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Here's When Alex Trebek's Final Episode of 'Jeopardy!' Will Air

Alex Trebek‘s final episode as host of Jeopardy! has just been revealed.

The longtime host of the quiz show filmed a handful of episodes ahead of his sad passing this weekend and his final episode will air on Christmas Day, December 25.

Jeopardy! normally films five episodes per day, however, that was all dependent on Alex‘s health. His final day in the studio was just a few weeks ago on October 29.

Previously, Alex had clarified comments he had written about his cancer treatment in his memoir, “The Answer Is…Reflections on My Life.”

Alex passed away in his sleep over the weekend due to complications from Stage IV pancreatic cancer.

Sony Pictures Television, via People, do not have plans in place after Christmas Day as of right now.

Jeopardy! airs weekdays on national television. Check your local listings for current times.

If you didn’t see, Pat Sajak and Vanna White both wrote tributes to Alex. Read them here…

Wheel of Fortune's Pat Sajak & Vanna White Remember Alex Trebek With Touching Tributes

Pat Sajak and Vanna White are remembering how Alex Trebek impacted their lives with special tributes on social media.

The two are the long running hosts of Wheel of Fortune, which was taped in the studio right next door to Jeopardy!‘s, and the two game shows have aired back to back on cable networks for years.

“Alex Trebek’s courage, grace and strength inspired millions and awed those of us who knew him,” Pat wrote in his tribute on Twitter. “A tremendous loss for his family, friends, co-workers and countless viewers.”

He added that he “was honored to be a friend and a part of his professional family for all these years. A very sad day.”

Vanna headed to Instagram for her tribute, sharing a throwback picture of the two on the Wheel of Fortune set together.

“I will cherish the many memories I have shared with Alex Trebek that date back well before either of our careers took off,” she wrote. “I 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.”

Vanna added, “My heart is with his family, friends, co-workers and fans. There will never be another Alex Trebek and he will truly be missed.”

Alex sadly passed away peacefully in his sleep over the weekend. Many other celebs have shared tributes to the long-running host too…

Ryan Reynolds Pays Tribute To Alex Trebek & Reveals His Cameo in 'Free Guy'

Ryan Reynolds is opening up about the time he spent with Alex Trebek, before his sad passing today.

The 44-year-old actor took to social media shortly after it was announced that the Jeopardy! host had died.

“Alex Trebek was kind enough to film a cameo for our film Free Guy last year despite his battle,” Ryan wrote. “He was gracious and funny. In addition to being curious, stalwart, generous, reassuring and of course, Canadian.”

He added, “We love you, Alex. And always will.”

Alex appears in the latest trailer for Free Guy, reading a clue about Ryan‘s character on Jeopardy!

“This character in the video game Free City has been turning by being the good guy,” he’s seen saying.

If you missed it, see what other celebs and past Jeopardy! contestants are saying about Alex

Celebrities & Contestants React to the Death of Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek has sadly passed away at the age of 80, and many celebrities and fan-favorite contestants are speaking out on social media to mourn the loss of the beloved Jeopardy icon.

From stars like John Legend and Josh Gad to fellow TV hosts like Jimmy Kimmel to memorable contestants and championship winners like Ken Jennings, many people are paying their respects with heartfelt, considerate messages about the longtime host.

Alex revealed his cancer diagnosis back in 2019.

“I have lived a good life, a full life and I’m nearing the end of that life,” he said to USA Today.

The game show host won five Daytime Emmy Awards for his work, as well as a Peabody Award for “encouraging, celebrating and rewarding knowledge.”

He held the Guinness World Record for the most gameshow episodes hosted by the same presenter since June 13, 2014, having hosted 6,829 episodes of Jeopardy! at that point, overtaking the previous record-holder, Bob Barker.

Check out some of the responses inside…More Here! »

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Alex Trebek Dead - Beloved 'Jeopardy' Host Dies at 80

Alex Trebek has sadly died.

The beloved host of the iconic game show Jeopardy passed away at the age of 80 after a heroic battle with pancreatic cancer, the official account for the show confirmed on Sunday (November 8).

Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends,” the account confirmed.

Alex revealed his diagnosis back in 2019.

“I have lived a good life, a full life and I’m nearing the end of that life,” he said to USA Today.

The game show host won five Daytime Emmy Awards for his work, as well as a Peabody Award for “encouraging, celebrating and rewarding knowledge.”

He held the Guinness World Record for the most gameshow episodes hosted by the same presenter since June 13, 2014, having hosted 6,829 episodes of Jeopardy! at that point, overtaking the previous record-holder, Bob Barker.

“I think what makes Jeopardy special is that, among all the quiz and game shows out there, ours tends to reward and encourage learning,” he explained.

In July, he revealed who he wanted to replace him to host the show.

Our thoughts are with Alex Trebek‘s loved ones at this difficult time.

We have sadly lost all of these stars in 2020.

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Alex Trebek Clarifies His Comments About Stopping Cancer Treatment In New Memoir

Alex Trebek is clearing up any confusion fans might of had with his comments about continuing treatment for his cancer.

The 80-year-old host of Jeopardy! shared in his new memoir, “The Answer Is…Reflections on My Life” that he had planned to “stop treatment” if his quality of life worsened.

“I’m going to stick with this current protocol, then that’s it. If it doesn’t work I’ll probably stop treatment,” he wrote in the book.

However, that statement doesn’t seem to be true anymore.

“That quote from the book was written BEFORE my current regimen, and I was going through some bad times,” Alex explained in a tweet on the show’s feed. “My current numbers are very good, but we will have to be patient with this new immunotherapy program that I am on. But if we were to stop being successful, I would return to my previous chemo treatment—NOT stop all treatment.”

He continues, “I apologize for any confusion, and want everyone to know that I am optimistic about my current plan, and thank them for their concerns.”

Previously, Alex also spoke about the support of his family as he goes through chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer.

Alex Trebek Details How 'Jeopardy!' Is Being Filmed As Production Resumes

Jeopardy! was one of the many television shows to shut down production as the coronavirus pandemic swept over the nation.

In the past, five episodes of the competition quiz show have been filmed each day, with two days of taping every other week.

Now, that filming schedule is changing a bit, according to host Alex Trebek.

“We’ve redesigned our set to separate the contestants and myself a little bit more from them,” he shared in his interview with Good Morning America. “So we are taking all kinds of precautions. Our testing procedure now is done online.”

Alex continued, “We’ll do three and take a short break, and then do the last two. And we’ll see how that goes, and if it’s too much for me, we can always cut back a little bit, maybe do four a day.”

There is still no set date for Jeopardy!‘s return, however, Alex is looking forward to getting back to work.

“It’s the best kind of reality television I feel. And people watch it, and if they come up with one or two correct responses in that half hour, they feel pretty good about themselves,” he added. “And that’s great.”

If you missed it, Alex joked about the only celebrity he’d like to replace him.