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[06/04/10 - 09:56 AM]
NBC's Hit Competition Series 'Minute to Win It' Is Giving Americans the Chance to Win Millions by Holding June Casting Calls
Calls are set for Charlotte, Boston and Chicago beginning this weekend.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC'S HIT COMPETITION SERIES 'MINUTE TO WIN IT' IS GIVING AMERICANS THE CHANCE TO WIN MILLIONS BY HOLDING JUNE CASTING CALLS THIS WEEKEND IN CHARLOTTE

Casting Calls Also Slated for Boston and Chicago on June 12

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 4, 2010 -- NBC's giving Americans the chance to win millions on its hit primetime competition series "Minute to Win It" by holding casting calls for upcoming episodes this weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday, June 5. The casting calls also will continue the following weekend on Saturday, June 12, in Boston and Chicago.

Locations and pertinent information follow:

CHARLOTTE
June 5, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Strike City Bowling
201 East Trade St.EpiCentre
Charlotte, NC

BOSTON
June 12, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Health and Fitness Expo at the Hynes Convention Center, Hall A 900 Boylston St.
Boston, Mass.

CHICAGO
June 12, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
NBC Chicago (NBC Tower)454 North Columbus Dr.
Chicago, Ill.

"Minute to Win It," hosted by All-American chef and television personality Guy Fieri ("Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives"), features competitors participating in a series of simple, yet nerve-wracking games that can lead to a $1 million prize. In each one-hour episode, competitors face 10 challenges that escalate in level of difficulty using everyday household items. Each game has a one-minute time limit and failure to finish the task on time will eliminate the contestant. At various points throughout the game, the competitor can walk away with the money earned up to that point -- but it will take nerves of steel to complete all 10 tasks to win $1 million. The competitors, who come from all walks of life, are shown over 60 games prior to the competition and are encouraged to practice these one-of-a-kind challenges at home.

"Minute to Win It" is produced by Universal Media Studios with Friday Television. Craig Plestis, Tim Puntillo (NBC's "Identity"), Mattias Olsson and Jock Millgardh serve as executive producers.

NBC.com hosts the official show website and includes fun play at home games, full episodes and more.http://www.nbc.com/minute-to-win-it/

For more information on casting go to: http://www.nbc.com/casting/





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· DINERS, DRIVE-INS & DIVES (FOOD)
· IDENTITY (NBC)
· MINUTE TO WIN IT (GSN)











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