“COME ON DOWN” FOR THE FIRST-EVER “COUPLES WEEK” ON “THE PRICE IS RIGHT,” BEGINNING MONDAY, APRIL 13 ON CBS
Shows Include a First Date Episode and a Group Wedding
Officiated by Host Drew Carey
Daytime Emmy Award-winning game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT, network television's #1-rated daytime series and the longest-running game show in television history, is celebrating couples with the first-ever “Couples Week,” Monday, April 13 – Friday, April 17 (11:00-12:00 Noon, ET; 10:00-11:00 AM, PT) on the CBS Television Network. The special week of themed episodes will feature singles being set up on blind dates, an anniversary party, a salute to military couples, a baby shower and a mass wedding officiated by host Drew Carey.
The following is a complete list of the week’s episodes:
Monday, April 13
First Date Episode: Every member of the studio audience is single and looking for love. Matchmakers from Match.com pair the audience into couples who meet at Bidder’s Row for their first date, and play the entire show as a couple.
Tuesday, April 14
Anniversary Episode: Married couples celebrating anniversaries play as teams for fabulous prizes, including a trip to Paris, couple’s massages and his and hers designer accessories.
Wednesday, April 15
Military Couples Episode: The show salutes our nation’s active duty military members when an audience representing all five branches of the armed services and their significant others have the opportunity to play for prizes as a team. To honor the brave men and women for their service, every member of the audience receives a two-night stay at a resort in Las Vegas. Plus, the “50th Academy of Country Music Awards” presents a special showcase, including tickets to the award show. Co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, Country Music’s Party of the Year® will be broadcast live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Sunday, April 19 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Thursday, April 16
Baby Shower Episode: An audience filled with expectant parents are thrown a baby shower, with prizes geared towards parents-to-be, including a “babymoon” vacation in Los Cabos and a car seat with a new car.
Friday, April 17
Mass Wedding Officiated by Drew Carey: In a first on the show, Drew Carey marries the entire audience of engaged couples.
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.
CBS Daytime has been #1 in the daypart for 28 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, daytime talk show THE TALK as well as THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL.
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