Game show creator Merv Griffin, left, shares a laugh with "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek, second from left, and "Wheel of Fortune" hosts Vanna White and Pat Sajak, right, during a news conference in Atlanta Thursday, March 28, 1996 to announce their Olympic marketing plans. The popular game shows are Olympic sponsors and begining in April will launch major Olympic promotions and offer Olympic-related merchandise to their viewers.
Ellie Matthews, 52, winner of the 38th Pillsbury Quick & Easy Bake-Off competition, looks to host Alex Trebek as he unveils her winning Salsa Couscous Chicken in Orlando, Florida. Mathews, Seattle homemaker, won the cooking contest and will take home a $1 million grand prize. The contest had a ''Quick and Easy'' theme, and the judges were looking for main dishes that required less than 30 minutes to prepare. Mathews' winning dish was prepared in a skillet, not baked.
Emmy award-winning game show host, Alex Trebek gestures to the 400 fans on hand to watch him receive his newly-dedicated star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, Monday, May 17, 1999. Trebek, who hosted the game shows "Wizard of Odds," "Concentration" and "To Tell the Truth, is celebrating his 15th year anniversary with TV's "Jeopardy!"
Jason Borschow of San Juan, P.R., left, reacts after missing a question during the 1999 National Geography Bee, Wednesday, May 26, 1999 at the National Geographic Society in Washington. Host Alex Trebek is at center and eventual winner David Beihl of Saluda, S.C. is at right.
Alice Luo, of Alpharetta, appears with game show host Alex Trebek on the set of Jeopardy! Lou, a junior at Georgia Tech, made it to the semi-finals of the show's college championship. Although she didn't advance to the finals, she brings home more than $10,000 in cash prizes.
Alex Trebek, host of America's number one quiz show, knows getting enough calcium by drinking milk may help keep bones out of "jeopardy" by helping prevent osteoporosis. To help build strong, healthy bones, the National Academy of Sciences recommends adults consume 1,000 mg of calcium a day, the equivalent of about three 8-ounce glasses of milk. (Left photo) Tracey Ullman, star of the award-winning show, "Tracey Takes On...", is "taking on" osteoporosis in a new milk m ustache ad. Ullman's ad features four different characters from her cable television program sporting the famous white 'stache. Osteoporosis is a major public health threat for more than 28 million Americans. T
Alex Trebek, left, points to National Geographic Bee geography competition winner Akshay Rajagopal, 11, of Lincoln, Neb., in Washington on Wednesday May 21, 2008. The sixth grader, who was the youngest of the top ten finalists, won the bee by getting no answers wrong. Trebek, best known as being the host of the show "Jeopardy!", moderated the bee for the 20th year.
Alex Trebek, host of the "Jeopardy!" quiz show, speaks to an audience of primarily media about an upcoming "Jeopardy!" show featuring an IBM computer called "Watson" in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011. It's the size of 10 refrigerators, and it swallows encyclopedias whole, but an IBM computer was lacking one thing it needed to battle the greatest champions from the "Jeopardy!" quiz TV show - it couldn't hit a buzzer. But that's been fixed, and on Thursday the hardware and software system named Watson played a competitive practice round against two champions. A "Jeopardy!" show featuring the computer will air in mid-February, 2011.