|CBS is celebrating the holidays with themed episodes of its daytime shows.|
Kids will take over the Daytime Emmy Award-winning game show Let's Make a Deal with a special family Christmas episode on Wednesday, December 24 (check local listings). Children ages 8-17 bring their parents to make crazy one-of-a-kind deals and celebrate the season with amazing prizes from everyone’s wish list. From an outdoor movie theater and brand-new cars to family trips to Hawaii and Alaska, there’s enough holiday cheer to make Santa’s elves jealous. The stage will be transformed into a winter wonderland with holiday décor, including lights, wreaths, Christmas trees, presents, candy canes, elves, reindeer, snowmen and Traders dressed as Santa. Plus, every audience member (naughty or nice) gets an early gift – a high-tech bluetooth speaker and an iPod Shuffle for playing their favorite holiday tunes. Host Wayne Brady and the cast will also dazzle the audience with a holiday mash-up of traditional carols and unexpected twists in the popular Juke Box Game.
Daytime Emmy Award-winning game show The Price is Right, network television's #1-rated daytime series and the longest-running game show in television history, is celebrating the holiday season with three festive episodes, Monday, December 22 – Wednesday, December 24 (11:00-12:00 Noon, ET; 10:00-11:00 a.m. PT). ‘Tis the season for giving gifts and The Price is Right is serving up some special prizes. Over the three episodes, contestants will have the opportunity to win new luxury cars, including a brand-new Lexus and a Mercedes SUV. Plus, winter is the perfect time to travel. Up for grabs are tropical getaways to the Bahamas and Bora Bora and spectacular vacations to Paris, Australia and Peru, and for those who prefer a more traditional holiday trip, Germany to enjoy the famous Christmas markets. On New Year’s Eve, the show will close out the year with the “Best of 2014,” revisiting some of the greatest moments, wildest contestants and most popular prizes from the past year, Wednesday, December 31 (11:00-12:00 Noon ET; 10:00-11:00 a.m. PT).
The holiday season is filled with love and unexpected surprises this year on daytime’s top-rated drama, The Young and the Restless, broadcast weekdays (12:30-1:30 p.m. ET; 11:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon, PT). As Adam Newman (Justin Hartley) tries to reclaim his life under a new identity, he discovers shocking information about his father, Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) on Tuesday, December 23. Across town, Devon Hamilton (Bryton James) and Hilary Curtis (Mishael Morgan) struggle with being naughty or nice as they try to keep their relationship a secret on Wednesday, December 24. Also, Devon’s father Neil Winters (Kristoff St. John) has reason to hope for a Christmas miracle that has the potential to rock the Winters family to their core in 2015. Meanwhile, Ashley Abbott (Eileen Davidson) reconnects with an old friend and finds herself on a hot date for New Year’s Eve. In addition, five of this year’s The Price is Right Male Model Search contestants turn up at a New Year’s Eve party at the Underground.
On The Bold and the Beautiful, John Forrester (guest star Fred Willard) gives Pam Douglas (Alley Mills) his “Best in Show” to help brighten her Christmas on Tuesday, December 23. On Wednesday, December 24, Eric and Rick Forrester (John McCook and Emmy Award winner Jacob Young) introduce their long-standing holiday tradition of serving at the Union Rescue Mission on Skid Row in Downtown Los Angeles to the new additions of their family and friends, including Maya (Karla Mosley), Carter (Lawrence Saint Victor), Ivy (Ashleigh Brewer), Aly (Ashlyn Pearce) and Othello (Othello Clark). On Wednesday, December 31, Liam Spencer (Emmy Award winner Scott Clifton) and Ivy Forrester (Ashleigh Brewer) spend their first New Year’s Eve together as a young couple in love.
The Talk celebrates the holiday season with celebrity guests, a special musical performance, festive host chats, celebrity chefs and December giveaways from Wednesday, December 17 - Friday, December 19. Guests include actress Anjelica Houston, actor Simon Baker (The Mentalist) and actor Kevin Pollak (Mom). Plus, music superstar Trisha Yearwood performs. On Wednesday, December 17, lifestyle expert Chi-Lan Lieu shares gift ideas for women this holiday season. On Thursday, December 18, beauty expert Lilliana Vazquez showcases this winter's hottest beauty products and “The Talk Tailgate” continues with chef Marcel Vigneron making appetizers to celebrate “Thursday Night Football.” Chef Fabio Viviani cooks up a grilled beef tenderloin holiday feast on Friday, December 19.
From Monday, December 22 - Friday, December 26, encore episodes of The Talk include host Sara Gilbert announcing her pregnancy during “Face Your Fears-Dares Week,” actors Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men), actress Jennifer Love Hewitt (Criminal Minds), comedian and actress Wanda Sykes and actor Scott Bakula (NCIS: New Orleans). From Monday, December 29 - Friday Jan. 2, encore highlights include Grammy-winning superstar Taylor Swift, actress Anna Faris (Mom), actress and author Brooke Shields, comedian and television host Howie Mandel, television personality Craig Ferguson, comedian and actress Roseanne Barr as well as Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey.
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