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02.05.2013

AN ALL-STAR LINEUP RAISES MORE THAN $250,000 FOR CHARITY DURING "THE PRICE IS RIGHT’S" SECOND ANNUAL CELEBRITY WEEK, FEB. 18-22

 

 

 

Sharon Osbourne, Demi Lovato, Drew and Nick Lachey, Charles Barkley and NeNe Leakes Play Alongside Contestants to Raise Money for Their Chosen Charities

 

CHEAT TWEET:  #TPIR celeb week is back 2/18 w @MrsSOsbourne, @ddlovato, @NeNeLeakes, @NickSLachey, @thedrewlachey & #CharlesBarkley http://bit.ly/UVlRal 

 

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 (11:00 AM-12:00 Noon, ET; 10:00-11:00 AM, PT) 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.   

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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
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http://www.sacloaves.org/programs/mustardseedschool)

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, THE PRICE IS RIGHT is broadcast weekdays (11:00 AM-12:00 Noon, ET; 10:00-11:00 AM, PT) on the CBS Television Network.  

 

CBS Daytime has been #1 in the daypart for 26 consecutive years, featuring a lineup that is a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. The network’s daytime lineup includes television’s #1 daytime program and longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT, the #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, as well as THE TALK, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL.

 

Website: http://www.cbs.com/daytime/the_price_is_right/

 

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ThePriceIsRightCBS

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/priceisright

 

Drew Carey on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TPIRHost

 

CBS Twitter: http://twitter.com/CBSTweet

                                                                       

Photos are available at www.cbspressexpress.com.

 

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Press Contacts:

Cindy Marshall (CBS)  818-655-1586  cindy.marshall@cbs.com

Steven Feldman (CBS)  212-975-7931  steven.feldman2@cbs.com

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Paul Gendreau  (PGPR)  818-985-0245  pgpr1@roadrunner.com

      

Photo Contacts:

Timothy Kuratek   212-975-7068  tkuratek@cbs.com

Amanda Beane   818-755-1545  amanda.beane@cbs.com

 

 

 

 

Press:

Steven Feldman
212-975-7931
Steven.Feldman2@cbs.com

 

Photo:

Timothy Kuratek
212-975-7068
tkuratek@cbs.com

Amanda Beane
818-655-1545
amanda.beane@cbs.com