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Entertainment ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ James Holzhauer Throws Away Points To Pay Tribute To Alex Trebek

17:32  10 january  2020
17:32  10 january  2020 Source:   etcanada.com

Don McLean Performs at 'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek's Christmas Party

  Don McLean Performs at 'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek's Christmas Party What is the best holiday party ever, Alex? Alex Trebek celebrated the holiday season with his annual party at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s in Los Angeles on Wednesday (Dec. 18), this year with a very special performance. Don McLean took the stage, which was a dream for the longtime Jeopardy! host, who was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer in March.“I sent an email to Don’s people on his website and here we are tonight,” Trebek told the audience according to People. “I can officially take this off of my bucket list. This was a real treat for me.

James Holzhauer is giving back to Alex Trebek in a big way as the Jeopardy ! host continues his fight against pancreatic cancer. That episode began with Trebek extending his gratitude toward Holzhauer for a card his daughter had made.

One of Jeopardy !'s biggest winners is giving back. James Holzhauer , who galvanized the nation as he won 32 straight games and earned a near-record total Holzhauer ’s donation was made in Jeopardy ! host Alex Trebek ’s name. Trebek announced in March that he is battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

a man wearing a suit and tie: Alex Trebek. Photo: NINA PROMMER/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Alex Trebek. Photo: NINA PROMMER/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

Alex Trebek really is the greatest game-show host.

On Night 3 of the ongoing "Jeopardy!: Greatest of All Time" competition, contestant James Holzhauer paid tribute to the iconic TV host in the best way, People reported.

RELATED: Alex Trebek Says He Knows What He Will Say In Final ‘Jeopardy!’ Farewell

The contestants were presented with the answer, “These 2 foreign-born directors have each won 2 best director Oscars, but none of their films has won best picture.”

Not knowing the correct question, Holzhauer wrote, “Who is the GHOST? (greatest host of syndicated TV)?” He added, jokingly "Pat Sajak," but crossed it out to write Trebek's name.

“I wish you had risked more points!” Trebek responded.

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The answer stumped all three contestants: "Who are Ang Lee and Alfonso Cuaron?"

Meanwhile, Ken Jennings came away the victor on Night 3, bringing his total wins up to two, with Holzhauer at one, and Brad Rutter in last place.

Alex Trebek Shares Health Update Amid Cancer Treatments: 'Some Days Are Better Than Others' .
The longtime 'Jeopardy!' host said Wednesday that he should know in the next week where he stands with his treatments.The longtime Jeopardy! host gave a health update on Wednesday amid his cancer treatments, nearly one year after he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

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