Hey, moms, if you spend all winter waking up at 5 a.m. to get gear and kids ready for another hockey practice or game three hours away, and then another three hours that night washing uniforms, or if you are new to being a “Hockey Mom,” you might be the prefect star for the Minnesota reality show “Hockey Moms.”
Below is the information about casting calls and applying to be on the show.
New Casting Call for “Hockey Moms” as Minnesota Reality Show Gets Picked Up!
45TV IN TWIN CITIES MARKET AND KAAL-TV STATION IN ROCHESTER/ALBERT LEA/AUSTIN TO BROADCAST NEW REALITY SERIES THROUGHOUT MINNESOTA ABOUT PASSIONATE HOCKEY MOMS
Online Applications Must Be Submitted by September 9; Finalists Announced September 16
MINNEAPOLIS – August 19, 2015 – Are you a fearless, tireless, and totally dedicated real Hockey Mom who wants to star in your own reality TV show?! Here’s your big chance!! Hockey Moms is coming to Minnesota this winter on 45TV in the Twin Cities and KAAL-TV in the Rochester/Albert Lea/Austin area.
The program’s producers at McCally-Lee Entertainment (www.mccallylee.com)* are looking for cast members right now. With the passage of time since the initial Spring 2014 Hockey Moms casting call, the producers want more relevant moms (and their hockey-centric families) that are available for the shooting schedule this Fall, necessitating a new series casting outreach and process. McCally-Lee Entertainment specifically seeks colorful Hockey Moms and fun, dramatic families fromMinnesota, the State of Hockey and the land of 10,000+ frozen hockey rinks.
Online casting calls begin today, Wednesday, August 19th, and will end Wednesday, September 9th. Interested candidates must apply online within the three-week window at www.hockeymom.tv.
The final selection is anticipated to be announced on Wednesday, September 16th, after two rounds of call backs for Top 20 and then Top Three finalists.
HOCKEY MOMS PREMIERE SET FOR DECEMBER 26, 2015, WITH THE SERIES FINALE BEFORE THE CLASS AA 2016 BOYSSTATE HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP
Hockey Moms will premiere Saturday, December 26, 2015, (check local listings, or watch for a future Media Notice about times), with the Season One finale shown on Saturday, March 5, 2016, immediately before the Boys State AA High School Hockey Championship telecast. During the Girls Hockey Championship on Saturday, February 20, 2016, Hockey Moms isscheduled to air immediately following the AA Championship Game. Weekly repeats will occur throughout the television show’s broadcast season (see local listings for times).
“At 45TV and Hubbard Broadcasting, we want to encourage and support local programming,” said Susan Wenz, KSTC-TV45 Station Manager. “We think Hockey Moms is a great example of that commitment. The show works well with the 45TV brand of high school sports. It is a win-win in so many ways.”
“My Co-Executive Producer and business partner Randy Lee and I are very excited about this fantastic programming and promotional partnership with 45TV and KAAL-TV,” notes John McCally, McCally-Lee Entertainment CEO and Show Creator. ”Hockey Moms will be a fun, dramatic and emotional television series that will appeal to all Minnesotans, and others outside the state, whether they have an association with hockey or not.”
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McCally-Lee Entertainment is currently enjoying success with its first TV series, The Minnesota Traveler, a travel and tourism show which began airing in the five-state area in June on FOX Sports North and FOX Sports Wisconsin. It has been already approved for a second season. ”We have built an outstanding reputation as a dependable and innovative production team that delivers extremely entertaining stories with top-notch creative qualities,” added McCally, a former Rochester Mayo high school hockey player, along with Lee. They went on to play collegiate hockey at Gustavus Adolphus College. “We know we will shoot and score the winning goal with Hockey Moms as well!”
*About McCally-Lee Entertainment / www.mccallylee.com
McCally-Lee Entertainment (MLE) brings a fresh vision to television by creating unique content that is remarkably compelling in every production aspect. MLE strives to produce short-term production excellence and long-term programming success. The result is a tremendous emotional attachment with viewers won over by the Wow Factor.
MLE’s vision extends beyond traditional broadcast networks and cable channels by creating high-quality content for television’s “third wave” of online programming and other non-traditional television media platforms. Today McCally-Lee Entertainment currently produces the travel and tourism television show The Minnesota Traveler, which airs on FOX Sports North and FOX Sports Wisconsin (for more details on The Minnesota Traveler, please visit www.theminnesotatraveler.com).
Additionally, MLE offers companies and their products a deeper relationship with programming via branded television shows and other branded entertainment-based vehicles. These unique opportunities, known as Advertiser-Funded Programming (AFP), are complementary to the brand’s marketing strategy.
MLE is committed and connected to audiences, strategic partners, advertisers, clients, sponsors, associates and the communities it serves.
For more information on McCally-Lee Entertainment please visit www.mccallylee.com.