Beyond Jeopardy!: The Lesser-Known Shows of Alex Trebek
Friday August 9, 2019: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Everyone knows Alex Trebek as the host of Jeopardy!, America’s most-watched quiz game. But there’s more to him than Jeopardy!, as you’ll see on this journey into the strange obscurities on Trebek’s résumé — like a Star Wars-themed “Hollywood Squares” knockoff, and an ill-fated trivia game that Alex co-hosted with a cartoon sidekick.
Play along and win (not-so-)fabulous prizes as pop culture critic, game show fanatic and Chicago resident John Teti guides this fun, surprising deep dive into the early years of a TV icon.