Come On Down!: Behind the Big Doors at "The Price Is Right"

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Harper Collins, Sep 4, 2007 - Performing Arts - 208 pages
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The Official Behind-the-Scenes Guide to America's Most Popular and Longest-Running Game Show!

For thirty-five years, The Price Is Right has been television's #1 game show, inviting 4.5 million home viewers daily to "Come On Down!" and join the studio contestants as they compete for fabulous prizes. A true pop culture phenomenon—with its flashy set, Big Wheel, Plinko board, "Barker Beauties," quirky contestants, Showcase Showdowns, and most importantly, its legendary host, Bob Barker—Price has set the standard for daytime reality TV.

And no one knows it better than Stan Blits, the show's music director, contestant coordinator, and Emmy Award-nominated staff writer, who has been on the set and behind the scenes for almost three decades. In Come On Down! he shares the never-before-told stories and secrets about the most memorable moments, outrageous contestants, highlights and lowlights, and painstaking process of carefully handpicking just the right elements that have made The Price Is Right a long-running hit. Jam-packed with photographs, trivia, and fascinating memories, Come On Down! is the perfect gift for every Price fan!

 

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A good read; gives you all kinds of behind the scenes information about The Price is Right, even if some of it is a bit out of date now. Was hoping for a bit more of the historical stuff but still good.

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Stan Blits is a twenty-seven year veteran of “The Price is Right.” He is the co-producer, music director, contestant coordinator, and staff writer. He lives in Los Angeles.

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