Burton Richardson

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Burton Richardson
Born Burton Merrele Richardson
(1949-09-29) September 29, 1949 (age 66)
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Occupation Announcer
Years active 1989–present

Burton Merrele Richardson (born September 29, 1949, in Portland, Oregon) is an American television announcer.


He announced The Arsenio Hall Show from 1989 to 1994, where he became known for his long-drawn-out introduction of the show's host: "ARSENIOOOOOOO... HALL!". Richardson has also announced various game shows, including Rodeo Drive, Russian Roulette, WinTuition, To Tell the Truth (1990 and 2000), Family Feud (for all Los Angeles episodes since its 1999 revival until 2010, including the All-Star Specials),[1] The Price Is Right Million Dollar Spectacular, and The New Price Is Right in 1994–1995.[2] From 2001, he was one of several announcers who filled in on The Price Is Right for Rod Roddy during his terminal illness period. He was the announcer for Family Game Night on The Hub from 2010 to 2012.


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