'Jeopardy!' host Trebek suffers mild heart attack

The Associated Press, Sunday, June 24, 2012, 11:13am (PDT)
  • NEW YORK (AP) -- "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is in a Los Angeles hospital recovering from a mild heart attack.

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    Sony Television spokeswoman Paula Askanas said Sunday that Trebek was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Saturday. She says the 71-year-old Trebek is expected to fully recover and be back giving answers when "Jeopardy!" resumes production on a new season next month.

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    While he was in the hospital on Saturday, "Jeopardy!" won a Daytime Emmy award for best game show.

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    Trebek has been hosting "Jeopardy!" for 28 years.

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