ABC announces September 18 'Extreme Makeover' New York City open casting call
By Reality TV World staff, 09/17/2003
On the season premiere date of the hit reality show, "Extreme Makeover," an open casting call for future makeover candidates will be held in New York City's legendary Roseland Ballroom. "Good Morning America" will kick off the casting call with live telecasts from the casting throughout their broadcast. The first 500 people have the chance of being interviewed on "Good Morning America." "Extreme Makeover" premieres on a new day and time, 9:00-10:00 p.m., ET, on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, on the ABC Television Network.
Where: Roseland Ballroom 239 West 52nd Street between Eighth Avenue and Broadway
Time: 6:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
All candidates must be U.S. citizens, over 21 years of age and in good physical health. For more information, go to www.abc.com, keyword: MAKEOVER.
"Extreme Makeover" takes individuals, chosen from thousands of applicants across the country, and gives them a truly Cinderella-like experience by changing their looks completely in an effort to transform their lives and destinies, and to make their dreams come true. This is all accomplished through the skills of an "Extreme Team," which includes plastic surgeons, eye surgeons and cosmetic dentists, along with a talented team of hair and makeup artists, stylists and personal trainers.
Thursday's season premiere features Caroline and Catherine, 32-year-old, mirror image twins who have grown apart, physically and emotionally, throughout the years and wanted extreme makeovers to bring them back together. Caroline, a dog groomer and mother from Carson City, Nevada, had rhinoplasty, a chin implant, lower eye lift, tummy tuck, breast implants, liposuction on the thighs and extensive dental work, including 12 upper porcelain veneers, aesthetic lip surgery, gum recontouring and two root canals. Her identical twin sister, Catherine, a hair stylist and mother from San Jose, California, had a tummy tuck, breast augmentation and dental work, including 8 upper veneers, teeth whitening, gum recontouring and orthodontics on the lower teeth. Dan, a 40-year-old radio producer and father from Seattle, Washington, wanted an extreme makeover to improve his self-esteem and catch the eye of a co-worker he's had a crush on. He had chin and jowl implants, buckle pads excision, liposuction on the cheeks, liposuction on the chest, abdomen and hip rolls, fat injections in the face, a hair restoration, Lasik eye surgery and dental work, including gum reshaping, teeth whitening and 8 upper veneers.
"Extreme Makeover" is produced by New Screen Concepts and Lighthearted Entertainment. Chuck Bangert, Lou Gorfain and Howard Schultz are the executive producers.
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