via press release:



Two Semi-Finalists from Each Participating Market Will Be Flown to Los Angeles;
One of the Two Is Guaranteed to Make a Deal on the Show

Philadelphia and Detroit Are the First Markets to Participate


CHEAT TWEET: #Let’sMakeaDeal 3rd annual contestant search starts August 25 in Philadelphia!


CBS’s LET’S MAKE A DEAL is kicking off its third annual casting call for contestants in cities across the United States beginning Saturday, August 25 in Philadelphia.  The second round of interviews will take place in Detroit on Friday, Sept. 14.  Each hopeful contestant will have 30 seconds to express to the LMAD producers why they want to be on the show.  Two participants will be selected from each location to fly to Los Angeles and attend a taping of the legendary game show in fall 2012.  One of the two semi-finalists will be guaranteed to “make a deal” with host Wayne Brady.


Following is the schedule for contestant searches:


Saturday, August 25:                   Philadelphia  KYW-TV

Trump Taj Mahal Casino                                   2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

1000 Boardwalk

Atlantic City, NJ 08401


Friday, Sept. 14:                          Detroit          WWJ-TV

Michigan Renaissance Festival                          3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

12600 Dixie Highway

Holly, MI 48442


Additional cities will be announced in the coming weeks.  All applicants must be legal U.S. residents, aged 18 and over.  Official rules can be found on each individual station’s website, and upcoming schedules will be posted on


LET’S MAKE A DEAL is produced by FremantleMedia North America.  Mike Richards (“The Price is Right”) and Dan Funk are executive producers.  The one-hour show is broadcast weekdays (check local listings) on the CBS Television Network.

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