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Alex Trebek

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  • Laurel man steps up to 'Jeopardy' competition

    Laurel man steps up to 'Jeopardy' competition
    Danny Jacobs faced a tough decision. While having dinner at his then-girlfriend's parents' house about three years ago, they challenged him to a game of DVR Jeopardy. Jacobs, an Owings Mills native currently living in North Laurel, has spent much of his...
  • Contestant from Laurel settles for second on 'Jeopardy'

    Contestant from Laurel settles for second on 'Jeopardy'
    After months of waiting, Danny Jacobs could finally share a big secret with his friends on Wednesday night after his appearance on "Jeopardy" was broadcast: He didn't win, but he did place second. Jacobs said Thursday that he has no regrets about his...
  • Howard High teacher's trivial pursuit brings her to 'Jeopardy'

    Howard High teacher's trivial pursuit brings her to 'Jeopardy'
    Here's a bit of trivia, fashioned along the lines of a popular game show: The answer is: "Who is Cathy Bloedorn?" The question: "This Howard High School teacher signed a contract that prohibits her from telling how she fared on the TV game show...
  • Day trips: The beach, the blossom and the arts

    Day trips: The beach, the blossom and the arts
    Atlantic City, N.J. Revel Guests can make reservations for overnight stays at the new Revel beachfront destination on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The 20-acre, $2.4 billion casino resort is open for an eight-week preview through May 24. Guests can enjoy...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Rookie Blue' on ABC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Rookie Blue' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 29 - July 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Undateable The comedy wraps its season...
  • 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek sets Guinness world record

    'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek sets Guinness world record
    "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek just became the answer to a trivia question. The Canadian-born host was awarded Friday with a Guinness World Record for "most gameshow episodes hosted by the same presenter." As of Friday, he's hosted a whopping 6,829...
  • This man set a record for hosting 'Jeopardy!' Who is ... Alex Trebek?

    This man set a record for hosting 'Jeopardy!' Who is ... Alex Trebek?
    If you host a game show long enough, eventually you will become a trivia question. That's what has happened to "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek, who set the Guinness World Record for "most game show episodes hosted by the same presenter (one show)" on Friday....
  • North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champion ends streak

    North Shore 'Jeopardy!' champion ends streak
    North Shore "Jeopardy!" champion Julia Collins' winning streak ended Monday, with the formidable women's record-holder taking third place in her 21st and final episode. "I’ve had a while to get used to it, but still, with the final episode...
  • Top money winner on "Jeopardy!" takes home a cool mil

     
    Brad Rutter, a 36-year-old actor and producer from Los Angeles, won the "Jeopardy! Battle of the Decades," defeating Ken Jennings and Roger Craig, in an episode that aired today. The million dollar win capped off a week in which Bethlehem......
  • 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' takes bath. Cable execs gather in L.A.

    'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' takes bath. Cable execs gather in L.A.
    After the coffee. Before getting my financing together for a Clippers bid.  The Skinny: I got through day one of the Cable Show in one piece. There are lots of panels to see, executives to schmooze and technology to sample, and just about everything...
  • Rolling Stone learns the naked truth about fact-checking

    Rolling Stone learns the naked truth about fact-checking
    Some mistakes bite you in the butt. But for Rolling Stone magazine, its mistake is on someone’s butt (or darn close to it) -- specifically, the naked back of actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The magazine’s latest clever cover features the star...
  • Traveling to game show heaven

    Traveling to game show heaven
    Game shows occupy a unique corner of the American brain. Who can't name Vanna White's chosen profession? Who can't place that immortal shout of "Survey says!"? Do the words "double jeopardy" actually invoke the law for anyone? Even if we haven't seen...