Hot on the heels of the epic first season of Big Brother Canada , the country’s biggest specialty reality series of the year, Shaw Media  and Insight Productions  announced today that the national casting call for season two is now open. Canadians 19 years and older are invited to apply online  and/or this fall in person at open casting calls in select cities across Canada. The submission deadline is October 25, 2013.
“With an astounding 10,000 Canadians having auditioned for season one of Big Brother Canada, we know there is a huge desire from fans across the country to participate in this legendary series,” said Barbara Williams, Senior Vice President of Content, Shaw Media. “This season, we are once again offering hopefuls the chance to apply in person as well as online, ensuring that fans Canada wide have the opportunity to audition.”
Big Brother Canada is looking for all interested Canadians – strategists, wall flowers, drama-queens, nerds and dreamers and schemers alike are all encouraged to apply. For all those keen to live in a house stacked with big personalities, big competition and hundreds of cameras and microphones catching your every move, Big Brother Canada wants to hear from you.
“Season one of Big Brother Canada was a blockbuster with an engaging, dynamic and entertaining cast. We look forward to discovering a new crop of Canadian houseguests that will blow people away with more scheming, more drama, more romance and more surprises than ever before,” said John Brunton, Chairman & CEO, Insight Production Company Ltd.
Applicants can either apply online , with the option to include a short video expressing why they should be chosen to live in the Big Brother Canada house, in person at open casting calls throughout September and October, or can opt to do both. Additional information about the casting calls in select cities will be released in the coming months.
Open casting calls will be held in the following cities:
- Vancouver: September 8 at Metropolis at Metrotown
- Edmonton: September 14 at West Edmonton Mall
- Halifax: September 20 at Halifax Shopping Centre
- St. John’s: September 21 at Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland
- Montreal: September 27 at Le Centre Montreal Sheraton
- Toronto: October 19 at John Bassett Theatre
Coming exclusively to Slice TM in winter 2014, Big Brother Canada Season Two will hand pick a diverse group of houseguests to live in the Big Brother Canada house outfitted wall to wall with cameras and microphones to capture all the action. Each week the houseguests will compete in a series of challenges and vote each other out until one claims victory and takes home the grand prize.
Fans can catch Big Brother 15 Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays on Global and Big Brother After Dark seven days a week from 4-6am ET on Slice™.