Alex Trebek has brain surgery, takes medical leave from 'Jeopardy!'

05 January, 2018, 14:45 | Author: Ann Santiago
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Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek recorded a video message for fans shortly after suffering a brain injury stemming from a late 2017 fall.

As are we. Come back soon, Alex!

Trebek said he is taking medical leave after undergoing surgery to remove a subdural hematoma that formed after he fell and hit his head in October.

No timetable for when he'll be back on the air.

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After doctors discovered the blood clots, surgery was performed and the 77-year-old TV personality spent two days in the hospital.

Jeopardy! debuted as a daytime show in 1964, and ran until 1975. Although there have been occasional postponements in the show's taping, Trebek has hosted Jeopardy! for 33 years and is showing no signs of stopping anytime soon.

According to Deadline, Trebek is expected to resume taping later this month and the show's broadcast schedule is not expected to be affected as episodes are taped months in advance.

In May, he renewed his contract with Sony Pictures Television to host the show through the 2019-2020 season.

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