Atlantic City, NJ – (September 13, 2011) – On the heels of an incredibly successful first run, Bally’s Atlantic City is proud to welcome back the acclaimed ‘live’ version of America’s favorite TV game show, “The Price Is Right®,” with new celebrity host Todd Newton. Beginning September 24, 2011, “The Price Is Right Live!™” will give contestants a chance to win thousands of dollars in cash and prizes. The show, from FremantleMedia, producers of “The X Factor” and “The Price Is Right” TV shows, features classic fan-favorite games such as Plinko, Cliff Hangers, The Big Wheel, and the ever-popular Showcase Showdown. Tickets on sale now and can be purchased via Ticketmaster!
“We are so thrilled to bring back ‘The Price Is Right Live!’ after an extremely successful first season in Atlantic City,” said Joe Domenico, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Bally’s and Showboat Atlantic City. “This exciting show hosted by fan favorite Todd Newton is a fun way for our guests to win incredible prizes while playing one of the most iconic game shows.”
This season of “The Price Is Right Live!” brings acclaimed television personality Todd Newton to the Bally’s stage. Todd is best known for his work on E! Entertainment television and the Gameshow Network, hosting some of America’s favorite shows including “Hollywood Showdown,” “Reality Remix” and “Made in the USA.”
The highly anticipated show will run through November 16, 2011 at The Palace Theater, Saturday to Wednesday each week. There will be a 7pm showing on Saturdays, a 2pm matinee show on Sundays, a 7pm show on Mondays, and both a 2pm and 7pm showing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The show offers contestants the same sets, games and music as seen on the televised version. Since 2004, 1 million fans have come to “The Price Is Right Live!” where over $10 million in cash and prizes have been given away.
Tickets range from $20 to $25 and are available for purchase through Ticketmaster. There is no age requirement for ticketholders though contestants must be 21 years of age or older to participate.
About Bally’s Atlantic City:
At Bally’s Atlantic City, guests can choose their experience from three casinos: Bally's, the Wild Wild West Casino and Claridge Casino, as well as Coyote Kate’s Slot Parlor and Billy’s Poker Room. With fourteen dining destinations, four hotel towers, an unrivaled hotel spa, a beach bar, big name entertainment and championship fights, Bally’s is an exciting choice for all fun-seekers. Bally’s is located at the famed address of Boardwalk and Park Place in Atlantic City, New Jersey. For more information, call 609-340-2000 or visit www.ballysac.com.
About FremantleMedia North America
FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is the U.S. production division of global media giant FremantleMedia. Based in Burbank, California, FMNA produces entertaining and innovative programs for network, cable, syndicated and online platforms, including the Emmy-nominated musical/reality phenomenon AMERICAN IDOL (FOX), “America’s Got Talent” (NBC), “Hole In The Wall” (Cartoon Network), “Let’s Make A Deal” (CBS), “Family Feud” (syn), “The Price Is Right” (CBS) and THE X FACTOR.
About FremantleMedia Enterprises & FremantleMedia
FremantleMedia is one of the leading creators and producers of entertainment brands in the world. FremantleMedia is part of the RTL Group, Europe's largest television and radio broadcast company, which is in turn 90 percent owned by Bertelsmann AG, one of the world's major media and entertainment companies. FremantleMedia’s worldwide production arm is responsible for many of the world’s highest rated prime time entertainment, drama, serial drama and factual entertainment programmes. FremantleMedia Enterprises is the brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing, Distribution and Home Entertainment around the world. The FremantleMedia Group (which includes FremantleMedia North America, UFA, talkbackTHAMES, FremantleMedia Australia and Original Productions amongst others) has operations in 22 countries, one of the most comprehensive global networks, creating nearly 10,000 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 60 formats and managing over 300 individual titles. FremantleMedia has some of the world’s most sought after and long running formats in its catalogue, and globally, produces such programmes as: Idols (co-produced with 19 Productions in the US), Hole In The Wall, Got Talent (co-produced with Syco in the UK and the US), The X Factor (co-produced with Syco in the UK), Take Me Out, Family Feud, The Price is Right, Farmer Wants A Wife, Gute Zeiten Schlechte Zeiten, and Neighbours.
About THE PRICE IS RIGHT
Celebrating its 40th anniversary season, THE PRICE IS RIGHT remains the longest-running game show in television history, and is hosted by Drew Carey and 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.