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02.12.2016

COME ON DOWN… TO PRIMETIME! CBS TO AIR THREE SPECIAL PRIMETIME EDITIONS OF NETWORK TELEVISION’S #1 DAYTIME SERIES “THE PRICE IS RIGHT”

The Reality Show-Themed Episodes, Hosted by Drew Carey, 

Will Celebrate the Network’s Emmy® Award-Winning Series
“The Amazing Race” and “Survivor” and the Summer Hit “Big Brother”

 

THE PRICE IS RIGHT, network television's #1-rated daytime series and the longest-running game show in television history, is headed to primetime with three reality show themed specials to air later this year. The episodes, hosted by Drew Carey, will each celebrate one of the Network’s reality series: the Emmy Award-winning THE AMAZING RACE and SURVIVOR and the summer hit BIG BROTHER. Each will feature special appearances by the shows’ hosts Phil Keoghan, Jeff Probst and Julie Chen.

In each primetime special, former racers, castaways and houseguests will partner with and play alongside super fans of their respective shows. Viewers and reality enthusiasts interested in playing for amazing prizes can go to www.oncameraaudiences.com for information on how to be an audience member and tape dates. Additional show details to be announced at a later date.   

           The new season of the 10-time Emmy Award-winning THE AMAZING RACE featuring 11 teams of social media stars premieres Friday, Feb. 12 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), SURVIVOR returns with what has been billed “the most grueling season ever” with a special 90-minute season premiere, Wednesday, Feb. 17 (8:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT), and the next edition of the summer reality hit BIG BROTHER returns later this year, on the CBS Television Network.   

THE PRICE IS RIGHT 1 averaged 5.09m, up +4% from last year, while THE PRICE IS RIGHT 2, averaged 5.84m, up +3% from last year. Hosted by Drew Carey and 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.

CBS Daytime has been #1 in the daypart for 29 consecutive years, featuring a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. The Network’s daytime lineup includes network television’s #1-rated daytime program and longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT, the #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, network television’s #1 daytime talk show THE TALK as well as THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL.

CHEAT TWEET: #ComeOnDown to PRIMETIME! #CBS announces 3 #PriceIsRight eps! @Survivor_Tweet @AmazingRace_CBS @CBSBigBrother http://bit.ly/1KKjtiE

Website: http://www.cbs.com/daytime/the_price_is_right/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ThePriceIsRightCBS

Twitter:  www.twitter.com/priceisright

Drew Carey on Twitter: www.twitter.com/drewfromtv

CBS Twitter: http://twitter.com/CBSTweet

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Press Contacts:

Dustin Smith           818-655-1594     dustin.smith@cbs.com 

Mallory Mason       818-655-1596     mallory.mason@cbs.com                           

Photo Contacts:

Amanda Beane             818-655-1545              amanda.beane@cbs.com 

Richard Boeth              212-975-7627              richard.boeth@cbs.com.com

Press:

Mallory Mason
818-655-1596
mallory.mason@cbs.com

 

Photo:

Amanda Beane
818-655-1545
amanda.beane@cbs.com

Richard Boeth
212-975-7627
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