via press release:


New York, Minneapolis, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh Join the Search

THE PRICE IS RIGHT added cities to its nationwide contestant search, which now includes New York, Minneapolis, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.  The search, which kicked off June 19, has already visited Boston, Cleveland, Detroit and San Francisco.

Two participants will be selected from each location to fly to Los Angeles and attend a taping of the legendary game show starting in fall 2010.  A bidder’s spot on Contestants’ Row will be guaranteed to one of the two participants, who will learn if they are selected to “come on down” when they hear their name called during the show’s taping.

The additional searches are as follows:

Tuesday, August 10:  New York                    WCBS-TV        

Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway      12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

810 Yonkers Avenue

Yonkers, NY 10704

Sunday, August 22:  Minneapolis                   WCCO-TV       

Black Bear Casino                                          10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

1785 Highway 210

Carlton, MN 55718

Thursday, August 26:  Philadelphia                KYW-TV          

Resorts Casino Hotel                                      2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

1133 Boardwalk

Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Tuesday, August 31:  Pittsburgh                    KDKA-TV        

Rivers Casino                                                  4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

One Gateway Center

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

All entrants must be legal U.S. residents, aged 18 and over.  Official rules can be found on each individual station’s Web site; upcoming schedules will be posted at and

THE PRICE IS RIGHT, the longest-running game show in television history, 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.

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