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Star Plus to launch Indian version of Let’s Make A Deal

05-June-2001
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Star Plus to launch Indian version of Let’s Make A Deal

Star Plus plans to launch sometime by the middle or the end of July, the Indian version of Let’s Make A Deal. This one-hour international game show has been licensed to Star India by All-American Fremantle International.

Star Plus is still working towards the name of the show besides the host. The channel is expected to shortly make an announcement with respect to these details.

The game show will be aired during prime time over the weekend. The objective is to expand Star Plus’ viewership over the weekend.

Let’s Make A Deal, which made its debut in 1963 on NBC, is currently aired in France, Germany, Spain, Poland, Mexico and Portugal. One of the most popular television game shows, the contestants gets to buy, sell and trade everything. The show has a trading floor where around 35 contestants are seated. These contestants have a chance to become the day’s possible traders. About eight from these are finally chosen by the host to participate in three or four deals plus the Big Deal which involves major cash and/or merchandise.

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