ROANOKE, Va. – A fixture in living rooms since 1984, many are sending thoughts and prayers to Alex Trebek.
The longtime "Jeopardy" host announced Wednesday that he's been diagnosed with state 4 pancreatic cancer.
Ken Jennings won 74 consecutive games of the show in 2004.
I’ve said this before but Alex Trebek is in a way the last Cronkite: authoritative, reassuring TV voice you hear every night, almost to the point of ritual.— Ken Jennings (@KenJennings) March 6, 2019
ABC News anchor David Muir
We are all pulling for Alex Trebek who just revealed he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He vows to fight this and to keep working. We're with you, Alex.— David Muir (@DavidMuir) March 6, 2019
Actor Ken Jeong
Sending all my love, thoughts and prayers to Alex Trebek.— Ken Jeong (@kenjeong) March 6, 2019
You are my hero. ❤️❤️🙏🙏pic.twitter.com/CcXhVtqUT8
"Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak
The Sajak family is deeply saddened to hear of Alex Trebek’s struggle with cancer. Our hearts go out to him and his family. But there is no one I know who is stronger and more determined, and I would never bet against him. We, and the entire country, are pulling for you, Alex.— Pat Sajak (@patsajak) March 6, 2019
Comedian Dane Cook
I just want to say to Alex Trebek I know you can kick cancers ass. You are the true daily double and the ultimate Jeopardy! champion in my eyes.— Dane Cook (@DaneCook) March 6, 2019
Lots of positive energy coming your way from so many sir.
"Bachelor" host Chris Harrison
Thinking and praying for fellow game show host and absolute legend Alex Trebek as he starts his fight with pancreatic cancer. God’s speed my friend https://t.co/W0JJnlS6LY— Chris Harrison (@chrisbharrison) March 6, 2019
Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton
Dr. Mehmet Oz
Alex Trebek is one of my all-time favorite people. I've loved being around him. pic.twitter.com/9mCRMlucvU— Dr. Mehmet Oz (@DrOz) March 6, 2019
Sending best wishes to Alex Trebek, aka Alex Lebek, host of RiddleQuest pic.twitter.com/1CYARVlsil— Arthur Read (@arthurpbs) March 6, 2019