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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

This year, November is really September. All those network favourites postponed due to COVID and delayed due to strict safety protocols are finally back this month. We’re talking just about everything scripted: NCIS, Grey’s Anatomy, Blacklist, FBI, Chicago Fire, Law & Order: SVU and even sitcoms such as Young Sheldon and Mom and Canadian shows

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

On Monday, CBS Corporation made it official: their Los Angeles TV temple at the corner of Fairfax and Beverly has been sold. CBS Television City, a post-modern, multi-studio facility that sits on a 25-acre site right next to LA’s historic Farmers Market, has been sold to Hackman Capital Partners for $750 million. The place The

Born Feb. 22, 1918, Dominick George “Don” Pardo joined the NBC Radio Network as an announcer in June of 1944–or, as Lorne Michaels once pointed out, “before I was born.” Michaels hired Pardo in Sept. of 1975 as the original announcer for Saturday Night Live  and, save for one season in the ’80s, he has

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