Monday, May 15 2006
DEAL OR NO DEAL --(8:25PM-10:00PM) --(TV-PG)
SPECIAL TWO-HOUR EPISODE; REGIS PHILBIN MAKES A GUEST APPEARANCE-- In a special two-hour edition, surprises include some friendly banter with Regis Philbin ("Live with Regis and Kelly") and host Howie Mandel when Miami, Florida native Lauren Potter is asked for her "final answer." In addition, contestant Renee Stokes of La Costa, California receives the surprise of a lifetime when she is connected via satellite to her husband, who is a U.S. marine stationed in Fallujah, Iraq. Also, Jim Moniz of Honolulu, Hawaii tries his Hawaiian luck when he plays for the top prize of $1 million in this high-energy match of nerves, instincts and raw intuition. The episode also features Howie surprising former contestant Sheetal Shetty at home with her $375,000 check, Erin Birch donating a portion of her $167,000 prize money to the Special Olympics, and a chance for audiences to meet some of the past $10,000 "Lucky Case Game" winners. In tonight's special episode, viewers at home can also watch and play the "Lucky Case Game" for a chance to win $20,000.