May 6, 2010

TV TimeZ and Casting CallZ

I LOVE me some A&E TV. According to Cynopsis, the following shows are set to come my way (by DVR, of course):

A&E serves up eight new unscripted series for the next season:
  • I'm Heavy (wt) - Series follows the journey of individuals who have struggled with their weight as they go through a six-month weight loss program. The series is filmed at two different facilities by two different production companies. The South Carolina episodes are produced by Tijuana Entertainment while the Texas episodes are produced by Megalomedia Inc. Ten one-hour episodes launch in 2011.
  • The Peacemaker - Series focuses on Malik Spellman, a violence prevention counselor by day in South Central, Los Angeles while at night he works to bring peace to the area. Ice-T serves as executive producer with OOG Productions producing. Five half-hour episodes premieres 4Q 2010.
  • The Untitled David Hasselhoff Project - Actor David Hasselhoff will open up his real-life as a single dad to two teenage daughters in this reality series. FremantleMedia North America is producing with ten half-hour episodes scheduled to debut in 4Q 2010.
  • The Squad: Prison Police - Series follows a team of trained special agents who respond and investigate crimes within the Tennessee prison system. Produced by Wild Eyes Productions; ten half-hour episodes premiere 3Q 2010.
  • Strange Days with Bob Saget - Bob Saget hits the road utilizing his unique comedic observations about the people, cultures and traditions he encounters. Tijuana Entertainment and Brillstein Entertainment Partners are producing with six one-hour episodes slated to premiere in 2010.
  • Growing Up Twisted (wt) - Series centers on Dee Snider, front man of the heavy metal band Twisted Sister. His wife Suzette and their four kids are also involved in the series. Produced by Evolution Media; seven half-hour episodes will debut 3Q 2010.
  • Teach: Tony Danza (wt) - Multi-talented Tony Danza harks back to his original dream job, that of being a teacher. The actor and former talk show host takes on the job as a first-year English teacher for sophomore students at Northeast High School in Philadelphia. The series is produced by Leslie Greif's Boutique TV; seven one-hour episodes will premiere in 2010.
  • Intervention In Depth: One Man Rehab (wt) - A dramatic series of specials examines what happens after the intervention. GRB Productions produces; five one-hour episodes will open in 3Q 2010.

Casting Call: Living Proof Hair Care is seeking a passionate and enthusiastic male hair stylist to sell the company and its products on TV. The spokesperson should have presence, charisma, a strong sense of style and a love of beauty products. Male candidates must be able to connect with customers and be able to educate and sell the company's products on TV and in person. This person must be articulate and confident with presenting scientific and technological information. East Coast candidates are preferred as the job requires frequent travel to Philadelphia and Boston. TV and film hair stylists are encouraged to apply. Electronic submissions are preferred; email a photo that is not older than six months, resume or bio and a short letter detailing background and interest to Sean De Simone at Hard copy submissions can be mailed to: Sean De Simone Casting, P.O. Box 20347, New York, NY 10009.

ABC: Flashforward, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice
CBS: Survivor, CSI, The Mentalist
CW: Vampire Diaries, Supernatural
FOX: Bones, Fringe
BRAVO: The Real Housewives of New York
NBC: Community, Parks & Rec, The Office, 30 Rock, Marriage Ref