The Howie Mandel-hosted game show returned this week on CNBC after a nearly 10-year hiatus. But is Deal or No Deal out of step with the times? "In 2018, as the culture continues to grapple with the way women have been disregarded and sometimes abused by Hollywood and its machers, Deal and shows like it raise an awkward question: Is this a convention whose time is up?" asks Lara Zarum. "Series like Deal encapsulate the paradox of the modern game-show modeling gig: On one hand, it offers a stiletto-heeled foot in the door for many young women who aspire to careers in entertainment — Meghan Markle and Chrissy Teigen, among others, got their starts on Deal or No Deal. Vanna White, who has been turning letters on Wheel of Fortune since 1983, has shaped that gig into a long, multifaceted career...On the other hand, it is unclear whether those advantages are worth the broader message it may communicate in the wake of #MeToo."