| Jun 15, 2014
| 6:30 PM
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek just became the answer to a trivia question.
The Canadian-born host was awarded Friday with a Guinness World Record for "most gameshow episodes hosted by the same presenter." As of Friday, he's hosted a whopping 6,829...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Paige Ormiston, a judge advocate for the Naval Air Force Atlantic in Norfolk, was a champion for a day - on "Jeopardy!," that is.
Ormiston appeared on the popular syndicated game show on Tuesday and scored a big victory. She led her two opponents after...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:12 AM
Paige Ormiston's winning streak on "Jeopardy!" ended at one.
Ormiston, a judge advocate for the Naval Air Force Atlantic in Norfolk, won $32,200 in the episode that aired on Tuesday. But on Wednesday, she came up short.
Ormiston played well, earning...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Having spent $275 million to buy the rights to "Thursday Night Football," CBS is putting the full might of the company behind it to make sure all of America will be watching.
"There hasn't been an initiative at the CBS corporation in decades as large and...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:11 PM
A former “Jeopardy!” champion from Arlington Heights accused of child sexual assault met his alleged 15-year-old victim at a suburban mall where he worked as a security guard, police said Thursday.
Jerome Slowik, 28, was charged in...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 1:25 PM
He taught his three children to appreciate laughter, beauty and wonder, fought for his country in the South Pacific, spent decades working in advertising, ministered to jail inmates and helped Orlando's homeless find warm places to sleep on cold nights....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Alex Trebek: "Welcome to 'Jeopardy!' Let's meet our first contestant, Nazareth police Chief Thomas Trachta."
Chief Trachta: "Hey, who put these Fire Trachta stickers all over my podium?"
Alex: "Ha! We just thought we'd have a little fun with your...
| Aug 19, 2014
The History channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks.
The two-day series will run...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:07 AM
Don Pardo, the seldom-seen, booming-voiced announcer for "Saturday Night Live" for nearly 40 years, died on Monday aged 96, according to multiple family and media reports.
Pardo's death at his home in Tucson, Arizona, where he had continued to pre-...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer whose deep, resonant voice was heard for more than three decades on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 96.
Pardo died Monday evening, according to NBC spokesman Rich Licata. The cause was not given, but...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Computer science is getting stunningly close to granting the wish of the Scarecrow, not to mention the needs of the modern soldier.
The Pentagon has long sought what the Wizard of Oz could not manufacture: a brain, or at least an electronic cognition...