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The TALK Is Right / Re: Would you take a pay cut?
« Last post by Shaymin on Yesterday at 11:45:06 PM »
This is absolutely never, ever going to happen.  Drew could work for free, and CBS wouldn't give the show back any airtime.  They've been making airtime cuts for as long as I can remember, and it's always so they can sell more airtime to advertisers, not because they need money to pay for their on-air talent.

Bingo. At the end of the day, the only thing increasing would be CBS's profits.
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Out In Left Field / Re: Your favorite Family Feud answers
« Last post by wpghi5 on Yesterday at 11:19:20 PM »
"If you could change one part of your husband's body... what would it be?"

"His penis."
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The TALK Is Right / Re: Would you take a pay cut?
« Last post by GuyWithFace on Yesterday at 08:26:59 PM »
I would take a pay cut simply to save CBS several million dollars.

I guess Pat earns more even though it's only a 30 minute show due to it being on primetime rather than daytime.
Wheel of Fortune does not air in primetime. Rather, it airs in what was known as the "prime access hour", 7:00-8:00 PM in the Eastern time zone.
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Out In Left Field / Re: Millionaire News From Chad Mosher
« Last post by goldroadfanatic on Yesterday at 05:49:40 PM »
And yours truly is in this photograph (white shirt; leftmost in the second row in the section to the right of the money tree).  This is from one of the shows I saw on June 30th.

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And if the Double Showcase had come into play, that would have been a record.
Three Cars won on the show

Are you not considering any show where Triple Play was won in this?

Season 35 Premiere I believe set the record on the number of cars won in one show.

About this show, All of those games were setup fairly and reasonable and I also believe Flerbert419 was exactly correct in his Secret X thinking.  Anyway, props big time to whomever wrote this show.  You have proven to me, whether you know it or not, that a "three car day" can be and should be done on a "regular" basis.

A three car day is (or at least was) defined as follows:

A TPiR episode, excluding anniversary, season premiere, special, etc. episodes in which a pricing game normally not played for a car is indeed played for a car and which two other normal car PG games are also played.  This was usually done during those weeks in which a Big Three game was not played.

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You make some good points.  Responses:

...ordinary voice talent on TV rarely make a lot of money.

This, I believe, since except for rare occasions the announcers don't get on-camera time, and as I understand it camera time is where most of the money lies.

Burton...was easily replaceable on all of the game shows he ever did.

Agreed, but the fact that he wasn't suggests to me he did at least a good enough job to satisfy his employers.  (In TPiR's case, at least insofar as substitute announcers go; I thought he was much better than Rich, but clearly PiR's showrunners felt differently.)

The role of "announcer" is simply not one that's highly valued in the business anymore.  [and rest of paragraph]

Agree with all of this, and good insights about the late-night shows.  I didn't know any of that.

I'm glad to hear Burton on the prime-time show, but I suspect that may have come about simply because Joey Fatone didn't have either the time or interest to cut new lines for them, or maybe he asked for too much money.  I would be surprised if the producers' true first choice were Burton.

Fair points all.
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Out In Left Field / Re: 2015 MLB Season
« Last post by PatrickRox80 on Yesterday at 04:39:28 PM »
I'd rather the Mets be a bad team all year long than be a good team and then suck.
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Out In Left Field / Re: Millionaire News From Chad Mosher
« Last post by bigblue999 on Yesterday at 03:38:40 PM »
Buzzerblog posted a photo from a taping of the new season. Same set and look, but the money tree looks good.

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Out In Left Field / Re: 2015 MLB Season
« Last post by jmenjes on Yesterday at 03:26:13 PM »
Pretty good first game back from Tommy John surgery for Jose Fernandez today. Picked up the win against the Giants, and hit a home run as well.
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Out In Left Field / Re: Your favorite Family Feud answers
« Last post by Ccook on Yesterday at 02:22:27 PM »
One from the Combs era:

Q. A state with the word "New" in its name.
A. New-braska.
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