Alex Trebek suffered a mild heart attack

Monday, June 25, 2012 - 10:11pm

Alex Trebek spent the weekend in the hospital. The long-time Jeopardy host is recovering after suffering a mild heart attack. The 71 year old was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Saturday. A spokeswoman for Sony says Trebek is in good spirits. He's expected to fully recover, and will be back on set when Jeopardy resumes production of its new season next month.

The fiery redhead "Merida" the heroine of Disney and Pixar’s Brave won hearts at the movies this weekend. The film was the top box office hit, with an estimated $66.7 million in ticket sales. It's the 13th consecutive Pixar movie to debut in first place. Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted dropped to second place in its third week in theaters. The 3D animated film grossed another $20 million. The action fantasy Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter debuted in third place, with $16.5 million in ticket sales.

Jennifer Hudson is returning to the small screen. NBC says the Oscar-winning actress will guest star in a few episodes of the next season of Smash. She'll play a Tony-award winning Broadway star. Her character arrives on the scene in the season two premiere.


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