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History of the game show “The Price Is Right”

Americans have always loved game shows, and “The Price Is Right” is no different. Originally broadcast on November 26, 1956, the beloved game show was hosted by Bill Cullen and gave contestants a chance to win cash and prizes. In 1972, the show was revamped on a new channel with host Bob Barker before handing it over to Drew Carey, the current host, in 2007. Take a look back at some spectacular moments in “The Price Is” history. Right ”.

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1962

American TV host Bill Cullen and an unidentified model on the game show “The Price Is Right” circa 1962. (NBC / NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

1972
"The price is right" Host Bob Barker chats with an unidentified game show participant on August 26, 1972.

“The Price Is Right” host Bob Barker speaks with an unidentified game show participant on August 26, 1972. (CBS Photo Archive / CBS via Getty Images)

1978
Bob Barker and a contestant named James watch the Ferris wheel spin in the game show "The price is right" in February 1978.

Bob Barker and a contestant named James watch the Ferris Wheel spin on the game show “The Price Is Right” in February 1978. (CBS Photo Archive / Getty Images)

2004
Game show host Bob Barker poses with the "The beauties of Barker" (left to right) Lanisha Cole, Shane Stirling and Brandi Sherwood, at "The price is right" 6,000th show recorded on February 12, 2004, at CBS Television Studio in Los Angeles, California.

Game show host Bob Barker poses with “Barker’s Beauties” (L to R) Lanisha Cole, Shane Stirling and Brandi Sherwood, while recording the 6,000th “Price is Right” show on February 12, 2004, at CBS Television Studio in Los Angeles, California (Amanda Edwards / Getty Images)

2004
(L to R) Host Bob Barker watches a contestant on the show celebrate during the 6000th taping of "The price is right" TV show at CBS Television Studios on February 19, 2004, in Los Angeles, California.

(Left to Right) Host Bob Barker watches a show attendee celebrate during the 6000th recording of “The Price Is Right” TV show at CBS Television Studios on February 19, 2004, in Los Angeles, California . (Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images)

2004
A famous competitor during "The price is right" One million dollars celebrating the induction of host Bob Barker into the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame at CBS Television Network on April 19, 2004, in Los Angeles, California.  Host Bob Barker will be inducted into the Hall of Fame later this spring.

A famous contestant at host Bob Barker’s spectacular induction into the million dollar “Price Is Right” into the Academy of Arts and Sciences Television Hall of Fame on the CBS Television Network the April 19, 2004, in Los Angeles, California. Host Bob Barker will be inducted into the Hall of Fame later this spring. (Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images)

2006
Host Bob Barker (R) announces the showdown while taping the premiere of the 35th season of "The price is right" at CBS Television Studios on August 31, 2006, in Los Angeles, California.  The show will air on September 18, 2006 on CBS.

Host Bob Barker (right) announces the showdown during the recording of the 35th season premiere of “The Price Is Right” at CBS Television Studios on August 31, 2006, in Los Angeles, California. The show will air on September 18. , 2006, on CBS. (Michael Buckner / Getty Images)

2008
(LR) Models Rachel Reynolds, Brandi Sherwood, host Drew Carey, model Tomeka Nash and announcer Rich Fields pose during Carey 100th episode "The price is right" celebration at CBS Television City on February 5, 2008, in Los Angeles, California.

(LR) Models Rachel Reynolds, Brandi Sherwood, host Drew Carey, model Tomeka Nash and announcer Rich Fields pose at Carey’s 100th episode celebration of “The Price Is Right” on CBS Television City on the 5th February 2008, in Los Angeles, California. (Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images)

2010
Host Drew Carey (right) and a contestant celebrate the 500th "The price is right" television show on CBS Television City on February 1, 2010, in Los Angeles, California.

Host Drew Carey (right) and a contestant celebrate the 500th annual “The Price Is Right” TV show on CBS Television City on February 1, 2010, in Los Angeles, California. (Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images)

2010
Host Drew Carey attends "The price is right" Recording of a Daytime Emmys themed episode at CBS Studios on May 24, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

Host Drew Carey attends the recording of the Daytime Emmys-themed episode of “The Price Is Right” at CBS Studios on May 24, 2010 in Los Angeles, California., (Valérie Macon / Getty Images)