After an eight-year break, Deal or No Deal is returning to television, with Howie Mandel once again hosting. Mandel has been with the franchise all along — he presided over all four seasons at NBC, as well as the 300 episodes that aired in syndication — so when the idea of bringing the show back came up, Mandel was all in. He says the show’s first run changed his life, and there’s no way he could have said no to the revival, especially since it’s now being filmed in front of a live audience at Universal Studios Orlando. (Click on the media bar below to hear Howie Mandel)
Deal or No Deal returns — this time on CNBC — on December 5.