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Offline Headonup

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Do a commercial-free show
« on: February 06, 2019, 05:46:53 PM »
The show should do an episode to give the fans a look of what happens in between pricing games, big wheel and the showcase.
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Re: Do a commercial-free show
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2019, 05:57:22 PM »
CBS would never give up commercial time.  They'd lose way too much money from advertisers.  There have been behind the scenes videos posted to YouTube and priceisright.com in the past and it's quite likely they will in the future.

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Re: Do a commercial-free show
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2019, 05:59:57 PM »
That will never happen unless an advertiser sponsors the entire hour. That alone is a rarity, it's only happened on very few occasions and mostly on special prime time movie presentations.

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Re: Do a commercial-free show
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2019, 06:09:16 PM »
To accomplish the stated goal, a secondary documentary crew would be necessary and it would be an episode unto itself.    It would be cool through, to see a full episode produced from planning to editing with commentary.    I donít think it would all fit into the commercial breaks, more like a 2 hour documentary. .   
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Re: Do a commercial-free show
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2019, 06:24:32 PM »
Good idea? Yes.
Possible? Yes. 
Probable? No.
I walk into Barker's Bargain Bar to find some deals. I notice the men's department and encounter some Temptation. I go over and look at some t-shirts trying to figure out which one is 1/2 Off. One shirt has Five Price Tags on it for some reason so I must go to the price scanner to find out which is the One Right Price. Next I go over to the slacks and see a sign, "2 for the Price of 1." I figure the Clearance Sale price is around $40 each. Seeing that it's a good deal, I Take Two. Time is running short, so I hurry over to the shoes department to see if I can Pick a Pair for my meeting tomorrow. I find the perfect shoes, hurry back to the Check-Out and hand the clothes to the clerk so she can ring them up. She tells me the Actual Retail Price for all the items, and I discover...

THE PRICE IS RIGHT!

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Re: Do a commercial-free show
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2019, 06:40:17 PM »
It's only "possible" in the sense that if there's breaking news, there could be a Special Report that pre-empts all the commercials.
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Re: Do a commercial-free show
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2019, 06:58:07 PM »
The show should do an episode to give the fans a look of what happens in between pricing games, big wheel and the showcase.

They already did a BTS webcast a few years back, when they did a simulcast between the network and YouTube. Granted, it's not available on YouTube any more.
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Re: Do a commercial-free show
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2019, 08:35:05 PM »
Advertisers sponsoring a whole show happened frequently in the 1950s. Today, it is very rare. It wonít happen, especially for a daytime game show.

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Re: Do a commercial-free show
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2019, 09:53:08 PM »
It would have been "possible" in the Barker era.  But with the editing required now that the show is less live-to-tape, you're looking at least a 90-minute special.

I haven't made it to a Drew taping in years, but I imagine he is just as unencumbered by the time clock as he was several years ago.
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