ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — May 15, 2018 — CNBC today announced the network's all-new "Deal or No Deal" with original host Howie Mandel will be taped at Universal Orlando Resort. CNBC's "Deal or No Deal" will consist of 30 original one-hour episodes and will join the network's primetime lineup in fourth quarter 2018.
Guests of Universal Orlando Resort -- the family vacation destination with three theme parks, six on-site hotels and a nighttime dining and entertainment complex all within walking distance of each other – will have the opportunity to be part of the studio audience and experience the high energy and excitement of the high stakes game show.
The series also returns with all-new contestants. "Deal or No Deal" is currently hosting open casting calls:
Wednesday, May 16 - Jacksonville, Florida – 2pm – 7pm
Location: River City Brewing Company, 835 Museum Circle
Saturday, May 19 – Orlando, Florida – 9am – 2pm
Location: Universal CityWalk, Soundstage 19, 6000 Universal BLVD.
Sunday, May 20 – Miami, Florida – 11am – 4pm
Location: Gulfstream Park, 901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, FL
Individuals can also apply online at: https://dealornodeal.castingcrane.com
On the hit game show "Deal or No Deal," contestants play and deal for a top prize of $1 million. With 26 sealed briefcases full of varying amounts of cash – ranging from a penny to $1 million ─ and the mysterious entity known only as "the Banker," contestants are faced with a game of odds and chance and whether to accept an offer of cash from "the Banker" in exchange for what might be contained in the contestant's chosen briefcase.
The new "Deal or No Deal" is produced by Truly Original, a subsidiary of Endemol Shine North America, with Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh and Scott St. John as executive producers. Jim Ackerman and Christian Barcellos are the executive producers for CNBC.
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About Universal Orlando Resort
Universal Orlando Resort is a unique vacation destination that is part of the NBCUniversal Comcast family. For more than 25 years, Universal Orlando has been creating epic vacations for the entire family – incredible experiences that place guests in the heart of powerful stories and adventures.
Universal Orlando's three theme parks, Universal Studios Florida, Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal's Volcano Bay, are home to some of the world's most exciting and innovative theme park experiences – including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. Universal Orlando's on-site hotels are destinations unto themselves and include Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort, and coming this August, Universal's Aventura Hotel. Its entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers immersive dining and entertainment for every member of the family.
Universal Orlando Resort continues to unveil all-new guest experiences, including powerful attractions, incredible dining options and dramatically-themed hotels. Now open is Fast & Furious – Supercharged, where guests can join the Fast family and step into the blockbuster Fast & Furious films at Universal Studios Florida. And at Universal CityWalk, Voodoo Doughnut is now serving more than 50 types of delightfully weird and sinfully delicious doughnuts.
Universal Orlando is also home to a motion picture studio with state of the art sound stages, backlots, production facilities and experienced production staff. The Universal Studios Florida stages have hosted thousands of film, TV, and commercial productions since its inception in 1988.
About Truly Original
Truly Original creates a broad range of scripted and unscripted programming for television and digital platforms. Run by Emmy award-winning producers Glenda Hersh and Steven Weinstock, who serve as Truly Original's co-presidents and CEOs, the company is a subsidiary of Endemol Shine North America. Truly Original's series include the upcoming Deal or No Deal for CNBC, hosted by Howie Mandel; The Real Housewives of Atlanta, The Real Housewives of Potomac, Don't Be Tardy, Shahs of Sunset, Summer House and Stripped for Bravo; Our Wild Life for TLC; Ink Master and Ink Master: Angels for Paramount Network; Swamp People and Swamp Mysteries with Troy Landry for History; Vanity Fair Confidential for ID; VH1 Beauty Bar for VH1; BET's ManCave for BET, Comic Book Men for AMC; Hack My Life for tru TV; The Horn for Red Bull TV, and many others. Truly Original is headquartered in New York City.
About Endemol Shine North America
Endemol Shine North America delivers world-class content and compelling storytelling to multiple platforms in the U.S. and across the globe. Endemol Shine North America is part of Endemol Shine Group, the global content creator, producer and distributor with a diverse portfolio of companies that are behind some of the most prominent hit television formats and series in the world.
Its Endemol Shine Latino division oversees all Spanish and Portuguese-language operations across Latin America, including newly launched studio Endemol Shine Boomdog, which produces original content for both the U.S. Hispanic and Mexican markets. Subsidiary production companies include Authentic Entertainment, Truly Original, and 51 Minds Entertainment.
Endemol Shine Group's companies in North America are behind such hit series as Big Brother (CBS), Ink Master (Paramount Network), MasterChef (FOX), MasterChef Junior (FOX), Swamp People (History), The Real Housewives of Atlanta (Bravo), T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle (VH1), Page Six TV (Syndicated), Fear Factor (MTV), Best.Cover.Ever. (YouTube), I'm Dying Up Here (Showtime), Staten Island Hustle (CNBC), Trading Spaces (TLC) and upcoming Deal or No Deal (CNBC) and Utopia (Amazon).