Bob Barker is a 19-time Emmy Award-winning American television game show host. The first Bob Barker appearance on the game show hosting scene was in December 1956, when he became the host of Truth or Consequences. He continued with the program until 1975. On September 1972, Barker began his most famous assignment hosting the CBS revival of “The Price Is Right.” In the four decades of the CBS version, he has become far more strongly associated with the show than first host, Bill Cullen. In 2006, The Price Is Right celebrated 35 consecutive years on the air. It is the longest-running game show of all time in North America. Barker retired in June 2007 after holding the job for nearly 35 years and having been in television for 50 years.
**Bob Barker Speaker**
Bob Barker is well-known for his animal rights advocacy. He used to promote animal rights at the end of each episode of The Price Is Right, and was named national spokesman for “Be Kind to Animals Week” in May 1985. This is just one of the several Bob Barker speaker topics you can offer your audience.
**Bob Barker Appearance**
Of Barker’s 19 Emmy Awards, 14 were for Outstanding Game Show Host. That’s more than any other performer! By 1999, he had also won four for Executive Producer of The Price Is Right and received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Daytime Television. In 2004, Barker was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame. In April 2008. he was inducted to the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame. And why not? He has appeared in dozens of movies and TV shows and a Bob Barker appearance never fails to delight the audience.
**Bob Barker Endorsement**
If longevity record is the issue, Bob Barker definitely rings a bell. As of 2006, he set a longevity record for holding a weekday T.V. job continuously for 50 years, which includes his years on Truth or Consequences. He has also had the second-longest run as the host of a single broadcast show, as well as the oldest man ever to host a television game show, and the oldest man ever to host a weekday television program since the inception of American network television. Barker also has hosted and appeared on a five-days-a-week television program longer than anyone else in the history of television. Bob Barker undeniably embodies the image of the ultimate TV game show host for generations of viewers. With a Bob Barker endorsement for your product or service, the iconic host will definitely bring instant name recognition.
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