Alex Trebek hosts this quiz game-show, where the answers are revealed and the contestants must guess the questions. Jeopardy! is the #1 rated quiz show in syndication with nearly 9-million daily viewers.
After finishing school, which included a brief stint in military college, Alex Trebek decided to pursue a career in broadcast journalism. He found a job with the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company), a national network on both television and radio. Trebek covered a variety of subject matter, from daily news to horse racing.
In 1966, Trebek became the host of Reach for the Top, a Canadian quiz show for high school students. From there, he worked his way up through a number of Canadian and American game shows inlcuding Jackpot!, Strategy, The Wizard of Odds, The $128,000 Question, Double Dare, High Rollers, Classic Concentration and To Tell The Truth.