ABC’s unique “What Is Jeopardy!? America’s Most Popular Quiz Show and Alex Trebek,” which launched on Thursday, provided a behind-the-scenes scenario at the long-running show and its host, who is in a battle for his life In rival to pancreatic cancer.
The unique episode shared contestant try-outs, how hints are created and the past of the show’s theme track, and highlighted particular contestants comprising a trio to be specialised in Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time, going on-air and kicking off on Tuesday (8 Eastern Standard Time). The showdown will definitely pit the series’ three hugest winners – James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter – as they fiddle three to seven matches in a mad race for $1 million.
Trebek, who has been at the loop of the show from 1984, unravelled his stage 4 pancreatic cancer configuration in March. He stated to ABC host Michael Strahan: “There are some days when I get up and I experience strength.”
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The 79-year-old also said that he gave out the news of his illness with wife Jean, “not as rapidly as I could have.” It was not harmful news to me,” he stated of the diagnosis. “All through my life, I have always thought of about how strong a human being I was. I just see at it as it is part of life. Does that imply I am courageous because I am dealing with it? No, I might be scared to death, and I would still be able to deal with it. But I am not scared to death, so probably I am courageous.
“Way to go, Alex!” he included, raising his fist in the atmosphere.
Trebek gave out that he has been commuted by the outpouring of support from enthusiasts.