Alex Trebek Was More Than A Game Show Host. He Was An Icon.

Alex Trebek on the set of Jeopardy! on Dec. 19, 2019.
Alex Trebek on the set of Jeopardy! on Dec. 19, 2019.
Alex Trebek on the set of Jeopardy! on Dec. 19, 2019.
Alex Trebek on the set of Jeopardy! on Dec. 19, 2019.

Alex Trebek Was More Than A Game Show Host. He Was An Icon.

A legend has passed.

Alex Trebek was in the homes of tens of millions of Americans for decades. He defined what it was to host a game show in an era when that job was all but obsolete. And for many, Trebek was someone who was just always there, a reliable comfort and the host of a show most family members could agree on no matter how different their viewing tastes were.

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