'Jeopardy!' on hold while Alex Trebek recovers from brain surgery

Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek on medical leave after brain surgery to remove blood clots

'Jeopardy!' on hold while Alex Trebek recovers from brain surgery

"I had a slight medical problem, subdural hematoma, blood clots on the brain caused by a fall I endured about two months ago", Trebek said in the video while sporting a "Jeopardy" baseball cap.

"Surgery was performed, after two days in the hospital I came home to start recovery".

He was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Friday, December 15 after experiencing "complications" from the fall, according to an update on the show's website. Trebek is expected to make a full recovery.

The company expects taping of Jeopardy! to resume in mid-January. The only schedule change will be in moving the annual college championship to April.

The 77-year-old TV star appeared in a Facebook video Thursday night wearing a sweater and jeans with a "Jeopardy!" hat to reveal that he underwent surgery over the show's holiday break.

Alex Trebek with the recent "Jeopardy!". Although there have been occasional postponements in the show's taping, Trebek has hosted Jeopardy! for 33 years and is showing no signs of stopping anytime soon.

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