Love ‘The Bachelorette’? Apply to These Reality TV Casting Calls

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Looking for reality TV casting calls? Every week, we update this roundup with the best reality gigs. That includes dating shows (like “Love Is Blind” and “The Bachelorette” ), as well as TV shows that feature real-life occupations, like chefs, home renovators, and more. This week's coverage includes the TLC show "I Love a Mama's Boy" and the new season of "Relative Race." Check out our complete list of reality casting calls to learn more and apply. Also, make sure you bookmark this page to see new gigs each week.

TLC: “I Love a Mama’s Boy”

The TLC series “I Love a Mama’s Boy” is looking for real people who are best friends with their mother. The production wants proud mama’s boys and their partners, aged 21–45, to discuss navigating issues in their relationship related to the mother’s presence. Shooting will take place where talent is located, and talent will be paid, with rates negotiable.

Want this gig? Apply here.

New Dating Show

A new dating series for a major cable network/streaming service is seeking singles, aged 27–40, who grew up in Georgia and are now living in a big city. Talent will return to Georgia and explore their Southern roots while dating locals. Shooting is for 3 days, Aug.–Sept., in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Talent will be paid an estimated $200–$300 per day.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Relative Race”

The reality TV show “Relative Race” wants real people who were adopted, aged 18–50, and are looking to meet their biological family. The show features four teams taking a 10-day journey across the country to discover new relatives and compete for a $50,000 prize. Shooting is for two weeks in April 2025 in locations around the United States. Talent will be paid $500 per day, plus all expenses, including travel and lodging.

Want this gig? Apply here.

YouTube: “Financial Audit”

A personal finance YouTube show hosted by Caleb Hammer is seeking guests, aged 19 and up, who are open to discussing their finances over the past 30 days. Talent will have authentic conversations about their finances with the host, which includes tough advice. Shooting is in Austin, Texas. Talent will be paid $300 for a 2-hour shoot.

Want this gig? Apply here.

CBS: “Let’s Make a Deal”

The game show “Let’s Make a Deal” is looking for contestants, aged 18 and up. Talent are encouraged to dress up in wacky outfits that reflect the show’s theme and will compete to win huge cash prizes. Shooting is ongoing in Los Angeles, California, and talent must be currently located nearby. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

“One-Day Dating Show”

The new reality series “One-Day Dating Show” is looking for male and female talent, aged 18 and up. For the first episode, one charismatic man will meet twelve engaging women; in the second episode, one captivating woman will meet 12 dynamic men. Shooting is for one day this August in Chicago, Illinois. Talent will be paid up to $1,000 for an 8-hour shoot.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Struggling Restaurants for Documentary Series

A new documentary series is seeking struggling restaurants and their owners, aged 30–60. The production wants talent who feel their businesses have resolvable issues, such as needing a decor makeover or help with the staff. Talent will receive guidance from top-tier restaurant experts. Shooting is the last two days of July in the Los Angeles, California area. Talent will be paid $1,000 for a 2-day shoot.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Relationships with an Age Gap for a Reality Series

A reality series is seeking real couples, aged 18 and up, where there is at least a 15-year age gap between the two. Couples at all stages are encouraged to apply. Shooting will take place where talent is located, and talent will be paid.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Secretly Rich Couples

A reality show is looking for real couples, aged 25–50, where one of the partners is secretly rich and hasn’t told the other. The production is looking for talent who have a secret inheritance, haven’t disclosed their financial standing to their partner, or similar, and are willing to share their stories on television. Couples must be unmarried and must have been together for 3 months to 3 years. Shooting will take place where the couple is located. Talent will be paid $800–$1,000 each.

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“Bigfoot”

A reality series is seeking families who are obsessed with unlocking the mysteries of Bigfoot. Groups of close friends are encouraged to apply as well. Shooting is this summer and fall in the United States. Talent will be paid.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Celebrity Dating Show

A celebrity dating show on a major network is looking nationwide for successful women, aged 21 and up. Talent will meet and date one of a group of hand-picked celebrity men. Women from Atlanta, Georgia are encouraged to apply. Shooting is in North Hollywood, California. Talent will be paid, with airfare and accommodations provided.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Virtual Couples Who Haven’t Met in Person

A new reality show from the producers of MTV’s “The Real World” want couples in online relationships, aged 18 and up, who have yet to meet. Couples will meet for the first time as part of the show. Shooting is this fall. Talent will be paid.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Pregnancy Surrogate Documentary Series

A major cable network documentary series is seeking couples, aged 18–55, who are trying to conceive with the help of a surrogate. Talent will share their story as they navigate the process. Shooting is this fall. Talent will be paid $1,500 per week; successful referrals will be paid $250. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Viral Stardom”

The reality series “Viral Stardom” is looking for models, aged 21–37, to work as a host and entertainment correspondent. The production wants charismatic and professional talent, preferably with improv skills and on-air experience. Shooting is for one day in November in Silver Spring, Maryland. Talent will be paid $250–$500 for an 8-hour shoot.

Want this gig? Apply here.

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