LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Television host Alex Trebek was released from a Los Angeles hospital on Wednesday after suffering a mild heart attack this past weekend, according to a spokeswoman for his "Jeopardy!" game show.
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"I am happy to report that Alex has been released from the hospital and is back at his home," Paula Askanas from Sony Pictures Television said in a statement.
Trebek, 71, was admitted into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Saturday. He is expected to recover in time to begin filming the next season of "Jeopardy!" in July.
Trebek was previously hospitalized for a heart attack in 2007.
"Jeopardy!," a syndicated general knowledge quiz, is one of the longest-running game shows on U.S. television, entering its 29th season in July.
(Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Bob Tourtellotte and Lisa Shumaker)
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