Former 'Price Is Right' host Bob Barker hospitalized

Bob Barker, best known as the TV host of "The Price Is Right," was hospitalized Monday for back pain, his business manager said.

USA Today reported that, according to manager William Prappas, Barker's back was hurting from an earlier injury and he went to the hospital as the best course of action.

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TMZ reported that the Los Angeles Fire Department got to 94-year-old Barker's home around 1 p.m. Monday and immediately took him to the hospital.

“He’s still being evaluated. He’s awake, alert and more comfortable than he was,” Prappas said. “Hopefully, he’ll be back home soon.”

Barker hosted “The Price Is Right” from 1972 to 2007.

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