Last night's episode of "Jeopardy!" was the first since ALEX TREBEK's death, so before it aired, executive producer Mike Richards paid tribute to him. He said, quote, "Over the weekend, we lost our beloved host Alex Trebek. This is an enormous loss for our staff, crew, for his family, for his millions of fans. He also said the remaining 35 episodes that were shot WILL air, because that's what Alex wanted. He added, quote, "On behalf of everyone here at 'Jeopardy!', thank you for everything Alex." He also talked more about Alex's commitment to learning and what a good man he was. You can see the complete statement below. Alex's last episode airs on Christmas Day.