Drew Carey


You can almost hear Johnny Olsen or Rod Roddy holler, “Bob Barker — come on up!” It was announced on Saturday that Barker, the longtime host of The Price is Right died at his California home. Olsen and Piper, two announcers who predeceased Barker, also enjoyed long runs on the CBS daytime staple. They were

Let’s Make a Deal host Wayne Brady’s revelations last week in People magazine that he is pansexual brought back memories of an interview I had several years ago with the host/comedian. This was at least 20 years ago. I was working as the TV columnist for the Toronto Sun. Brady, who was in Toronto, was

Television’s longest-running game show The Price is Right celebrates 50 season this week. It premiered on Sept. 4, 1972 with Bob Barker as host. Since then, according to CBSViacom: Over US$300,000,000 in cash and prizes has been given away. More than 8,400 cars have been awarded, including the very first car, a Chevrolet Vega valued

How do you keep daytime TV shows rooted in live studio interactions going in this era of safety measures and social distancing? These were the challenges facing CBS and the producers of The Price is Right and Let’s Make a Deal. Both shows return with new, post-COVID episodes Tuesday night in the first of a

Ferguson and Carey. Monty Brinton/CBS Now that’s how to pull off an April Fool’s joke. On Tuesday, in the wee hours on The Late Late Show and later that morning on The Price is Right, the hosts of those two shows–Craig Ferguson and Drew Carey–switched places. Carey and Ferguson have known each other for years,

If this wheel could talk. Francis Specker/CBS BEVERLY HILLS, CA–Critics were invited to “come on down” to the set of The Price is Right Tuesday. The daytime game show, which celebrates its 40th season this September, is housed deep inside CBS Television City Studios. The iconic, post-modern broadcast bunker stands next to the original Farmer’s Market

Drew Carey isn’t half the man he ised to be. The once rolly-poly comedian has shed close to 90lbs as regular viewers of The Price is Right can attest. Carey dropped so much weight by the press tour last August that many reporters walked right by him at the CBS evening event. In his tan