February 4, 2014 |
After skipping over Chicago for last year's audition process, "So You Think You Can Dance" will conduct open-call auditions Feb. 27 and March 1. On Thursday, Feb. 27, producers from the show will audition candidates at the Oriental Theatre. Saturday's call-backs will be in front of judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy, guest judge Jenna Elfman and possibly host Cat Deeley. Registration begins at 8 a.m. the theatre. Some rules via Fox: Dancers either must be U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents of the U.S. or possess current legal Employment Authorization Cards enabling them...
December 18, 2013 |
"MasterChef Junior" will be searching for talented young home cooks at an open casting call in Chicago and other cities in January. The Fox series is looking for kids ages 8 to 13 as of March 10, 2014. The Chicago casting call is set for 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Chicago Hyatt Mag Mile, 633 N. St. Clair. Minors coming to the open call must be accompanied by an adult guardian, and applications must be completed by parents or legal guardians. Other casting calls are planned in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas.
November 17, 2011 |
After Ald. Danny Solis (25th) announced his decision to propose changes to Chicago's laws for small amounts of marijuana possession, RedEye gave him a call to see why he thinks the issue is ripe for discussion. Why did you put this measure forward? There are basically three reasons. … The key issue for me on this is that this is over 83,000 hours of police time that can be spent in our neighborhoods, patrolling for more serious crimes. And the second reason?
July 1, 2012 |
Test your trivia knowledge July 9 and you could become a contestant on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire. " The game show, which airs locally on WGN, will audition possible contestants for the upcoming 11th season on July 9 at Rivers Casino Des Plaines. Participants will take part in one of two early audition sessions in which they will take a timed, multiple choice test. Those sessions are set for 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Those who pass will be interviewed by one of the show's producers.
March 17, 2014 |
Aspiring singers, get ready to audition April 8 in Chicago for another TV singing competition. ABC is getting into the singing competition business with "Rising Star," the first contest in which the audience has the final say in real-time voting. Says ABC: "The show follows a group of aspiring singers as they perform live. During the performances, viewers vote in real time via an App to determine if the singer will advance in the competition. If the voting reaches a certain threshold, the performer moves on. In addition, the performer can...
April 30, 2014
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Semifinalist and Finalist rounds of "RedEye Rock 'N' Vote Competition" (the "Contest") start at 12:01 AM (CT) on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 and end at 11:00 PM (CT) on Thursday, May 22, 2014 ("Contest Period"). The sponsor of this Contest is RedEye, which is located at 435 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 ("Sponsor"). The Contest is subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all contestants agree to abide and be bound by the terms and...