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Guest Programmer: Alex Trebek
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Alex Trebek Profile

As the host of Jeopardy! Alex Trebek, TCM's Guest Programmer for April, has established an identity as one of television's most erudite and charismatic personalities. Since the show's debut in 1984, Trebek has challenged and entertained millions of viewers and has been honored with four Daytime Emmy Awards as "Outstanding Game Show Host."

A native of Ontario, Canada, Trebek graduated from the University of Ottawa and began his television career with the Canadian Broadcasting Company. He was first noticed by American viewers as the host of the game show Wizard of Odds. Now in his 24th season with Jeopardy!, he says he remains impressed with the series' fast-paced nature and the contestants' sophisticated level of knowledge. Active with a number of educational organizations and charities, Trebek lives with his wife, Jean, and their two teen-aged children in Studio City, California.

Tune in on April 14 as Alex explains to host Robert Osborne why he chose the following as his programming picks: The Professionals (1966), Wuthering Heights (1939), Lonely Are the Brave (1962) and Little Big Man (1970).

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