Thanksgiving on LMAD: News

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 | 09:30am

CBS, the top-rated network in Daytime for 28 consecutive years, celebrates Thanksgiving with special themed episodes across the entire daypart, including holiday fare from LET’S MAKE A DEAL, THE PRICE IS RIGHT, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and THE TALK.

Daytime Emmy Award-winning game show LET’S MAKE A DEAL celebrates Thanksgiving on Wednesday, Nov. 26 (check local listings) with many traders dressed as turkeys, pilgrims and pumpkins, as well as themed games and giveaways. Games will feature a 3-Turkey Deal for big cash, a trading game including a Turkey Hotline and a giant pumpkin pie.   Host Wayne Brady does his best turkey impression, and the pumpkin pie becomes the center of attention for the hungry cast. Plus, the entire studio audience will receive a family heirloom cookbook project with which they can design, create and publish their own cookbook with family holiday recipes that they can hand down to future generations. 

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 fixing a festive Thanksgiving episode, Wednesday, Nov. 26.  In the spirit of the holiday, the show celebrates Turkey Day with themed games and prizes, including a home gym to work off the tasty treats, a new dining room to celebrate in and a platinum china set for serving the holiday feast to your guests.  Plus, celebrity chef Susan Feniger stops by to present a special showcase featuring a food journey around the world, including trips to Los Angeles to experience the food truck scene, to the Riviera Maya for the amazing ceviche, and to Singapore for the award-winning dining.  On Friday, Nov. 28, a repeat episode of THE PRICE IS RIGHT will air (see scheduling notes below). 

On THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, Wednesday, Nov. 26, Victor Newman (Eric Braden) and Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) host Thanksgiving dinner for friends, family and a few unexpected guests at the Newman Ranch.  Meanwhile, the rest of the Newman family are at an  important crossroads as Nicholas Newman (Joshua Morrow) finds himself in a life altering predicament,  Victoria Newman (Amelia Heinle) decides to find out who her baby’s father is and Adam Newman (Justin Hartley) prepares to reclaim his life under a new identity.  Across town, Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) and his fiancĂ©e Phyllis Newman (Gina Tognoni) spend Thanksgiving making up for lost time after she spent the last year in a coma.  Will Phyllis finally get the happy ending she’s been waiting for?  On Friday, Nov. 28, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS will air a repeat episode.

ON THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, the Forresters, Logans and Spencers join together at the Forrester Mansion for a Thanksgiving Day filled with food, forgiveness and gratitude on Wednesday, Nov. 26.  Pam Douglas (Alley Mills) and Charlie Baker (Dick Christie) prepare the perfect meal for the group and as everyone settles in, Hope Logan (Kim Matula) announces that they will be continuing the tradition of putting their conflict aside, whether it is in love, business or family, she implores them to say something kind to the person next to them. For a moment in time it seems that all is right in the world, but for two people, we see that the feelings that they have for each other are still undeniable.  

THE TALK marks Thanksgiving with delicious holiday-themed recipes, a big giveaway and celebrity appearances Monday, Nov. 24-Wednesday, Nov. 26.  Actress and New York Times bestselling author Brooke Shields discusses her new book and chef Paul Bartolotta serves up delicious fall dishes on Monday, Nov. 24.  On Tuesday, Nov. 25, Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth performs live and chef Susan Feniger cooks up some holiday cheer. On Wednesday, Nov. 26 Emmy Award winner Jennifer Aniston visits, and the hosts unveil a special holiday giveaway for kids.