Monday, March 24, 2014

CBS to hold open casting call for 'Big Brother' in Benton

Posted By on Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 10:19 AM

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Well it looks like Arkansas's reality TV moment isn't quite over, and now's your chance to get involved. The CBS show "Big Brother" will hold an open casting call for its sixteenth (!) season this Sunday in Benton from 1-6 p.m. The show, as CBS explains it, "follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with 65 cameras and 98 microphones recording their every move, 24 hours a day."

That is an oddly and maybe suspiciously specific number of cameras and microphones, and a totally nightmarish premise, but the grand prize is $500,000, so that explains that. As in "Survivor," a guest is voted out of the house every week, either because they're unlikable or, what's worse, boring. So just don't be boring. 

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