How 'The Price Is Right' is made

Posted On: Oct 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

" The Price is Right " has been delighting American audiences since 1972.
The popular game show on CBS gives contestants a chance to "come on down" and win prizes like vacations and cars.
It took host Drew Carey a couple years to consider the show his own after he took over for Bob Barker , who encouraged Carey to be himself.
Anyone can buy tickets to be in the audience, but few are chosen as contestants - producer Stan Blits interviews about 53,000 candidates per season.
Watch the video above for a behind-the-scenes look at how the show is made today.
Since September 4, 1972, "The Price Is Right" has been delighting American audiences on CBS. The popular game show, previously hosted by Bob Barker, is now led by host Drew Carey. With popular games like Plinko and prizes like vacations and cars, the show is thriving in 2018.
When the show began in 1972, the wheel didn't exist, only three contestants played, and each episode was only 30 minutes. By 1975, the wheel was introduced and episodes were twice as long...

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