Comedian-turned-gameshow host Drew Carey is nursing a separated shoulder as he films episodes of beloved U.S. TV hit The Price Is Right following an embarrassing running accident.

I was checking my watch to see how great my time was, and I tripped and I rolled over

The former star of The Drew Carey Show was in training for a marathon when he tripped and fell while checking his time.

He tells First Active Media, "I separated my clavicle in August when I was running...I was checking my watch to see how great my time was, and I tripped and I rolled over. I did a somersault, landed on my shoulder, separated my clavicle.

"My doctor said it would heal after three months but it didn't heal right, so I had to have surgery a couple (of) weeks before Christmas, and now I have to wear this cast 24 hours a day until the end of January.

I just go on stage like this in The Price Is Right and tell people not to jumpon me!"