Friday, February 09, 2007

NBC Announces Casting Call For Returning Hit Reality Show IDENTITY

Open Casting Calls For Individuals with Keen Perception and Instincts Willing to Test Their Impulses for the Chance to Win $500,000 as IDENTITY Contestants

The returning hit game show IDENTITY is in search of contestants willing to take on the ultimate game of "who’s who" for the chance to win $500,000 as casting calls have been set for Chicago, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Phoenix and Dallas between February 9 and 24. IDENTITY, which is hosted by Emmy Award-winning comedian-magician Penn Jillette, will return to the NBC schedule in the Spring.

IDENTITY is an intense game of impulse and reasoning where keen perception and instincts can lead to big money. Each contestant faces 12 new strangers and a list of 12 new identities. The game unfolds as the contestant picks an identity -- ranging anywhere from a profession to a shoe size -- and tries to match it with one of the 12 strangers. The amount of money the contestant accumulates increases with each correctly identified stranger. If all 12 are matched up correctly, the player is rewarded with the top prize of $500,000.

The series’ casting producers are in search of intuitive and enthusiastic individuals who possess an uncanny ability to read people. Those wishing to face the IDENTITY challenge may obtain applications by visiting Candidates may begin lining up one-hour prior to the start time and should arrive with their applications completed. Casting producers will interview candidates on a first-come, first-served basis and some candidates may be asked to play a condensed version of IDENTITY.

The casting calls will be held at the following times and locations:

(February 9-10)
Hard Rock Cafe
63. W. Ontario Street
Chicago, Illinois 60610
Friday, February 9
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, February 10
12 noon to 5 p.m.

(February 12-13)
Doubletree Club - Las Vegas Airport Hotel
7250 Pollock Drive
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
Monday, February 12
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, February 13
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(February 16-17)
Gordon Biersch Brewery
848 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Friday, February 16
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, February 17
Noon to 5 p.m.

(February 19-20)
Marriott Phoenix Airport Hotel
1101 North 44th Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85008
Monday, February 19
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, February 20
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(February 23-24)
The Westin DFW Airport Hotel
4545 W. John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, Texas 75063
Friday, February 23
4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, February 24
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.