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Top-rated game shows pay special tribute to essential workers when they air back to back Tuesday, Oct. 27
In daytime, ‘The Price Is Right’ & ‘Let’s Make a Deal’ premiere their 49th and 12th seasons, respectively, Monday, Nov. 16
CBS’ top-rated daytime game shows, “The Price Is Right” hosted by Drew Carey and “Let’s Make A Deal” hosted by Daytime Emmy Award-winning Wayne Brady, will each have three new themed primetime specials to be broadcast in October, November and December.
“The Price Is Right” primetime specials will air Tuesday, Oct. 27 (8 p.m. ET/PT); Monday, Nov. 2 (8 p.m.); and another date to be announced. “Let’s Make A Deal” makes its primetime debut Tuesday, Oct. 27 (9 p.m. ET/PT), followed by an episode on Monday, Dec. 21 (8 p.m.), and the third special to be announced at a later date.
In addition to both shows revealing newly redesigned, socially distanced sets, “Let’s Make A Deal” will feature a virtual wall with contestants from across the country and prizing that’s bigger than anything the show has seen in its 57-year run. Also, traders will have a shot at winning $100,000 hidden in golden envelopes throughout each special.
On Tuesday, Oct. 27, “The Price Is Right” and “Let’s Make A Deal Primetime” air back to back, as they both salute front-line and essential workers by welcoming them to play on the iconic game shows. Carey thanks the front-line workers for their dedicated service to communities while contestants have the opportunity to play favorite games including “Cliff Hangers,” and win amazing prizes such as luxury cars, a travel trailer and cash. On “Let’s Make A Deal,” Brady will perform an opening number, and the contestants will be comprised of essential workers. Traders will play “Smash for Cash” and “Car Pong,” and have a chance to win luxury cars, a recreational vehicle and up to $100,000.
“The Price Is Right” welcomes the cast of the hit CBS comedy “The Neighborhood” to “come on down” on Monday, Nov. 2. For the first time ever, stars play all six games as individual contestants when Cedric the Entertainer, Max Greenfield, Beth Behrs, Tichina Arnold, Sheaun McKinney, Marcel Spears and Hank Greenspan test their knowledge of prices for The Boys and Girls Club of America. In addition, fans at home will have the chance to win fabulous prizes, including a showcase, by entering at www.priceisright.com. Additional details for the final “The Price Is Right At Night” special of 2020 will be announced at a later date.
On Monday, Dec. 21, “Let’s Make A Deal Primetime” will be decked out for the holiday with Christmas decorations, and festively themed games and deals. On the third primetime episode, special guest Phil Keoghan, host of CBS’ “The Amazing Race” and “Tough As Nails,” joins “Let’s Make A Deal Primetime” to present one lucky trader with an outdoor adventure-themed trip of a lifetime. The airdate for this episode will be announced at a later date.
In daytime, “The Price Is Right” and “Let’s Make A Deal” premiere their 49th and 12th daytime seasons, respectively, on Monday, Nov. 16.
“The Price Is Right,” network television’s No. 1-rated daytime series and the longest-running game show in television history, is produced by Fremantle and broadcast weekdays (11 a.m. ET/10 a.m. PT).
“Let’s Make A Deal” is hosted by Daytime Emmy Award-winning game show host Wayne Brady. It is produced by Fremantle and broadcast weekdays (10 a.m. in Western New York; check local listings elsewhere).