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Alex Trebek hospitalized after mild heart attack


Alex Trebek, the host of Jeopardy!, was hospitalized after a mild heart attack, on June 24, 2012.


Kris Connor

Alex Trebek, the host of "Jeopardy!," was recovering in a Los Angeles hospital on Sunday after a mild heart attack, according to the Associated Press.

Trebek, 71, was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Saturday, according to Sony Television spokeswoman Paula Askanas.

He is undergoing further testing and is expected to make a full recovery, according to The Los Angeles Times.

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Askanas said Trebek was in "good spirits" and should be on set in July when "Jeopardy!" begins taping its 29th season.

According to ABC News, Trebek suffered a minor heart attack in December 2007 as well.

While Trebek was in the hospital, the long-running game show won a Daytime Emmy for best game show, according to Deadline. It was the show's 14th Emmy.