Open Casting Calls in Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Winnipeg, St. John's and Toronto
#BBCAN4 Nationwide Online Applications Accepted Until Midnight On October 26 at BigBrotherCanada.ca
TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - From the East Coast to the West Coast and everywhere in between, Global's Big Brother Canada is ready to find the next outrageous group of houseguests with venues confirmed for its national casting tour. Canadians 19 years of age and older can either apply online at BigBrotherCanada.ca now through October 26, or in person from 10am to 2pm at the following locations:
Saturday, September 19
- Vancouver, BC – The Bourbon, 50 W Cordova St.
- Montréal, QC – BLVD44, 2108 Boul. St-Laurent
Saturday, September 26
- Calgary, AB – Ranchman's, 9615 Macleod Trail SE
- Edmonton, AB – Knoxville's, 10736 Jasper Ave NW
- Halifax, NS – MicMac Mall, 21 Micmac Blvd
Saturday, October 3
- Winnipeg, MB – Polo Park Mall, 1485 Portage Ave.
- St.John's, NL – Sundance Bar and Grill, 30 George Street
Saturday, October 24
- Toronto, ON – Location to be announced
Houseguest hopefuls not able to attend an open call can apply online at BigBrotherCanada.ca. Season 2 winner Jon Pardy's online application got him his ticket into the house - check out his video here.
Every online submission is viewed by Big Brother Canada's rock-star casting team, and to help online applicants stand out from the pack Big Brother casting director Robyn Kass offers the following tips:
- Don't plan too much and talk naturally.
- Make sure your lighting and sound work properly.
- Stay away from the same Big Brother clichés we hear time and time again, such as: "I can be your best friend or your worst enemy," or "You either love me or hate me."
- Tell us something unique about yourself that will make you stand out.
- Have a good time!
Airing exclusively on Global early in 2016, Big Brother Canada plucks a group of hand-picked strangers from their homes, sequesters them from the outside world, and places them inside a house outfitted wall-to-wall with cameras and microphones that capture their every move. Competing for a grand cash prize, each week the houseguests battle in a series of challenges that give them power or punishment, voting each other out until the fate of the final two is decided by a jury of fellow houseguests.
Fans can catch Big Brother 17 Sundays and Wednesdays at 8pm ET/PT, and Thursdays at 9pm ET/PT on Global. Plus, tune-in to Global's post-eviction #HouseguestHangout, hosted by BBCAN3 winner Sarah Hanlon, every Thursday at 10pm ET/PT at GlobalTV.com/BigBrother.
Commissioned by Shaw Media, Season 2 of Big Brother Canada is produced by Insight Productions in association with Shaw Media and Endemol. Erin Brock and Sue Brophey are Supervising Producers. John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby serve as Executive Producers.
Global is a Shaw Media Network.
About Shaw Communications
Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications and media company. Shaw serves 3.2 million consumers and businesses through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw provides consumers with broadband Internet, WiFi, Digital Phone and Video services. Shaw Business provides businesses with Internet, data, WiFi, telephony, Video and fleet tracking services, and ViaWest provides collocation, cloud and managed services. Shaw Media provides Canadians with engaging programming content through one of Canada's largest conventional television networks, 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 Production Company Ltd.
Insight Productions – producers of The Amazing Race Canada, the most watched Canadian show on record and Big Brother Canada, the most watched reality program across specialty channels in Canada – is Canada's most-established content producer. Headed by John Brunton & Barbara Bowlby, Insight is an industry leader in the development, financing, and production of hit programming and multiplatform content for the global market in every genre. In 2015, Insight celebrates 35 years of outstanding storytelling, award-winning programming, and an unparalleled reputation. In recognition of its achievements, Insight received the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television's inaugural Icon Award. In addition to Big Brother Canada, recent hits include The Amazing Race Canada; Top Chef Canada; Battle of the Blades; The JUNOAwards; Canada's Walk of Fame; Falcon Beach; and The Jon Dore Television Show. How To Change The World, co-produced with MET Films, had its world premiere in the documentary competition at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2015, where it won two awards.
SOURCE Global Television
For further information: For media inquiries and interview requests, please contact: Ginger Bertrand, Unit Publicist, Big Brother Canada Casting Tour, [email protected], 647-993-4464