveal in front of the world his private thoughts in one of our biggest hits.
I don’t gamble, because winning a hundred dollars doesn’t give me great pleasure. But losing a hundred bucks would make me really pissed off.
The main thing that’s important in life is sex. As you get older, it makes more sense to invest more time and money into something more important than sex.
Knowledge makes us feel more comfortable. Knowing makes things easier. Knowing makes us feel better. Knowing saves us from having to guess.
He worked in radio, TV, and movies before embarking on his distinguished career in television.
Trebek was a huge advocate for breast cancer awareness and has been a cancer survivor for over 20 years. He also encourages his fans and other guests to donate to the American Cancer Society every time they see him on TV.
Alex Trebek said he also goes through cycles where he reads a lot (like he used to do) and watches TV alot.
20th of 50 Alex Trebek Quotes
I’m not sure about the secret to happiness, but I do know that it’s best to have all the things you want.
There’s no need to dwell on the past because the past is the past.
I have said it before and I will say it again. I would suggest people always be aware of what they are learning about.
We are living in an era of information overload.
I like everything and I’m interested in everything and I’m curious about everything. Especially things that don’t interest me.
Alex Trebek, the host of Jeopardy!, recently announced that he was stepping down. He said that he is returning to the show as a guest host for the next few months. Then, he will be retiring for good.
I am in good condition, you are probably thinking. I am fit, I am strong, I am like a young woman. And I am like a young woman, in fact.
I think what makes “Jeopardy!” special is that among all the quiz and game shows out there, ours tends to encourage learning.
People have said that my heart healing is a sign that I will live for a long time.
30th of 50 Alex Trebek Quotes
I was summoned to serve jury duty in my 2nd month as a US citizen. My family has no ties to the US, and I am the only one of my immediate family to have ever lived in the US.
31. Alex Trebek said that he spends his free time doing research on the Internet as well as playing Spider Solitaire.
I have had a lot of help through the years from Jean Chalmers – and that’s not an exaggeration – I’ve had a lot of help from friends, but my parents, my wife and kids, and my children-in-law have helped me more than they will ever know or understand or know how to say.
I think it is a generation thing. As an adult, I don’t have a problem with someone who drinks. But my dad’s generation did. People drink too much, and people use drugs too much. But I don’t think that drinking and drug use are the same.
35. When you’re working in the attic, try to avoid wearing a baseball cap, because you never see that beam above you!
As a former Catholic, I’m happy to hear from the Catholic faith that they are comfortable with the Church teaching in the matter of homosexuality.
The game show host says this. He is very good at the topic he is talking about and a very good host of the show.
After graduating college, a friend introduced Alex to her brother who ended up becoming his mentor. He said that he’d do anything for Alex and Alex told him that he just wanted to start a little radio station in his garage. Over the years, he worked with a couple of stations and in the Spring of 1992, he landed this job. He would go on to win his first Emmy, this year.
This is the time to stop trying to explain things to people who won’t even listen to your explanations – just accept the fact that they don’t care and move on.
40th of 50 Alex Trebek Quotes
It was at the age of 16 that the show came to be. The American public discovered that they didn’t want the game show to be replaced but the host wasn’t the best at being a host. It only took him two weeks to be fired.
I have always felt that Alex Trebek hasn’t been as sharp as he has been in the past.
The “Jeopardy!” test is much harder than being a contestant on the program. I am always amazed by the questions that the contestants don’t know the answers to. It’s hard to think that you don’t know how to answer questions.
Alex Trebek said he would have loved to play a role in the HBO series Deadwood. It was like Shakespeare in the Old West.
One of my life’s great pleasures is to be able to interview some of my favorite people. Of course, there are some people who just don’t want to talk to me.
I think that as you get older you are more focused on what is happening in your life and what is happening in the world. It takes more time to find these things out but I think that we should take the time and reflect on what we are doing and how we are doing and what our next moves should be.
Alex Trebek stated that he doesn’t feel like he’s suffering all day long, despite being diagnosed with early-stage Parkinson’s Disease. He plans on continuing with his life for as long as he can.
Successful people are restless. They are driven to accomplish new things and are constantly changing their environment. Because they aren’t satisfied with their current situation.
I’ll keep hosting as long as I can because my skills have not diminished, nor will they ever.
You might think that it was just a joke, but Alex Trebek really said that he was feeling so bad a few weeks ago, that he wanted to die.
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