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The new season of Dance Moms will premiere Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at 9pm ET/PT, with new episodes airing Tuesdays at 9pm ET/PT. And as the series’ take-no-prisoners star Abby Lee Miller warned the ALDC moms and Dance Moms fans in the Season 3 reunion, she’s taking her show on the road for a nationwide casting tour in search of elite young dancers for her competition team for the new season. Here’s the rest of the Season 4 announcement straight from Lifetime: With the threat of new dancers coming into the company, the dance moms will stop at nothing to make … Continue reading
More entrepreneurs will get a chance to pitch their ideas in front of the “sharks” (Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O’Leary) of ABC’s hit reality series Shark Tank when the show returns for Season 5. Shark Tank begins its open casting calls for Season 5 in select cities starting April 14. Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas and Philadelphia will be the five major cities hosting the nationwide open casting calls, and the first 500 entrepreneurs who show up in each city are guaranteed to be seen and will pitch the Shark Tank casting … Continue reading
Bravo said today that its hit competition series Top Chef will be returning for Season 11, and that it will start open calls for chefs interested in competing in the next season of competition in cities across the country starting Feb. 11. Top Chef Season 11 casting calls will be held in the locations listed below. According to Bravo’s site, chefs should have “a passion for food, ingenuity, a thorough knowledge of cooking techniques and trends and oodles of charisma. … We want talented, experienced chefs with that flare and hunger that puts you over the top.” You can also … Continue reading
How can I get on Code: 9? That seems to be the million-dollar question with kids and adults alike regarding the wildly-popular prank show, which returns for a second season Monday at 7:30pm ET/PT on Disney XD. There are a lot of hidden-camera programs on television — the barometer will always be Ashton Kutcher’s Punk’d on MTV — but what makes Code: 9 stand apart is its focus on regular people instead of celebrities. And unlike the classic Candid Camera, the folks here are having the wool pulled over their eyes by their own family members. Yes, you read that correctly. … Continue reading
If you watch the contestants on America’s Got Talent on NBC and think you could do a better job, it’s time to put your talent where your mouth is. Beginning on November 14, the hit reality show will hold auditions for people of all ages throughout the country — including California, Texas, Illinois, Louisiana, North Carolina and Virginia. The coveted $1 million prize is still on the line, but there will be a new look to the America’s Got Talent judges table with Sharon Osbourne moving on. There has been a lot of speculation as to who will join Howard Stern … Continue reading
Starting today, Oct. 12, though Sunday, Nov. 4, American Idol hopefuls have one more chance to audition for the show’s upcoming 12th season, which begins in January on FOX (with recently announced judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, along with returning judge Randy Jackson). Online auditions are being taken during these dates, and entrants should submit an audition video online, featuring them performing a song of their choice a cappella. Videos are limited to one submission per person. All auditioners must be between the ages of 15-28 (on June 5, 2012) and a legal U.S. citizen or a … Continue reading
A seven-city U.S. casting call for The Hero, TNT’s upcoming competition series, which will be headlined and executive-produced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was announced. Production crews will visit Los Angeles, Boston, Dallas, Chicago, New York, Nashville and Minneapolis. The producers of The Hero are looking for competitors who display the physical, mental and emotional strength to participate in a battle of brains, brawn and morality, resulting in one winner being named the ultimate hero. The Hero is being produced for TNT by Ben Silverman‘s multimedia entertainment studio Electus and 5×5 Media, with Johnson and his producing partner, Dany Garcia, serving as executive … Continue reading
Those things in your house that go bump in the night could just be your ticket to TV. The producers of A Real American Haunting have put out a casting call for families who believe they are being haunted by spirits from beyond. Go Go Lucky Entertainment, which also brought us Paranormal State, The Exorcist Files and Brad Meltzer’s Decoded, is letting families share their experiences on its website. The site says the families, in addition to having their ghostly encounters filmed, will be offered help dealing with their paranormal problems.