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Jeopardy! wins at 2021 Daytime Emmy Awards

Alex Trebek
FILE- In this Friday, April 28, 2006, file photo, Alex Trebek holds the award for outstanding game show host, for his work on “Jeopardy!” backstage at the 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Sony Television spokeswoman Paula Askanas said Sunday, June 24, 2012, that Trebek is in a Los Angeles hospital recovering from a mild heart attack. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

The late Alex Trebek was honored with one more Daytime Emmy Award on Friday night.

Trebek’s adult children Matt and Emily Trebek accepted on his behalf.

“We are honored to accept this award on behalf of our dad, “Matt Trebek said during the award show on CBS. “For as long as we can remember, he was always so proud to be a part of Jeopardy, to work on a show that was based in knowledge, risk and challenged people to think. “He loved every bit of it.”

Friday’s award show was hosted by Sheryl Underwood.

Trebeks show, Jeopardy! won for best game show, too.

Trebek passed away last November of pancreatic cancer at the age of 80. He had hosted Jeopardy! since the daily syndicated version debut in 1984.