Howie Mandel Sets First-Look Pact With

Howie Mandel’s Alevy Prods. has set a first-look pact with Core Media Group for TV and digital projects.

Deal covers Mandel’s services as a producer on scripted and unscripted projects. Mandel runs the L.A.-based Alevy with partner Mike Marks.

Alevy produces the TBS hidden-camera series “Deal With It.” Mandel also serves as a judge on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” He previously worked with Core Media prexy Marc Graboff on gameshow “Deal or No Deal” and other projects during Graboff’s tenure at NBC.

“I have come to appreciate him as possessing that extremely rare combination of being an incredibly talented performer as well as a smart, savvy producer,” Graboff said.

“Core is a nimble, entrepreneurial company that is perfectly suited for the challenges of today’s ever-changing media landscape,” Mandel said.

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