Price Is Right Looking for Male Model

He'll get a spot on the show ... for a week
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 15, 2012 4:20 PM CDT
This 2011 photo released by CBS shows models Gwendolyn Osborne, left, and Rachel Reynolds on 'The Price Is Right.'   (CLIFF LIPSON)

(Newser) – Men, do you have what it takes to be a model on The Price is Right? CBS said today that the game show known for its female models will add a male one for a week. The show will hold its "first-ever search" for the right man in an online competition, the network said. Viewers will choose the winner in October. He'll get a weeklong stint on the show hosted by Drew Carey.

The daytime show was long known for its "Barker's Beauties," a title that honored longtime host Bob Barker, who retired in 2007. Some of the gown-wearing hostesses alleged more was demanded than presenting prizes. Over the years, several sued Barker for sexual harassment and wrongful termination, with most receiving out-of-court settlements. (Read more The Price Is Right stories.)

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