or


[01/24/05 - 12:00 AM]
Here's Your Chance to Become the Next Great Rock Star!!

[via press release from CBS]

HERE�S YOUR CHANCE TO BECOME THE NEXT GREAT ROCK STAR!!

Mark Burnett Productions Is Currently Conducting Open Calls To Find The New Lead Singer of the Group INXS

CBS To Premiere The Show in Summer 2005 That Combines the World of Rock Music With Relationship-Style Unscripted Drama, Performance Competition And A Weekly Contestant Elimination

CBS and Mark Burnett, the duo that launched "Survivor" as a cultural phenomenon in the summer of 2000, are teaming up again -- this time to find the next great rock star.

CBS and Burnett will debut a new reality show in the Summer of 2005 that will combine the world of rock music with relationship-style unscripted drama, performance competition and a weekly contestant elimination -- which will be determined by a combination of viewer participation, judges and INXS band members.

The last singer standing will become the lead singer of the internationally renowned band INXS, and will embark on a worldwide concert tour with the band and be part of the group's new album.

Those that make the casting cut will be housed together in a Hollywood Hills home. Each week will feature taped reality segments focusing on the relationships and conflicts that develop between the competitors, along with a performance competition and weekly results.

The series will be produced by Mark Burnett Productions. Mark Burnett, David Goffin ("American Idol"), and INXS managers David Edwards and Michael Murchison are executive producers. Conrad Riggs is co-executive producer.

The following are current dates and locations for UNTITLED ROCK STAR PROJECT (working title) open calls. Both women and men are encouraged to audition. You must be at least 21 years of age. Open Calls are on a first-come first-serve basis. Please arrive early! Due to scheduling restrictions, producers cannot guarantee everyone an audition. Producers will do their best to see everyone.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Tuesday, January 25, 8:00 AM � 4:00 PM Milestone Club www.solidgoldempire.com

NASHVILLE Thursday, January 27, 8:00 AM � 4:00 PM Exit/In www.exit-in.com

NEW YORK Sunday, January 30, 8:00 AM � 4:00 PM CBGB www.cbgb.com

MINNEAPOLIS Tuesday, February 1, 8:00 AM � 4:00 PM First Avenue www.first-avenue.com

TORONTO Friday, February 4, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM The Mod Club www.themodclub.com

CHICAGO Sunday, February 6, 8:00 AM � 4:00 PM Schubas Tavern www.schubas.com

BOSTON Wednesday, February 9, 8:00 AM � 4:00 PM Middle East www.mideastclub.com

OMAHA, NEB. Friday, February 11, 8:00 AM � 4:00 PM Mick�s Music & Bar www.micksomaha.com

NEW ORLEANS Monday, February 14, 8:00 AM � 4:00 PM Tipitina�s www.tipitinas.com

AUSTIN, TEXAS Wednesday, February 16, 8:00 AM � 4:00 PM The Back Room www.backrm.com

SEATTLE Saturday, February 19, 8:00 AM � 4:00 PM Graceland www.gracelandseattle.com

LOS ANGELES Friday, February 25, 8:00 AM � 5:00 PM Whisky-A-Go-Go www.whiskyagogo.com

For more information on venue locations, log on to www.CBS.com and click on THE NEXT GREAT ROCK STAR.





  [january 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· AMERICAN IDOL (FOX)
· ROCK STAR (CBS)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)











[03/27/15 - 10:27 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Look Live Action Teaser of Original Series "Blunt Talk"
The series will premiere on Starz in the summer of 2015.

[03/27/15 - 10:16 AM]
NBC Goes on 8 "First Dates" as Network Orders Popular U.K. Format to Series
The observational documentary series, from executive producer Ellen DeGeneres and Shed Media, takes a peek at what happens when a couple meets for the first time and love may be in the air.

[03/27/15 - 10:15 AM]
Showtime(R) Offers a Sneak Preview of New Comedy Series "HAPPYish" After the Season Finale of "Shameless" on Sunday, April 5
The newcomer will then formally launch on Sunday, April 26 at 9:30/8:30c.

[03/27/15 - 08:49 AM]
"The Blacklist" Builds by 60% on Its 18-49 Lead-In Versus Round Three of the NCAA Basketball Tournament
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/27/15 - 08:43 AM]
Live + 3: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Scores a New Series High in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, March 22.

[03/27/15 - 08:32 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: NCAA Enters Week Two on Top for CBS
The Eye leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[03/27/15 - 08:08 AM]
2015 NCAA Tournament Delivers Record-Setting Numbers for Sweet 16 Thursday and Tournament Coverage-to-Date
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/27/15 - 07:00 AM]
Don Mischer Productions to Produce "67th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards" Airing Sunday, September 20, Live on FOX
"It's been a great year in television," said Don Mischer. "Celebrating the best of the season is a thrill for us, and having the talented and hilarious Andy Samberg on board as host will make for a can't-miss celebration."

[03/27/15 - 05:00 AM]
"Fancy Nancy," The New York Times Bestselling Series, Optioned for Original Animated TV Movie and Series, Slated for Premiere in 2017 on Disney Junior
In addition, HarperCollins and Disney Publishing will collaborate on book editions based on the television series.

[03/26/15 - 02:04 PM]
Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards to Simulcast Across Nickelodeon, TeenNick, Nicktoons and TV Land, Live Stream on Nick.com and Nick App Saturday, March 28, at 8:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The night begins with a super-sized episode of "The Thundermans" at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT) and ends with an exclusive first-look of the all-new animated series "Harvey Beaks" immediately following the slime ceremony at 9:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

[03/26/15 - 01:03 PM]
"Living with Lincoln," The Story of One Family's Efforts to Save the Photographs of Abraham Lincoln Over the Course of Five Generations, Debuts April 13 on HBO
The film explores his family's physical and emotional connection to the president, revealing a personal side of the immortal leader through a modern-day journey of discovery, obsession, depression and despair.

[03/26/15 - 01:00 PM]
Saoirse Ronan and Cynthia Nixon Star in "Stockholm, Pennsylvania" Premiering May 2 on Lifetime(R)
The original movie centers on a young woman, kidnapped as a child, who struggles to readjust to life after being returned home.

[03/26/15 - 12:27 PM]
William Petersen Returns to Television in WGN America's Critically Acclaimed Series "Manhattan," Produced by Lionsgate, Skydance and Tribune Studios
Production will begin on its second season in New Mexico in April for a 2015 debut on WGN America.

[03/26/15 - 12:18 PM]
"Halt and Catch Fire" Dials Up Season Two on Sunday, May 31 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Viewers will also be able to catch up on season one on Netflix beginning Wednesday, April 8.

[03/26/15 - 12:13 PM]
Nickelodeon and Paramount Television Set the Stage with the Cast of "School of Rock"
The series is scheduled to air fall 2015 and is currently in production at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.