Drew Carey Comes On Down Today


The Price Is Right starts its 36th season today with a whole new look — and, of course, a whole new host. Drew Carey is now at the head of contestants' row following Bob Barker's retirement this spring, and I'm curious to see how he does with one of the most iconic jobs on TV.

Carey isn't the only thing new about this season of Price. To usher in the new era, the show has a new logo (which still looks refreshingly 1970s) and a colorful new backdrop. But all the other important things — like, say, Plinko — are still in place. Plus, this fall's contestants apparently get the shot at winning some of the most expensive cars ever given away on the show.

It's going to be hard not to compare Carey and Barker — but here's hoping Carey can make this new era of Price his own. To watch a clip from the first show with one very excitable contestant, just read more

Photo courtesy of CBS

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