Vanessa Williams signed a “talent holding deal” with ABC, as will a winner of Make Me a Star. Creative Commons
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.
The hit ABC single-camera comedy series “Suburgatory” is in production on it’s second season and the principal actor casting directors are auditioning talent for new starring, recurring, guest starring, and day player roles. In addition, the extras casting company is hiring extras and stand-ins throughout the season, which will run through Spring, 2013. The half-hour comedy is produced by Warner Bros. Television and Piece of Pie Productions The second season will premiere on Wednesday October 17, 2012 on ABC. Although the show’s setting is in New York, filming takes place in Los Angeles.