[11/29/12 - 12:04 PM]
NBC's New Adventure-Reality Series, "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (Working Title) Launches Nationwide, Nine-City Search for New Contestants
Casting calls are set for Chicago, Portland, Atlanta, Detroit, Dallas, Fayetteville, Los Angeles, New York and Phoenix.

[via press release from NBC]


Auditions for Teams of Two to be Held in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Portland, Atlanta, Detroit, Dallas, Phoenix and Fayetteville, Ark.

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - November 29, 2012 - NBC's new adventure-reality series "Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (working title) is launching a nine-city, cross-country search to find fearless teams of two. Casting producers are looking for confident and competitive duos who think they have the courage and determination to survive in the wild and vie for this unique opportunity to compete for the reward of a lifetime.

Candidates must be at least 21 years of age by February 1, 2013 and legal residents of the United States. For those who are unable to attend a casting call, information on how to apply to the show and submit a videotape is available on www.nbc.com/casting and http://www.nbcbearshow.com/.

Saturday, December 1

10 a.m. - 4p.m.
XSport Fitness
819 South State Street
Chicago, Ill. 60605

Sunday, December 2

Portland, Ore.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Leftbank Annex
101 North Weidler Street
Portland, Ore. 97227

Saturday, December 8

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Georgian Terrace Hotel
659 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, Ga. 30308

Detroit area
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
4445 N. Atlantic Blvd
Auburn Hills, Mich. 48326

Sunday, December 9

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Gilley's Dallas
1135 South Lamar Street
Dallas, Texas 75215

Saturday, December 15

Fayetteville, Ark.
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fayetteville Athletic Club
2920 East Zion Rd
Fayetteville, Ark. 72703

Los Angeles area
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Boys and Girls Club
2232 Lincoln Blvd
Venice, Calif. 90291

Saturday, January 12

New York
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
135 West 52d Street
New York, N.Y. 10019

Phoenix area
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Superstition Springs Center
6555 E. Southern Ave
Mesa, Az. 85206

"Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls" (working title) is a new, larger-than-life and extreme adventure reality-competition series headlined by world-renowned adventurer Bear Grylls, to be co-produced by Bear Grylls Ventures and Ben Silverman's multimedia studio, Electus for NBC.

About Electus

Electus is the first integrated multimedia entertainment studio to unite producers, creators, advertisers and distributors under one roof and produce all forms of content for distribution across a variety of platforms around the world. Headed by Ben Silverman in partnership with IAC [NASDAQ: IACI], the company connects advertisers, distributors and content creators early on in the development process, enabling marketers and advertisers to be a true partner in campaigns and content creation. Electus International, the global distribution arm or Electus, is responsible for all international sales and distribution for Electus' programming and its studio partners as well as programs and formats from other well-known 3rd party providers.

About Bear Grylls Ventures

Bear Grylls Ventures (BGV) manages all television, film, books, licensing and endorsement deals for the survival expert. The goal of the company is to develop and endorse projects that embrace adventure and inspire people to realize their dreams. Several product partners include Gerber Knives, Craghoppers, Bushnell, Coreban, Degree Men, Bear River and Dockers.

  [november 2012]  


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