Alex Trebek wins Emmy

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Alex Trebek wins Emmy

Post by hbomb1947 » Mon May 06, 2019 12:09 am

Alex has won his sixth Emmy for Outstanding Game Show Host, and first since 2008.

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Re: Alex Trebek wins Emmy

Post by slam » Mon May 06, 2019 1:18 pm

Since Alex hasn't won an Emmy in over a decade, this award was probably at least partially given based on his current health issues. Of course, he certainly deserved it anyway, but it's still nice to see him get another Emmy.

On a related topic, I think it's great that Alex (most likely) gets to finish his J! career seeing something unique on the show. Whatever you may personally think about Holzhauer's run, Alex seems to be enjoying it. After Alex's career, I think he's entitled to some excitement like this.

I know it's a bit morbid, but I'm wondering whether Alex will get to host the end of Holzhauer's run. I hope so, but if he lasts until next season, it's questionable if Alex will be able to do that.

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Re: Alex Trebek wins Emmy

Post by georgespelvin » Mon May 06, 2019 2:31 pm

If/When Alex has to leave the show, I would hope that Jeopardy would record a winner-take-all match between Brad, Ken and James for Alex's last hosted game.

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Re: Alex Trebek wins Emmy

Post by Lore » Tue May 07, 2019 5:00 pm

slam wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 1:18 pm
Since Alex hasn't won an Emmy in over a decade, this award was probably at least partially given based on his current health issues. Of course, he certainly deserved it anyway, but it's still nice to see him get another Emmy.
In his acceptance speech he brought up getting the pity vote.

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Re: Alex Trebek wins Emmy

Post by triviawayne » Tue May 07, 2019 8:19 pm

georgespelvin wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 2:31 pm
If/When Alex has to leave the show, I would hope that Jeopardy would record a winner-take-all match between Brad, Ken and James for Alex's last hosted game.
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