This is what 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek is really like

CULVER CITY, California - We recently had the opportunity to visit the set of "Jeopardy!" on a taping day and got to talk to the iconic host of the show, Alex Trebek.
Trebek allowed us to chronicle his entire daily routine, from his morning production meeting with the "Jeopardy!" staff, to sitting in the makeup chair, to the actual taping of the shows. Five episodes are filmed on each taping day, and there are approximately six taping days every month.
We got to interview Trebek in a few different settings, but we also got to record his interaction with the studio audience. During each commercial break, Trebek takes questions from the audience. It's during these segments that you'll get to see a side of the iconic host that you rarely see on the show itself.
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  • It's nice to know what Alex Trebek is really like outside of the glitz and glam of the camera's. He actually seems like a genuinely good person.

    Wally GrahamWally Graham2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Sandy

    Sandy BucknerSandy Buckner2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Loveable man he is.

    denisethepainterdenisethepainter2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • we are so proud of you ,keep it up. we.love watching Jeopardy and you.God Bless.

    Helena BurtHelena Burt2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I saw him back in his "Toronto Days". He was-and is-a class act. Millions of prayers are going out to him.

    Jimbo BogieJimbo Bogie2 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • ...and besides. If you made 10 million a year at 78 years young and it's tax free wouldn't you keep on working...?

    Rob JontayRob Jontay3 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Just an irreplaceable game show host as well as an irreplaceable human being. Here's to MANY more Alex. I' ll drink to that.

    Rob JontayRob Jontay3 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • What a cool guy.

    Anony mousAnony mous4 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • ...Kebert Xela?

    Old Hag LugiaOld Hag Lugia4 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • The show is so popular 35 million people,watched ir

    amazingabby25amazingabby254 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I hope that Alex will recover from his cancer.

    Squidward TenticlesSquidward Tenticles4 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I agree with Alex. I can't stand stupid people so I don't have many friends. I've been told men are intimidated by me because my vocabulary is above them and I should dumb down to be more appealing. Ludicrous!!! Now my boyfriend tells me I'm too brilliant to expect any long-term commitment. Who says crap like that???😳😳😳

    Ruthie MayRuthie May4 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Wait, they tape 5 shows daily?? That's a lot of work in 1 day!

    The Official Andy SaenzThe Official Andy Saenz4 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Love you Alex

    PRCREED76PRCREED765 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Alex Trebeck givin off strong Ron Swanson vibes

    TimBagelsTimBagels5 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Alex trebek would make a great comedian.

    Joshua BrooksJoshua Brooks5 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • People, how hard is it to be a decent person. WHen we hear so many celebrities getting drunk, drugges, caught in sex scandals--Alec Trebek makes DECENCY look easy! Come om, how hared can DECENCY be!

    Steven TorreySteven Torrey6 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Prayers for Alex Trebek and his family. 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

    Styx XoxoStyx Xoxo6 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • He looks good for 78 which is his old he is now!

    Anthony StrunkAnthony Strunk6 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • "... but in a third stage only." welp... p.s. love ya and hope you beat it, alex

    Aidan KeoAidan Keo6 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Wow 10 million dollars a year! I've always liked Alex Trebek. Wishing his cancer would go into remission, keeping him in nightly prayers.

    Mary Jane CornielleMary Jane Cornielle6 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • i love him!

    cara jcara j6 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • God bless you Alex! Continued prayers for you!

    Cathy BurnsCathy Burns7 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Over the years, I have learned quite a bit by watching Jeopardy. AImost like being in a class without the classroom...lol! I also pray that Mr. Trebek's health improves. Keep 'em coming Mr. Trebek!

    Septia WomanSeptia Woman7 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I'm going to miss him.

    NallanyesmarNallanyesmar7 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • I don't like wasting time with stupid people either, but he seems pretty pompous for a lowly TV game show host. His cancer is divine retribution for all those cheesy Colonial Penn commercials.

    Grizzly EcholsGrizzly Echols7 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • 22 yrs ago my sister at age of 37 got pancreatic and no chemo dr said 3 months and it was 3 months to the day but they kept her very pain free miss her and loved her and all my prayers go out to alex i beleive i have watched every show i am 80 not sure how long he has been on

    maxine Lauzonmaxine Lauzon7 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • My mom walked out of a Linns restaurant with my older sister before I was born, and she saw alex. He looked at my sister and said "stunning glasses!" Just, what an Alex trebek thing to say lmao

    Sophie CSophie C7 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • 5 Shows in a day? Whoa!

    I'm Tired Of It TooI'm Tired Of It Too7 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Man you better kick butt, Trebek

    DaVeganZombieDaVeganZombie7 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Needs to grow that moustache back.

    acid flashbackacid flashback7 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Always loved the show and Alex Trebek! Praying for you Alex. Get well soon!

    Monica MoreiraMonica Moreira8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • If Jeopardy continues on without Alex, I believe an excellent successor would be Mike Tirico. A genuinely nice guy, personable

    MarkMark8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • 2:07

    Tony OrdoukhanianTony Ordoukhanian8 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • One day, an older Will Ferrell will play him.

    Donny Rickles Jr.Donny Rickles Jr.10 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Alex has a terrific sense of humor. Never realized he was that cool. That TV really does add ten pounds of boring.

    Donny Rickles Jr.Donny Rickles Jr.10 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • This man is goals in every way possible

    Noelle MNoelle M11 หลายเดือนก่อน
  • He makes a lot more than the winners do.

    Kevin MartinKevin Martinปีที่แล้ว
  • TREBEKSTRONG!

    William TravisWilliam Travisปีที่แล้ว
  • God bless you Mr. Alex Trebek, you are an amazing human being full of humility and a glorious sense of humor. I pray for you daily asking God to keep you safe. You surely are a true gift from God.

    Carmel DeMiranda née ConlonCarmel DeMiranda née Conlonปีที่แล้ว
  • Alex trebek is a rude game show host

    Derik SchmidtDerik Schmidtปีที่แล้ว
  • Down to earth and real.

    65motowngirl65motowngirlปีที่แล้ว
  • Al ex. Alex. Alex. Don't you overwork yourself! We have enough people trying to leave us as it is! So, start listening to your doctor and doing what he tells you to do ! Remember, we want you and your lovely lady around for 10 ( or more) years!

    Susan EmmonsSusan Emmonsปีที่แล้ว
  • I've always loved Alex Trebek . . . 'Jeopardy' will wither and die when he is gone, just like 'Millionnair" died when Regis left.

    Kaptain KidKaptain Kidปีที่แล้ว
  • He could have made a great HGTV host, I bet.

    denelson83denelson83ปีที่แล้ว
  • man 76. he looks 50. he has very good genes

    MrGHLover107MrGHLover107ปีที่แล้ว
  • To hang with him would be cool sooooo cool

    Moe SyzslakMoe Syzslakปีที่แล้ว
  • looks like cancer might cause a retirement

    bradley smallbradley smallปีที่แล้ว
  • Greatest game show host ever. I’m here after finding out he has cancer praying for u. Fight in Alex we believe in u 💪

    Devin FDevin Fปีที่แล้ว
  • What a stand up guy, we are all pulling for you Alex you can beat this cancer

    Derek ScheuerDerek Scheuerปีที่แล้ว
  • I love the ultra dry humor of this man. His subtlety is intriguing and quite charming.

    TRP TRPTRP TRPปีที่แล้ว
  • Take it out on the kids

    Anthony SAnthony Sปีที่แล้ว
  • Wait for the hiltons to get to prison, I'm gonna represent them in court as there fn defender

    Anthony SAnthony Sปีที่แล้ว
  • Midas well fork over a million and my passport

    Anthony SAnthony Sปีที่แล้ว
  • Your dumbass piece of shit chump

    Anthony SAnthony Sปีที่แล้ว
  • Kristi CallKristi Callปีที่แล้ว
  • Alex may have gotten cancer from exposure to radiation from the tv equipment he has be around for so many years.......

    flowersandcandy flowersandcandyflowersandcandy flowersandcandyปีที่แล้ว
  • Even Ron Burgundy would be jealous of the '84 Trebek 'stache.

    Jason HeavnerJason Heavnerปีที่แล้ว
  • Talk about job security!

    Solemn SolaceSolemn Solaceปีที่แล้ว
  • Yay, Alex!!! Phones are for talking.

    BB/VABB/VAปีที่แล้ว
  • Praying For a quick recovery from your cancer diagnosis .

    Leann O'BlenessLeann O'Blenessปีที่แล้ว
  • Bless you, my dude. I’m happy this isn’t a negative video

    Dakota TranDakota Tranปีที่แล้ว
  • Wish him well

    JÖYの貓JÖYの貓ปีที่แล้ว
  • As funny as Steve Harvey.

    LorendrawnLorendrawnปีที่แล้ว
  • this was obviously done before the cancer diagnosis

    Memphis RainesMemphis Rainesปีที่แล้ว
    • Well no duh... this video came out two years ago and he just learned he had cancer a week or two ago...

      Jake KennedyJake Kennedyปีที่แล้ว
  • Just a heads up everyone, "thoughts and prayers" are not going to help Alex's cancer in any regard. A benevolent God would have never created cancer in the first place. If you can manage to justify that one through the bIBLe you are the very definition of brainwashed.

    Ardent MortalArdent Mortalปีที่แล้ว
    • Let me guess, 14 years old?

      Rodrigo SilveraRodrigo Silveraปีที่แล้ว
  • He's awesome. May he fight and emerge victorious from his fight with cancer

    Light YagamiLight Yagamiปีที่แล้ว
  • I really love very this guy . My very best celebrity. I enjoy Jeopardy Soo much that I'm in my own little world when I watch it smiling devouring every second of it . MAY the Lord cure him and keep him for years to come. Jeopardy 2030.. Jeopardy 2040..

    Omar SheikhOmar Sheikhปีที่แล้ว
  • He's got cancer now 😢

    griffin clementsgriffin clementsปีที่แล้ว
  • Mr. Tribec. Sending prayers for you. Hoping you well and that you beat cancer.

    Ninja kNinja kปีที่แล้ว
This is what 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek is really like