Art Fleming hosted the Jeopardy Game show when it began as a daytime show in 1964. Alex Trebek is the only host of the current syndicated Jeopardy nighttime series of the show.
Art Fleming and Alex Trebek
Art Fleming was the first host of Jeopardy, and Alex Trebek became host when Jeopardy was brought back in 1984.
Don Pardo was the announcer and Art Fleming was the host.
Art Fleming was the host of the original Jeopardy gameshow that ran from 1964 - 1975 during the day. Due to flagging ratings because of its poor daytime time slot, the show was taken off the air after the 1975 season. In 1978, it was resurrected as The All-New Jeopardy again with Art Fleming as its host and again airing during the day. It only lasted one season. The first Jeopardy with Alex Trebek as host was aired on September 10, 1984 in its present evening time slot.
The show first ran with Art Fleming as the host from March 30 1964 until January 3 1975. There were also a couple other Art Fleming version between 1974 and 1979, The Alex Trebek syndicated Jeopardy first aired on September 10 1984.
Alex Trebek and Art Fleming
The original host of Jeopardy! was Art Fleming. He helmed the podium from 1964-1975 and again from 1978-1979 with both versions airing on NBC.
The original version of the show from March 30 1964 was hosted by Art Fleming.
No When the show started in 1964 there was a different host, but that was a earlier version of the show with Art Fleming as host. The new version started in 1984 and Alex Trebek has been the host since then
Art Fleming hosted an earlier version of Jeopardy which first ran in the daytime on NBC from March 30, 1964 until January 3, 1975. Alex Trebek host a syndicated version of Jeopardy which has aired continuously since September 10, 1984
It started in the daytime
Art Fleming from 1964-1975 and 1978-1979
Art Fleming was born on May 1, 1924 and died on April 25, 1995. Art Fleming would have been 70 years old at the time of death or 91 years old today.
Don Pardo narrated and Art Fleming presented from 1964 until 1975
Both NBC versions and the 1974-75 syndicated version were hosted by Art Fleming ^_^
Art Fleming is 6' 4".
The original Jeopardy show hosted by Art Fleming came on the air from March 30 1964 until January 3 1975 A new syndicated Jeopardy Hosted by Alex Trebek has aired continuously since September 10 1984.
It apparently happened at least once, maybe twice, on the original Art Fleming version. Because nobody could play Final Jeopardy, Art talked to the contestants to fill the time normally filled by Final Jeopardy. It is not known to have happened on the current version.
Art Fleming was born on May 1, 1924.