via press release
MONEY, MONEY, MONEY!!
CBS DAYTIME UPS THE STAKES DURING “BIG MONEY WEEK,” APRIL 22-26
“The Talk” to Shower Audience of Expectant Mothers With More Than
$1 Million in Gifts
“The Price Is Right” to Give Contestants Chance to Win Nearly $2 Million in Cash and Prizes, Including a New Ferrari
“Let’s Make A Deal” to Feature Return of the ‘Super Deal’ With Chance to Win $250,000 in Cash
“The Price is Right” Host Drew Carey and “Let’s Make a Deal” Host Wayne Brady To Kick-Off “Big Money Week” With Live Online Video Chat on CBS.com, Monday, April 22
CBS Daytime ups the stakes with “Big Money Week,” a week-long cash and big ticket prizes giveaway event, on THE TALK, THE PRICE IS RIGHT and LET’S MAKE A DEAL, April 22-26, on the CBS Television Network. “The Price is Right” host Drew Carey and “Let’s Make a Deal” host Wayne Brady together will kick-off “Big Money Week” with a live online video chat on CBS.com, Monday, April 22 (2:00 PM, ET/11:00 AM, PT).
THE TALK, network television’s fastest-growing daytime talk show, will host their annual “Million Dollar Baby Shower” show filled with giveaways for an audience of first-time expectant mothers, Friday, April 26 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, CT/PT). THE TALK co-hosts, Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood, will welcome a special guest, mom-to-be Jamie-Lynn Sigler, to help host the festivities. Together, they’ll surprise the audience, showering them with everything they need to prepare for their new arrivals with more than $1 million in gifts. Viewers at home will have a chance to win the prizes online.
Nearly $2 million in cash and prizes will be at stake when “Big Money Week” comes to daytime television’s most-watched program, THE PRICE IS RIGHT, hosted by Drew Carey, April 22-26, (11:00 AM-12:00 Noon, ET; 10:00-11:00 AM, PT). Prizes have been pumped up to record highs, including the chance to win up to $500,000 at Plinko, $250,000 at Punch A Bunch and $100,000 at Grand Game. In addition, one lucky contestant will be given the rare opportunity to play 3 Strikes for a brand new Ferrari, the most-expensive car ever featured as a giveaway on THE PRICE IS RIGHT.
LET’S MAKE A DEAL, hosted by Wayne Brady, will celebrate “Big Money Week” with the return of the Super Deal, April 22-26, in which traders who win the Big Deal of the Day will be given the offer to risk all of their winnings for a chance to take home more than $70,000 in cash and prizes.
CBS Daytime has been #1 in the daypart for 27 consecutive years, featuring a lineup that is a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. The Network’s daytime lineup includes television’s #1 daytime program and longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT, the #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, network television’s fastest-growing daytime talk show, THE TALK, as well as THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL.
THE TALK features a panel of well-known news and entertainment personalities discussing current events, pop culture, contemporary issues, family, celebrity and the trending topics of the day. The daily one-hour series is co-hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Tyler. The hosts swap stories, challenge each other on issues and engage the studio audience and viewers at home about events in the headlines and their own homes. Show segments include guest interviews with entertainers and newsmakers, musical performances, how-to demos and appearances from extraordinary people with stories that engage and inform. The show was developed by Gilbert, who also serves as executive producer.
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.
LET’S MAKE A DEAL is produced by FremantleMedia North America. Mike Richards (“The Price is Right”) and Dan Funk serve as executive producers. The one-hour show is broadcast weekdays (check local listings) on the CBS Television Network.