‘Let’s Make a Deal’ Goes Interactive With Special Twitter Episodes
via press release:
“LET’S MAKE A DEAL” GOES INTERACTIVE WITH
SPECIAL TWITTER EPISODES
Fans Can Vote Via Twitter To Choose Game-Changing
Elements, Including Cash and Prizes
First of Two Episodes Tapes Nov. 8 and Airs Nov. 13
LET’S MAKE A DEAL will tap into the power of social media with two special Twitter episodes this season. The first episode will tape Friday, Nov. 8 (1:00 PM, PT) and air Wednesday, Nov. 13 (check local listings) on the CBS Television Network. To participate, fans should follow @letsmakedealCBS beginning at 3:00 PM, ET / 2:00 PM, CT / 12:00 PM, PT on Friday, Nov. 8 when the taping begins. Via the show’s Twitter handle, fans can then vote on elements of the show, which will include more than $150,000 in cash and prizes.
Each act of the show will have a key element to be voted upon – from choosing whether an exotic sports car should be in a deal or its cash equivalent, to the prizes affecting the “Big Deal of the Day”– the fans decide! By using the hashtag #DecideTheDeal, fans votes will be received. Votes will then be tallied immediately, with the most popular choices incorporated into the episode as it happens. The fun will include the guest audience who will receive a special giveaway announced by host Wayne Brady. The second Twitter episode will tape Friday, Dec. 6 to be broadcast Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
CBS Daytime has been #1 in the daypart for 27 consecutive years, featuring a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. The Network’s daytime lineup includes television’s #1-rated daytime program and longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT, the #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, daytime talk show THE TALK as well as THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL.