Love ‘America’s Got Talent’? Apply to These Gigs

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Can’t get enough of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” and looking for similar gigs? Try auditioning for one of these projects that are looking for talent now. From a new dating series to the upcoming NBC drama “The Innocent, here are some “America’s Got Talent”–style projects for you to check out.  

International Talent Competition Show 

This new talent competition show for a major network is “America’s Got Talent” meets “Deal or No Deal.” Production is looking for people with special talents from singing, dancing, special acts, magicians, etc. Shoots in the summer in Ireland. Exact dates are TBA. There will be a daily per diem for all contestants and a stipend per episode, in addition to the opportunity to win cash prizes. 

Want this gig? Apply here

Foodies / Food Bloggers / Amateur Chefs 

Are you a foodie or a food blogger who thinks they could convince a panel of judges that they’re a professional chef? Then this gig is for you. Production is looking for an amateur chef to pretend they are a professional one. You must be able to talk about  a signature dish and share a backstory. Cooking skills are recommended but not required. The show shoots May 19 in LA. Pay is $250. 

Want this gig? Apply here

Restaurant Show

Bartenders, bartenders, hosts, chefs, and more are needed for a new reality show. You’ll live rent-free in a beach house while working at one of the trendiest restaurants—all while being filmed. Shoots in July and August in NYC. Pay is a TBD stipend. 

Want this gig? Apply here

Generation Gap

This new trivia game show on ABC is from Jimmy Kimmel. Casting male talent, aged 65 and older, as well as young talent, aged 9-–5, to come play a light-hearted trivia game as their family cheers them on and they have the chance to win fun prizes. Shoots mid-May in Los Angeles, CA. Pay is from winning cash during challenges. 

Want this gig? Apply here


MTV’s reality series “Catfish” is seeking participants. If you’re dealing with a potential catfish or if you’re catfishing someone, this show can help you come clean. All genders are welcome, aged 18–50. Shoots in the spring in L.A.. Pay is a TBD stipend. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

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