‘ABC Make Me a Star’ contest entry period open through July 12, 2013

ABC Make Me a Star Casting Call

Vanessa Williams signed a “talent holding deal” with ABC, as will a winner of Make Me a Star.
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ABC has launched the first ever digital talent outreach contest in the United States, where actors and comedians can submit a video of their acting or stand-up comedy performance for a chance to be seen by ABC Casting executives. The contest is called “ABC Make Me a Star,” and will consist of two components. One is a private competition where ABC will select the winner, and the other will be a publicly voted competition where the public votes for the winner out of ten finalists chosen by ABC.

Pretty Little Liars spinoff series ‘Ravenswood’ casting series regulars

ABC Family Ravenswood Auditions and Casting Calls

“Ravenswood” is a highly anticipated spin-off of “Pretty Little Liars
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From the producers of the mega-hit ABC Family series “Pretty Little Liars” comes a brand new spin-off series titled “Ravenswood”. Alloy Entertainment and Warner Horizon Television will begin production this summer on the show, and casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are casting the first three main lead roles consisting of three teens. The roles include brother and sister twins, and another teen female. There will be two additional main lead roles cast as well as numerous co-starring and guest starring roles. The extras will be cast in Los Angeles throughout the season which begins shooting in Los Angeles this coming August, 2013.

Disney Channel open casting call for Ashley Tisdale movie ‘Cloud Nine’

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Ashley Tisdale‘s Blondie Girl Productions is producing “Cloud Nine”.
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Blondie Girl Productions in association with Salty Pictures and Hollywood Farms will begin shooting in January, 2013 on a new Disney Channel Original Movie titled “Cloud Nine”. The project is a snowboarding themed telefilm. The local Utah Disney casting directors have scheduled an open casting call for featured and general background performers in Salt Lake City. Snowboarding experience is helpful but not required. All types are needed, and there is no previous experience required to be cast. Filming will continue throughout February, 2013.

Auditions and casting calls for ABC Family series pilot “Phys Ed”

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Actress and model Kate Lang Johnson stars as beautiful high school teacher Janie.
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Prodco is in pre-production on a new comedy series pilot for ABC Family called “Phys Ed“, and auditions are taking place for series regulars, guest stars, and day players. Extras will be cast throughout production which begins in November, 2012. Roles for teachers, parents, and students are being cast in Los Angeles, with some additional casting done in New York. Especially needed are people 18 and older who can play high school age to work as extras on the show. Shooting will take place in Los Angeles.

ABC Family casting calls for Jennifer Lopez produced series ‘The Fosters’

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Golden Globe Award nominee Jennifer Lopez is executive producing “The Fosters
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Blazing Elm Entertainment and Prodco in association with Nuyorican Productions are nearing the start of shooting on the ABC Family drama series pilot “The Fosters”. Auditions are taking place in Los Angeles and New York for series regulars, guest starring, possible recurring, and day player roles. All of the show’s extras will be cast in Los Angeles throughout the shoot, beginning in late October, 2012. Especially needed will be talent who are 18 years of age and above, or legally emancipated, who can portray high school students. The production office is located at Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, CA.

New ABC Family series ‘Socio’ casting calls in Los Angeles and New York

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Denise Richards will play widowed mom Karen Ryder on “Socio”.
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The production company Pariah in association with Prodco are ready to begin shooting a new pilot for ABC Family titled “Socio”. The casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are auditioning actors for starring, guest-starring, recurring roles, and day players. Extras will be hired throughout production beginning late October, 2012. The production office for the show is located at the EUE/Screen Gems Studios in New York City. “Socio” is one of five new pilots that are in production for the network. The others are “The Fosters,” “Terminales,” “Phys Ed,” and “Continuing Fred.”

ABC Family hit series ‘Switched at Birth’ now casting it’s second season

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From left-to-right Constance Marie, Katie Leclerc, Constance Marie, and Lea Thompson.
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The ABC Family hit one-hour scripted drama “Switched at Birth” was officially renewed for a second season on August 17, 2012 and the casting director is auditioning actors for recurring, guest starring, and day player speaking roles. In addition to principal actors being cast, extras will be hired throughout the season consisting of at least 20 episodes. The series has become the number one Monday scripted cable television show in females 12-34. The series is set in Kansas City, Missouri, although it is filmed in Los Angeles. The first episode for season two begins shooting on October 22, 2012 at Santa Clarita Studios.