Alex Trebek In 'Good Spirits' After Suffering Mild Heart Attack

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Alex Trebek poses in the press room at the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards held at the Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas on June 19, 2011  -- Getty Images
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Alex Trebek poses in the press room at the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards held at the Las Vegas Hilton in Las Vegas on June 19, 2011 -- Getty Images

Alex Trebek is in the hospital after suffering a mild heart attack on Saturday.

The "Jeopardy!" host, 71, was admitted into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a statement released by Sony Pictures Television on Sunday.

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"Trebek is in good spirits and is currently under observation and undergoing further testing," the statement said. "He is expected to fully recover and be back at 'Jeopardy!' when production begins taping in July for the new season, the show's 29th."

This was not Trebek's first heart attack - the quiz show host previously suffered a mild heart attack in December 2007 and returned to work in January 2008.

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