‘Jeopardy!’ Honors Alex Trebek in 1st Show After His Death

first_img– Advertisement – Jeopardy Honors Alex Trebek in 1st Show After His DeathAlex Trebek ABC/Eric McCandlessAhead of the Monday episode, the game show announced it would be honoring the late star, who died on Sunday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. “Today’s show features a special message on behalf of everyone in the Jeopardy! family. 💜,” the show’s official Twitter page wrote, noting that the host had taped shows through December 25. “They will air as he intended, in his honor.”- Advertisement – “Alex Trebek’s courage, grace and strength inspired millions and awed those of us who knew him,” the Wheel of Fortune host, 74, tweeted. “A tremendous loss for his family, friends, co-workers and countless viewers. I was honored to be a friend and a part of his professional family for all these years. A very sad day.”White, 63, said she will “cherish the many memories” she’s shared with the late star, noting she will “always be in awe of the way he faced the battle he fought so valiantly, and I’m devastated to lose my longtime friend.”The Dancing With the Stars judge, 52, paid tribute to Trebek via Instagram, writing, “Today the light of life dims with the loss of one of the brightest lights … Alex Trebek you will be missed dearly.”The longtime television host publicly revealed in March 2019 that he suffered from stage IV pancreatic cancer.“Now, normally the prognosis for this is not very encouraging, but I’m gonna fight this,” he said in a YouTube video at the time. “I’m gonna keep working and with the love and support of my family and friends and with the help of your prayers also, I plan to beat the low survival rate statistics for this disease.”The Canada native detailed his battle with the disease in his memoir, The Answer Is, which was published in July.“I’ve lived a good, full life, and I’m nearing the end of it. I know that,” he wrote.Trebek is survived by his wife, Jean Currivan, and their two children, Matthew, 30, and Emily, 27.Listen to Watch With Us to hear more about your favorite shows and for the latest TV news! Gone, but not forgotten. Jeopardy! paid tribute to longtime host Alex Trebek in first show back following his death on Sunday, November 8.At the top of the Monday, November 9, episode, executive producer Mike Richards opened the show, sharing that Trebek had died at age 80 over the weekend.- Advertisement –center_img One day prior, Jeopardy! confirmed Trebek’s passing after his nearly two-year cancer fight.“Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends,” the announcement read via Twitter. “Thank you, Alex.”Fans of the hosting legend, including Pat Sajak, Vanna White, Carrie Ann Inaba, mourned the loss of Trebek via social media.- Advertisement – “This is an enormous loss for our staff, crew, for his family, for his millions of fans. He loved this show and everything it stood for. In fact, he taped his final episodes less than two weeks ago,” Richards said, holding back tears. “He will forever be an inspiration for his constant desire to learn, his kindness and for his love of his family. We will air his final 35 episodes as they were shot. That’s what he wanted. On behalf of everyone here at Jeopardy!, thank you for everything Alex. This is Jeopardy!”last_img read more

Margate property undergoes top renovation

first_imgThe home at 37 Cox Street, Margate, is on the market for offers over $629,000. This renovated family home is on an elevated block, tucked away in a quiet street of Margate.The property at 37 Cox St has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a revamped backyard with an inground pool, an entertaining deck and a guest room.Tamara and Kerry Smith bought the place in September 2012 and gave it the makeover it had been crying out for.“When we moved in, the inside had received a bit of renovation but it looked like whoever had done it had just given up,” Mrs Smith said. The living space opens to the back deck.“It was like tools down on The Block when someone had run out of time. Nothing was screwed down and nothing was fixed in place.More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019“Outside the front yard was full of nut grass and the backyard had two concrete carports instead of grass.”The Smiths ripped up all the concrete — a two week job — painted the home inside and out, created an inviting outdoor space on the timber deck, revamped the pool area and turned an old carport into a guest room.Mrs Smith said her favourite part of the home was the deck, which was off the open-plan living, dining and kitchen area. Timber floors feature throughout the home.“You can sit out there, listen to some tunes and watch the kids play in the pool,” she said.“We entertain out there all the time — my hubby built a bar out there from half a tree someone was selling and he built a corner (shelf) for the stereo as well.”The home has timber floors to the living areas and carpets and built-in robes in the bedrooms.The bathrooms and kitchens have also been updated.There is a double lockup garage at the front of the home, and the 607sq m block is fully fenced.The property is being marketed by Loren Mulholland and Jonathan Gordon from Ray White Redcliffe for offers over $629,000.last_img read more