[08/08/08 - 07:24 AM] NBC's Hit Game Show 'Deal Or No Deal' Will Have Its First Million-Dollar Winner in Upcoming Season The announcement was made in a special surprise appearance by Howie Mandel during last night's "Last Comic Standing" finale.
[via press release from NBC]
NBC'S HIT GAME SHOW 'DEAL OR NO DEAL' WILL HAVE ITS FIRST MILLION-DOLLAR WINNER IN UPCOMING SEASON
Host Howie Mandel Announces Exciting Revelation During Last Night's 'Last Comic Standing' Finale on NBC
BURBANK, Calif. - August 8, 2008 - Howie Mandel, Emmy Award-nominated host of NBC's "Deal Or No Deal," revealed in a special surprise appearance during last night's finale of NBC's "Last Comic Standing" that -- for the first time -- the million-dollar top prize will be given away this season on the hit game show. "Deal or No Deal" premieres Monday, August 25 (8-9 p.m. ET).
he Million Dollar Mission is back and it will eventually be "mission accomplished" this season as the premiere episode will kick off with four $1 million cases on the board -- increasing the contestants' chance to win the top prize. For each consecutive game without a million-dollar winner, an additional million-dollar case will be added to the board. But the question remains -- which episode will see the first million- dollar winner crowned? Viewers and fans of the show will have to tune-in to find out.
"Deal or No Deal" is produced by Endemol USA, a division of Endemol Holding. David Goldberg is the president of Endemol USA. The series is executive-produced by Scott St. John.