Tuesday, August 17, 2021

The Price Is Right Celebrates 50th Anniversary; Netflix's New Animated Comedy Series Premieres Oct. 22

The Price Is Right

Daytime Emmy Award-winning The Price Is Right, network television's #1-rated daytime series and the longest-running game show in television history, celebrates its milestone 50th season with a weeklong event featuring a game each day where contestants can win up to 1 million dollars, beginning Monday, Sept. 13 (11:00 AM-12:00 PM, ET/10:00-11:00 AM, PT) on the CBS Television Network. In addition, a special primetime celebration of The Price Is Right commemorating the historic milestone will feature a look back at the biggest winners, never before seen outtakes and a salute to Bob Barker. Plus, contestants will come on down to play iconic pricing games for extravagant luxury cars and big cash prizes, Thursday, Sept. 30 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. This season, the show will welcome fans back to the studio audience for a chance to hear the famed words "come on down!" The episodes will also be available to stream live and on demand on the CBS app and Paramount+.

The Price Is Right premiered Sept. 4, 1972 with famed host Bob Barker. Since then, there have been 108 pricing games played over the course of the show's history, and the daytime premiere week will honor the lasting legacy with two new games, including a special limited-edition game that will only be played throughout the 50th season, complete with a retro '70s look, "Back to '72." In the game, contestants' pricing skills will be tested on actual items that appeared on the show during the early years of its run on CBS. Drew Carey was named the host of the show in July of 2007.


Inside Job

Netflix's new adult animated comedy series Inside Job premieres Friday, October 22. Ten half-hour episodes have been ordered. Inside Job is an adult animated comedy about the shadow government-- and the dysfunctional team whose daily grind is committing the world's conspiracies. From convoluted coverups to secret societies to masked orgy etiquette, navigating office culture at Cognito Inc. can be tricky, especially for anti-social tech genius Reagan Ridley. Even in a workplace filled with reptilian shapeshifters and psychic mushrooms, she's seen as the odd one out for believing the world could be a better place. Reagan thinks she can make a difference, if only she could manage her unhinged, manifesto-writing father, her irresponsible coworkers, and finally snag the promotion she's been dreaming about. Starring the voices of Lizzy Caplan (Freaks & Geeks, Masters of Sex), Christian Slater (Mr. Robot, Heathers), Clark Duke (The Office, Hearts Afire), Andrew Daly (Review), Bobby Lee (Splitting Up Together), John DiMaggio (Futurama), Tisha Campbell (My Wife & Kids, Martin) and Brett Gelman (Another Period).


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Sunday, October 24

The Simpsons - "Treehouse of Horror XXXI" (Fox, 7:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The annual terror-themed trilogy, including a frightening look at the 2020 election, parodies of Pixar and "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" and a ninth birthday Lisa just can't get over.

Bob's Burgers - "Heartbreak Hotel-oween" (Fox, 7:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Louise's plan to get revenge on Halloween for a candy transgression hits a snag when the Belcher kids meet a mysterious elderly woman at a hotel; Linda and a very squeamish Bob donate blood at a vampire-themed blood mobile.

The Simpsons - "Lisa's Belly" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Marge puts a hurtful word in Lisa's brain; Bart gets in shape.

The Great North - "Beef's Craig Beef Adventure" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Wolf discovers that Beef secretly wants a jet ski, he formulates a plan to get it; Ham bonds with a novelty singing fish toy.

Bob's Burgers - "Seven-tween Again" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Gene has a freak-out about growing up and desperately tries to relive his youth; Linda is tempted to try the fancy new hair salon that opened up next to Bob's Burgers, but she's scared of her hairdresser Gretchen's wrath.

Family Guy - "Brief Encounter" (Fox, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Peter and Quagmire accidentally switch underwear, they begin to mimic the other's behavior; Stewie and Doug agree to commit each other's murders.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 18)

Sunday, October 24

  • Leslie Grossman (What I Like About You) - Catch Leslie on Watch What Happens: Live at 10pm on Bravo.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June-October)

Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release) Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)

06/08 - The Critic - The Complete Series
06/08 - Fuller House - The Fifth and Final Season
06/08 - Fuller House - The Complete Series
06/08 - Our Cartoon President - Season 3
06/15 - The Office - Season 1 (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9
06/15 - Parks and Recreation - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
07/07 - No Activity - Season 2
07/13 - The Unicorn - Season 2
07/20 - Head of the Class - The Complete Third Season
07/27 - Family Ties - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - Hot in Cleveland - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
07/27 - The Neighborhood - Season Three
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Deluxe Edition (100 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/20 - The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - Standard Edition (50 Episodes) (Time Life)
08/24 - The Jim Gaffigan Show - Season 2
09/07 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
10/19 - Maude - The Complete Series (2021 Release)
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