LIVE VIDEO: Live on Lakeside    Watch
 

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek's recovery from heart attack

10:21 AM, Jun 26, 2012   |    comments
Photo by Kris Connor, Getty Images.
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

NEW YORK -- A spokeswoman says "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is "up and about" in a Los Angeles hospital as he recovers from a mild heart attack.

Sony Pictures Television spokeswoman Paula Askanas said Monday that Trebek is "in good spirits" while doctors complete their tests. She says he has been moved to a regular room.

The 71-year-old Trebek was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Saturday. He's expected to fully recover and be back at work when "Jeopardy!" resumes production for a new season in July.

Trebek was hospitalized for a heart attack in 2007. He has been hosting the popular quiz show for 28 years.

Associated Press

Most Watched Videos