Economy got you down? Don't know where your next paycheck is coming from? Never fear, reality television is here to save your ass. (Hell, it worked for Project Runway's Leanne Marshall
That's right: The Food Network
is coming for you, Portland
. Or at least for your cooking skills.
And, oh yeah, HGTV
wants your house
The Next Food Network Star is a competitive hunt in search of the next Raechel Ray or Bobby Flay
; each season's winner is awarded his or her own "HGTV cooking show." The application guidelines emphasize "personality that pops" and familiarity with "the basics" of cooking. Apply here . Castings Thursday October 23rd, 2008- 10am-3pm, Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, 1401 SW Naito Parkway.
Bang For Your Buck
is taping its first season now. Each episode evaluates three comparable home remodels and seeks to determine who, in fact, got the most bang per buck. Portland shooting happens the week of November 17. Request an application by calling or emailing Keri Grogan at (303) 712-3137 or Kgrogan@highnoonentertainment.com.
(Image of Rory vs Amy from the 2007 season of The Next Food Network Star