'Jeopardy' Host Alex Trebek to Get Icon Award at Canadian Screen Awards

Published on Dec 04, 2019

'Jeopardy' Host Alex Trebek to Get Icon Award at Canadian Screen Awards

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek is set to receive the Icon Award at the Canadian Screen Awards.

The 79-year-old Canada-born game show host, as he battles stage IV pancreatic cancer, will be honored for his contribution to the media industry after returning to host the show in August. Trebek has been the host of Jeopardy since its current iteration debuted in 1984.

He has won five Daytime Emmys for outstanding game show host and received a lifetime achievement award in 2011. In its 35th season, Jeopardy remains one of the most popular shows in syndication.

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