Whereas Trebek deftly glided across material, Whitaker exhibited a slightly stilted approach in his bid to become the new ‘Jeopardy!’ host.
One word generally described Anderson Cooper’s first week of guest-hosting ‘Jeopardy!’: Meh.
Between his New York-ish accent and his up-front demeanor, Oz came off brash — a shot of espresso instead of a more appropriate ‘Jeopardy!’ decaf.
Beyond the political controversy that went unspoken on-air, ‘Jeopardy!’ viewers saw the bubbly persona that made Couric a fixture on NBC’s ‘Today’ show.
Unfortunately, replacing a host who served for nearly 37 years brings attention to every little detail distinguishing Alex Trebek and his successors.
As we saw with Ken Jennings’s ‘opening night jitters,’ it’s going to be a tall order for anyone to replace ‘Jeopardy!’ legend Alex Trebek.
Here’s hoping we preserve Trebek’s legacy by following the advice he gave during his final week hosting ‘Jeopardy!’: Remaining kind to each other.
“Jeopardy!” champion Ken Jennings is trying to backtrack on years of insults hurled at conservatives in what some have speculated is a bid for the popular game show’s open host position.
Alex Trebek’s legacy will continue to live on through the seemingly timeless effect of game shows on American culture.
Vieira’s resume gives her the serious chops to host a scholarly quiz show while keeping ‘Jeopardy!’ far away from political food fights — the perfect combination.
Because he made them feel at home, Americans welcomed Alex Trebek into their homes, night after night, for good-natured entertainment.
Longtime “Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek, 80, passed away in his home on Sunday morning following a battle with stage four Read Full Article >
With ‘Jeopardy!’ and ‘Wheel of Fortune’ back on the air, one corner of the entertainment world has returned to something approaching normalcy.
In revealing how Trebek developed his kind, humble heart, his memoir also provides the story behind the remarkable and steadfast success of “Jeopardy!”
Sometimes—if we let it—the technology that often works to isolate us from our environment can work to bring people together.
You could tell Priscilla was nervous—she was shaking while giving her responses—and at a certain point, the tension builds on itself.
As they wish the 78-year-old Alex Trebek a speedy recovery from pancreatic cancer, fans should also stop to appreciate his television legacy.
As with Alex Trebek the quiz show host, Trebek the moderator should seek to blend himself into the background, rather than seeking even more power to make a spectacle of himself:
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