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With squeaker win 26, 'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer moves close to another milestone

With his latest "Jeopardy!" victory, long-running champ James Holzhauer is less than $10,000 from reaching another milestone. "The game is not a runaway for a change," host Alex Trebek noted at the end of the Double Jeopardy! round, as Holzhauer held his narrow lead. The two men answered with the correct question, "What is 'Take the A Train?'" with Holzhauer betting $20,908 to pull away from runner-up Scheffey and win by more than $16,000.
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Alex Trebek Is Not Having James Holzhauer’s Explanation Of Gambling Terms

The "Jeopardy!" champ wagered "two dimes."
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Wheel of Fortune 's Vanna White Supports Jeopardy! 's Alex Trebek '100 Percent' as He Battles Cancer

Wheel of Fortune's Vanna White Supports Alex Trebek During Cancer Battle
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Alex Trebek opens up about cancer battle

Even as he battles pancreatic cancer, Alex Trebek still has his sense of humor.
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Vanna White Says Alex Trebek Has a 'Will to Conquer' Cancer After Diagnosis (Exclusive)

The 'Wheel of Fortune' hostess is hopeful her longtime friend will beat the disease.
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'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek challenges viewers to guess whether he's wearing a wig or not

The "Jeopardy!" host gets real about the effects of cancer, including losing his hair and spending time in the fetal position in his dressing room.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Alex Trebek: ‘I Was On The Floor Writhing In Pain’ At ‘Jeopardy!’ Tapings

The host revealed excruciating details of his struggle with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
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Alex Trebek: Cancer had me 'on the floor writhing in pain' between 'Jeopardy!' tapings

The "Jeopardy!" host gets real about the effects of cancer, including losing his hair and spending time in the fetal position in his dressing room.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Alex Trebek Opens Up About Battling Pancreatic Cancer: 'This Got Really Bad'

The 'Jeopardy!' host also jokingly chats about adopting a hairpiece to keep working through chemotherapy.
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Alex Trebek: Cancer had me 'on the floor writhing in pain' between 'Jeopardy!' tapings

The "Jeopardy!" host gets real about the effects of cancer, including losing his hair and spending time in the fetal position in his dressing room.
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Alex Trebek Was ‘Writhing in Pain’ During Jeopardy! Filming at the Start of His Cancer Treatment

Alex Trebek Was ‘Writhing in Pain’ During Jeopardy! Filming
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Alex Trebek Describes His Struggle With Pancreatic Cancer: ‘I Was on the Floor Writhing in Pain’

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek opened up about his struggle with pancreatic cancer during an interview with “CBS Sunday Morning,” revealing to correspondent Jane Pauley that early on, his treatment often left him with debilitating stomach cramps.“This got really bad. I was on the floor writhing in pain. It – It went to – it went from a 3 to an 11. And I just couldn’t believe. I didn’t know what was happening,” Trebek said during the interview, which CBS will air May 12.. “And it happened three or ...
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James Holzhauer’s Winning Streak Pushes ‘Jeopardy!’ to No. 1 Syndication Ratings

As audiences tune in to “Jeopardy!” to watch James Holzhauer’s impressive winning streak, the game show has nabbed the No. 1 spot in syndication ratings for two weeks straight.  Ratings have steadily increased from 9.6 million viewers during his early April appearance, to 12 million by the end of the month. Those numbers were enough […]
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Director of dark indies, lover of American accents, and fan of psychology essays: Karen Gillan is much more than Nebula from the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Karen Gillan revealed to Business Insider the ways she's keeping her career fresh following the success of "Avengers: Endgame." Known best for playing Nebula in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, she said she likes to mix in some indie films, too. Her latest, the gritty "All Creatures Here Below," opens in limited release May 17. She also is a director, having recently made her feature debut, "The Party's Just Beginning," and may be directing a horror feature next. Visit Business Insider's homepag...
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'Avengers: Endgame' directors explain the movie's Loki twist, and it could have major implications for the character's Disney Plus TV series

Warning: This post contains spoilers for "Avengers: Endgame." "Avengers: Endgame" could have major consequences for Disney Plus' "Loki" TV series. The movie's directors, Anthony and Joe Russo, told Business Insider how Loki created a "branched reality." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Warning: This post contains spoilers for "Avengers: Endgame." "Avengers: Endgame" doesn't just conclude the Marvel Cinematic Universe's "Infinity Saga." It has huge ramifications for the MCU'...
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Alex Trebek Gets Real About the 'Deep, Deep Sadness' Cancer Can Cause

"Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek spoke to Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America" about his pancreatic cancer treatment and how he has experienced sadness and depression since his diagnosis.
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Alex Trebek, Host Of ‘Jeopardy’ Who Recently Revealed He Has Cancer, Gets An Emotional Win At The Daytime Emmys

If you ignore the controversies surrounding some “sloppiness” in the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Emmy awards last year (and maybe this year too), you can just focus on the positive: Alex Trebek! Also, a lot of other winners (the whole list, indeed), in this post. – Variety
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A rough quarter for traditional TV shows how the plan to fight Netflix and save the bundle is failing (T, DISH)

AT&T's DirecTV Now lost 83,000 net subscribers during the first quarter of 2019. Dish Network's Sling TV gained just 7,000. Overall, BTIG Research analyst Rich Greenfield said it was one of the worst quarters ever for pay-TV subscriber losses in the US. Price hikes, package changes, and more competition lead to the weak quarter, the companies said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Legacy pay-TV's big bet on internet bundles is losing momentum. AT&T and Dish Network's online...
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Cancer-Stricken Alex Trebek Gets Standing Ovation At Daytime Emmys

The "Jeopardy!" host joked about getting the "sympathy vote" in accepting his award for Outstanding Game Show Host.
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Jeopardy! 's Alex Trebek Wins Daytime Emmy 2 Months After Revealing He Has Pancreatic Cancer

Alex Trebek Wins 2019 Daytime Emmy for Jeopardy
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“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek’s Emmy Award comes with ovation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Trebek received a standing ovation as he accepted an Emmy Award for “Jeopardy!” Trebek, who announced in March he has advanced pancreatic cancer, said he’d worried about winning as best game show host. He was concerned that sympathy might play a role in voting, he said, when contenders should be […]
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'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek gets a standing ovation along with his Daytime Emmy Award

Alex Trebek received a standing ovation as he accepted an Emmy Award for "Jeopardy!" He won Sunday as best game show host.           
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Daytime Emmys: Alex Trebek, ‘The Young and the Restless,’ ‘General Hospital’ Among Top Winners

Code blue: “General Hospital” was the evening’s big winner at the Daytime Emmy Awards, with five awards, followed by “The Young and the Restless,” with three, and culinary series “Valerie’s Home Cooking” with two. Syndicated series led the night with seven wins overall, followed by ABC and CBS with five each. “CBS Sunday Morning” won […]
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Alex Trebek Jokes That He Got 'Sympathy Votes' After Winning 6th Daytime Emmy Amid Cancer Battle (Exclusive)

The 'Jeopardy' host won big on Sunday and opened up to ET about how the accolade feels amid his cancer battle.
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'Avengers: Endgame' continues to break box office records in its second weekend as it crosses $2 billion worldwide (DIS)

"Avengers: Endgame" has crossed $2 billion globally to become the second highest-grossing movie of all time. It accomplished the feat in only 11 days in theaters. Domestically, the movie took in $145.8 million to have the second-best second weekend in theaters ever. "Endgame" has a domestic cume of $619.7 million, the ninth-highest all-time. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In its second weekend "Avengers: Endgame" easily pushed away new releases "Long Shot," "The Intruder,...
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Alex Trebek Says ‘We Will Beat Cancer’ After Admitting He Experiences 'Deep Sadness' Amid Diagnosis

Alex Trebek ‘We Will Beat Cancer’ Amid Diagnosis
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Alex Trebek Says 'We Will Beat Cancer' While Joining Cancer Survivors at Los Angeles Event

The 78-year-old 'Jeopardy!' host revealed he was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer in March.
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How true-crime pioneer Joe Berlinger ended up making 2 movies about Ted Bundy for Netflix, including his first narrative movie in almost 20 years starring Zac Efron

Director Joe Berlinger talked to Business Insider about how he ended up having two movies about Ted Bundy on Netflix. The first is the documentary, "Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes," and the second is "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile" — starring Zac Efron as Bundy — which is available on Netflix Friday. Berlinger is known best for the true-crime documentaries he's made over his career, including the "Paradise Lost" movies, which brought a spotlight to the wrongful ...
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'One Day at a Time' star laments its cancellation and criticizes Netflix, but the show failed to build a big audience

Netflix canceled "One Day at a Time" last month, tweeting, " not enough people watched to justify another season." Series producer and writer Norman Lear and star Rita Morena wrote a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday, saying, "something is missing" if data is "the only criterion for survival of a show." Data provided to Business Insider from analytics company Jumpshot shows viewership for "One Day at a Time" was steadily rising over its three seasons, but the show never r...
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Alex Trebek Discusses Cancer and Depression in ABC Interview

Mr. Trebek thanked his well-wishers on Wednesday and said he wanted to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer and what life is like with the disease.
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