via press release:
CBS DAYTIME’S “THE PRICE IS RIGHT” AND “LET’S MAKE A DEAL” BREAK THE BANK WITH THE RETURN OF “BIG MONEY WEEK,” OCT. 14 – 18
More Than $2 Million in Cash and Prizes Up For Grabs on
“The Price is Right” and “Let’s Make a Deal”
“The Price is Right” Announcer George Gray and “Let’s Make a Deal” Announcer Jonathan Mangum Will Kick Off “Big Money Week” With a Live Video Chat on CBS.com, Monday, Oct. 14
“Let’s Make a Deal” Debuts Its New Game, “Big Shot”
VH-1’s “Big Morning Buzz” Host Carrie Keagan Guest Models
All Week on “The Price is Right”
It’s big cash, big prizes and big stakes when CBS Daytime presents the second annual “Big Money Week,” where more than $2 million in cash prizes and big ticket items are up for grabs on THE PRICE IS RIGHT and LET’S MAKE A DEAL, Monday, Oct. 14 - Friday, Oct. 18, on the CBS Television Network.
More than $2 million in cash and prizes will be available when “Big Money Week” comes to daytime’s #1-rated series and the longest-running game show in television history, THE PRICE IS RIGHT (11:00 AM-12:00 Noon, ET; 10:00-11:00 AM, PT). Record-breaking prizes include the chance to win up to $500,000 at Plinko, $250,000 at Cliff Hangers and $100,000 at Half Off. Also, one contestant will get the opportunity to play Golden Road for a new Bentley and another will play Triple Play for a chance to win a new Audi, Range Rover and Corvette. In addition, contestants will have the chance to win vacations to exotic locales, including the Amazon, Hawaii, Amsterdam, Cyprus and a private island in the Seychelles. Television host Carrie Keagan of VH-1’s “Big Morning Buzz” struts her stuff as a guest model all week long.
As part of “Big Money Week,” LET’S MAKE A DEAL will introduce a new game called Big Shot. This is the first game ever on LET’S MAKE A DEAL that will allow contestants to decide how much money they want to play for. They can choose to spin the wheel for $2,500, $5,000, $10,000 or $30,000. As Trader’s pick higher amounts, more Zonks will be added to the wheel, leaving it up to them to decide between better odds or more money.
To kick off the week, THE PRICE IS RIGHT announcer George Gray and LET’S MAKE A DEAL announcer Jonathan Mangum will participate in a live video chat on CBS.com, Monday, Oct. 14 (5:00 PM, ET/2:00 PM, PT). For more information, visit http://www.cbs.com/connect.
THE PRICE IS RIGHT is hosted by Drew Carey. Produced by FremantleMedia North America, THE PRICE IS RIGHT is broadcast weekdays (11:00 AM-12:00 Noon, ET; 10:00-11:00 AM, PT) on the CBS Television Network. Mike Richards and Jennifer Mullin are executive producers.
LET’S MAKE A DEAL is hosted by Wayne Brady. It is produced by FremantleMedia North America. Mike Richards and Dan Funk serve as executive producers. The one-hour show is broadcast weekdays (check local listings) on the CBS Television Network.
CBS Daytime has been #1 in the daypart for 27 consecutive years, featuring a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. The Network’s daytime lineup includes television’s #1-rated daytime program and longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT, the #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND, daytime television’s fastest growing network talk show as well as AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL.