LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Trebek gained a posthumous Daytime Emmy as sport present host and “Jeopardy!” earned sport present honors on Friday night time.
Trebek’s son, Matt, and daughter, Emily, accepted the trophy from behind the host’s podium on the quiz present’s set.
“For so long as we will keep in mind, he was at all times so proud to be part of ‘Jeopardy!’, to work on a present that was primarily based on information, danger and the problem — folks needed to suppose,” Trebek’s son mentioned. “He cherished each little bit of it.”
Emily added, “He was at all times excited to go to work even throughout his battle with most cancers. He was so lucky that he was in a position to do what he cherished and we all know that he not as soon as took it with no consideration.”
It was Trebek’s third straight victory and sixth general within the class. He was nominated a file 32 instances throughout his profession.
“Jeopardy!” gained as greatest sport present. Government producer Mike Richards devoted the award to Trebek, who hosted for 37 years.
“He was greater than only a sport present host, he was a legend, a towering determine,” Richards mentioned in pre-taped remarks. “He believed that ‘Jeopardy!’ was greater than only a sport present. He cherished it as a result of it stood for info, competitors, and the celebration of intelligence.”
Kelly Clarkson gained two trophies for her eponymous speak present.
The singer was honored as host, beating out daytime newcomer Drew Barrymore amongst others, and the present gained within the leisure speak class.
Trebek was remembered in a particular tribute section, together with Regis Philbin and Larry King. Amongst these honoring Trebek in taped feedback have been U.S. first girl Jill Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
“I received to speak with him just a few years in the past and he expressed to me how proud he was to be a Canadian,” Trudeau mentioned. “I needed to inform him that every one Canadians are extremely proud that he’s one in all us as effectively.”
King, who died in January at age 87, gained as informative speak present host for his eponymous present on Ora TV. His sons, Likelihood and Cannon, accepted.
Marla Adams and Max Gail gained supporting actor trophies.
Adams performs Dina Mergeron on CBS’ “The Younger and the Stressed.” The 82-year-old actor accepted at dwelling with the Emmy statue on a desk behind her.
Gail appeared on stage whereas socially distanced because of the coronavirus pandemic to just accept for his position as Mike Corbin on ABC’s “Normal Hospital.” It was the 78-year-old actor’s second trophy within the supporting class, having gained in 2019.
“Crimson Desk Discuss,” that includes Jada Pinkett Smith, her daughter, Willow, and her mom, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, gained for informative speak present.
Ina Garten of “Barefoot Contessa” gained as greatest culinary host. “CBS Sunday Morning,” hosted by Jane Pauley, earned morning present honors.
Sheryl Underwood of CBS’ “The Discuss” presided over the present. She was one of many hosts final 12 months, when the present was performed just about due to the coronavirus pandemic.