UPDATE: Sony Pictures TV says Alex Trebek is out of the hospital and back home after suffering a mild heart attack last week. In a statement, Sony thanks everyone for their good wishes on Alex’s behalf.
PREVIOUS: Longtime Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek, 71, was admitted into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center last week in Los Angeles as a result of a mild heart attack, Jeopardy producer Sony Pictures TV said. “Trebek is in good spirits and is undergoing further testing,” Sony said today. “He is expected to fully recover and be back on Jeopardy! when production begins taping in July for the new season, the show’s 29th.” Incidentally Jeopardy! just won a Daytime Emmy for Best Game/Audience Participation Show last night, the veteran game show’s 14th.