Jul 30, 2007 12:50 pm US/Pacific
Kid Nation Season 2 Open Call Information
This fall Kid Nation promises to be one of the most unique and family-friendly shows to hit the airwaves in years. Over the course of 40 days, 40 incredible kids will live and work together to create their own society. The pilot has been generating incredible buzz and with this level of anticipation, it's not surprising that we're already casting for the second season! So join CBS2 and Stater Bros. at Raging Waters and you could be a part of Kid Nation Season 2!
Date: Friday, August 3, 2007
Time: 10am-4pm (line cut-off)
Location: Raging Waters – San Dimas
Beachside Picnic Area (on the left side of the parking lot)
111 Raging Waters Drive
San Dimas , CA 91773
Parking: In order to park, cars must pay upfront a $10 charge (or $15 if you request premium parking).
Open Call Audition Process:
Participants will fill-out an *application and then be asked to discuss who they are and why they'd like to be on Kid Nation, for up to 2 minutes on-camera. CBS2 will submit all eligible on-camera entries. Applicants must be present to apply.
* Applications may be downloaded HERE and filled out in advance of the Open Call. Applications will also be available at the Open Call to fill out.
Age, Permission and Citizenship Requirements:
· All applicants must be between the ages of 8 and 15 years of age.
· All applicants must have the full permission of their parent(s) who have legal custody, or other legal guardians, as applicable, and such parents and/or legal guardians must sign, on behalf of such Applicants, all required Applicant agreements or other documents permitting Applicant to participate in the Program.
· All applicants must be United States citizens and be living in the United States.
· All applicants must have a valid United States passport. (It is NOT necessary to have your Passport or photo with you at the Open Call)
Each episode ends with a town meeting in which the kids award one child a gold star worth $20,000, all leading to the grand finale, with an unimaginable test, the biggest awards and a special surprise for every child.
Participants may experience a long waiting period before their Open Call audition.
A total of approx. 500 applicants will be invited to interview sometime in or around August-September 2007 (or as otherwise scheduled by the Producers) in person at one of 11 specified locations: Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; New York, NY; Boston, MA; Atlanta, GA; Seattle, WA; Dallas, TX; Chicago, IL; Minneapolis, MN; Philadelphia, PA; and Phoenix, AZ. Producers reserve the right to change the number or the identity of the foregoing locations at any time.
Approximately 60 finalists (the final number of which will be determined by Producer) will be invited to Los Angeles in September 2007 (or as otherwise scheduled by the Producers) for final interviews. Approximately 40 finalists (the final number of which will be determined by Producer) will be selected as contestants to participate in this program. Filming is presently scheduled to occur sometime between October - December 2007 at a location to be announced.
Selected participants will spend approx. 40 days in a remote location where they will form and live in a society governed amongst themselves. This may be the opportunity of a lifetime for the selected participants. However, they must agree to be filmed up to 24 hours a day by television camera crews for reality programming intended to be broadcast on national television. There will be various prizes associated with participation in the Program, including a grand prize of substantial value which may be divided up amongst the various participants in the Program. Producers may also award stipends to selected applicants who participate in the program and fulfill all of their obligations to Producers.
Applicants' parents and/or legal guardians must authorize Producers to conduct a background check on Applicants. The Kid Nation Season 2 location for taping has NOT been disclosed.
Click HERE to learn more about the CBS new reality show Kid Nation!
For further questions, please call 818-655-2705.
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