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Posted Friday 2/02/18 at 3:15AM EST
Alex Trebek was peeved that none of Thursdays Jeopardy! contestants could answer a football question
The Jeopardy! Twitter account reacted to Thursday’s Super Bowl-themed category, tweeting: "Fun fact: Our contestants answered as many clues in this category as the @Browns had wins this season.”
Posted Friday 1/12/18 at 6:58PM EST
Jeopardy! contestant explains why she mistook Jack White for Eminem
Washington Post reporter Julie Zauzmer says her error was due to not being able to see the photograph that was presented.
Posted Sunday 1/07/18 at 3:33AM EST
Jimmy Kimmel enlists Coolio to help white people pronounce hip-hop words in response to Jeopardy! contestant’s “Gangsta’s Paradise” flub
Jimmy Kimmel enlists Coolio to help white people pronounce hip-hop words in response to Jeopardy! contestant’s “Gangsta’s Paradise” flub.
Posted Thursday 1/04/18 at 9:05PM EST
Alex Trebek is taking a brief Jeopardy! break as he recovers from surgery
Trebek released a YouTube video saying he’s still recovering from a fall suffered “about two months ago” that created new problems over the holiday break, resulting in surgery to remove blood clots from his brain. “Surgery was performed. After two days in the hospital, I came home to start recovery,” Trebek said in the video. “The prognosis is excellent, and I expect to be back in the studio taping more ‘Jeopardy!’ programs very, very soon.” Trebek’s recovery will delay the College championship that was scheduled to tape next week.
Posted Wednesday 1/03/18 at 6:00PM EST
Coolio thinks the Jeopardy! contestant shouldn’t have lost prize money for saying “Gangster’s Paradise”
“I probably would have gave it to him,” the rapper tells TMZ, adding a word of advice to white people: “The ‘er’ will always get you in trouble.” ALSO: Jeopardy! producer explains the “Gansta’s Paradise” decision -- and looking back at other costly Jeopardy! mispronunciations.
Posted Tuesday 1/02/18 at 2:46PM EST
Jeopardy! contestant loses $3,200 for mispronouncing “gangsta” as “gangster”
A contestant learned the hard way on last night's Jeopardy! that Coolio’s "Gangsta’s Paradise" isn’t pronounced “Gangster’s Paradise.”
Posted Tuesday 12/19/17 at 9:22PM EST
Alex Trebek accused of being sexist towards a female Jeopardy! contestant
On Tuesday's show, Trebek seemed surprised a woman could be a retired U.S. Army master sergeant.
Posted Wednesday 12/06/17 at 2:18PM EST
Record-breaking Jeopardy! champion arrested on felony charges for allegedly hacking into college email accounts
Stephanie June Jass, a former history professor, is accused of illegally hacking into emails of her colleagues at her former college.
Posted Tuesday 12/05/17 at 3:06PM EST
Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune are entering the Broadcasting Hall of Fame together
The National Association Of Broadcasters has decided to honor the companion game shows in a ceremony in April.
Posted Wednesday 11/01/17 at 7:58PM EDT
Alex Trebek recalls accidentally tripping out on hash brownies, says he’ll probably retire before Pat Sajak
The Jeopardy! host also weighs in on President Trump in an interview with The Daily Beast: “Hey, we get the leaders we deserve because we elect them. So let’s see if we can’t get this one to do the right thing. And there’s still time," he says.
Posted Monday 10/30/17 at 9:37PM EDT
Austin Rogers is among 15 Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions players
The top 15 players from the past two seasons will compete starting on Nov. 6.
Posted Tuesday 10/24/17 at 9:08PM EDT
Austin Rogers helped deliver big ratings to Jeopardy!
The game show jumped to a seven-month high the week Rogers’ 12-show winning streak came to an end.
Posted Friday 10/20/17 at 4:11AM EDT
How a Jeopardy! champion won just $1
Read an anatomy of the worst game in Jeopardy! history.
Posted Wednesday 10/18/17 at 2:18PM EDT
Jeopardy! champion wins with just $1
The game show had one of its craziest endings last night, with both losing contestants earning less than a dollar.
Posted Monday 10/16/17 at 6:18AM EDT
What’s next for Jeopardy!’s Austin Rogers? Will he become an author?
The Jeopardy! champion has been getting hosting offers — and book offers.