STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — The viewers have spoken! The Price Is Right, television’s longest-running game show, now has its first-ever male model.
Rob Wilson of Boston was selected among hundreds of hopefuls who showed up at CBS Studio Center back in August for an open casting call.READ MORE: Airbnb Blocks Some One-Night Rentals For July Fourth Weekend To Help Prevent Parties
Contenders showed off for the show’s producers and female models, who initially narrowed the pool down to 26.READ MORE: COVID Vaccination Site Opens In Chinatown To Help Area Seniors With Access
The remaining challengers competed in a series of tests that aired on priceisright.com. They were asked to write and sing original lyrics to the show’s theme song, show excitement as they were called to “come on down,” and experience the chaotic pace of a costume change.
Wilson, Clink Brink and Nick Denbeigh were named finalists and fans voted online to select the winner from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4.MORE NEWS: Former LASD Deputy Gets 7 Years In Federal Prison For $2M Marijuana Heist
Wilson will now begin his week-long stint on the show, which airs weekdays at 10 a.m. on CBS2, on Monday, Oct. 15.