CBS has ordered a Deal or No Deal-esque game show pilot called Secret Fortune from American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance producer Nigel Lythgoe, Deadline.com reports.
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The game presents contestants with 24 envelopes, each containing a check for amounts ranging from a dollar to an outrageous fortune. Over the course of the game, 23 envelopes are destroyed, leaving the contestant with a possibly life-changing sum.
The show, which is based on a Wild Rover Productions format, will be executive-produced by Lythgoe and Wild Rover's P
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Lythgoe is keeping busy. After his buzzed-about return to American Idol
this season, Lythgoe is also prepping the new season of So You Think You Can Dance
, on which he also serves as head judge. He is also producing CMT's Next Superstar
, which debuts later this month.
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