NBC, Telemundo team up for talent search


NBC and Telemundo said Thursday that they are co-hosting an open casting call for English-, Spanish- and bilingual-speaking actors interested in becoming a part of the networks' talent pool.

The open call audition, which starts June 8 in Miami, is intended "to add diverse and fresh faces to NBC and Telemundo's" talent pool. Both networks will be represented by talent executives who oversee casting and talent development for entertainment programming.

"We want to offer new opportunities to the incredible actors in South Florida and eventually to new untapped markets beyond as we seek to find the exciting stars of tomorrow," said Marc Hirschfeld, executive vp casting at NBC Entertainment.

Added Telemundo president Don Browne: "This open-casting process further broadens the horizons of our respective audiences and reflects our commitment to find and develop new Hispanic talent."

For more information, location specifics and audition details, interested candidates can visit www.diversecitynbc.com.