All-stars raise more than $250,000 for charity during 'The Price Is Right's' 'Celebrity Week,' Feb. 18-22by jmaloni
Sharon Osbourne, Demi Lovato, Drew and Nick Lachey, Charles Barkley and NeNe Leakes play alongside contestants to raise money for their chosen charities
"The Price Is Right," daytime television's most-watched program, says "come on down" to "The Talk" host Sharon Osbourne, singer and actress Demi Lovato, NBA Hall of Fame inductee and sports commentator Charles Barkley, musicians Drew and Nick Lachey, and "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star and actress NeNe Leakes when the show presents its second annual "Celebrity Week," Monday, Feb. 18 - Friday, Feb. 22 (11 a.m.), on the CBS Television Network.
"The Price Is Right" "Celebrity Week" features the stars playing alongside contestants, with the celebrities' winnings going to their favorite charities. Osbourne, Lovato, Barkley, the Lachey brothers and Leakes will each participate in six of the show's popular games as they help contestants vie for spots in the Showcase. Also, each celeb gets to spin the famous wheel for charity as well as present special showcases full of their own personal favorite prizes. Combined, the celebrity contestants raised more than $250,000 for charity, and one of the celebrities manages to break last year's individual record, when Snoop Dogg raised $72,585 for the Snoop Youth Football League.
The "Celebrity Week" schedule will be:
Monday, Feb. 18 - Nick and Drew Lachey playing for Camp Joy (http://www.camp-joy.org/)
Tuesday, Feb. 19 - NeNe Leakes playing for Saving Our Daughters (http://savingourdaughters.org/)
Wednesday, Feb. 20 - Sharon Osbourne playing for The Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program (http://www.sharonosbourne.com/support.html)
Thursday, Feb. 21 - Charles Barkley playing for The Mustard Seed School (http://www.mustardseedschool.org/)
Friday, Feb. 22 - Demi Lovato playing for Free the Children (http://www.freethechildren.com/)
"The Price Is Right," the longest-running game show in television history, is hosted by Drew Carey. Produced by FremantleMedia North America, it is broadcast weekdays (11 a.m.) on CBS.