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[04/06/05 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Seeks 'Treasure Hunters' for New Unscripted Quest Series That Features Teams of Competitors Who Will Use Folklore, Fantasy and Actual History to Solve Complex Puzzle

[via press release from NBC]

NBC SEEKS �TREASURE HUNTERS� FOR NEW UNSCRIPTED QUEST SERIES THAT FEATURES TEAMS OF COMPETITORS WHO WILL USE FOLKLORE, FANTASY AND ACTUAL HISTORY TO SOLVE COMPLEX PUZZLE

BURBANK, Calif. -� April 6, 2005 -� NBC is currently casting for its unscripted "Treasure Hunters" -- the new, quest-oriented series that features multi-player teams to be sent on a global search to solve a puzzle -- and the first team to uncover all the clues will be given the location of a hidden treasure.

"Treasure Hunters" will focus on the solving of the puzzle instead of the race itself.

Those interested in auditioning for "Treasure Hunters" can apply online by visiting the "Contestants" page at www.nbc.com, which also lists location dates and times for casting calls. There will be open calls in Tampa/Orlando, Nashville, Dallas/Austin, Washington D.C., New York City, Denver, Chicago and Boston.

Venue dates and locations are listed below. Potential contestants should note that locations are currently being locked and they should check www.nbc.com "Contestants" for the most up-to-date information.

"Treasure Hunters" is produced by NBC Universal Television Studio in association with Magical Elves Productions, Imagine Television and Madison Road Entertainment. Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz, Brian Grazer, David Nevins, Tom Mazza, Danica Krislovich and Jak Severson serve as executive producers.

"TREASURE HUNTERS" OPEN CASTING CALLS

THURSDAY, APRIL 14
Tampa, FL.
The Round up Country and Western Club
13918 West Hillborough Ave.
Tampa, FL. 33635
7pm � 11pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 16
Dallas, TX
Hard Rock Caf�
2601 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204
10am � 5pm

Tampa, FL.
Stumps Supper Club
615 Channelside Dr. � Suite 124
Tampa, FL 33602
10am � 6 pm

Denver, CO
KUSA- NBC Affiliate
500 Speer Blvd.
Denver, CO 80203
10am � 6pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 23
Chicago, IL
WMAQ � NBC Affiliate
454 N. Columbus Dr. � NBC Tower
Chicago, IL 60611
10am � 6pm

Washington D.C.
Rock Bottom Brewery
7900 Norfolk Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
10am � 6pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 30
Boston, MA
The Rack
24 Clinton St.
Boston, MA 02109
10am- 6pm

Locations for New York, Nashville and Los Angeles will be listed on www.nbc.com ("Contestants") shortly.





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