Bob Barker to celebrate 90th birthday on ‘The Price is Right’

Posted at 12:29 PM, Oct 31, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-31 12:30:16-04

LOS ANGELES (CBS ) — “The Price is Right” will celebrate iconic host Bob Barker’s 90th birthday in December.

Daytime’s longest-running game show in television history will honor the former host with a week of shows from Monday, Dec. 9 – Friday, Dec. 13.

Each day the show will feature pet adoptions, a cause dear to Barker’s heart, leading up to his big day on Thursday, Dec. 12. That’s when Barker will surprise the studio audience with a rare appearance and present a special showcase.

“The Price is Right,” which airs weekdays at 11 a.m. on CBS 6, is currently hosted by Drew Carey.