Television Personality

Alex Trebek

  • Jul 22, 1940 (age 80)
  • 5' 11" (1.80 m)
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2018
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2018

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2014
Sports Jeopardy!
TV ShowSep 24, 2014

Sports Jeopardy!

Sports Jeopardy! is an American web television game show …
Sports Jeopardy! is an American web television game show adapted from the quiz show Jeopardy!. The show debuted on Crackle on September 24, 2014. Hosted by Dan Patrick, this version featured largely identical play to the parent program, but highlights sports trivia instead of general knowledge.
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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
TV ShowFeb 17, 2014

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon, on NBC. The show premiered on February 17, 2014, and is produced by Broadway Video and Universal Television. It is the seventh (and current) incarnation of NBC's long-running Tonight Show franchise, with Fallon serving as the sixth host. The show also stars sidekick and announcer Steve Higgins and house band The Roots. The Tonight Show is produced by Katie Hockmeyer and executive-produced by Lorne Michaels. The show records from Studio 6B in Rockefeller Center, New York City, which is the same studio in which Tonight Starring Jack Paar and then The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson were produced from 1957 until 1972.
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2013
Orange Is the New Black
TV ShowJul 11, 2013

Orange Is the New Black

Orange Is the New Black …
Orange Is the New Black (sometimes abbreviated to OITNB) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Jenji Kohan for Netflix. The series is based on Piper Kerman's memoir, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison (2010), about her experiences at FCI Danbury, a minimum-security federal prison. Produced by Tilted Productions in association with Lionsgate Television, Orange Is the New Black premiered on Netflix on July 11, 2013. In February 2016, the series was renewed for a fifth, sixth, and seventh season. On October 17, 2018, it was confirmed that the seventh season, which was released on July 26, 2019, would be its last.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2013

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2010
The Talk
TV ShowOct 18, 2010

The Talk

The Talk is an American talk show that debuted on October 18, …
The Talk is an American talk show that debuted on October 18, 2010, as part of CBS's daytime programming block. The show was developed by actress and host Sara Gilbert. The show features Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba (who also serves as the show's moderator) and Marie Osmond. They discuss the day's latest headlines, while usually tying in the show's theme of motherhood or at least parenthood, such as by giving their opinions "through the eyes of mothers." The show also contains celebrity interviews and segments for mothers and parents in general.
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Hot in Cleveland
TV ShowJun 16, 2010

Hot in Cleveland

Hot in Cleveland is an American sitcom television series on …
Hot in Cleveland is an American sitcom television series on TV Land starring Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, and Betty White. The series, which was TV Land's first original series, premiered on June 16, 2010, and was TV Land's highest rated telecast in the cable network's 14-year history. The series was picked up for ten episodes. On May 1, 2014, TV Land renewed Hot in Cleveland for a sixth season and confirmed the following November that it would be the show's last. The series ran for 128 episodes, with the hour-long final episode airing on June 3, 2015.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2010

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2009
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2009

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2008
Outstanding Game Show Host
Award2008

Outstanding Game Show Host

Won award for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2008

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2007
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2007

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2006
Outstanding Game Show Host
Award2006

Outstanding Game Show Host

Won award for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2006

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2005
The Colbert Report
TV ShowOct 17, 2005

The Colbert Report

The Colbert Report (/koʊlˈbɛər rɪˌpɔːr/ kohl-BAIR rih-por) is …
The Colbert Report (/koʊlˈbɛər rɪˌpɔːr/ kohl-BAIR rih-por) is an American late-night talk and news satire television program hosted by Stephen Colbert that aired four days a week on Comedy Central from October 17, 2005, to December 18, 2014, for 1,447 episodes. The show focused on a fictional anchorman character named Stephen Colbert, played by his real-life namesake. The character, described by Colbert as a "well-intentioned, poorly informed, high-status idiot", is a caricature of televised political pundits. Furthermore, the show satirized conservative personality-driven political talk programs, particularly Fox News's The O'Reilly Factor. The Colbert Report is a spin-off of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, where Colbert acted as a correspondent for the program for several years while developing the character.
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How I Met Your Mother
TV ShowSep 19, 2005

How I Met Your Mother

How I Met Your Mother …
How I Met Your Mother (often abbreviated as HIMYM) is an American sitcom created by Craig Thomas and Carter Bays for CBS. The series, which ran from 2005 to 2014, follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in New York City's Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, recounts to his son and daughter the events that led him to meet their mother. How I Met Your Mother is a joint production by Bays & Thomas Productions and 20th Century Fox Television and syndicated by 20th Television.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2005

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2004
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2004

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
TV ShowSep 8, 2003

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The Ellen DeGeneres Show …
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (often shortened to Ellen and stylized in all lowercase) is an American daytime television variety comedy talk show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Debuting on September 8, 2003, it is produced by Telepictures and airs in syndication, including stations owned by NBCUniversal. For its first five seasons, the show was taped in Studio 11 at NBC Studios in Burbank, California. From season 6 onwards, the show moved to being taped at Stage 1 on the nearby Warner Bros. lot. Since the beginning of the sixth season, Ellen has been broadcast in high definition.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2003

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Game Show Host
Award2003

Outstanding Game Show Host

Won award for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2002
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2002

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2001
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2001

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2000
Charlie's Angels
MovieOct 22, 2000

Charlie's Angels

Angels Natalie (Cameron Diaz), Dylan (Drew Barrymore), and …
Angels Natalie (Cameron Diaz), Dylan (Drew Barrymore), and Alex (Lucy Liu) are sent to place a bug in the voice-recognition system that bitter rival Roger Corwin (Tim Curry) has stolen. The Angels and Bosley (Bill Murray) must save Charles "Charlie" Townsend's (John Forsythe's) life. See them kick the sh*t out of people with high-tech martial arts.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2000

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1999
Family Guy
TV ShowJan 31, 1999

Family Guy

Family Guy is an American animated sitcom television …
Family Guy is an American animated sitcom television series created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; their children, Meg, Chris, and Stewie; and their anthropomorphic pet dog, Brian. The show is set in the fictional city of Quahog, Rhode Island, and exhibits much of its surreal and dark humor in the form of metafictional cutaway gags that often lampoon American culture.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1999

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1998
Hollywood Squares
TV ShowSep 14, 1998

Hollywood Squares

Hollywood Squares is an American game show in which two …
Hollywood Squares is an American game show in which two contestants compete in a game of tic-tac-toe to win cash and prizes. The show piloted on NBC in 1965, and the regular series debuted in 1966 on the same network. The board for the game is a 3 × 3 vertical stack of open-faced cubes, each occupied by a celebrity seated at a desk and facing the contestants. The stars are asked questions by the host, and the contestants judge the truth of their answers to gain squares in the right pattern to win the game.
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Jeopardy! broadcast information
TV ShowJan 30, 1998

Jeopardy! broadcast information

Jeopardy! is an American …
Jeopardy! is an American television quiz show created by Merv Griffin, in which contestants are presented with trivia clues in the form of answers and must phrase their responses in the form of a question. The show has experienced a long life in several incarnations over the course of nearly a half-century, spending more than 11 years as a daytime network program and having currently run in syndication for 35 seasons. It has also gained a worldwide following with a multitude of international adaptations.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1998

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1997
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1997

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1996
Arthur
TV ShowSep 2, 1996

Arthur

Arthur is a Canadian-American animated educational …
Arthur is a Canadian-American animated educational television series for children ages 4 to 8, created by Cookie Jar Group (formerly known as Cinar) and WGBH for PBS. The show is set in the fictional American city of Elwood City, and revolves around the lives of eight-year-old Arthur Read, an anthropomorphic aardvark, his friends and family, and their daily interactions with each other.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1996

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1995
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1995

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1994
The Magic School Bus
TV ShowSep 10, 1994

The Magic School Bus

The Magic School Bus is an American-Canadian …
The Magic School Bus is an American-Canadian animated children's television series, based on the book series of the same name by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. The series has received critical acclaim for its use of celebrity voice talent such as Malcolm-Jamal Warner and combining entertainment with an educational series. Broadcasting & Cable said the show was "among the highest-rated PBS shows for school-age children."
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1994

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1993
The Nanny
TV ShowNov 3, 1993

The Nanny

The Nanny is an American sitcom television series which …
The Nanny is an American sitcom television series which originally aired on CBS from November 3, 1993 to June 23, 1999, starring Fran Drescher as Fran Fine, a Jewish fashion queen from Flushing, New York, who becomes the nanny of three children from the New York/British high society.
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The X-Files
TV ShowSep 10, 1993

The X-Files

The X-Files is an American science fiction drama television …
The X-Files is an American science fiction drama television series created by Chris Carter. The original television series aired from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002 on Fox. The program spanned nine seasons, with 202 episodes. A short tenth season consisting of six episodes premiered on January 24, 2016, and concluded on February 22, 2016. Following the ratings success of this revival, Fox announced in April 2017 that The X-Files would be returning for an eleventh season of ten episodes. The season premiered on January 3, 2018, concluding on March 21, 2018. In addition to the television series, two feature films have been released: The 1998 film The X-Files, which took place as part of the TV series continuity, and the stand-alone film The X-Files: I Want to Believe, released in 2008, six years after the original television run had ended.
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Late Show with David Letterman
TV ShowAug 30, 1993

Late Show with David Letterman

Late Show with David …
Late Show with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman on CBS, the first iteration of the Late Show franchise. The show debuted on August 30, 1993, and was produced by Letterman's production company, Worldwide Pants, and CBS Television Studios. The show's music director and leader of the house band, the CBS Orchestra, was Paul Shaffer. The head writer was Matt Roberts and the announcer was originally Bill Wendell, then Alan Kalter. Of the major U.S. late-night programs, Late Show ranked second in cumulative average viewers over time and third in number of episodes over time. In most U.S. markets the show aired from 11:35 p.m. to 12:35 a.m. Eastern and Pacific Time, and recorded Monday to Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The second Thursday episode usually aired on Friday of that week.
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Emily Trebek
Child1993

Emily Trebek

Emily Trebek born.
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1993

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1992
Mad About You
TV ShowSep 23, 1992

Mad About You

Mad About You is an American sitcom television series …
Mad About You is an American sitcom television series starring Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a married couple in New York City. It initially aired on NBC from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999, winning numerous awards including four Golden Globe Awards and twelve Primetime Emmy Awards. On March 6, 2019, a limited series revival was picked up by Spectrum Originals for 12 episodes.
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White Men Can't Jump
MovieMar 27, 1992

White Men Can't Jump

Billy and Sydney think they're the best basketball hustlers in …
Billy and Sydney think they're the best basketball hustlers in town, so when they join forces, nothing can stop them, except each other. To add to their problems, Billy owes money and is being chased by a pair of gangster types.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1992

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1991
Rugrats
TV ShowAug 11, 1991

Rugrats

Rugrats is an American animated children's television series …
Rugrats is an American animated children's television series created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó, and Paul Germain for Nickelodeon. The show focuses on a group of babies most prominently—Tommy, Chuckie, twins Phil and Lil, and Angelica—and their day-to-day lives, usually involving life experiences that become much greater adventures in the imaginations of the main characters.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1991

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Game Show Host
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Nomination1991

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Classic Concentration".
Daytime Emmy Award
1990
Beverly Hills, 90210
TV ShowOct 4, 1990

Beverly Hills, 90210

Beverly Hills, 90210 is an American teen drama television series …
Beverly Hills, 90210 is an American teen drama television series created by Darren Star and produced by Aaron Spelling under his production company Spelling Television. The series ran for ten seasons on Fox from October 4, 1990, to May 17, 2000, and is the longest-running show produced by Spelling. It is the first of six television series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise and follows the lives of a group of friends living in the upscale and star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California, as they transition from high school to college and into the adult world. "90210" refers to one of the city's five ZIP codes.
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Jean Currivan Trebek
MarriageApril 1990

Jean Currivan Trebek

Married Jean Currivan Trebek.
The Earth Day Special
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TV ShowApr 22, 1990

The Earth Day Special

The Earth Day Special is a …
The Earth Day Special is a television special revolving around Earth Day that aired on ABC on April 22, 1990. Sponsored by Time Warner, the two-hour special featured an ensemble cast addressing concerns about pollution, deforestation, and other environmental ills.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1990

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Game Show Host
Award1990

Outstanding Game Show Host

Won award for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Game Show Host
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Nomination1990

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Classic Concentration".
Daytime Emmy Award
Matthew Trebek
Child1990

Matthew Trebek

Matthew Trebek born.
1989
The Simpsons
TV ShowDec 17, 1989

The Simpsons

The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by …
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of working-class life, epitomized by the Simpson family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. The show is set in the fictional town of Springfield and parodies American culture and society, television, and the human condition.
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Seinfeld
TV ShowJul 5, 1989

Seinfeld

Seinfeld is an American sitcom television series created by …
Seinfeld is an American sitcom television series created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld for NBC. As a comedian rising in popularity in the late eighties, Seinfeld was presented with an opportunity to create a show with NBC. Seinfeld asked fellow comedian and friend, Larry David, to help create a premise for a sitcom. The show stars Seinfeld as a fictionalized version of himself, and mostly focuses on his personal life with a handful of friends and acquaintances, including best friend George Costanza (Jason Alexander), friend and former girlfriend Elaine Benes (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), and neighbor across the hall Cosmo Kramer (Michael Richards). Seinfeld is set predominantly in an apartment building in Manhattan's Upper West Side in New York City. It is often described as being "a show about nothing", as many of its episodes are about the minutiae of daily life.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Award1989

Outstanding Game Show Host

Won award for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1989

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1988
Outstanding Game Show Host
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Nomination1988

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Classic Concentration".
Daytime Emmy Award
1987
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1987

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show
Nomination1987

Outstanding Game/Audience Participatio…

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Nomination1987

Best Anchor Or Interviewer

Nominated for "The 1987 National Hockey League Awards".
Gemini Award
Favorite Game Show Host
Nomination1987

Favorite Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
People's Choice Award
1986
Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show
Nomination1986

Outstanding Game/Audience Participatio…

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1985
Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show
Nomination1985

Outstanding Game/Audience Participatio…

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1983
Live with Kelly and Ryan
TV ShowApr 4, 1983

Live with Kelly and Ryan

Live with Kelly and Ryan (or …
Live with Kelly and Ryan (or simply Live) is an American syndicated morning talk show, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest. Executive produced by Michael Gelman, the Live with... show formula has aired under various hosts since 1983 locally on WABC-TV in New York City and 1988 nationwide. As of 2016, it is produced by WABC.
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1982
Starcade
TV ShowDec 27, 1982

Starcade

Starcade is a game show where contestants competed …
Starcade is a game show where contestants competed against one another by playing arcade video games. The series originally aired on TBS from 1982 to 1983, followed by a run in syndication for the following season.
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Cheers
TV ShowSep 30, 1982

Cheers

Cheers is an American sitcom television series that ran on …
Cheers is an American sitcom television series that ran on NBC from September 30, 1982, to May 20, 1993, with a total of 275 half-hour episodes across eleven seasons. The show was produced by Charles/Burrows Productions in association with Paramount Network Television, and was created by the team of James Burrows, Glen Charles, and Les Charles. The show is set in a bar named Cheers in Boston, Massachusetts, where a group of locals meet to drink, relax, and socialize. The show's main theme song, co-written and performed by Gary Portnoy, lent its refrain "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" as the show's catchphrase.
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1981
Battlestars
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TV ShowOct 26, 1981

Battlestars

Battlestars is an American game show that aired on NBC …
Battlestars is an American game show that aired on NBC during the 1980s. The program's concept was developed and produced by Merrill Heatter, featuring a six-celebrity panel. The object of the game is to "capture" the celebrities by lighting up numbers positioned around triangle shapes, inside of which sat each panelist. Similar to Hollywood Squares, which Heatter also co-created and produced, the celebrities are asked questions by the host, and the contestants judge the truth of their answers in order to light up the numbers.
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Pitfall
TV ShowSep 14, 1981

Pitfall

Pitfall is a Canadian game show that aired in American and …
Pitfall is a Canadian game show that aired in American and Canadian syndication from September 14, 1981, to September 1982. The host was Alex Trebek and the announcer was John Barton (who also served as co-producer). The show featured contestants attempting to predict the outcome of survey questions conducted to the studio audience, and the bonus round required scaling a series of eight elevators while answering trivia questions. The show was filmed at Panorama Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia and produced by Catalena Productions, with distribution provided by Rhodes Productions. Due to Catalena going bankrupt in 1982, production of the show ended; as a result, many contestants and staff were never paid.
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1978
Card Sharks
TV ShowApr 24, 1978

Card Sharks

Card Sharks is an American television game show …
Card Sharks is an American television game show created by Chester Feldman for Mark Goodson-Bill Todman Productions. Based on the card game Acey Deucey, the game has two contestants compete for control of a row of oversized playing cards by answering questions posed by the host and then guessing if the next card is higher or lower in value than the previous one. The title Card Sharks is a play on the term 'card sharp', a person skilled at card games.
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1976
Double Dare
TV ShowDec 13, 1976

Double Dare

Double Dare is an American television game show, …
Double Dare is an American television game show, produced by Mark Goodson—Bill Todman Productions, that ran from 1976 to 1977 on CBS. The main game pitted two contestants in isolation booths attempting to correctly identify a person, place, or thing based on one-sentence clues. The bonus round then pitted the champion of the main game against a panel of three Ph.Ds, referred to as the "Spoilers". Alex Trebek was the host, with Johnny Olson and later Gene Wood announcing. The show was created by Jay Wolpert.
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The $128,000 Question
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TV ShowSep 18, 1976

The $128,000 Question

The $128,000 Question is an …
The $128,000 Question is an American game show which aired from 1976–1978 in weekly syndication. This revival of The $64,000 Question was produced by Cinelar Associates and distributed by Viacom Enterprises.
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1975
Good Morning America
TV ShowNov 3, 1975

Good Morning America

Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning …
Good Morning America (GMA) is an American morning television show that is broadcast on ABC. It debuted on November 3, 1975, and first expanded to weekends with the debut of a Sunday edition on January 3, 1993. The Sunday edition was canceled in 1999; weekend editions returned on both Saturdays and Sundays on September 4, 2004. The weekday program airs from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. in all U.S. time zones (live in the Eastern Time Zone and on tape delay elsewhere across the country). The Saturday and Sunday editions are one hour long and are transmitted to ABC's stations live at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time, although stations in some markets air them at different times. Viewers in the Pacific Time Zone receive an updated feed with a specialized opening and updated live reports. A third hour of the weekday broadcast aired from 2007 to 2008, exclusively on ABC News Now.
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Saturday Night Live
TV ShowOct 11, 1975

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live …
Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title NBC's Saturday Night. The show's comedy sketches, which often parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest, who usually delivers the opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast as with featured performances by a musical guest. An episode normally begins with a cold open sketch that ends with someone breaking character and proclaiming, "Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!", properly beginning the show.
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Wheel of Fortune
TV ShowJan 6, 1975

Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune (often known simply as Wheel) is an …
Wheel of Fortune (often known simply as Wheel) is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin that debuted in 1975. The show features a competition in which contestants solve word puzzles, similar to those used in Hangman, to win cash and prizes determined by spinning a giant carnival wheel.
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1974
High Rollers
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TV ShowJul 1, 1974

High Rollers

High Rollers is an American television game show that …
High Rollers is an American television game show that involved contestants trying to win prizes by rolling dice. The format was based on the dice game Shut the Box. High Rollers debuted on July 1, 1974, as part of NBC's daytime lineup. In September 1975, an accompanying series was launched in syndication and aired once weekly on local stations. Both of these series ended in 1976, with the daytime series ending on June 11, 1976. Alex Trebek was the host for these series. On April 24, 1978, NBC brought High Rollers back with Trebek hosting and aired it until June 20, 1980, when it was one of three series cancelled to make room for The David Letterman Show. The series was produced by Heatter-Quigley Productions.
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Elaine Kares Trebek
Marriage1974

Elaine Kares Trebek

Elaine Trebek Kares, formerly known as Elaine Callei, is an …
Elaine Trebek Kares, formerly known as Elaine Callei, is an American businesswoman.
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1973
The Wizard of Odds
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TV ShowJul 16, 1973

The Wizard of Odds

The Wizard of Odds is an American game show hosted by Alex …
The Wizard of Odds is an American game show hosted by Alex Trebek that aired on NBC from July 16, 1973, to June 28, 1974, in which people from the studio audience vied in a number of rounds, primarily games revolving around statistical questions. John Harlan announced the pilot; Sam Riddle was the show's first announcer; towards the end of the run, Charlie O'Donnell replaced him.
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1969
Strategy
TV ShowApr 1, 1969

Strategy

Strategy is a Canadian game show television series which aired …
Strategy is a Canadian game show television series which aired on CBC Television in 1969, with Alex Trebek as host, accompanied by announcer Jay Nelson and model Dee Myles. The half-hour series was broadcast weekdays at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern time) from 1 April to 7 October 1969.
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1964
Jeopardy!
TV ShowMar 30, 1964

Jeopardy!

Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv …
Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin. The show features a quiz competition in which contestants are presented with general knowledge clues in the form of answers, and must phrase their responses in the form of questions. The original daytime version debuted on NBC on March 30, 1964, and aired until January 3, 1975. A weekly nighttime syndicated edition aired from September 1974 to September 1975, and a revival, The All-New Jeopardy!, ran on NBC from October 1978 to March 1979. The current version, a daily syndicated show produced by Sony Pictures Television, premiered on September 10, 1984.
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1963
Music Hop
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TV ShowOct 3, 1963

Music Hop

Music Hop was a Canadian music television series which aired …
Music Hop was a Canadian music television series which aired on CBC Television from 1963 to 1967.
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1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is an American talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under the Tonight Show franchise that aired on NBC from October 1, 1962 through May 22, 1992. It originally aired during late-night. For its first decade, Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show was based at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, with some episodes recorded at NBC's West Coast studios in Burbank, California; on May 1, 1972, the show moved to Burbank as its main venue and remained there exclusively after May 1973 until Carson's retirement. In 2002, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was ranked No. 12 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, and in 2013 it was ranked No. 22 on their list of 60 Best Series.
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1958
Concentration
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TV ShowAug 25, 1958

Concentration

Concentration is an American television game show based …
Concentration is an American television game show based on the children's memory game of the same name. Matching cards represented prizes that contestants could win. As matching pairs of cards were gradually removed from the board, it would slowly reveal elements of a rebus puzzle that contestants had to solve to win a match.
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1956
To Tell the Truth
TV ShowDec 18, 1956

To Tell the Truth

To Tell the Truth is an American television panel game show …
To Tell the Truth is an American television panel game show in which four celebrity panelists are presented with three contestants (the "team of challengers", each an individual or pair) and must identify which is the "central character" whose unusual occupation or experience has been read out by the show's moderator/host. When the panelists question the contestants, the two "impostors" may lie whereas the "central character" must tell the truth. The setup adds the "impostor" element to the format of What's My Line? and I've Got a Secret.
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1952
Today
TV ShowJan 14, 1952

Today

Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news …
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC. The program debuted on January 14, 1952. It was the first of its genre on American television and in the world, and after 68 years of broadcasting it is the fifth-longest-running American television series.
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1940
Alex Trebek
BirthJuly 1940

Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek was born.
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