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Mark Burnett (Survivor, The Apprentice) has created yet another Reality TV show. It’s called Jingles and they’re holding auditions in Nashville at the end of May.
Mark Burnett has reportedly combined elements of The Apprentice and Rock Star to create Jingles, a new CBS reality series that will see contestants concocting commercial ditties for real products … Home viewer votes cast following each broadcast will then determine a weekly winner, whose jingle will be used in and actual commercial. Source
If you would like to audtion for the show, read on…
Do you think that you could use your quick mind and comedy skills to wow Fortune 500 companies with your talent?
Are you ready to prove that you possess the competitive edge and talent to win over a live audience and industry professionals all at once?
What they’re looking for:
- The greatest undiscovered marketing genius for this new show called “Jingles.”
- Fun, high-energy performances mixed with a competitive spirit.
- Teams of 2 to 3 people to write and perform product jingles.
- A team could be anything from an improv troupe to a singing comedy duo or a barbershop quartet.
- Teams will compete weekly for a chance to win $100,000 and a contract with one of the companies!
A team could be anything from a sole singer-songwriter to a brother/sister team to a hip-hop group or a barbershop quartet,” Bank said. “Their performance onstage will really determine the vote.” [Roy Bank heads development for Mark Burnett Productions] Source
For information on how to apply (and get specific details about the audition dates, times and places), contact Jonathan Tanzman, casting director for Mark Burnett Productions at 310-903-5400 x5610 or [email protected]
Because weekly winners will see their jingles used in actual commercials, contestants don’t have to win the entire competish to see some benefit. “If someone comes up with the next great Oscar Mayer jingle, it could be on TV for the next 20 years, even if they’re voted off in week three,” Burnett said. Source
Jingles will begin airing on CBS Sunday, July 27 at 9PM ET/PT. The show will be featured in 8 one-hour episodes.
Good luck, everyone! We’ll be looking for our Franklin, TN and Nashville neighbors on TV…
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