Published: January 17, 2003
preview / download BURBANK – January 17, 2002 – NBC will premiere its updated game show Lets Make a Deal for five consecutive Saturdays beginning Saturday, March 1 (9-10 p.m. ET). The announcement was made today by Jeff Zucker, President, NBC Entertainment.
Access Hollywoods Billy Bush is the host of the new hour-long revival series. Monty Hall, who hosted the original version in its daytime and primetime versions, returns as executive producer of Lets Make a Deal which will again showcase animated participants who are decked out in colorful, eye-catching — and homemade — costumes.
Bush is the East Coast correspondent for Access Hollywood, the daily entertainment newsmagazine show currently in its sixth season of providing comprehensive coverage of entertainment news and personalities on television. Bush has been with the newsmagazine since December 2001. In addition, he is a contributor to NBCs top-rated morning news program Today.
Lets Make a Deal is from Monty Hall Enterprises and Renegade 83. There are four executive producers on the project. Sharon Hall, daughter of Monty Hall, is also executive producer and Jay Renfroe and David Garfinkle are executive producers for Renegade 83.
Jamie French, NBC Entertainment Publicity, 818/840-6587