The Chase Honors Alex Trebek With Heartfelt Premiere Tribute
Alex Trebek‘s reign will for good be remembered.
ABC’s new trivia demonstrate The Chase designed confident of this by opening their Thursday, Jan. 7 debut episode with a tribute to the iconic Jeopardy! host who passed away on Nov. 8 from stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
“Ahead of we launch this fascinating new sport clearly show,” mentioned host Sara Haines, “we at ABC assumed it was only fitting that we devote this display to the memory of Alex Trebek, the beloved host of Jeopardy! from 1984 till his new passing.”
Sara continued, “We all stand on the shoulders of his legacy and hope that The Chase will do him proud. And what improved way to honor his legacy than to launch a present that stars Jeopardy!’s greatest champions of all time?”
The new host finished the tribute perfectly, with a sweet contact, “As Alex himself could say, ‘What is The Chase?'”
Of training course, with enthusiasts of the legendary recreation clearly show spanning decades, a lot of took to social media to share their feelings on the heartwarming devotion.