Drew Carey, Bob Barker
Bob Barker was not deliberately left out of The Price Is Right's 40th anniversary special, according to Drew Carey.
"I feel really bad about that," Carey tells TMZ. "It wasn't because of animosity or anything like that. ... It just didn't occur to anybody to invite him personally to be on the show because it was a salute to the contestants."
Piper Perabo and Richard Coyle
What summer vacation? It's not like TV took much of a break during what used to be the off-season. But with Labor Day behind us, and a handful of major fall premieres just a week away, here's a quick look at today's playlist.
In daytime (check local schedules), Kelly Ripa officially unveils her new permanent co-host on Live! With Kelly. Who could it possibly be? (Kidding; the news leaked a while back. But just in case you managed to stay out of the loop, why spoil it now?)
Nobody asked him to "Come on down!" CBS' The Price is Right celebrates its 40th anniversary on Tuesday's episode with host Drew Carey welcoming favorite contestants from the past, but don't expect to see the show's original, much-loved emcee Bob Barker. He wasn't invited. (CBS declined comment; a source with the show says Barker will be seen via vintage clips.)
The Price is Right
Male models, come on down!
For the first time in the history of The Price Is Right, the CBS game show is launching a casting call for a male model to join the show, according to TVLine.com.
The search for the first male model, who will
Drew Carey and Nicole Jaracz
There won't be wedding bells for Drew Carey and longtime fiancée Nicole Jaracz. The couple have called off their engagement after more than four years, People reports.
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"He and Nicole still have a great deal of love and...
Haley Reinhart, Lauren Alaina
The two remaining American Idol girls need to step up their game if they want to end the guys' winning streak. The last time a female won, fans were still waiting for the final Harry Potter book to hit shelves and Bob Barker was still hosting The Price Is Right.
But after only four female wins in the show's past nine seasons (including hugely successful alums Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood), the men have dominated the last four seasons, including the current one. With only two women left and seven weeks to go...
Jack LaLanne, a TV pioneer who urged coach potatoes to get fit long before Richard Simmons and others, has died, his longtime agent told The Associated Press. He was 96.
Rick Hersh told the AP that LaLanne died of respiratory failure from pneumonia Sunday at his home in Morro Bay, Calif.
Barbara Bloom, senior vice president of CBS Daytime, will leave the network when her contract expires at the end of the month.
"I've had the great fortune to work with an extraordinary group of executives, producers and talent who make CBS No. 1 in daytime," Bloom said Tuesday in a statement. "With CBS Daytime teed up for success and stability for many years ahead, the timing ...
Betty White and Duff Goldman, Ace of Cakes
Mark your calendars, Ace of Cakes fans, because there are only five episodes left before the February 20 series finale. The Charm City Cakes head honcho, Chef Duff Goldman, gives a taste of what to expect.
Bob Barker says he's doing fine after fainting at a Los Angeles shooting range last week.
"My healthy young body has bounced back," Barker told Access Hollywood Live.
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