Alex Trebek Vows to Return to 'Jeopardy!' Next Season
Published Apr 18, 2019Jeopardy! wrapped its 35th season of taping yesterday (April 17), and longtime host Alex Trebek expressed every intention to return for the 36th.
In a message to viewers, Trebek once again thanked them for their support since his cancer diagnosis and gave an update on his health.
"I'm feeling good," he said. "I'm continuing with my therapy, and we, the staff, is already working on our next season, the 36th year of Jeopardy! So, I look forward to seeing you once again in September with all kinds of good stuff."
Watch his full message below.
That's a wrap! pic.twitter.com/iV0Of8xCEj— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) April 17, 2019
Earlier this year, Trebek announced that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer and acknowledged that "normally, the prognosis for this is not encouraging," but vowed to continue fighting and working.
At the time, he joked, "Under the terms of my contract, I have to host Jeopardy! for three more years! So help me. Keep the faith and we'll win. We'll get it done."