CBS will have meet-and-greets, activities and giveaways at this year’s SXSW from Friday, March 7 through Wednesday, March 12.
The first of the activities include a Happy Hour with Brooklyn Decker and Zoe Lister-Jones from the upcoming comedy series Friends with Better Lives. The Friends with Better Wine Happy Hour will take place at from 5:00-7:00 PM on Friday, March 7 at Cru Wine Bar (238 W. 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701). The event is first-come, first-serve. The new series premieres on March 31 and also stars Kevin Connolly, Majandra Delfino, James Van Der Beek and Rick Donald.
From March 7-9, fans will be able to get free rides in domed Pedi-cabs. This is in honor of CBS’ hit summer series Under The Dome. The Pedi-cabs will have the series tagline, “What’s Outside Comes Inside.” This quote gives viewers a clue as to what to expect for the show this summer. Under The Dome returns on June 30 and the premiere episode is written by Stephen King, whose bestselling novel inspired the series.
Need to charge your phone while at SXSW then CBS has you covered. The network will be handing out android/iPhone chargers with the Extant logo on them. Extant is the networks highly anticipated summer series with Halle Berry. The chargers do not require an outlet. There will be street teams handing out the chargers from March 7 until March 9 from an Extant Pedi-cab. Find out where the Pedi-cab will be by following @Extant_CBS on twitter to get updates as to where they will be. Extant premieres on July 2 and the series focuses on a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family after a year away. The experiences she has in space change the course of human history. The series also stars Goran Visnjic, Camryn Manheim, Grace Gummer, Michael O’Neill, Pierce Gagnon and Hiroyuki Sanada
“Come on Down” to the Austin Convention Center where CBS will have a The Price Is Right wheel for fans to spin and win prizes. From March 9 until March 12 fans will be able to wear a signature The Price Is Right nametag, win prizes, and capture the excitement on the personal Smartphone or camera. On Sunday, March 9, fans will have a change to meet Price Is Right announcer (George Gray) and model (Rachel Reynolds). The Price Is Right is currently on its 42nd season and is rated the #1 daytime series and longest-running game show in TV history.