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Thanks to all of you who participated in the first Pittsburgh’s Next Reality Star.
It was no surprise to us that our city is full of great, funny, kind, smart and unique people.
We are excited to announce that Pittsburgh’s Next Reality Star has returned!
One Louder Productions, the company behind MTV’s Emmy award-winning hit show "MADE," and the Pittsburgh Innovative Media Incubator are holding the second Pittsburgh-wide open casting competition to find Pittsburgh’s Next Reality Star.
Pittsburgh’s Next Reality Star is supported by the Steeltown Entertainment Project, part of the Pittsburgh Innovative Media Incubator.
Who we are:
In 2002, veteran Executive Producer and MTV Head of Production Bob Kusbit launched his own television and production company, One Louder Productions. Since then, One Louder has created, developed and produced hundreds of hours of programming across network and cable TV, including the multiple Emmy Award winning MTV series "MADE." One Louder’s 2015 slate includes projects for multiple broadcast and cable networks as well as syndication."Pittsburgh is full of reality stars, says Kusbit. "They're on THE VOICE, SURVIVOR, DANCE MOMS and the winner of the contest last year, Chet Welch, got his own show on GAC called FARM QUEENS. This year, we're hoping even more colorful Pittsburghers walk through our door!".
Steeltown Entertainmnet Project is a non-profit formed by top film and television professionals in Hollywood and civic leaders in Pittsburgh with the belief that Southwestern Pennsylvania has what it takes to be a key player in the entertainment industry. Over the past decade, Steeltown has helped mentor hundreds of young people, promote Southwestern Pennsylvania as a leading regional production center, and pioneer innovative models to incubate and invest in content. Among the projects Steeltown has supported and co-financed are the BBC's THE POLIO STORY: THE VACCINE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD, Starz Network's DGA Award-winning docu-series, THE CHAIR, and Great American Country's FARM QUEENS, a series that originated from the pilot year of THE NEXT REALITY STAR: PITTSBURGH. "Pittsburgh is a town renowned for its authentic people and real characters," says Steeltown President Carl Kurlander, "...And we are excited to be working with One Louder to be able to shine a spotlight on some of these great charcaters through this show."