‘Deal Or No Deal Island’ Renewed For Season 2 At NBC

Ahead of its season one finale, NBC is banking on another season of Deal or No Deal Island.

The spinoff of the long-running game show has picked renewed for season two.

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The series, which is hosted by Joe Manganiello, launched at the end of February with its first season wrapping up on May 13. Now, a new crop of players will compete in the competition with production on season two set to start this summer.

It sees 13 players transported to the elusive Banker’s private island to compete for cash.

NBC said that the series is averaging 5.8 million total viewers across all platforms, more than doubling its live audience.

Produced by Endemol Shine North America, the series is exec produced by Manganiello, Matt Kunitz, Vittoria Cacciatore, Jeffrey Breeden, Howie Mandel and Endemol Shine North America’s Sharon Levy, Michael Heyerman and Sean Loughlin.

“With expert gameplay, adventure and a new layer of strategy, the reimagined Deal or No Deal Island had fans on the edge of their seats, just like the original,” said Corie Henson, EVP, Unscripted Content. “A huge thanks to our crew and the biggest gamer of them all, host Joe Manganiello. Together we’re thrilled to be back with another season that will be sure to test the contestants and the Banker’s limits.”

“It was incredible to see how audiences immediately took to the new format of Deal or No Deal Island, welcoming Joe Manganiello and the Banker’s guests into their homes and bringing new life to the iconic IP,” added Sharon Levy, Chief Executive Officer, Endemol Shine North America. “We’re thrilled that NBC has picked up a second cycle and eagerly anticipate seeing how the Banker will physically test and mentally challenge a new season of contestants as they compete for a transformative jackpot.”

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