Calling All Fans: Big Brother Canada Season Two National Casting Call Now Open
Online Applications Available as of August 1(st) at www.bigbrothercanada.ca
Casting Tour to Visit Vancouver, Edmonton, Halifax, St. John's, Montreal and
Canada's Number One Specialty Reality Series of the Year Returns Winter 2014
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TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Hot on the heels of the epic first season of Big
Brother Canada, the country's biggest specialty reality series of the year,
Shaw Media and Insight Productions announced today that the national casting
call for season two is now open. Canadians 19 years and older are invited to
apply online at www.bigbrothercanada.ca and this fall in person at open
casting calls in select cities across Canada. The submission deadline is
October 25, 2013.
"With an astounding 10,000 Canadians having auditioned for season one of Big
Brother Canada, we know there is a huge desire from fans across the country to
participate in this legendary series," said Barbara Williams, Senior Vice
President of Content, Shaw Media. "This season, we are once again offering
hopefuls the chance to apply in person as well as online, ensuring that fans
Canada wide have the opportunity to audition."
Big Brother Canada is looking for all interested Canadians - strategists, wall
flowers, drama-queens, nerds and dreamers and schemers alike are all
encouraged to apply. For all those keen to live in a house stacked with big
personalities, big competition and hundreds of cameras and microphones
catching your every move, Big Brother Canada wants to hear from you.
"Season one of Big Brother Canada was a blockbuster with an engaging, dynamic
and entertaining cast. We look forward to discovering a new crop of Canadian
houseguests that will blow people away with more scheming, more drama, more
romance and more surprises than ever before," said John Brunton, Chairman &
CEO, Insight Production Company Ltd.
Applicants can either apply online at www.bigbrothercanada.ca with the option
to include a short video expressing why they should be chosen to live in the
Big Brother Canada house, in person at open casting calls throughout September
and October, or can opt to do both. Additional information about the casting
calls in select cities will be released in the coming months.
Open casting calls will be held in the following cities:
Vancouver, British Columbia - September 8 at Metropolis at Metrotown Edmonton,
Alberta - September 14 at West Edmonton Mall Halifax, Nova Scotia - September
20 at Halifax Shopping Centre St. John's, Newfoundland - September 21 at
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland Montreal, Quebec - September 27 at Le Centre
Montreal Sheraton Toronto, Ontario - October 19 at John Bassett Theatre
Coming exclusively to Slice(TM )in winter 2014, Big Brother Canada Season Two
will hand pick a diverse group of houseguests to live in the Big Brother
Canada house outfitted wall to wall with cameras and microphones to capture
all the action. Each week the houseguests will compete in a series of
challenges and vote each other out until one claims victory and takes home the
Fans can catch Big Brother 15 Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays on Global and
Big Brother After Dark seven days a week from 4-6am ET on Slice™.
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:
Twitter: @BigBrotherCA @Slice_TV
Big Brother Canada https://www.facebook.com/BigBrotherCA
Slice is a Shaw Media network.
About Shaw Communications Inc.
Shaw is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers
with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone,
telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home
services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw
Media). Shaw serves 3.3 million customers, through a reliable and extensive
fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television
networks in Canada, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks including
HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY® and Showcase. Shaw is traded on
the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60
Index (Symbol: TSX - SJR.B, NYSE - SJR). For more information about Shaw,
please visit www.shaw.ca.
About Insight Productions
Insight Production Company Ltd, headed by John Brunton & Barbara Bowlby has
become an industry leader in the creative development, financing and
production of highly rated television programs and cutting edge multiplatform
content for the global market in every genre. Since 1979, it has been
recognized for its reputation for quality as the recipient of numerous
international awards, including multiple Gemini's. The company has created
thousands of hours of groundbreaking television that continues to be broadcast
over major networks worldwide. Broadcast Magazine International claims that
"when it comes to adapting formats for Canadian audiences there is one
producer who appears to have the Midas touch." Recent hits include Canada's
Got Talent, the JUNO Awards, which plays a key role in the Canadian music
industry; Insight's original formats Canada Sings & Battle of the Blades, and
Intervention Canada which is currently in production on its second season.
For more information visit www.insighttv.com.
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