“The Price Is Right” has been a fixture of daytime television for more than 40 years — and even longer than that if you count its first nine-year run in the 1950s and '60s. Follow these key dates in “Price Is Right” history.
Nov. 26, 1956: “The Price Is Right” debuts on NBC with host Bill Cullen
September 1965: The game show, which had since moved to ABC, is canceled.
Sept. 4, 1972: The show is revived on CBS as “The New Price Is Right” with host Bob Barker. (The “New” was dropped from the name the next year.)
April 12, 1976: The popular game Cliff Hangers, which features a man climbing a mountain to a yodeling tune, first appears on the game.
Jan. 3, 1983: Plinko, the most popular game in the show's history, first appears.
June 6, 2007: Bob Barker tapes the last of nearly 6,600 episodes as host.
Oct. 15, 2007: Drew Carey takes over as host.
June 16, 2010: Rat Race, a game created by Carey in which contestants bet on mechanical rats, debuts.
Dec. 7, 2012: Carey celebrates his 1,000th episode as host.
June 2013: “The Price Is Right” wins the Outstanding Game Show award at the daytime Emmys. It's the sixth time the show has won the award; it was also honored in 1988, 1996, 1997, 2004 and 2007.