American comedian and actor Drew Carey was born on May 23, 1958 in Cleveland, Ohio. Gaining fame as a stand-up comedian, he also starred in his own self-titled sitcom The Drew Carey Show and hosted the U.S. version of Whose Line Is It Anyway? His father died when he was eight years old, and Carey endured sexual abuse by a male relative, speaking out publicly about it later on. He served in the United States Marine Corps before going on to a career in stand-up comedy. Drew Carey has also worked on the films Coneheads and Robots, as well as the sitcom The Good Life.
Power of 10 is an upcoming CBS game show that will be hosted by Drew Carey, and was created by Embassy Row Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television. The game revolves around contestants observing and predicting the results of nationwide polls on topics such as politics and pop culture, akin to Family Feud. The winner must then answer five questions, with each correct answer increasing the prize value by multiples of ten. It starts off with $1,000, with the top prize being $10,000,000.
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