NBC to Turn a Holiday Game Into a Game Show: Will You Watch Howie Mandel’s White Elephant?
It's an entertaining holiday staple, but will the white elephant game work as a high-dollar game show?
NBC announced today that the network has ordered seven episodes of Howie Mandel's White Elephant, a game show in which contestants play the traditional holiday gift-exchange game, but with high-value presents. The competitor stuck with the lowest-value gift at the end of each round gets eliminated.
Deal or No Deal's Howie Mandel will host the series.