The gaffe created such a kerfuffle that "Jeopardy!" and Janet Jackson were trending topics on Twitter.
The "Jeopardy!" host admitted he briefly wondered "if it really was worth fighting on" as he fought depression, chemo effects and issues with his bodily functions.
Ken Craft, the president and CEO of the charity, talks to Yahoo about getting the initial call from the "Jeopardy!" host — and everything that transpired after. Trebek, who is fighting pancreatic
Tuesday’s game ended up being close, with James Holzhauer and Ken Jennings passing the lead back and forth in the latter half of the show.
Alex Trebek is getting candid about his health as he continues his fight against stage four pancreatic cancer.
At one point during the third night of the "Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time" tournament, things got so silly that Alex Trebek turned to the camera and said "Ladies and gentlemen, I'd like to welcome you to 'The Jeopardy! Comedy Hour.'"
Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer turn the first night of "Jeopardy!: The Greatest of All Time" into a slugfest.
Alex Trebek said that he will take 30 seconds at the end of the show to say his goodbyes, and he even revealed the speech he has rehearsed in his head.
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek’s wife of nearly 30 years, Jean, is struggling right along with him as he continues to undergo treatment for pancreatic cancer.
A contestant with no chance of winning Final Jeopardy chose to put a sweet message for Alex Trebek in place of an answer.
Holzhauer, who isn't going to be in town for the pancreatic cancer walk, made a donation and wrote, "For Alex Trebek and all the other survivors."
The Jeopardy! host, 78, who’s fighting pancreatic cancer sent a handwritten note to a fan who was also recently diagnosed with the lethal disease.