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  • Jul 22, 1940 (age 79)
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2018
Jack Ryan
TV ShowAug 31, 2018

Jack Ryan

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, or simply Jack Ryan, is an American …
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, or simply Jack Ryan, is an American action political thriller web television series, based on characters from the fictional "Ryanverse" created by Tom Clancy, that premiered on August 31, 2018 on Prime Video. The series was created by Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland. Cuse serves as an executive producer alongside John Krasinski, Michael Bay and Mace Neufeld, among others. Krasinski also stars in the series as the titular character, making him the fifth actor to portray the character after Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine from the film series. In April 2018, it was announced that Amazon had renewed the series for a second season. In February 2019, Amazon renewed the series for a third season.
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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 television game show …
Sports Jeopardy! is an American 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 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. This was where The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was filmed 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. The sixth season was released on July 27, 2018. On October 17, 2018, it was confirmed that the seventh season would be its last and would be released on July 26, 2019.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2013

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
2012
CBS This Morning
TV ShowJan 9, 2012

CBS This Morning

CBS This Morning is an American morning television program …
CBS This Morning is an American morning television program that is broadcast on CBS. The program, which shares its title with a more traditionally formatted morning program that aired on the network from 1987 to 1999, airs Monday through Saturday. It airs live from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. in the Eastern Time Zone. On weekdays, it airs on tape-delay in the Central and Mountain Time Zones; stations in the Pacific Time Zone receive an updated feed with a specialized opening and updated live reports. Stations outside the Eastern Time Zone carry the Saturday broadcast at varied times. It is the tenth distinct morning news-features program format that CBS has aired since 1954, having replaced The Early Show on January 9, 2012.
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2011
The Five
TV ShowJul 11, 2011

The Five

The Five is an American panel talk show on Fox News Channel …
The Five is an American panel talk show on Fox News Channel featuring a panel who discusses current stories, political issues, and pop culture. The show premiered on July 11, 2011, replacing the Glenn Beck program, and airs live on weeknights from 5:00-6:00 p.m. ET, unless breaking news or events, such as presidential debates, interrupt.
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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 created by actress Sara Gilbert, who also serves as an executive producer alongside John Redmann.
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Hot in Cleveland
TV ShowJun 16, 2010

Hot in Cleveland

Hot in Cleveland is an American sitcom on TV Land starring …
Hot in Cleveland is an American sitcom on TV Land starring Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, and Betty White. The series, which was TV Land's first original scripted 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
RuPaul's Drag Race
TV ShowFeb 2, 2009

RuPaul's Drag Race

RuPaul's Drag Race is an American reality competition …
RuPaul's Drag Race is an American reality competition television series produced by World of Wonder for Logo TV and, beginning with the ninth season, VH1. The show documents RuPaul in the search for "America's next drag superstar." RuPaul plays the role of host, mentor, and head judge for this series, as contestants are given different challenges each week. RuPaul's Drag Race employs a panel of judges, including RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Ross Mathews, Carson Kressley, and a host of other guest judges, who critique contestants' progress throughout the competition. The title of the show is a play on drag queen and drag racing, and the title sequence and song "Drag Race" both have a drag-racing theme.
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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 to HIMYM) is an American sitcom created by Craig Thomas and Carter Bays for CBS. The series 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.
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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 as ellen) is an American 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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Jimmy Kimmel Live!
TV ShowJan 26, 2003

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created …
Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, and broadcast on ABC. The nightly hour-long show made its debut on January 26, 2003 at Hollywood Masonic Temple in Hollywood, California as part of ABC's lead-out programming for Super Bowl XXXVII. Jimmy Kimmel Live! is produced by Jackhole Productions in association with ABC Studios. Having aired for more than twice as long as either The Dick Cavett Show (1969–1975) or Politically Incorrect (1997–2002), it is the longest running late-night talk show on the network.
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Outstanding Game Show Host
Award2003

Outstanding Game Show Host

Won award for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination2003

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated 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

The Angels Natalie, Dylan, and Alex are sent to place a bug …
The Angels Natalie, Dylan, and Alex are sent to place a bug in the voice-recognition system that bitter rival Roger Corwin has stolen. The Angels & Bosley must save Charlie'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
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 play 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
Access Hollywood
TV ShowSep 9, 1996

Access Hollywood

Access, formerly Access Hollywood, is an American …
Access, formerly Access Hollywood, is an American weekday television entertainment news program that premiered on September 9, 1996. It covers events and celebrities in the entertainment industry. It was created by former Entertainment Tonight executive producer Jim Van Messel, and is currently executive produced by Maureen FitzPatrick and directed by Richard Plotkin. In previous years, Doug Dougherty, Christopher A. Berry and Kim Anastasia directed the program. Access primarily focuses on news in the music, television, and film industries.
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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 8-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 a Canadian-American …
The Magic School Bus is a Canadian-American Saturday morning 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 talent and combining entertainment with an educational series. Broadcasting & Cable said the show was "among the highest-rated PBS shows for school-age children." A revival series titled The Magic School Bus Rides Again was released on Netflix on September 29, 2017.
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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 television sitcom which …
The Nanny is an American television sitcom which originally aired on CBS from 1993 to 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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Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1993

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Emily Trebek
Child1993

Emily Trebek

Emily Trebek born.
1992
White Men Can't Jump
MovieMar 27, 1992

White Men Can't Jump

White Men Can't Jump is a 1992 American sports comedy film …
White Men Can't Jump is a 1992 American sports comedy film written and directed by Ron Shelton. It stars Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson as streetball hustlers. The film was released in the United States on March 27, 1992 by 20th Century Fox.
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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 toddlers, 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
en.wikipedia.org
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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Matthew Trebek
Child1990

Matthew Trebek

Matthew Trebek born.
Outstanding Game Show Host
Award1990

Outstanding Game Show Host

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

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated 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
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 live-action sitcom created by Larry …
Seinfeld is an American live-action sitcom created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld for the National Broadcasting Company. Set predominantly in an apartment building in Manhattan's Upper West Side in New York City, the show features a handful of Jerry Seinfeld's (as a fictionalized version of himself) 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). 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
Nomination1989

Outstanding Game Show Host

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Game Show Host
Award1989

Outstanding Game Show Host

Won award for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
1988
Outstanding Game Show Host
m.media-amazon.com
Nomination1988

Outstanding Game Show Host

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

Outstanding Game Show

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
Outstanding Game Show Host
Nomination1987

Outstanding Game Show Host

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 Show
Nomination1986

Outstanding Game Show

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

Outstanding Game Show

Nominated for "Jeopardy!".
Daytime Emmy Award
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 was an American sitcom that ran on NBC from …
Cheers was an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 30, 1982, to May 20, 1993, with a total of 275 half-hour episodes for eleven seasons. The show was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television. The show 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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1979
CBS News Sunday Morning
TV ShowJan 28, 1979

CBS News Sunday Morning

CBS News Sunday Morning …
CBS News Sunday Morning (also simply titled Sunday Morning) is an American newsmagazine television program that has aired on CBS since January 28, 1979. Created by Robert Northshield and original host Charles Kuralt, the 90-minute program currently airs Sundays from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Eastern, Pacific Time from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m. and 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. in all other time zones (live in the Eastern and Central time zones, and on tape delay elsewhere). Since October 9, 2016, the show has been hosted by Jane Pauley, who also hosts news segments, after the retirement of long-term host Charles Osgood. Osgood was the host for twenty-two years (and is the program's longest-serving host), taking over from Kuralt on April 10, 1994.
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1978
Vega$
TV ShowApr 25, 1978

Vega$

Vegas (stylized as Vega$) is an American private detective …
Vegas (stylized as Vega$) is an American private detective crime drama television series that aired on ABC from April 25, 1978, to June 3, 1981. Vega$ was produced by Aaron Spelling, and created by Michael Mann. The series (with the exception of special episodes filmed in Hawaii and San Francisco) was filmed in its entirety in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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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 attempted 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
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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Nova
TV ShowMar 3, 1974

Nova

Nova (stylized NOVΛ) is an American popular science …
Nova (stylized NOVΛ) is an American popular science television series produced by WGBH Boston. It is broadcast on PBS in the U.S., and in more than 100 other countries. The series has won many major television awards.
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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. 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 Miles. 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
www.cbc.ca
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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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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1940
Alex Trebek
BirthJuly 1940

Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek was born.
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