July Sixteen, 2020 | 3:57pm | Updated July Sixteen, 2020 | 4:06pm
Fans of “Jeopardy!” can breathe a disclose of relief this day.
Alex Trebek released a video announcement this day with an change on his fight in opposition to Stage 4 pancreatic most cancers. The cherished game utter host, who made his illness public over a year ago, stated he’s also awaiting his upcoming e-book open.
“I’m doing properly. I’ve been persevering with my therapy and it’s paying off, even supposing it does fatigue me a full deal. My numbers are correct. I’m feeling full,” he says in the clip, while carrying an uncharacteristic beard for the on the total tidy-reduce again broadcaster.
He also reassures anxious viewers that while production of his utter remains halted attributable to coronavirus pandemic security precautions, he has been “recording utter openings for some very particular ‘Jeopardy!’ episodes that will seemingly be popping out in July.” The utter’s closing celebrated episode, which changed into filmed sooner than the COVID-19 disaster, aired on June 12.
“For the essential time ever, we are going to originate the ‘Jeopardy!’ vault and utilize one more examine some of our celebrated episodes, including the very first ‘Jeopardy!’ utter I ever hosted,” he explains in the clip.
His first memoir, known as “The Reply Is . . . : Reflections on My Life” (Simon & Schuster), promises to utter by no methodology-sooner than-heard stories from tv’s pre-famed trivia master. Due out July 21, the free up of the $25 tome will coincide with the sport utter chronicle’s Eightieth birthday on July 22.
“I prefer folks to clutch a miniature bit extra in regards to the particular person they’ve been cheering on for the past year,” Trebek wrote in the e-book, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Extra on the upcoming “Jeopardy!” agenda:
July 20 to 24: “The Most attention-grabbing of Jeopardy!‘s First Decade” will perform salubrious-of episodes from the Eighties, including the assortment premiere, as properly as the essential sage-surroundings “tidy champion.”
July 27 to 31: “The Most attention-grabbing of Celeb Jeopardy!” will showcase 5 of basically the most spirited, well-known particular person-studded episodes from actors, musicians and other public figures — all of whom have raised a collective $9 million for charity over time.
Aug. 3 to 7 and Aug. 10 to 14: The encore presentation of the “Million Greenback Masters” (2002) contest entails 15 of basically the most winningest contestants from the essential 18 seasons of the utter, who came together for a two-week match at Radio City Music Hall in Original York City.