Alex Trebek, 'Jeopardy!' host, 'in good spirits' after mild heart attack
Alex Trebek was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 23 after suffering a mild heart attack.
The spokesperson for Sony Television told OnTheRedCarpet.com the 71-year-old "Jeopardy!" host was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and is expected to make a full recovery and return to filming the game show when it resumes production for a new season in July.
"Trebek is in good spirits and is currently under observation and undergoing further testing," the statement added.A similar message was posted on the official "Jeopardy!" online forum on Monday morning.
Trebek, who has hosted the syndicated game show since 1984, made headlines in 2011 after he was injured while chasing a burglar out of his hotel room in San Francisco.
Trebek tore his Achilles tendon and had to undergo surgery and wear a cast. He was in the city to film the National Geographic World Championship.
At the Daytime Emmys on June 23, Trebek's show "Jeopardy!" won Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show. Check out the full list of winners here.
In May, the show was honored with a Peabody Award. Trebek can be seen in the above photo with the award on May 21.