Times sure have changed on The Price Is Right.
For most of the show’s 40-year history, female models have been presenting dinette sets, washing machines and new cars to the excited contestants.
Then, in 2012, the show hired Rob Wilson to be its first male model. (And why not? More than half of the TPIR audience is female.)
After Wilson left the show earlier this year, producers hatched a new plan: to have America vote for the male model to replace him. They held open casting calls around the country. Semifinalists were flown to Los Angeles, where they competed in various modeling contests until the group was winnowed down to a final three.
Now, the power is in the viewer’s hands.
Until 5 p.m. PST on December 5, the public can vote for their favorite model at PriceIsRight.com. The winner will be announced on the show on Monday, December 8. The winning model will have a week-long gig beginning on December 15 – and if he does well, we might see much more of him on the show.
So who should you vote for? Don’t worry – PEOPLE has your back. Here’s all the info you need about the three finalists. And because we care, we’ve helpfully added shirtless photos of each guy so you can make an informed decision.
Fans of CBS programming will recognize 27-year-old Byars as a contestant on Survivor: One World. (He made it 25 days before being voted out in tenth place.) Byars, who grew up in Spartansburg, South Carolina, is a huge motocross enthusiast who speaks with an easygoing southern accent. According to his official CBS bio, Byars says he wants to be a host “because I have loved the show since childhood.” His Twitter profile includes selfies with his grandmother, interactions with other Survivor contestants, and all the CBS webisodes about how he made the finals.
O’Halloran is actually not a model by trade; he’s an industrial designer. The 30-year-old from Melbourne grew up on the Australian version of the show. An avid fan of karaoke (his favorite song is “Under the Bridge” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers), O’Halloran says he wants to be a Price is Right model because “I love giving away other people’s things.” In addition to his industrial design career, O’Halloran has appeared on Australian television and in independent films. His Twitter profile includes modeling photos, acting demos and a video of himself Thai boxing.
The Los Angeles-based Morgan has been a model for several years, appearing in dozens of print advertisements. In his CBS bio, the 30-year-old Morgan says that his ultimate hero is Batman and his favorite food is calamari. He says he wants to be part of the iconic show because it looks like a lot of fun – and he wants to play [the classic TPIR game] PLINKO! His Twitter profile includes shots of himself studying scripts, throwback modeling pics, and an abundance of shirtless photos.