“AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR” SEEKING CONTESTANTS FOR FIFTH SEASON, TO BE BROADCAST THIS SUMMER ON G4 AND NBC
Official Casting Website (http://www.ANWTryouts.com) Currently Accepting Applications from Aspiring Ninjas
“American Ninja Warrior,” the hit competition series which tests an athlete’s strength, agility, balance and willpower on a set of diabolical obstacle courses, is looking for contestants for its fifth season airing this summer on G4 and NBC.
Anyone in the nation who believes they have what it takes to conquer this year’s unexpected twists and all-new course designs are encouraged to visit the official casting website (http://www.ANWTryouts.com) to apply for a competition slot. As with last season, this year’s competition will attempt to find a wide array of American contestants, from grandmothers and puppeteers to professional athletes and Hollywood stuntmen.
To be considered, applicants (21 years and older) must visit http://www.ANWTryouts.com and submit an online video which describes why they should be deemed worthy enough to join the schoolteachers, firefighters, police officers, social workers and other everyday heroes as they transform into fearless acrobatic contestants during filming this spring.
Please visit http://www.ANWTryouts.com and follow @ninjawarrior on Twitter for news and additional information.
Auditions for Teams of Two to be Held in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Portland, Atlanta, Detroit, Dallas, Phoenix and Fayetteville, Ark.
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – November 29, 2012 – NBC’s new adventure-reality series “Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls” (working title) is launching a nine-city, cross-country search to find fearless teams of two. Casting producers are looking for confident and competitive duos who think they have the courage and determination to survive in the wild and vie for this unique opportunity to compete for the reward of a lifetime.
Candidates must be at least 21 years of age by February 1, 2013 and legal residents of the United States. For those who are unable to attend a casting call, information on how to apply to the show and submit a videotape is available on www.nbc.com/casting and http://www.nbcbearshow.com/.
January 2, 2012- Warrenton, VA- Endlight Entertainment announces official Pre-Production and an Open Casting Call for the highly anticipated “Ninjas vs Monsters” the movie.
Are you a fan of classic monster movies? Have you been practicing martial arts all your life wishing you could be a Ninja in a movie? Ever wonder if Wolfman truly has nards? If you can say yes to any of these questions, then the team at Endlight Entertainment WANT YOU to audition for the third and final movie in their Horror/Comedy trilogy, NINJAS VS MONSTERS.
Endlight Entertainment is proud to announce in conjunction with the beginning of Pre-Production, an open casting call on Saturday 1/14/12, and Sunday 1/15/12 in Clifton, VA for “Ninjas vs Monsters” the movie! Everyone and anyone is welcome to audition, professional and novice actors alike. Headshot and resume are preferred but you can bring a printed snapshot for consideration. Martial arts, stunt, and parkour skills are a plus! Roles include the likes of Dracula, Frankenstein, Wolfman, the Mummy, and MORE!
“Ninjas vs Monsters” will be the biggest and most ambitious movie of the microbudget trilogy beginning with “Ninjas vs Zombies” and followed by “Ninjas vs Vampires”. The previous two films have been distributed worldwide earning loyal fans and a cult-status, even spawning a successful comic book series based on the movies through Azure Press.
Be a part of this worldwide phenomenon and visit www.NinjasWin.com for full audition information and character breakdowns.
Dallas, New York, Salt Lake City and Los Angeles Auditions Also Confirmed
Summer’s hottest dance competition series SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE kicks off its ninth season with auditions beginning Thursday, Jan. 5 at the historic FOX Theatre in Atlanta, GA. The show will continue its search for America’s Favorite Dancer on Friday, Jan. 13 at the McFarlin Memorial Auditorium in Dallas, TX; Monday, Jan. 23 at the Manhattan Center in New York, NY; Thursday, Feb. 23 at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City, UT; and Friday, March 2 at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.
Once again, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE will travel across the U.S. in search of the best and most talented dancers in the country. Those who shine during auditions are given a ticket to Las Vegas for callbacks, where they will work with top choreographers to learn and then be judged on multiple styles of dance. For more details on auditions for Season Nine, as well as eligibility requirements, go to www.fox.com/dance.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe and comes from 19 Entertainment Ltd. and dick clark productions. The hit unscripted series showcases talented dancers – skilled in everything from Ballet, Breaking, Krumping and Salsa to Swing, Tap and Contemporary Jazz – competing for the title of America’s Favorite Dancer.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Audition Information:
Cities Dates Venues**
Atlanta, GA Thursday, Jan. 5 The FOX Theatre
660 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
Dallas, TX Friday, Jan. 13 McFarlin Memorial Auditorium
6405 Boaz Lane
Dallas, TX 75275
New York, NY Monday, Jan. 23 Manhattan Center
311 W. 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
Salt Lake City, UT Thursday, Feb. 23 Capitol Theatre
50 West 200 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
Los Angeles, CA Friday, March 2 Orpheum Theatre
842 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Registration will begin at 8:00 AM at each venue. Auditioners traveling to cities for the open calls should make arrangements to stay for at least two days following their initial audition in the event of a callback.
Dancers must be either a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident of the U.S. or possess a current legal Employment Authorization Card enabling him/her to seek employment freely in the U.S. (i.e., without restrictions as to employer) by the date specified in the eligibility rules. Dancers must be no younger than 18 or older than 30 years of age on the first day they register for auditions. Any dancer who is a minor in his/her state of residence must also have a parent or legal guardian sign all required documents. Dancers must provide legal, valid proof of age when they register for auditions. Check www.fox.com/dance for full eligibility rules.
Last season’s winner, Melanie Moore, danced off with a $250,000 cash prize, the title of America’s Favorite Dancer and a cover feature in Dance Spirit Magazine. Additionally, she was featured as a Gatorade athlete on Gatorade.com and in Gatorade’s G series FIT print campaign. Moore also participated in the 32-city SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Tour 2011 which concluded earlier this month.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE is executive-produced by Simon Fuller, Nigel Lythgoe and Barry Adelman. Become a fan of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/soyouthinkyoucandance. Follow the series on Twitter @DanceonFOX and join the discussion at #SYTYCD.
National Online Search to Find Talent for the Next Season of “The Glee Project” Will Begin at www.Oxygen.com
Open Casting Calls to Take Place in New York, Chicago and Nashville
NEW YORK – September 26, 2011 – Oxygen will begin its nationwide casting search for the next season of the “The Glee Project,” kicking things off today with an online search. Information can be obtained at http://thegleeproject.oxygen.com, where already over 87,000 fans and hopefuls have signed up to learn more about the casting process. Additionally, beginning in November, Oxygen will launch a multiple city open casting call tour including New York, Chicago and Nashville. This announcement comes on the heels of a highly successful first season of “The Glee Project” which became a critically acclaimed ratings hit for the network. In season one, 12 powerful contenders were chosen from over 40,000 young men and women to compete for a seven-episode guest starring role on “Glee.”
For the next season of “The Glee Project,” Casting Director Robert Ulrich and his team are seeking singularly talented young men and women with strong vocal, acting and dancing abilities with big, oversized personalities. Musical theater experience is a plus, but not required. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age – but able to convincingly portray the role of a teenager – and be legally eligible to work in the United States. Candidates must also be available for production in or about January through April 2012 and be willing to travel as part of production.
Those hoping to bring their own unique style to “Glee” should visit http://thegleeproject.oxygen.com to learn how to upload their videos and find additional information on the open casting calls and eligibility requirements. Performers can choose from a wide variety of songs to audition with including “Ordinary People” by John Legend, “The Edge of Glory” by Lady Gaga, “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz, “Drops of Jupiter” by Train, “Unchained Melody” by the Righteous Brothers, “Before He Cheats” by Carrie Underwood, “This Kiss” by Faith Hill and “Out Here on My Own” by Irene Cara from the movie “Fame.”
“The Glee Project” is a groundbreaking, competition series from Ryan Murphy, the co-creator and Emmy winning executive producer of “Glee.” The show finds and trains a group of extraordinarily talented performers, who compete against one another to win a guest starring role on “Glee.” The series uncovers a unique group of artists from both professional and amateur backgrounds, proving every underdog has a fighting chance at stardom.
“The Glee Project” is produced by Ryan Murphy Television and Embassy Row with Ryan Murphy, Dante Di Loreto, Michael Davies and Shauna Minoprio serving as executive producers.
Access to all the information about the casting calls, prizing and eligibility, as well as a list of approved audition songs begins at http://thegleeproject.oxygen.com.
About Embassy Row
Embassy Row is a New York City-based global format and digital production company dedicated to developing original concepts and adapting international formats for television networks, online and wireless distribution in the U.S. and around the world. We specialize in the genres of games, comedy, reality, factual, sports and food and are pioneers in the fields of brand-supported and digital content. Embassy Row is a creative company, led by hands-on producers always on the lookout for the next breakthrough idea. Since 2008, Embassy Row has been a part of the Sony Pictures Television company.
About Oxygen Media
Oxygen Media is a multiplatform lifestyle brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to “live out loud.” Oxygen is rewriting the rulebook for women’s media by changing how the world sees entertainment from a young woman’s point of view. Through a vast array of unconventional and original content including “The Glee Project,” “Bad Girls Club,” “Hair Battle Spectacular,” and “Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood,” the growing cable network is the premier destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming. A social media trendsetter, Oxygen is a leading force in engaging modern young women, wherever they are, with popular, award winning features online including www.OxygenLive.com, the real time social viewing party that is also available as an app for the iPhone and iPad. Oxygen is available in 77 million homes, and can be found online and on mobile devices at www.oxygen.com <http://www.oxygen.com/> . Follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/OxygenPR <http://www.twitter.com/OxygenPR> . Oxygen Media is a service of NBCUniversal.
Thousands of hopefuls will have one more opportunity to audition for Season 11 of AMERICAN IDOL at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Thursday, Sept. 22. The New Jersey auditions will be the last stop on a nationwide search for the best undiscovered talent in the country. Season 11 auditions were also held in St. Louis; Portland, OR; San Diego; Pittsburgh; Charleston; Denver; and Houston.
Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson, along with Emmy®-nominated host Ryan Seacrest, will begin their search for America’s next singing superstar when AMERICAN IDOL debuts Sunday, Jan. 22 (10:00-11:00 PM ET/7:00-8:00 PM PT), immediately following the NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME on FOX.
New Jersey AMERICAN IDOL Audition Information
WHO: Men and women 15-28 years old as of June 26, 2011, who are eligible to work in the U.S. Some restrictions apply – please visit americanidol.com for specific information.
WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011
WHERE: IZOD Center
East Rutherford, NJ 07073-2131
HOW: Wristbands will be distributed from approximately 7:00 AM on Tuesday, Sept. 20, until approximately 8:00 AM on Thursday, Sept. 22. Auditioners will not be permitted to camp out. Once auditioners obtain their wristbands, they will be asked to return to IZOD Center by 5:00 AM on Thursday, Sept. 22.
Nominated for an incredible ten 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards, AMERICAN IDOL is produced by 19 Entertainment, a division of CKX, Inc. and FremantleMedia North America Inc. The series is created and executive-produced by Simon Fuller, CEO, XIX Entertainment, and executive-produced by Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.; Ken Warwick, Executive Producer, FremantleMedia North America, Inc.; and Nigel Lythgoe, CEO, Nigel Lythgoe Productions. AMERICAN IDOL has been No. 1 among Adults 18-49 for the past eight consecutive seasons.
Open Casting Call Set for Thursday, Oct. 28 at CenterStaging in Burbank, Calif.
CBS will hold a West Coast open casting call for the new reality-competition series, LIVE TO DANCE with Paula Abdul, on Thursday, Oct. 28 at CenterStaging in Burbank, Calif. (3407 Winona Ave, Burbank CA 91504). Check-in starts at 8:00 AM.
Performers who have a passion for dance and would like the opportunity to showcase their talents are encouraged to attend. The dancers who receive a callback to audition for Abdul and the panel of experts, all world-class dancers themselves, will need to be available on both Saturday (10/30) and Sunday (10/31).
For more information on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, dancers are encouraged to pre-register online at: www.cbs.com/primetime/paula_abdul_dance_show/.
LIVE TO DANCE is one of the most inclusive talent searches on television. Dancers with raw ability of any age, performing solo or as a group, can audition in any form of dancing. Styles can include ballet to break dance, tap to tango, or a unique fusion of styles such as rock ballet, hip-hop clogging or contemporary mixed with capoeira.
The dancers who make it through the callback process will have the chance to perform live on CBS in the semi-finals and finals, where they will battle for the right to be crowned LIVE TO DANCE champion and awarded a $500,000 prize.
Abdul, who will serve as the show’s executive producer, mentor and lead expert, will be joined on the panel of experts by Travis Payne and Kimberly Wyatt, both of whom bring an extensive dance and choreography resume to the series. Andrew Günsberg is host of the series.
LIVE TO DANCE is based on a format created by Princess Productions and Shine TV and is produced by Reveille. Elisabeth Murdoch, Howard T. Owens, Paula Abdul, James Sunderland, Anthony Dominici and Robin Ashbrook are executive producers.