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[02/02/18 - 11:01 AM]
Nationwide Talent Search Underway for Season Two of ABC's "The Gong Show"
The series is offering you or someone you know the opportunity to show off your wonderfully unpredictable, strange, weird, odd, one-of-a-kind and original acts that could lead to a performance on "The Gong Show" stage.

[via press release from ABC]

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO SURVIVE THE GONG? SHOW US WHAT YOU'VE GOT, AMERICA!

Nationwide Talent Search Underway for Season Two of 'The Gong Show' on ABC

In the immortal words of host Tommy Maitland, "Who's a cheeky monkey? YOU ARE!" "The Gong Show" is back for season two, and now is the time for unusually talented and unique performers to see if they have what it takes to appear on the show and survive the gong!

Hosted by Tommy Maitland (portrayed by Mike Myers) and executive produced by Will Arnett, "The Gong Show" is offering you or someone you know the opportunity to show off your wonderfully unpredictable, strange, weird, odd, one-of-a-kind and original acts that could lead to a performance on "The Gong Show" stage in front of a celebrity-filled judging panel and viewers across the country.

And calling all parents - are your kids, 9 or older, super talented or have an incredibly unique skill? Or do you and your family have a fun act? Then come on down and spend some quality family time on "The Gong Show"! Potential contestants can apply online at www.gongshowcasting.com or attend an open casting in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 24. A parent/legal guardian must submit on a minor's behalf.

"The Gong Show" and MysticArt Pictures are accepting auditions from zany and creative acts of all kinds and will be auditioning singers, dancers, unique comedy acts, people who can pull off a random feat, skill, or stunning stunts, groups, individuals with special hobbies, comedians, and incredibly talented people of all ages. Nothing is off the table!

OPEN CASTING CALL:

Saturday, March 24
FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB BURBANK
102 East Magnolia Blvd
Burbank, CA 91502

Auditions open at 9:00 a.m. Performers must RSVP with their name and phone number to gongshowopencall@gmail.com prior to attending the event to receive a code for Gong Entrance. Performers must also complete an application at www.gongshowcasting.com to be considered.

"THE GONG SHOW" EVENTS

GONG AUDITION NIGHT
FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB BURBANK
Monday, February 5
8:00 p.m.
102 East Magnolia Blvd
Burbank, CA 91502
To sign up to perform: gongshowopencall@gmail.com

FAMILY AUDITION DAY
HEARTBEAT MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY
Sunday, March 4
2:00 p.m.
6193 University Ave.
San Diego, CA 92115
Parents, sign up for your kids/family to perform: heartbeatmusicacademy@gmail.com
Must be at least 9 years of age to be considered. A parent/legal guardian must submit on a minor's behalf.

ONLINE SUBMISSIONS:

To be considered for "The Gong Show," performers must upload a video submission of their act and complete the online application at www.gongshowcasting.com. If selected, producers will reach out to schedule the potential contestant for an audition.

Applicants must be at least 9 years of age to be considered. A parent/legal guardian must submit on a minor's behalf. Must be a legal U.S. resident; other eligibility requirements apply.

"The Gong Show" is produced by Den of Thieves, Electric Avenue Productions and Principato Young Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures Television and is taped in front of a live audience. "The Gong Show" is executive produced by Will Arnett, Peter Principato, Marc Forman, Jesse Ignjatovic, Evan Prager, Mike Myers, Jason Weinberg, Conrad Green. Jared Morell, Jordan Barrow, David Bohnert, Chris Choun and Dan Norris are co-executive producers.

About Den of Thieves

Den of Thieves is a force for ambitious music-driven event shows and uniquely stylized television series. Using their extensive experience working with talent, their credits cover a vast array of formats that include ABC's "The Gong Show," FOX's "American Idol" and the multi-network broadcast of "Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief." Beyond that, Den of Thieves thrives in the live event and award show space, having produced the MTV Video Music Awards for 11 consecutive years, the iHeart Radio Music Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Radio Disney Music Awards, Peabody Awards and more.

About ABC Entertainment

ABC Entertainment airs compelling programming across all day parts, with new shows including fall's No. 1 new drama, "The Good Doctor"; as well as "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" and "The Mayor"; and current hits such as groundbreaking dramas "Designated Survivor," "Quantico," "Scandal" "How to Get Away with Murder," "Grey's Anatomy," "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and "Once Upon a Time." The ABC Television Network is also home to the Emmy(R) Award-winning "Modern Family" and trailblazing comedy favorites "black-ish," "American Housewife," "Fresh Off the Boat," "The Goldbergs," "The Middle" and "Speechless"; hit game shows "$100,000 Pyramid," "Celebrity Family Feud," "Match Game" and "To Tell the Truth"; reality phenomenon "Shark Tank," iconic "The Bachelor" franchise, long-running hits "Dancing with the Stars" and "America's Funniest Home Videos," and the return of "American Idol"; "General Hospital," which has aired for over 50 years on the network, along with daytime talk show "The Chew"; and late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The network also boasts some of television's most prestigious awards shows, including "The Oscars(R)," "The CMA Awards" and "The American Music Awards."

About Sony Pictures Television

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry's leading content providers, producing and distributing programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to managing one of the industry's largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, SPT is home to a thriving global production business operating 21 wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 12 countries around the world. Sony Pictures Television is a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company.





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