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'The Price Is Right': premiere week celebrates Drew Carey's 10th year as host

(L-R): George Grey, Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith, Manuela Arbelaez, Drew Carey, Rachel Reynolds,
Amber Lancaster and James O’Halloran
Photo: CBS
Its Season 46 of the classic game show, "The Price Is Right." This season the show is raising the stakes and – in honor of Drew Carey’s decade on the show – if a contestant spins $1 on the wheel, there will be a $10,000 bonus instead of the usual $1,000 all week long. On the season premiere, Monday, Sept. 18, players win a $100,000 bonus if they spin another $1 on the wheel. In addition, any contestant who wins their pricing game receives a $10,000 cash bonus. Finally, the show will debut a brand new game, “Gridlock,” inspired by the traffic in Los Angeles, in which contestants playing for a car must “navigate” their mini-game vehicle out of a lane of traffic and into an empty lane by correctly giving the price of the vehicle.

The celebration of Drew’s milestone season continues all week, with celebrity friends of "The Price Is Right" aring special congratulatory messages, including Stephen Colbert, James Corden, the hosts of "The Talk," "The Bold and the Beautiful's" Katherine Kelly Lang, Pauley Perrette, Wayne Brady, Jonathan Mangum, Tim Allen and more. 

On Thursday, Sept. 21, contestants will play games that premiered during Drew Carey’s tenure on the show, including the one he created, “Rat Race.” Plus, the models will present a special Drew Carey-themed tribute showcase. 

The festivities conclude on Friday, Sept. 22 with a showcase showdown that will go down in the show’s history when "The Price Is Right" gives away the most money ever spun on the wheel.

Check out a sneak peek below:

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