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The series consists of three, hour-long episodes during which contestants will compete to see if they "can look the part, and present the same wit, poise and courage as the real Elvira in hopes of becoming one of Halloween's most sinful icons."

[via press release from Fox Reality]

Fox Reality Presents Its New Original Series ''The Search for the Next Elvira'' Coming to Life on October 13

Open "Casket Call" to Be Held on Friday, July 13th at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA

LOS ANGELES -- Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, is searching for an evil handmaiden to assist with her Halloween hosting duties on the Fox Reality Original "The Search for the Next Elvira," which debuts on Fox Reality, the only all-reality, all-the-time cable and satellite network, on Saturday, October 13 at 9:00 PM PT / 12:00 AM ET. Natural 9 Entertainment ("Reality Remix," "Fox Reality Really Awards") is producing the series exclusively for Fox Reality.

On Friday, July 13, Fox Reality will host an open "Casket Call" at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA for their original series "The Search for the Next Elvira." From the hundreds of horrific hopefuls, Elvira will cut the group down to the unlucky thirteen participants, while the others will be told to "Rest in Peace." Later that evening, Elvira will be crowned with her new title "Queen of Halloween." Instructions for entering the Fox Reality Original "The Search for the Next Elvira" through the open "Casket Call" are posted on www.foxreality.com.

"We are thrilled to hold the 'Casket Call' on Friday the 13th at the Queen Mary � a notoriously haunted LA landmark. All walks of life are welcome to see if they have what it takes to become the Next Elvira," said Carol Sherman, Executive Producer, Natural 9 Entertainment.

"The Search for the Next Elvira" is a reality series consisting of three, hour-long episodes during which contestants will compete to see if they can look the part, and present the same wit, poise and courage as the real Elvira in hopes of becoming one of Halloween's most sinful icons. Following the second episode on October 20, audience members can vote for their favorite aspiring Elvira who will be crowned as the next "Mistress of the Dark" during the LIVE finale on Halloween.

"There are simply too many ghastly engagements for one 'Mistress of the Dark' to entertain," said Elvira. "I am searching for someone to share my tricks with � someone to help spread the Halloween spirit."


Fox Reality launched May 24, 2005 to become the first destination for lovers of unscripted programming. The channel offers major US network favorites, exclusive international reality programming, Original Series and Specials. Fox Reality offers reality viewers more of their favorite reality programming with RealityRevealed in Primetime with never-before-seen footage, exclusive interviews, behind the scenes secrets and more reality fun. Fox Reality is currently seen in approximately 35 million households. To get more information on Fox Reality programs and schedules, please visit www.foxreality.com.


Natural 9 Entertainment is an independent production company based in Burbank, California and currently produces a daily entertainment recap Fox Reality Original series, "Reality Remix." Natural 9 has produced a wide array of daily series with Aaron Spelling Productions, weekly series and specials for ABC, NBC, FOX, FOX Sports and MTV, among many others. Natural 9 has also produced the Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards for the Television of Arts & Sciences as both a live event and television special. Before founding Natural 9, Carol Sherman was previously Head of Finance & Business Affairs for KABC. Jeff Androsky, original director at "Eye on LA," serves as President of Production & Development.

  [june 2007]  


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