"Danger!" host Alex Trebek joined the hosts of the "Wheel of Fortune" Pat Sajak and Vanna white at the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday to commemorate the unveiling of a star honoring producer Harry Friedman.
"I organized my first television Q&A program in 1964, and for the past 55 years there have been many other game shows and quiz shows I have been pleased to present," said Trebek. Variety.
He continued: "It was also an honor to work with some of the brightest minds on television during the day: Mark Goodson, Merrill Heater, and I would put Harry Friedman in this company as well. He's always pushing the envelope, he's very imaginative, he works hard to stay ahead of the game ".
Friedman became a producer of "Fortune" in 1995, then took on the same role in "Jeopardy!" in 1997. He has been executive producer of both shows since 1999.
Pat Sajak, Vanna White, Alex Trebek on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth / WireImage)
"For me, when you work in this industry, when you have a professional and personal relationship, it doesn't get much better, either," Trebek concluded. "So, I'm delighted to be with you all today, who share our best wishes to a deserving man, Harry Friedman, thanks."
Appearance comes just a few days later Trebek appeared in a public service announcement about pancreatic cancer.
"I would like to know earlier that the persistent stomach ache I experienced before the diagnosis was a symptom of pancreatic cancer," he said in the one-minute video. "Other common symptoms may include mid-back pain, unexplained weight loss, new onset diabetes, and yellowing of the skin or eyes."
Trebek also recently said your battle against pancreatic cancer could lead you to leave "Jeopardy!" he has been hosting since 1984.
Harry Friedman is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, while friends like Vanna White, Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek watch.
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"I'm sure some observing members of the television audience also notice but are forgiving." Trebek told CTV. "But there will come a time when they will no longer be able to say, 'Alright.'