Television

Sony's 'Deal Ya No Deal' to hit airwaves in November; prize money Rs 10 million

MUMBAI: It's raining game shows again on Indian television. Star Plus brought back KBC2 in August this year and now Sony Entertainment Television (SET) will be airing a new reality game show - Deal Ya No Deal. The show, which will be anchored by actor R Madhavan, is due to air in November and has a prize money of Rs 10 million (as opposed to KBC2's Rs 20 million).

The show is being produced by Miditech in association with Endemol BV.

Deal Ya No Deal, is a unique reality game show format which tests an individual's guts, wits, speed and ability in making the right choices and provides an opportunity to win upto Rs 10 million.

An Endemol format, Deal Ya No Deal is a show about intelligent choices, where the right choice made by the winner can win him prize monies.

SET India CEO Kunal Dasgupta said, "We constantly endeavor to provide innovative and engaging content for our viewers and we are extremely excited to bring the world's No.1 game show to India taking the channel to greater heights."

Commenting on the conceptualisation of the Indian version of this mega game show, SET India executive vice president and business head Tarun Katial said, "We will present an opportunity to our viewers to experience the ultimate adrenaline rush of the thrilling moments that the contestants are going through at each stage of the show and for the participants, it will be a true test of temperament and decisiveness. They will have to really put their body and mind on the line for the 'Prize money' which will vary from a measly sum right to a life-changing jackpot."

International versions of Deal Ya No Deal have enjoyed high viewership worldwide with a successful track record in 43 countries including Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Israel Mexico, the Middle East, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain Switzerland, Turkey, Thailand and Vietnam.

Deal Or No Deal, as it is popularly known across countries, was voted 'Program of the Year 2004' by Italian Viewers Oscar TV Awards; all four Dutch series of the show have beaten average market share for a television show across all demographics; it was also awarded the Clarin Award for Best Entertainment Show of 2003.

Deal Ya No Deal - The Format

In Deal Ya No Deal, the contestant faces 22 cash boxes, containing cheques varying from a measly amount to Rs 10 million. Without knowing the content in each box, he picks one, his to keep no matter what. The box stays sealed, as do the 21 remaining ones that are divided amongst other contestants. Who's holding the jackpot? Does the winner's box contain a stingy sum or an absolute fortune? Nobody knows...

For Deal Ya No Deal host Madhavan, this will mark as a comeback on the small screen. Madhavan has worked in serials like Banegi Apni Baat, Sea Hawks, Tol Mol Ke Bol and Ghar Jamai.

Viewers interested in participating in the show can do so by answering a question which will appear on the channel soon wherein they can call 190 44 242526 (your choice) or SMS 'Deal' to 2525, with the correct answer.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/19/vikrant_0.jpg?itok=0MQn6rL1
Dream11 aims to increase user base with Hero ISL season 5: Vikrant Mudaliar

Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL) season five is just around the corner and Dream11 being the official fantasy football partner and home to more than four crore fantasy sports fans is looking to capitalise on the championship buzz to expand its user base.

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/17/ap_0.jpg?itok=h0e86FkS
Pet Tales with Mindshare's Ruchi Mathur

Animal Planet is celebrating the bond that humans share with animals through this heartwarming series called ‘Animal Planet Pet Tales’ on the special relationship that India’s top media executives share with their pets.  What’s your favorite pet movie? I don't really have a favourite pet story as...

Television TV Channels Factual @ Discovery
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/19/mn_0.jpg?itok=rYGA8Wvw
MN+ launches ‘Wings of Change’

MN+, the Gold Class of Hollywood movies, launches a specially curated property ‘Wings of Change’ to celebrate women who have created a paradigm shift in the world of cinema. Starting September 21, 11p.m on MN+, the eight-week property, ‘Wings of Change’ will feature movies starring some of the most...

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/19/aaj-tak.jpg?itok=AUY4V9ha
Aaj Tak announces the launch of ‘Saare Jahaan Se Sachcha’

Launch Platform includes the first ever News Roadblock on Aaj tak Prime Time

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/19/naap.jpg?itok=1TV5bcFs
Teleshopping market sees growth ahead

Since the inception of television home shopping industry in India in the 90s, it has come a long way as compared to the time when the segment was associated with ‘magical’ products, impractical promises or dubbed English slots.

Television TV Channels Specialised and Niche
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/18/camp.jpg?itok=Eh67R1fK
iTV Foundation organizes free day-long health camp in Karnal

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday inaugurated iTV network foundation's free health camp which was held in Karnal, Haryana and lauded the initiative taken by the group. Speaking at the event, Manohar Lal Khattar said that their objective is to increase the number of doctors in the...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/18/kids_0.jpg?itok=otInOyzM
Viacom18 dials up its kid’s ecosystem - extends the KidZania association to Mumbai

Viacom18, India’s fastest growing media & entertainment network is all set to extend its association with KidZania to Mumbai.

Television TV Channels Kids
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/18/raj.jpg?itok=_J83VD2q
Rajiv Mathrani joins Star Sports as chief marketing officer

Star Sports has appointed Rajiv Mathrani as its new chief marketing officer (CMO), a source close to the development has confirmed to Indiantelevision.com.

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/18/ibf.jpg?itok=fE9MgDPX
IBF rejigs board; appoints VPs to steer key objectives

The board of directors of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has unanimously appointed Siddharth Jain, Rajat Sharma, Sudhanshu Vats and K Madhavan as the vice-presidents to broadbase and liaise with the government and other stakeholders for the sectoral growth.

Television TV Channels People

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories