via press release:
“THE PRICE IS RIGHT” CELEBRATES LEGENDARY HOST BOB BARKER’S 90TH BIRTHDAY, DEC. 9-13
Daytime Emmy Award-Winning Game Show To Feature A Week Of Pet Adoptions In Honor Of Bob Barker
Bob Barker Celebrates His 90th Birthday With A Special Appearance On Thursday, Dec. 12
Daytime’s #1-rated series and the longest-running game show in television history, THE PRICE IS RIGHT, is honoring legendary host Bob Barker with a week of shows from Monday, Dec. 9 – Friday, Dec. 13 to celebrate his 90th birthday. Each day the show will feature pet adoptions, a cause dear to Barker’s heart, leading up to his big day, Thursday, Dec. 12, when he’ll surprise the studio audience with a rare appearance and present a special showcase.
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 the executive producers.
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 THE RESTLESS, daytime talk show THE TALK, as well as THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL.
This past summer, CBS led all networks with a combined 21 wins at “The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.” THE PRICE IS RIGHT won its sixth Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Game Show.