"Deal or no Deal" doing "Star Wars" show

TV Arts

David
MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU IN THIS SPECIAL 'STAR WARS' THEMED "WINNER
TAKE ALL" 'DEAL OR NO DEAL' EPISODE MONDAY, APRIL 28

DARTH VADER FILLS IN AS THE VILLAINOUS BANKER AND SURPRISE GUEST
SUPPORTERS INCLUDE ACTRESS CARRIE FISHER (PRINCESS LEIA), EVERYONE'S
FAVORITE WOOKIEE CHEWBACCA AND THE LOVABLE DROID R2D2

Burbank, Calif., April 7, 2008 NBC's hit game show "Deal or No Deal"
transforms itself for a special "Star Wars" themed "winner take all"
episode on Monday, April 28 (8-10 pm ET) surprising two diehard fans
of the popular movie franchise with the experience of a lifetime.
Guest supporters cheering on the contestants include Carrie Fisher
(Princess Leia), Chewbacca and R2D2, and in a surprise twist, Darth
Vader fills in as the villainous Banker.

In this two-hour "winner take all" episode, two contestants, Elyse
McCrillis and Brad Flinchum, will duel against each other with the
chance to win close to two million dollars. They will each play their
own game and whoever has the highest amount at the end of his or her
game will take home both winnings, leaving the other with nothing.
This will make them re-think their strategyplay it safe or take the
risk and go all the wayin order to be the winner.

As McCrillis gets ready to begin her solo game, she quickly sees that
the models have been replaced with the classic Imperial storm
troopers. The game becomes even more exciting when she gets a surprise
guest supporterCarrie Fisher (Princess Leia), to help her play her
game.

Anxiously waiting to start his game, Flinchum has no idea what is in
store for him. Once his game begins, Mandel reveals the models are
dressed as Princess Leia in the classic slave outfit from "Star Wars:
Episode VI Return of the Jedi." After getting his composure, he too
gets surprise supporters as everyone's favorite wookiee Chewbacca and
the loveable astromech droid R2D2 take the stage.

"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.

STAR WARS, Wookiee, "droid" and all related character names and
properties are trademarks and/or copyrights, in the United States and
other countries, of Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its affiliates. TM &
Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved.
                                            
David
Looks like I'll be tuning in for this. :)