HGTV Casting Calls
Calling all reality show star hopefuls, here are updated lists for HGTV (US) and HGTV Canada shows that are holding casting calls.
Descriptions are from the HGTV.ca website — visit for more information.
Time to leave the nest?
In Toronto, the show For Rent is casting for its second season and looking for renters to be guided by a real estate expert to find just the right space and then give that space a fabulous, but budget makeover. Interested individuals should email: email@example.com. “Please include your story, preferred location, budget, a photo of yourself and your contact information.”
Love Holmes on Homes?
The producers of Holmes on Homes are looking for homeowners who have recently had a negative home inspection experience.
If you have:
“- Purchased a home in the past 18 months in the Toronto area.
- Used a Home Inspection Service before purchase.
- A written Home Inspection report.
- Found issues with their home that were not accounted for in the inspection report”
Send your story for consideration to: firstname.lastname@example.org
New series: House Poor
Producers want homeowners in dire need of home repair or have started a renovation job but can’t pay for it to be finished. Email your story and contact info to: email@example.com
Income Property, anyone?
Another new show this season, Income Property wants to help (and document) first time homeowners create rental space in their property to help pay the bills. More info can be found on: www.incomepropertytelevision.com
Looking for “Pure” Design?
Host Samantha Pynn of “Style at Home” magazine could be creating your “ultimate living space” that is equally You as it is eco-friendly.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org if you:
” - Own your own home (no renters please)
- Is upbeat, outgoing and between 25-49 years of age
- Has a space that could use Samantha’s help (space should be at least 15 x 15 square feet)
- Is interested in renovating the space between May-August 2009
- Lives inside Toronto’s core (not the outlying GTA)
- Can contribute a minimum of $5000 toward the makeover”
Note, your intended room should have two entrances that are at least 15×15 feet, to allow for filming.
For Shows Stateside For more information, visit HGTV.com
Descriptions below are from the HGTV.com website.
Renovation Realities We are searching for dynamic homeowners who aren’t afraid to show their true personalities! For consideration, please send an e-mail to email@example.com and include all of the information below:
- Address or General Area
- Contact Number(s)
- Detailed Project Description
- Estimated Project Length
- Do-It-Yourself Skills
- Project Pictures (3 – 4 maximum)
- Personal/Family Picture (1 photo only)
HGTV’s House Hunters is looking for fun, enthusiastic people who are in the later stages of buying a home with a realtor’s help. We will be in the Denver, Minneapolis / St. Paul, Philadelphia, Atlanta and St. Louis areas until Spring 2010. Homebuyers who live within a 90-minute drive of these cities are encouraged to apply. Request an application now. Send an e-mail with your name, phone number and city to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Would You Like to Work With an HGTV Designer?
Do you watch HGTV design shows and think “I could do that?” In our exciting new show Armchair Designer, everyday viewers will get to work with one of HGTV’s top designers and plan a room makeover for a real client. ONLY AMATEURS NEED APPLY: You cannot have worked or be currently working as a designer or in a design-related field, or have any formal design training. Please note that you must be at least 21 years old to apply, and be available for one week sometime between June 26 and October 19, 2009. The deadline for submissions is Aug. 31, 2009. If selected, you will spend one exciting week in Los Angeles. Visit www.armchairdesignertv.com for more details.
Have you made a mess of a “do-it-yourself” remodeling project?
If you’re in Over Your Head, maybe we can help. If you are—or you know of—a frustrated Los Angeles-area homeowner who could be assisted by the show’s professional intervention, please visit www.overyourhead.tv or call 818-380-8019 for more information.
Let Our Talented Team of Craftsmen Take on Your Most Challenging Project
The HGTV series Hammer Heads takes building way beyond the basics with artistry, ingenuity, style and skill. If you’ve got a boring backyard, why not let Hammer Heads bang out a stylish outdoor living space featuring built-in benches and a one-of-a-kind fireplace? Energetic Los Angeles homeowners can visit the Pie Town Productions website (www.pietown.tv) and fill out an application.
Be on HGTV: In Search of Compelling, yet Impossible, Projects
Let Carter Can complete your home improvement project. We’re looking for homeowners in Los Angeles who have a tender-hearted story motivating their home improvement project request.
To apply, please send an email to Carter@highnoontv.com and include the following information:
- A photo of the room that needs Carter’s help.
- A photo of yourself and your family involved in the project.
- Your address and a daytime phone number.
- The budget you’ve set aside.
- A brief description of why you want and/or need the remodel and how it will help you or change your life.
Good luck & happy home renovating (in life or via armchair)!
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