Alex Trebek recovering after heart attack
LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) -- "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is recovering from a mild heart attack at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Sony Pictures Television said.
"Trebek is in good spirits and is currently under observation and undergoing further testing. 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," Sony said in a statement Sunday.
The Hollywood Reporter said Trebek, 71, was hospitalized Saturday. He previously suffered a heart attack in December 2007.
'Brave' wins box office bragging rights
LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) -- Animation led the U.S. box office during the weekend, with "Brave" capturing the No. 1 spot with $66.73 million in receipts.
"Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" was No. 2 with $20.2 million after spending a couple of weekends as No. 1.
All studio estimates of gross U.S. box office receipts are via Box Office Mojo.
"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" was third with $16.5 million; "Prometheus" fourth with $10 million; "Rock of Ages" fifth with $8 million; "Snow White and the Huntsman" sixth with $8 million; "That's My Boy" seventh with $7.9 million; "Marvel's The Avengers" eighth with $7.04 million; and "MIB 3" ninth with $5.6 million.
"Seeking a Friend for the End of the World" was 10th with $3.83 million.
Miller, husband said not splitting
LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Penelope Ann Miller won't be separating from her husband of 12 years after all, People confirmed.
"The Artist" actress, 48, ended a successful awards show season with the news that she and her husband James Huggins were separating.
But she dismissed her request for a legal separation on June 15, People reported.
Legal documents filed in Los Angeles Superior Court said Miller cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the separation.
Miller also asked for no spousal support to Huggins, and asked for sole custody of their children Eloisa, 11, and Maria, 3 , with Huggins getting visitation rights, the report said.
People said TMZ.com was the first to report their reconciliation.
'General Hospital' wins big at Daytime Emmys
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 24 (UPI) -- "General Hospital" won its 11th Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Anthony Geary, who has played beloved scoundrel Luke Spencer off and on for more than 30 years on "GH," picked up his seventh Daytime Emmy at the ceremony, setting a record for an actor.
"Thank you so much. Wow!" he said upon collecting his newest Best Actor in a Drama trophy at the Beverly Hilton hotel Saturday night.
Addressing his fellow nominees, he said: "John McCook, Bobby Woods, Darnell Williams and Maurice Bernard, you are all dear friends of mine and I admire you all very much. I feel a little bit guilty here. I think you were all robbed ... .
"It's a good way for 'GH' to start," Geary said of his win, the first of the night. "We have 23 nominations, which is pretty amazing since we were almost canceled in favor of a surefire ratings bonanza 'Celebrity Boob Jobs Gone Wrong,' I think it was."
"GH" is the last daytime drama on ABC after the network canceled "One Life to Live" and "All My Children" in favor of reality lifestyle programs.
Shortly after Geary finished his acceptance speech, Jonathan Jackson, who plays Luke's son, Lucky, on "GH," scooped up his fifth Emmy, this time for Best Supporting Actor.
"It's been 19 years since I started as Lucky Spencer and I feel just about the same as I did when I was 11 years old," Jackson told the crowd, first thanking God for his "grace and mercy," then adding: "This is a testament to Anthony Geary and his humility and his love and graciousness towards me. ... It's an incredible thing that we do -- putting 60 to 80 pages a day on the air -- and I'm humbled to be here."
The actors' co-star, Nancy Lee Grahn, scored the Best Supporting Actress award, but was not at the ceremony to pick it up. Grahn plays attorney Alexis Davis on the show, which also was recognized in the Best Directing Team category.
Heather Tom of CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" earned the title Best Actress in a Drama. She also is the first person to win Daytime Emmys in the categories Best Younger Actress, Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress.
"My baby is going crazy right now," the pregnant Tom joked, rubbing her belly. "Thank you to everyone in this room. I am so grateful to call you my friends and my colleagues. I am so proud to be part of the 'Daytime' community."
Christel Khalil of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" won the statuette for Best Younger Actress in a Drama.
NBC's "Days of Our Lives" won the award for Best Writing Team, as well as the prize for Best Younger Actor for Chandler Massey.
The network's "Today" show earned the Outstanding Morning Program honor.
"The Dr. Oz Show" won for Outstanding Talk Show -- Informative," while "Live! with Regis and Kelly" won for Outstanding Talk Show -- Entertainment and Best Talk Show Host[s] for recently retired star Regis Philbin and current solo host Kelly Ripa.
"Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction" was named Outstanding Culinary/Lifestyle Show, Sandra Lee was declared Outstanding Culinary/Lifestyle Host and "Last Shot with Judge Gunn" Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Show.
"Jeopardy!" won the prize for Outstanding Game Show/Audience Participation Show and "Family Game Night" emcee Todd Newton the accolade for Outstanding Game Show Host.
"Penguins of Madagascar" earned the trophy for Best Children's Animated Program and the award for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series went to Kevin Clash who plays Elmo on "Sesame Street."
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