SEASON THREE OF "INTURN," THE ORIGINAL ONLINE REALITY SHOW RETURNS FOR A THIRD SEASON ON CBS.COM, APRIL 15
CBS.com Presents "As The World Turns" Boot Camp,
In The Form Of An Internet-Based Soap Opera Reality Show
Full-Length Episodes and Clips Available Through the CBS Audience Network
INTURN 3, an original internet-based reality show where the ultimate prize is a 13-week contract role on the CBS Daytime drama AS THE WORLD TURNS, returns for its third installment on Tuesday, April 15 on CBS.com. Ten young hopefuls will go through weeks of auditions and drama at AS THE WORLD TURNS boot camp to fulfill their dreams of winning a role on the long-running series.
Internet users can watch a new episode of INTURN on CBS.com on most Tuesdays and Thursdays, running from April 15 through June 10 at www.cbs.com/originals/inturn3. Full-length episodes and highlights clips from INTURN 3 will also be available across the vast CBS Audience Network, allowing a community of fans to watch the programs online and incorporate clips into their blogs, wikis, widgets and interact and discuss INTURN 3 on message boards. The CBS Audience Network consists of online partners such as AOL, Microsoft, CNET Networks, Comcast, Joost, Bebo, Netvibes, Sling Media and Veoh and social application partners including Automattic, Brightcove, Clearspring, DAVE Networks, Goowy Media, meebo, MeeVee, Musestorm, Ning, RockYou!, Slide, VideoEgg, Voxant and vSocial as well as Web sites from CBS's owned television, radio and affiliated stations.
Each episode will be approximately five to 10 minutes long, with a total of 17 episodes. The series will follow the 10 participants as they move into a loft in Brooklyn, N.Y. and undergo a series of auditions, including screen tests, cold readings, improvisations and an "awkward elements" audition that will ultimately lead to seven contestants being voted out by a group of judges.
The three remaining contestants will be written into the show as characters on AS THE WORLD TURNS. Viewers across America will then have a chance to vote online for their favorite (one of the three finalists), ultimately selecting the newest cast member on AS THE WORLD TURNS.
AS THE WORLD TURNS actors involved include Dylan Bruce ("Chris Hughes"), (Van Hansis ("Luke Snyder"), Kelley Menighan Hensley ("Emily Stewart"), Michael Park ("Jack Snyder"), Colleen Zenk Pinter ("Barbara Ryan"), Marnie Schulenberg ("Alison Stewart") and Jake Silbermann ("Noah Mayer"). They will act as judges, participate in challenges or offer advice.
Following are the 10 InTurns, listed in alphabetical order, who will compete for the 13-week role:
Michael Derek, 26 Aisha Henry, 27
Hometown: East Brunswick, N.J. Hometown: Midwest City, Okla.
William Howard, 31 Peyton Lee, 29
Hometown: Racine, Wis. Hometown: Sebring, Fla.
Nell Mooney, 30, Krista Miller, 25
Hometown: Washington Hometown: Bradenton, Wis.
Christian Omari Kara Quick, 32
Hometown: Houston Hometown: Eureka, Calif.
Justin Smith, 27 Audra Wahhab, 25
Hometown: Orlando, Fla. Hometown: Milwaukee, Wis.
INTURN was conceived as a companion show to AS THE WORLD TURNS and is executive produced by Christopher Goutman, also executive producer of the daytime drama.
AS THE WORLD TURNS, a Procter & Gamble Production, tapes in Brooklyn, N.Y., and is broadcast on the CBS Television Network (check local listings). Christopher Goutman is the executive producer and Jean Passanante is the head writer.
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