American television viewers, get ready for more Plinko during dinnertime. CBS is telling The Price is Right to come on down for four more prime-time episodes beginning in late April.
The evening edition of the popular daytime game show, dubbed The Price is Right Million Dollar Spectacular, was thrust into the later hours as an experiment and a life jacket during the writers' strike. The gamble paid off, as the prime-time edition drew in impressive ratings in its Friday time slot.
The four new episodes will leave the barren wasteland that is Friday night and battle it out with the big boys on hump day. CBS is moving the show to Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. beginning April 30.
The Price is Right, which helped turn Bob Barker into a household name, as he did for the show, is now hosted by comedian Drew Carey.
CBS also completed some unfinished business by dating the return of Shark's all-new poststrike episodes. The four new shows, previously announced back in mid-February, will begin airing on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m., with the second-season finale premiering April 29. The drama, which stars James Woods as a ruthless defense-attorney-turned-prosecutor, has not yet been picked up for a third season.