NBCBEGINS THE SEARCH FOR ‘AMERICA’S MOST TALENTED SENIOR’ WITH OPEN CASTING CALLS FOR NEW REALITY SERIES IN PHOENIX ON MARCH 11
BURBANK, Calif. -– March 3, 2003 -– NBC’s new reality series “Second Chance: America’s Most Talented Senior” will begin its nationwide recruitment for prospective contestants on March 11 in Phoenix.
“Second Chance: America’s Most Talented Senior” will feature seniors from across America competing head-to-head in an overall talent competition, which ranges from song and dance, to the most exceptional novelty acts.
Casting directors for the new series are seeking energetic, enthusiastic and talented individuals who are above the age of 50. Any individual seeking the opportunity to show America their talents in song, dance, or any exceptional novelty acts, is encouraged to audition. Groups up to three are also welcome. Stand-up comedy acts are discouraged.
All potential candidates should come camera-ready and dressed to impress. In addition, all candidates must also bring recent photo identification, and a photocopy of their birth certificate to the audition.
To schedule appointments, please contact Marty Collins at 818/526-6287.
Specific times and locations (if currently available) for Phoenix is as follows:
Valley Youth Theater (525 North 1st St., Phoenix, AZ 85004)
Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Prospective contestants for "Second Chance: America’s Most Talented Senior" can call the toll-free number 888/423-9119 or log onto www.nbc.com
for more information.
(Contestants must be a U.S. citizen; must not have appeared in more than one television competition or game show within 12 months from tape date of program; must not have appeared as a paid principal performer on a nationally broadcast free or basic cable television program, motion picture, television commercial, or first-class stage production produced by the League of American Theatres and Producers, or the League of Resident Theaters, with six or more lines; must not be a party to a recording contract; must not have made prior national network television solo singing, musical, or dance performances on primetime; and must not be or have any member of your immediate family, or anyone living with you currently employed or have been employed within the last two years by NBC and/or General Electric.)
"Second Chance: America’s Most Talented Senior" is a production of NBC Studios. Stuart Krasnow (“Dog Eat Dog,” “The Weakest Link”) executive produces, and Peter Johansen (“The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn,” “The Martin Short Show”) serves as co-executive producer.