'Jeopardy!' Star Alex Trebek Will Be Honoured At Canadian Screen Awards

Alex Trebek has donated $100,000 for a L.A. homeless shelter.
December 5, 2019 - 20:33 / Laura Pérez

The Jeopardy! star Alex Trebek is set to receive a very special award at the Canadian Screen Awards in 2020. Did you know he is contracted to host the iconic game show until 2022? Watch our video above and get all the details...

The 79-year-old television personality Alex Trebek, better known for hosting the legendary game show Jeopardy! for more than three decades, will be honoured with the Icon Award at the Canadian Screen Awards next year! Originally from Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, the amazing Alex holds the Guinness World Record for hosting the most episodes of a game show. Unfortunately, earlier this year he revealed he has stage IV pancreatic cancer and fans have been supporting him in the sweetest ways possible!

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Alex Trebek at the 2019 TCM 10th Annual Classic Film Festival in Hollywood, California

This is what we know about the Canadian Screen Awards

Produced by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, the Canadian Screen Awards will take place from March 23 to 29, 2020, in Toronto. Other stars set to receive a Special Award this time are science broadcaster David Suzuki, and North of 60 star Tina Keeper, who will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Earle Grey Award, respectively. 

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