Casting call: “Up All Nite”

nitelifBob Shallit reports that a local film company is holding auditions Saturday for a new local entertainment and nightlife show called “Up All Nite” that will be debuting on April 23.

“It’s ‘Entertainment Tonight’ meets ‘TMZ,’ ” says executive producer Roxanne Avent.

Isn’t that just called “TMZ”? Producers are seeking a female lead to co-host with Sac native Craig Jackson, host of VH1’s “I Love Money,” which I haven’t seen and which I kind of wish I didn’t know existed. Or it is genius, I can’t tell. They are also seeking a score of “reporters” to cover Sacto nightlife. Anybody trying out?

I like to poke fun, but being a major TV junkie, I know I’m going to watch this when/if it makes it to air. I hope that the DTV switch will bring more odd local programming like this, but so far DTV is sort of a bust, IMHO (programming-wise). There are some good developments though, and this sounds like it could be a full post, so stay tuned for my reviews of local TV programming after the DTV switch…

Author: CoolDMZ

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9 thoughts on “Casting call: “Up All Nite””

  1. I can’t wait for this, I’m really looking forward to the auditions AND to learning new things about Sactown!

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  2. They’re going to love covering Frisky Business or whatever it’s called, the Mermaid bar.

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  3. Aw I’m sad that I wasn’t able to go! But I did happen to see the audition pics at UpAllNite.tv

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  4. SFChick: I totally remember what you’re talking about — that show came a few years after Friday Night Videos (different station, though). Up All Night played really bad movies, from what I recall.

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