On Jan. 22, 1957, NBC’s weekday game show Truth or Consequences, with Barker presiding, became the first program to be prerecorded on videotape for subsequent airing in all time zones. That first Ampex machine had the bulk of an industrial kitchen range, cost upward of $45,000 (about $200,000 in 2016 dollars) and recorded only in monochrome.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former “The Price is Right” host Bob Barker took a fall on a sidewalk and was treated for a cut to his head and scraped leg, a spokesman said. Barker, 91, was out for his daily walk near his house Tuesday when he stumbled on uneven pavement, longtime friend and publicist […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The cause is right for Bob Barker, whose love of animals is returning him to TV on Wednesday as a guest star on “The Bold and the Beautiful.” Appearing as himself, the longtime animal rights activist will be interviewed by Liam Spencer, played by series regular Scott Clifton, for a feature […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Bob Barker has spent millions of dollars helping elephants, bears, chimps and other animals. For decades when he was host of “The Price Is Right,” he ended every show with a plea to viewers to spay or neuter their pets. Animal Defenders International will present him with the Lord Houghton Award […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former TV game show host Bob Barker is donating $2 million to a charity that helps injured members of the military and their families. The former host of “The Price is Right” will donate to the Semper Fi Fund, which assists Marines, soldiers, sailors, and Air Force and Coast Guard members […]