'Jeopardy!' host Trebek suffers mild heart attack

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press
Alex Trebek suffers mild heart attack (WRDW-TV, June 24, 2012)

Alex Trebek suffers mild heart attack (WRDW-TV, June 24, 2012)

June 24, 2012

NEW YORK (AP) -- "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is in a Los Angeles hospital recovering from a mild heart attack.

Sony Television spokeswoman Paula Askanas said Sunday that Trebek was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Saturday. She says the 71-year-old Trebek is expected to fully recover and be back giving answers when "Jeopardy!" resumes production for a new season next month.

While he was in the hospital on Saturday, "Jeopardy!" won a Daytime Emmy award for best game show.

Trebek has been hosting "Jeopardy!" for 28 years.

(Copyright 2012, The Associated Press)

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