September 15, 2006

NBC's "Deal or No Deal" to Hold Casting Call in Seattle Area

SEATTLE -- "Deal or No Deal" is NBC's hit game show where contestants play for a top prize of one million dollars. It's a high-energy contest of nerves, instincts and raw intuition. Each night, the game of odds and chance unfolds as a contestant is confronted with 26 sealed briefcases containing varying amounts of cash -- ranging from one penny to one million dollars. The casting team from "Deal or No Deal" is coming to the Seattle area to find contestants to vie for that million dollar prize.

To win one of the ten passes to the front of the casting call line, watch KING 5's "Evening Magazine," weeknights at 7:00 p.m. during the week of September 18. Plus, there will be one golden ticket prize for the opportunity to be the very first interview of the day.

The open casting call will be held at Everett Mall (1402 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett, WA) on Saturday, September 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For more information go to

The 2-hour season premiere of "Deal or No Deal," hosted by Howie Mandel, can be seen Monday, September 18 at 8:00 p.m. on KING 5. This premiere kicks off a week-long "Deal or No Deal" event, culminating in a six million dollar contest.

About Belo

KING 5 is part of Belo Corp ., one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with 7,700 employees and $1.5 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates in some of America's most dynamic markets in Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic. Belo owns 19 television stations, six of which are in the 15 largest U.S. broadcast markets. The Company also owns or operates seven cable news channels and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo's daily newspapers are The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). The Company also publishes specialty publications targeting young adults and the fast-growing Hispanic market, including Quick and Al Dia in Dallas/Fort Worth, and El D and La Prensa in Riverside. Belo operates more than 30 Web sites associated with its operating companies. Additional information is available at or by contacting Carey Hendrickson, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6626.

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