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Theodore Trentman
Jan 25, 2024
In Auditions for Big Bear TV
Casting Notice: Title: "Mountain Mysteries: Haunts of San Bernardino" Do you have a passion for the paranormal? Are you intrigued by the legends that linger in the shadows of the San Bernardino mountains? "Mountain Mysteries: Haunts of San Bernardino" is calling all ghost hunters, local historians, and lovers of lore! Description: We're seeking enthusiastic individuals to explore the ghostly legends and haunted locales of the San Bernardino mountains. If you're knowledgeable about paranormal investigation techniques, local history, or have a knack for storytelling, we want you to join our team for this spine-tingling series. Roles: - Paranormal Investigators: Individuals or teams with experience in ghost hunting and the use of basic paranormal equipment. Must be willing to engage with the audience and explain investigative methods. - Host/Storyteller: A charismatic and captivating individual who can introduce each episode's legend and keep viewers hooked. - Local Historians/Experts: Individuals with extensive knowledge of San Bernardino's history and haunted past, able to provide context and insight during episodes. - Tech Specialists: Crew members with experience in low-light or infrared filming and sound recording, especially during night investigations. How to Apply: Send an email to [Ted@BigBear.TV](mailto:Ted@BigBear.TV) with "Mountain Mysteries Casting" in the subject line. Please include the following: - A brief bio describing your experience with paranormal investigation, history, storytelling, or technical skills. - A short video (2-3 minutes) of you explaining your most memorable supernatural encounter, historical fact about San Bernardino, or demonstrating use of paranormal equipment. - Your contact information and availability for filming. Requirements: - Must be 18 years or older to apply. - Must be located in or able to travel to the San Bernardino mountain area. - Must be comfortable with being filmed during night-time investigations and potentially in low-light conditions. Deadline for Submissions: On-going Filming Locations: Various reputed haunted sites within the San Bernardino mountains, including historic buildings, abandoned structures, and other locations rich with ghostly lore. We're looking for team members who are ready to delve into the mysteries that hide in the mountain mists. Whether you're a seasoned ghost hunter or a historian eager to share the dark tales of the past, "Mountain Mysteries: Haunts of San Bernardino" could be your opportunity to explore the unknown. Apply now and join us in uncovering the secrets that haunt the hills!
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 25, 2024
In Auditions for Big Bear TV
Casting Notice: Title: "Kitchen Klash" Now Casting: Head Cooks of Small-Scale San Bernardino Mountain Restaurants! Are you a head cook with a flair for creating mouthwatering dishes? Do you run a small-scale restaurant in the San Bernardino mountains? "Kitchen Klash" is looking for talented chefs like you to compete in our new cooking show that celebrates local eateries and the spirit of competition! Description: We are on the hunt for head cooks from the San Bernardino mountain area who are ready to put their culinary skills to the test. Each 30-minute episode will feature two chefs going head-to-head to create a signature dish that showcases their unique style and the rich culinary culture of the mountains. It’s a chance to promote your restaurant, engage with the community, and have a bit of competitive fun! Roles: - Head Cooks: We're seeking charismatic and skilled chefs who are passionate about their craft and their restaurant's role in the local community. Must be comfortable with on-camera presence and have a genuine love for cooking. How to Apply: Send us an email to [Ted@BigBear.TV](mailto:Ted@BigBear.TV) with "Kitchen Klash Application" in the subject line. Please include the following: - A brief bio introducing yourself and your culinary background. - A description of your restaurant, including photos or a link to your website. - A short video (no longer than 3 minutes) giving us a tour of your restaurant and demonstrating one of your favorite dishes to prepare. - Your contact information and availability for filming. Requirements: - Must be the head cook of a small-scale restaurant located in the San Bernardino mountains. - Must be 18 years or older to apply. - Must be available for filming as per the production schedule and willing to travel to the communal outdoor kitchen space or hosting restaurant if required. Deadline for Submissions: On-going Prize: Winners will receive a prize. Join us for "Kitchen Klash" to showcase your culinary talent, represent your restaurant, and engage with your community. We're excited to feature the best of what San Bernardino mountain chefs have to offer! Apply now for the chance to participate in this appetizing adventure!
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 25, 2024
In Auditions for Big Bear TV
Casting Notice: Title: "Escape Your Everyday" Type: 30-Minute Live Interactive Game Show Seeking: Energetic individuals or family teams with a passion for puzzles and a knack for quick thinking. If you love escape rooms, brain teasers, or just a good challenge, we want you for "Escape Your Everyday"! Description: Do you think you have what it takes to escape from your own home? "Escape Your Everyday" is a new game show that turns your home into an escape room live on TV! We're looking for contestants who are ready to take on the challenge of solving inventive puzzles and racing against the clock, all while being cheered on by a live audience from the comfort of their homes. Roles: - Individual Contestant: Must be quick-witted, resourceful, and ready to tackle anything we throw your way. You'll need to be comfortable on camera and able to maintain high energy under pressure. - Family Team: Teams of 2-4 family members who work well together. We're looking for dynamic families who can communicate, collaborate, and solve problems as a unit. All ages are welcome, but children should be over the age of 10 for safety reasons. How to Apply: Send us a video (no longer than 3 minutes) introducing yourself or your family team, explaining why you love puzzles and why you think you can "Escape Your Everyday." Show us your puzzle-solving skills by including a quick demonstration of how you work through a brain teaser or problem. Email your video to [email submission address] with "Escape Your Everyday - Contestant Application" in the subject line. Requirements: - Must be a legal resident of California. - Must be 18 years or older to apply as an individual, or if applying as a family, the primary applicant must be 18+. - Must be available for filming and have a suitable home for transformation into an escape room (subject to a scouting visit by our team). Deadline for Submissions: On-Going Prize: If you manage to escape, you'll win a fantastic prize that's worth your while! And even if you don't, a consolation gift will be yours to enjoy. Get ready for the ultimate in-home adventure that will have you and viewers across the nation on the edge of their seats. Apply now for the chance to be a contestant on "Escape Your Everyday" and show the world your puzzle prowess!
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 25, 2024
In Auditions for Big Bear TV
Casting Notice: Title: "Man Made or Body Battles" Type: Reality Competition Game Show Seeking: Males, ages 18 and up, from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about improving their physical health through diet, exercise, and grooming. Contestants should be willing to open up about their lifestyle, share their personal health journeys, and participate in a competitive environment. Must be comfortable being filmed during personal routines and willing to engage in a one-day, on-camera challenge. Description: We're looking for real people—not actors—who are on a mission to transform their bodies and lives. Whether you're just starting out on your fitness journey, overcoming obstacles, or fine-tuning your regimen, we want to hear your story. You don't need to have a six-pack or be at peak fitness to apply; we're more interested in your dedication, your methods, and your commitment to healthy living. Roles: - Contestants: Two males per episode, each episode featuring different individuals. Requirements: - A strong personal story related to health and fitness. - Availability to film at a designated location for the one-day challenge and additional days for at-home footage. - A genuine interest in learning and applying healthy lifestyle practices. Judge: - [Not a casting role, but included for information] An experienced fitness trainer will serve as the show's judge and mentor. Prize: TBA How to Apply: Submit a short video (2-3 minutes) introducing yourself, detailing your fitness goals, what you hope to achieve through the show, and why you should be selected. Include "Body Battles Application" in your subject line and send it to [Ted@BigBear.TV](mailto:Ted@BigBear.TV). Note: We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive show. All are welcome to apply. Deadline for Submissions: On-Going Feel the burn, share your journey, and let's battle it out on "Body Battles"!
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 25, 2024
In Auditions for Big Bear TV
Casting Notice: "WITNESS" – A Reality Competition Game Show Seeking Dynamic Teams of Two for a Unique Faith-Based Journey! Do you have a deep connection with your faith and a passion for sharing it with others? "WITNESS" is a new reality competition game show looking for teams of two to embark on a profound journey of faith, connection, and inspiration. We Are Looking For: - Diverse Duos: Whether you're friends, family members, or spiritual partners, if you possess a strong bond and a shared commitment to your faith, we want to hear your story. - Spiritual Communicators: Teams that can engage others in meaningful conversations about spirituality, morality, and religion in a variety of public settings. - Compassionate Competitors: Those who are not only looking to win but also to spread understanding and compassion through their actions and words. Show Details: - Format: Eight-episode series following multiple teams from various faiths. - Challenges: Engage with the public through dialogue, community service, and faith-based activities. - Growth: Successfully connect with individuals to join your team and expand your message. - Grand Finale: A celebration of all faiths with a prize awarded to the team that has inspired the most people to join their journey. Participation Requirements: - Openness to sharing your faith and personal beliefs with a diverse audience. - Respectful and genuine approach to dialogue and representation of your faith. - Availability to film over the course of the eight-episode series and willingness to travel to various locations as required. How to Apply: Please submit a video introduction of your team, detailing your faith background, the reasons you want to participate in "WITNESS," and what you hope to achieve. Include any experiences that highlight your ability to engage and inspire others in your faith journey. Send your application to [Ted@BigBear.TV](mailto:Ted@BigBear.TV) with the subject line "WITNESS Casting." Join "WITNESS" and take part in a heartfelt competition that celebrates the power of faith and the beauty of sharing it with the world! Application Deadline: 2024 Note: Participation in this show is contingent upon agreeing to the show's terms and conditions, including respectful engagement with all participants and adherence to production schedules.
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 25, 2024
In Auditions for Big Bear TV
Casting Call: "Le Jeu de Rôle" Seeking Participants for a Heartwarming New Reality Show! Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey through the art of role-play? "Le Jeu de Rôle," an inspiring reality TV show, is seeking individuals and groups willing to dive into imaginative scenarios and discover new aspects of themselves. Who We're Looking For: - Children with a Flair for Adventure: Kids who are eager to jump into imaginative play and learn valuable life skills in cooperation, conflict resolution, and empathy. - Elderly with Stories to Tell: Seniors who desire to relive cherished memories or create new ones, combatting loneliness and stimulating memory through heartwarming role-play activities. - Businesses Seeking Growth: Teams from various businesses interested in improving their workplace dynamics, communication, and problem-solving through interactive role-playing exercises. - Couples Ready to Connect: Partners looking to strengthen their relationship by exploring different facets of their partnership through unique role-play scenarios. Show Details: - Hosted by: Madeleine Durand, an improv virtuoso with a talent for using role-play as a transformative tool. - Format: Each 22 minute episode focuses on two segments; the first with children, the second with the elderly, and includes special episodes dedicated to businesses and couples. - Twist: Participants should be open to surprises and willing to adapt as each episode features an unscripted challenge that must be navigated with creativity and spontaneity. - Visual Style: Expect to be part of a beautifully filmed show that pays close attention to the emotional and visual storytelling of your journey. - Music: A charming score that sets the tone for the journey ahead. Participation Expectations: - Willingness to engage in role-play scenarios on camera. - Openness to share personal stories and reflections during filming. - Availability to film for the duration of the episode’s production schedule. How to Apply: Please submit a brief introduction about yourself or your group, describing why you wish to participate in "Le Jeu de Rôle," along with any relevant background information that would make your story compelling for our viewers. Send your application to Ted@BigBear.TV (mailto:Ted@BigBear.TV) with the subject line "Le Jeu de Rôle Casting." Join us for a journey of self-discovery and shared humanity, all while having fun and potentially touching the hearts of viewers around the world! Application Deadline: On-Going Please note that participation in this show is voluntary and participants will need to sign a release form prior to filming.
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 25, 2024
In Auditions for Big Bear TV
Casting Notice: "The Gentle Paws" Production Type: Television Series Union Status: Non-Union Production Company: Ted Trent Studios Director: Theodore Trentman Casting Director: Theodore Trentman Audition Location: On-line Shooting Location: Big Bear City, CA Email: Ted@BigBear.TV(mailto:Ted@BigBear.TV) Compensation: Yes KEY DATES Auditions: Winter/Spring 2024 Call Backs: June 2024 Shooting Starts: 2024 Shooting Ends:On-Going Synopsis: "The Gentle Paws" is a heartwarming live-action drama designed for preschoolers. Set in a vivid forest, it follows two adult bears, Bruno and Honey, who adopt two orphaned cubs, Bumble and Berry, as they find solace and a sense of family through shared grief and love. Roles: [BRUNO] [Gender: Male] [Age: Adult] - A strong male bear with a deep brown coat. He embodies wisdom and patience and serves as a protective figure. Seeking an actor with a commanding presence and a gentle demeanor. [HONEY] [Gender: Female] [Age: Adult] - A nurturing female bear with a golden coat. She brings warmth and kindness to the family. Looking for an actress with a comforting presence and maternal instincts. [BUMBLE] [Gender: Male] [Age: Cub/Child] - A playful and curious male bear cub. Must be able to portray a sense of wonder and adventurous spirit. Child actors encouraged to apply. [BERRY] [Gender: Female] [Age: Cub/Child] - A female bear cub who is thoughtful and caring. Seeking a young actress who can convey depth and compassion. [PARK RANGER] [Any Gender] [Age: 25-50] - A friendly and engaging human character who educates the audience. Must have excellent communication skills and be comfortable breaking the fourth wall. Additional Info: Actors with experience or comfort in working with children are preferred. Puppetry or voiceover experience is a plus for the bear characters. The production is committed to inclusive casting. Instructions: Please submit a headshot or snap shot and resume(if you have one) via email to Ted@BigBear.TV.(mailto:Ted@BigBear.TV) Include a short introduction video showcasing your understanding of the character you are auditioning for. Indicate if you have any experience in children's entertainment or education. No phone calls. Note: Health and safety protocols in line with current regulations will be followed on set. All talent must comply with these measures.
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 25, 2024
In Development at Big Bear TV
Title: "The Gentle Paws" Genre: Live-Action Drama for Preschoolers Logline: In the heart of a vibrant forest, two heartbroken adult bears who’ve lost their cubs to hunters find hope and healing as they come together to raise two orphaned bear cubs whose parents perished in a forest fire. Treatment: Series Overview: "The Gentle Paws" is a tender, educational live-action series aimed at children under 5 years old. Through the eyes of two adult bears, Bruno and Honey, and their adopted cubs, Bumble and Berry, the show gently explores themes of family, loss, love, and the healing power of community. The forest serves as a rich backdrop, full of life lessons and friends, where the newly formed family learns to navigate the world together. Characters: - Bruno: A strong but gentle male bear with a deep brown coat. He’s wise and patient, providing a sense of security. - Honey: A nurturing female bear with a golden coat. Her warmth and kindness are the glue that holds the family together. - Bumble: A playful and curious male cub, always eager to learn and explore. - Berry: A thoughtful and caring female cub, who finds joy in the little things and cares deeply for her new family. Pilot Episode: The pilot opens with a serene forest, quickly disrupted by the chaos of a forest fire and hunters. In the aftermath, Bruno and Honey, both grieving their losses, encounter Bumble and Berry, huddled and scared. The adult bears decide to take the cubs under their care. The episode follows the four as they begin to bond and learn the value of the new family they’ve become. Educational elements about fire safety and nature's cycles are woven into the narrative. Episode Format: Each episode (20 minutes) begins with a challenge or a lesson, such as finding food, dealing with fear, or learning to play with others. The adult bears guide the cubs, offering wisdom and comfort, while the cubs' perspective keeps the show relatable to young viewers. The series incorporates simple, clear educational elements about wildlife, the environment, and social-emotional skills. Visual Style: The series features a blend of picturesque live-action forest scenes and a cozy bear den set. The visual tone is soft and inviting, with a color palette that reflects the warmth of the family and the richness of the forest. Educational Component: Each episode concludes with a brief educational segment where a friendly park ranger (a recurring human character) breaks the fourth wall to recap the lessons learned in the episode, reinforcing the educational content in a fun and interactive way for the young audience. Musical Elements: The show features gentle, soothing music and simple songs that help underscore the emotional and educational themes of each episode. The songs are easy to sing along to, encouraging participation from the viewers. Intended Impact: "The Gentle Paws" aims to provide comfort to children dealing with change, loss, or new family dynamics. By showing the bears supporting each other through their grief and building a loving family, the show promotes resilience, empathy, and the understanding that families come in different forms. Target Audience: Children under 5 and their caregivers, with content designed to be engaging for little ones and supportive of the values parents wish to instill.
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 25, 2024
In Development at Big Bear TV
Title: "Le Jeu de Rôle" (The Role Play) Genre: Reality/Improvement Show Treatment: "Le Jeu de Rôle" is a heartwarming and inventive reality TV show that follows our charismatic host, Madeleine Durand, a Parisian improv virtuoso with a flair for role-playing. With her theatrical background and a deep understanding of human psychology, Madeleine brings her unique skills to a variety of communities, using role-play as a transformative tool. Structure: Each hour-long episode of "Le Jeu de Rôle" is divided into two segments, each focusing on a different individual or group. Madeleine immerses herself in their world, identifying the challenges they face and designing tailor-made role-playing scenarios to address them. The show combines elements of documentary filmmaking with unscripted drama, as real emotional arcs unfold. Segment 1: Children's Adventure The first half of the episode focuses on children. Madeleine visits a school or community center, engaging kids with imaginative role-play that teaches them about cooperation, conflict resolution, and empathy. For instance, she might help shy children find their voice by casting them as leaders in a fantasy quest, subtly guiding them to open up and connect with their peers. Segment 2: The Elders' Encore The second segment shifts to the elderly, where Madeleine uses role-play to combat loneliness and stimulate memory. In a retirement home, residents might be transported back to their youth, re-enacting their first dance or a memorable day, reigniting their zest for life and sharing invaluable wisdom with viewers. Twist: Each episode features a twist where Madeleine must improvise a solution to an unexpected challenge, such as a reluctant participant or an emotional breakthrough, keeping viewers on the edge of their seats. Business & Relationships: Throughout the season, Madeleine also works with businesses and couples, using role-play to enhance teamwork, communication, and problem-solving. A struggling restaurant might be the setting for an episode where staff role-play as different departments, learning to understand and appreciate each other’s roles. Visual Style: The show boasts a cinematic quality, with close attention to the visual and emotional details of each scene. The playful yet profound nature of the role-playing is enhanced by dynamic camera work that captures the transformative moments. Music: The score is a mix of light-hearted French jazz and emotive strings, setting the tone for both the fun and the heartfelt moments of the show. Conclusion: At the end of each episode, participants reflect on their journey, sharing insights gained from the role-play. Madeleine wraps up with a heartfelt monologue about the power of looking at life through different lenses, reinforcing the show's central theme of empathy and understanding. "Le Jeu de Rôle" not only entertains but also educates and inspires, showing that through the art of role-play, every person, young or old, can find new ways to approach life's myriad challenges.
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 25, 2024
In Development at Big Bear TV
A. Ryan Cohen and Dan Steadman bring a new experience to the mountains -- an in-studio weekly talk show filmed in front of an audience. Filmed at Teddy Bear Ranch Studios in Big Bear City, the show will feature  interviews with locals, comedy segments involving kids and teenagers, information on seasonal events, and even a few celebrity guests. Cohen is a formally trained actor, mom, and local teacher. Steadman wrote for the Disney Channel and Endemol in Los Angeles for 10 years, before writing and directing 18 feature films in 6 states.  "Up The Hill with Ryan and Dan" is focused on human interest stories that better our mountain community. Filming begins in March 2024.
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 22, 2024
In Production at Big Bear TV
We’ve filmed three episodes of this ongoing talk show, with the next few episodes shooting in Big Bear on February 8th. This is a series about getting to know our neighbors … people from all different generations and seasons of life. It’s bringing back the art of neighborly conversation.   Local teacher and six-time Jeopardy contestant Brian Adams sits at the dinner table with four new people each week who live, work, or play in the San Bernardino Mountains. Guests range from age ten & up.   If you’d like to participate, email dan@bigbear.tv (mailto:dan@bigbear.tv)or ted@bigbear.tv (mailto:ted@bigbear.tv)and tell us what decade of life you’ve reached and a little bit about yourself.   Seasons is a show for people who find other people interesting. Past Guests...
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 22, 2024
In Development at Big Bear TV
Title: "WITNESS" Format: Reality Competition Game Show Logline: "WITNESS" is a reality game show where teams of two embark on a heartfelt journey to share their religious beliefs with strangers, expanding their team and spreading their faith, with the challenge to connect and inspire in diverse settings, concluding with a grand prize but leaving all participants enriched by the experience of sharing their convictions. Treatment: Overview: "WITNESS" is an eight-episode series that follows multiple teams of two as they engage with strangers in various public settings, sharing their religious beliefs and attempting to invite others to join their team. The aim is not to compete in the traditional sense but to spread understanding, compassion, and faith, with the number of individuals they inspire to join their team serving as the metric of success. Concept: Each episode features teams from different faiths who are tasked with engaging the public in conversations about spirituality, morality, and religion. Through dialogue, community service, and various faith-based challenges, teams must demonstrate the beauty and universality of their beliefs to persuade others to join their ranks. Structure: - Introduction of Teams: The first episode introduces the diverse teams and their faith backgrounds, outlining their motivations and hopes for the series. - Weekly Challenges: Every episode presents a new setting and challenge, from urban streets to rural communities, where teams must adapt their approach to sharing their faith. - Team Expansion: As the series progresses, teams grow as they successfully connect with individuals who resonate with their message and agree to join them. - Reflection Segments: Contemplative moments where participants reflect on their experiences, the bonds they've formed, and the lessons they've learned. - Finale: The series culminates in a large gathering where all teams and their new members celebrate the journey, share stories, and showcase the diversity of faiths represented. Judging: There are no traditional judges. Instead, success is measured by the willingness of strangers to join a team, indicating the team's ability to communicate and embody the principles of their faith compellingly. Prize: The team that has welcomed the most individuals into their fold by the end of the series receives a significant donation to a charity or cause that aligns with their religious values. However, all teams are celebrated for their contributions to promoting faith and understanding. Viewer Engagement: Viewers are encouraged to engage with the show through social media to share their own stories of faith, creating a broader dialogue about religion and spirituality in the modern world. Production Considerations: - Diverse filming locations to ensure a wide range of interactions and challenges. - A focus on genuine and respectful conversations to promote positive representation of various faiths. - Utilization of a documentary-style format to emphasize the authenticity of the encounters and experiences. "WITNESS" aims to encourage religious dialogue, foster understanding, and highlight the shared values among different beliefs, all while offering an engaging and uplifting viewing experience that underscores the unifying power of faith.
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 22, 2024
In Development at Big Bear TV
Title: "Man Made or Body Battles" Format: Reality Competition Game Show Logline: "Body Battles" is a reality-based game show that delves into the private lives of men striving to improve their bodies through diet, exercise, and grooming, showcasing their daily routines and culminating in a one-day filmed challenge where effort and healthy practices triumph over physical appearance. Treatment: Introduction: "Body Battles" is a transformative and inspirational reality game show that challenges contestants to showcase their personal health and fitness routines. The show is designed to highlight the process over the product, focusing on the best practices for physical betterment rather than just the end results. Concept: Each week, four male contestants are introduced, each with a unique story and personal goal for body improvement. The show gives viewers an intimate look into the contestants' home lives, revealing their diet plans, workout routines, and grooming rituals. The crux of the show centers around the one-day challenge, where contestants are brought together to demonstrate their routines in a controlled environment. This day is packed with activities, including meal preparation, workouts, and self-care techniques, all under the watchful eye of a professional fitness trainer who evaluates their methods. Structure: - Introduction of Contestants: Brief profiles outlining their fitness levels, goals, and motivations. - At-Home Footage: Pre-recorded clips showing their typical routines, challenges, and commitment to improving their bodies. - The Challenge Day: A series of tasks and demonstrations that test the contestants' knowledge and application of fitness and nutrition principles. - Judging: The trainer assesses each contestant based on their understanding of healthy practices, adaptability, and dedication to self-improvement. - Winner Announcement: The contestant with the most effective and sustainable health and fitness routine is declared the winner. - Takeaway Tips: The episode concludes with the trainer providing viewers with practical advice inspired by the day's best practices. Judge: The show features a charismatic and knowledgeable fitness trainer who serves as the judge. Their role is to observe, provide expert commentary, and ultimately decide who has demonstrated the most holistic and effective approach to body improvement. Prize: The winner receives a cash prize and a feature in a popular health and fitness magazine, giving them the opportunity to inspire others with their story. Viewer Engagement: The show encourages viewer participation by offering weekly online tips and mini-challenges, creating a community around the "Man Made" philosophy of consistent, healthy living. Production Considerations: - One filming location to minimize production costs and focus on contestant interaction. - Use of a mix of pre-recorded footage and live-to-tape segments to create a dynamic viewing experience. - A strong emphasis on educational content to provide value and takeaway for viewers. "Body Battles" is more than a game show; it's a movement that promotes the idea that dedication and knowledge can reshape one's body and health, irrespective of starting point or physical appearance.
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 22, 2024
In Development at Big Bear TV
Title: "Escape Your Everyday" Format: 30-Minute Live Interactive Game Show Premise: "Escape Your Everyday" is a thrilling, high-energy game show where contestants must race against the clock to escape from their own homes. The twist? Their homes have been cleverly transformed into elaborate escape rooms filled with puzzles and challenges that they must solve to find the key to "freedom." Each episode features a new contestant, or a family team, who must navigate the game's obstacles under the watchful eyes of the live audience at home. Structure: - Introduction (2 minutes): The host introduces the contestant(s), gives a brief background, and explains the rules. Viewers are given a glimpse of the different puzzle zones set up in the contestant's home. - The Lockdown (1 minute): The game begins with the "lockdown" phase, where the contestant(s) are symbolically "locked in," often in a common area like the living room, which serves as the starting point for the escape challenge. - Puzzle Segments (21 minutes, 7 minutes each):   - Zone 1 - The Living Puzzle: Contestants must solve puzzles themed around everyday living, like decoding a TV remote's hidden message or rearranging books in a shelf to reveal a clue.   - Zone 2 - The Kitchen Conundrum: In the kitchen, contestants engage in challenges like following a recipe with coded instructions or arranging fridge magnets to form a password.   - Zone 3 - The Bedroom Breakout: The final zone requires contestants to piece together clues from articles of clothing or decipher a puzzle hidden in a digital alarm clock. - The Great Escape (5 minutes): Having gathered all the clues and keys from each zone, contestants must use them to unlock the final door, which has been rigged to serve as the ultimate puzzle requiring all previously gathered clues to solve. - Conclusion (1 minute): The host debriefs with the contestant(s), reviewing key moments from the escape. If the contestant(s) successfully escape, they are awarded a prize; if not, they receive a consolation gift. Interactive Elements: - Viewer Assistance: At certain points, the live audience at home can vote on hints to help the contestant(s) if they are stuck for too long. - Home Participation Kits: Viewers can purchase themed kits that allow them to set up mini-puzzles in their own homes, fostering a parallel play-along experience. Production Considerations: - Remote Camera Crew: A minimal on-site crew in the contestant's home to capture the action without interfering with the game. - Digital Integration: Real-time graphics and digital clues integrated into the broadcast for viewers at home. - Safety Precautions: All puzzles and challenges are designed with safety in mind, ensuring that contestants are not put in any real danger. The show blends the excitement of escape rooms with the relatability of home environments, allowing both contestants and viewers to experience the adrenaline of the escape without leaving their houses.
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 22, 2024
In Development at Big Bear TV
Title: "I CAN'T COOK!" NOW CASTING....! Format: 22-minute episodes, airing weekly starting October 2024 Concept: "I Can't Cook!" Two teams face off in a culinary challenge: each team comprised of one skilled cook, the other a kitchen novice. The experts must guide their inexperienced counterparts through the entire cooking process – from selecting the perfect ingredients to mastering the final presentation of their signature dish. Guided by two charismatic Big Bear chefs, who also serve as discerning judges, teams are evaluated on presentation, taste, and texture, culminating in the crowning of the winning team. Along the way, viewers are treated to a dual learning experience, not only discovering how to whip up two mouthwatering dishes per episode but also gleaning tips on elevating their culinary game. AUDITION! Are You a Culinary Magician or a Kitchen Nightmare? We Want You! Calling All Masterful Cooks: Do you have a signature dish that’s the talk of the town? Can you create a culinary masterpiece that makes people willing to journey miles just for a taste? Whether it’s a delectable chocolate soufflé or the ultimate omelette, we’re searching for individuals who may not be professional chefs but are passionate about their special dish and eager to expand their culinary skills. Seeking Culinary Disasters: Are you the type who confuses baking with cooking? Is your kitchen missing basic essentials like a frying pan? If the thought of cooking sends shivers down your spine, but the idea of learning on camera excites you, we want to meet you! Embrace the challenge of transforming from a takeout champion to a cooking enthusiast, all while enjoying the spotlight. Join us for an unforgettable adventure where culinary dreams and nightmares collide on screen. Whether you’re a kitchen wizard or a culinary novice, this is your chance to shine. Apply now to embark on a journey of cooking, learning, and television fame! Interested parties should text Ted at 213-948-3165 or email Ted@BigBear.TV
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 22, 2024
In Development at Big Bear TV
Title: "Mountain Mysteries: Haunts of San Bernardino" Format: 30-minute episodes, airing weekly Concept: "Mountain Mysteries: Haunts of San Bernardino" is a paranormal investigation series that delves into the ghostly legends of the San Bernardino mountains. The show combines local folklore with modern ghost hunting techniques to explore alleged hauntings, aiming to educate viewers on paranormal theories, investigative methods, and historical context. Structure: Each episode features a team of paranormal investigators as they visit different towns in the mountains to uncover the truth behind local ghost stories. The investigators use basic ghost hunting equipment to seek evidence and connect with the spirits, while historians provide background on the locations. 1. Legend Introduction (5 minutes): The host introduces the episode's focus, telling the ghost story or legend associated with the location. Archival photos, dramatic reenactments, and interviews with locals set the stage. 2. Investigative Prep (5 minutes): The investigators review the history and past reports of hauntings. They discuss their plan and demonstrate the use of affordable ghost hunting equipment such as EVP recorders, EMF meters, and infrared cameras. 3. Night Investigation (15 minutes): The team conducts their investigation, using the equipment and techniques explained earlier to gather evidence. They communicate their findings in real-time, maintaining an educational approach by explaining phenomena or debunking myths. 4. Historical Insights (3 minutes): A local historian or expert provides context to the sightings, discussing the area's past and its potential influence on the present-day hauntings. 5. Analysis and Discussion (2 minutes): The investigators review their findings, discussing any evidence collected and its implications. They consider alternative explanations and the psychological aspects of hauntings. Judging and Winners: There are no winners in the traditional sense. The goal is to present any findings and leave it to the audience to decide what they believe. The investigators provide their final thoughts on the legitimacy of the haunting. Filming Locations: The show is filmed on-location at reputedly haunted sites such as historic inns, abandoned mines, and old homesteads in the San Bernardino mountains. Budget Considerations: - Employ a small crew of multi-skilled individuals who can handle filming, sound, and basic lighting. - Utilize consumer-grade cameras capable of night vision or infrared recording for low-light conditions. - Collaborate with local historical societies for access to archives and experts who can provide context at low or no cost. - Edit episodes using cost-effective software with the assistance of students or volunteers. - Promote the show through social media, local cable access, and community events to attract an audience. Conclusion: "Mountain Mysteries: Haunts of San Bernardino" provides a spine-tingling look at the region's supernatural lore, combining ghost hunting with education. The micro-budget production leverages real locations and stories to create an engaging experience for viewers interested in the paranormal, history, and the beautiful yet mysterious backdrop of the San Bernardino mountains.
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 22, 2024
In Development at Big Bear TV
Title: "Home Heroes: San Bernardino Fix-Up Challenge" Format: 30-minute episodes, airing weekly Concept: "Home Heroes: San Bernardino Fix-Up Challenge" is a home improvement game show that empowers homeowners with knowledge and showcases the expertise of local home service professionals in the San Bernardino mountains. The show focuses on preventative maintenance and simple repairs, demonstrating to viewers how to care for their homes and possibly prevent costly damages. Structure: Each episode features four home service professionals: an electrician, a plumber, a pest control expert, and a carpenter or other technician, each visiting a different home. The show is segmented into four main parts to maximize learning and viewer engagement. 1. Home Diagnostic: Service professionals arrive at the home and perform a basic diagnostic, identifying potential issues and educating the homeowner on signs of wear and tear that can lead to future problems. 2. Challenge Round: The professionals are given a common home maintenance issue to solve within a set time, showcasing their skills and offering step-by-step commentary for viewers to learn from. This segment relies on a single-camera setup with the professionals mic'd up to capture their explanations clearly. 3. Pro Tips: A quick, educational interlude where each professional gives easy, preventative maintenance tips or demonstrates how to fix simple issues that homeowners can safely tackle themselves. 4. The Big Fix: The professionals complete the challenge and review what they've done with the homeowner, explaining the importance of regular maintenance and the potential savings from early detection and fixes. Judging and Winner: There is no traditional competition or winner. Instead, the homeowners rate their experience, and the service professional with the highest satisfaction score is highlighted at the end of the show. Their prize can be a featured spot on local business directories or free advertising in community newsletters. Filming Locations: The show is filmed on-site at homes in need of maintenance in various San Bernardino mountain towns, using the natural work environment as the set. Budget Considerations: - Utilize local tradespeople willing to exchange their expertise for the exposure the show provides. - Film with portable, consumer-grade cameras operated by a minimal crew or even students from local colleges looking for experience. - Use social media platforms for promotion rather than costly marketing campaigns. - Edit episodes using cost-effective software and volunteer or intern editors. Conclusion: "Home Heroes: San Bernardino Fix-Up Challenge" is a game show that not only entertains but also educates and inspires homeowners to be proactive in maintaining their homes. It leverages the skills of local professionals to teach viewers about home care, all while being produced on a micro-budget by using real homes and real issues as the engaging content of the show.
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Theodore Trentman
Jan 22, 2024
In Development at Big Bear TV
Title: "Clean Sweep: The Vacation Rental Challenge" Format: 30-minute episodes Concept: "Maid Wars: The Vacation Rental Challenge" is a game show that casts the spotlight on the unsung heroes of the vacation rental industry—housekeepers. The show aims to educate homeowners on maintaining their properties and what to expect from a professional cleaning service, all set against the picturesque backdrop of the San Bernardino mountain region. Structure: The show features three housekeepers or small teams from local cleaning services each week, competing in vacation rental properties that require cleaning and maintenance. Split into three segments, "Clean Sweep" is both educational and entertaining. 1. Meet the Keepers: A short introduction to each housekeeper, showcasing their background, cleaning philosophies, and quick tips for maintaining a rental-ready property. This segment is shot within the rental properties, using natural lighting and handheld cameras for an authentic feel. 2. The Cleaning Gauntlet: Housekeepers are given identical sets of challenges in three different rental properties. They must complete tasks like deep cleaning a bathroom, staging a living area, and preparing a master bedroom—all within a time limit. The focus is on efficiency, attention to detail, and resourcefulness. 3. Expert Advice: While the housekeepers are at work, a quick interlude features an expert discussing what homeowners should look for in a cleaning service, including red flags and key questions to ask before hiring. Judging and Winners: Rather than a traditional judge, guest renters or property owners score the cleanliness and readiness of their property. Feedback focuses on the thoroughness of cleaning, the comfort of the presentation, and the overall appeal. The winner receives a certificate or plaque, and a small cash prize or voucher for local business supplies. Filming Locations: Each episode is filmed in different vacation rental properties in need of cleaning, thus saving on sets and showcasing real-world settings that viewers can relate to. Budget Considerations: - Recruit local housekeepers who are willing to participate in exchange for the publicity they would receive. - Use a small, multi-skilled crew who can handle filming, sound, and lighting. - Edit episodes using affordable editing software, possibly with the help of media students looking for practical experience. Conclusion: "Maid Wars: The Vacation Rental Challenge" provides valuable insights into the world of vacation rental upkeep while promoting local businesses. Through the engaging competition and educational content, the show aims to inform homeowners about the benefits of professional cleaning services and how to maintain high standards for their properties, all produced on a modest budget by leveraging local talent and real vacation rental settings. Episode One Title: "Clean Sweep: The Vacation Rental Challenge" - Episode 1: "The Battle of the Bristles" Opening Shot: A sweeping aerial view of the San Bernardino mountains, transitioning to the scenic towns nestled within, before zooming into the first picturesque vacation rental. Introduction (2 minutes): The host, a charismatic individual with a knack for home care, introduces the concept of the show from the deck of a charming mountain cabin, explaining that three professional housekeepers will compete in a series of cleaning challenges. The host emphasizes the goal of teaching homeowners the value of professional cleaning and what to look for in a housekeeping service. Meet the Keepers (5 minutes): Cut to each housekeeper in their own environment. - Maria: A veteran with 15 years in the industry, she shares her secret to a streak-free window and her love for mountain homes. - Jamal: A tech-savvy cleaner who uses eco-friendly products, he gives a quick tutorial on making natural cleaners from household items. - Susan and Tom: A dynamic duo specializing in quick turnovers, they demonstrate their speed-folding technique for linens. The Cleaning Gauntlet (15 minutes): The housekeepers arrive at their assigned cabins, each with unique issues: a family rental that's seen a week of heavy use, a couple's retreat needing attention to detail, and a pet-friendly spot with stubborn pet hair. They are given their tasks and the clock starts. We watch as they tackle the challenges, with picture-in-picture commentary from the host highlighting their methods and efficiency. Expert Advice (3 minutes): While the housekeepers work, a pre-recorded segment with a local real estate expert plays, discussing the importance of cleanliness in vacation rentals and offering advice on selecting a reliable cleaning service. Judging and Winners (5 minutes): The guest renters arrive to inspect the work of the housekeepers. They check under cushions, look at the shine of faucets, and inspect the corners for dust. Each renter scores the clean based on a checklist provided by the host. Closing Remarks (2 minutes): The host brings the three housekeepers together in front of the main cabin. They share their experiences and learnings from the day's challenge. The scores are revealed, and Maria is declared the winner, receiving a "Golden Dustpan" award and a voucher from a local hardware store. The host wraps up the episode, reiterating the importance of maintaining a clean and welcoming vacation rental home. They tease the next episode, promising more tips, tricks, and a new set of housekeepers ready to showcase their skills. End Credits (1 minute): Credits roll over shots of the cleaned cabins and scenic views of the San Bernardino mountains, while the theme song of "Clean Sweep" plays. A voiceover thanks the local businesses and participants, encouraging viewers to tune in next week for another exciting episode.
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Dec 06, 2023
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Dec 06, 2023
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