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How I Met Your Mother: Robin Sparkles Is Back! And It's the "Craziest" One Yet!

Cobie Smulders

Put away your jelly bracelets and your cool graffiti coats. It's time to break out your eyeliner and plaid shirts. Robin Sparkles is back on Monday's How I Met Your Mother — but she looks very different.

"It may be the craziest Robin Sparkles yet," executive producer Craig Thomas told reporters on a conference call. "We see a totally new part of Robin Sparkles' career in this."

Check out HIMYM's "Girls Versus Suits" and other memorable TV musical episodes

How new? Gone is the perky, denim-loving, blonde Canadian pop princess, and in her ...
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James Van Der Beek, Jason Priestley to Guest on How I Met Your Mother

James Van Der Beek, Jason Priestley

Robin Sparkles (Cobie Smulders) is going back to the mall — and she's bringing a lot of famous (Canadian) faces with her!

How I Met Your Mother has lined up a slew of Canadian-born celebrities for the Feb. 4 return of Robin's teen idol alter ego, CBS announced Monday.

How I Met Your Mother returning for a ninth season

James Van Der Beek, Jason Priestley, K.D. Lang, Paul Shaffer, Barenaked Ladies frontman... read more

Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune Renewed Through 2016

Vanna White, Pat Sajak, Alex Trebek

Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune have been renewed through 2016, CBS Television Distribution announced Monday.

The renewal brings Wheel of Fortune into its 33rd season and Jeopardy! into its 32nd. Pat Sajak, Vanna White and Alex Trebek all renewed their hosting contracts as well.

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Jeopardy!’s Alex Trebek Hospitalized After Suffering Heart Attack

Alex Trebek

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek was hospitalized Saturday after suffering a mild heart attack, Deadline reports.

Trebek, 71, is in... read more

Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek Thinking About Retirement

Alex Trebek

Who is "Alex Trebek"?

That's the answer to "game show hosts mulling retirement." After 28 years hosting Jeopardy!, Trebek told Fox News' Chris Wallace Sunday that he's thinking about calling it a ...
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Jeopardy Host Alex Trebek Injured After Chasing Burglar

Alex Trebek

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek is on crutches after he snapped his Achilles tendon while trying to foil a burglary attempt, ABC's San Francisco affiliate reports.

Trebek, 71, also injured his other leg when he... read more

Exclusive: Daytime Emmy Awards Get Ready to Roll

David McKenzie

"This is not a wake we're holding. It's a celebration." That's what exec producer David McKenzie is saying about the 38th annual Daytime Emmy Awards airing Sunday, June 19 on CBS. The kudocast, live from the Las Vegas Hilton for the second year in a row, comes at a time of seismic change in the daytime TV industry, what with the exits of Oprah Winfrey, Regis Philbin and Meredith Vieira, the demise of All My Children and One Life to Live, and rumors that Katie Couric's $40 million talk-show deal with ABC may sink General Hospital...
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Exclusive: Alex Trebek to Guest Star on How I Met Your Mother

Alex Trebek

Category: Cameos We Can't Wait to See. Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek will appear in the Christmas episode of How I Met Your Mother, show co-creator Carter Bays tells TV Guide Magazine exclusively.

"It's our twisted version of... read more

Trebek Searching for Canada's Next Prime Minister

Alex Trebek

Who is the host of Canada's Next Prime Minister?

Alex Trebek, of course.

The Jeopardy! host is returning to his Great White North roots (he's an Ontario native) to emcee the CBC reality series that is almost as crazy as it sounds, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

Four aspiring politicians will engage in ...
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Recovering Alex Trebek "Overwhelmed" by Fans

Alex Trebek says he is "truly overwhelmed by the great show of support and compassion" expressed by fans following his recent heart attack. "Even though I know Jeopardy! is a very popular program, I was still surprised at the number of people who took time... to call or send a note," Trebek, who was released from the hospital on Saturday, says in a statement. "I will be back in the studio on Jan. 14 to tape our Teen Tournament, which is one of my favorite competitions." Trebek notes that the Jeopardy! installments on the air now "were taped before my heart attack, so what you are seeing is original, not rerun material." read more


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