Open Casting Call for Two Fan Commentators to Appear on Auction Network's Live Coverage of the "Battlestar Galactica" Auction

Casting Call Will Take Place from 10 AM to 3 PM December 30 at Universal CityWalk Live Auction for The Award-Winning SCI FI Channel Series "Battlestar Galactica" Set for January 17 and 18 in Pasadena, California.

The Auction Network is conducting an open casting call and looking for two enthusiastic Battlestar Galactica fans to be on-air commentators. The open casting call will take place December 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Universal CityWalk in Universal City, California. Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. on the patio outside of CityWalk's "Tu Tu Tango" restaurant.

Auction Network will announce the two lucky winners on Jan. 7, 2009, on Winning fan commentators will receive travel, hotel expenses and one-day per diem compliments of Auction Network. The ambrosia is on you.

Auction Network is giving interested fans two ways to audition:

1. Show up to the live open casting call which will take place on Dec. 30, 2008, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (PST) on the patio of the Café Tu Tu Tango Restaurant located on the Universal CityWalk at 100 Universal City Plaza in Universal City, CA 91608. You will be able to fill out release forms at the casting call. Registration begins at 10 am (PST). Bring a photo ID to participate.

2) Can't make it to the open casting call? Interested applicants can create and submit an original video with a maximum running time of five minutes (0:05:00) in a digital file format (.AVI, .MOV, .WMV or .MPG). Post the video to your YouTube channel and send an e-mail to Or, submit the video through the Auction Network Battlestar Galactica contest group channel (

The casting directors will check it out and if it blows their fraking minds, they will add your audition video to the YouTube favorites section along with all the videos Auction Network collected during the on-site casting call.

The judges will rate the videos on a 1-10 point scale rating with 1 point being the lowest score and 10 points being the highest score, based on the following equally weighted criteria: (1) expertise in BSG trivia and all other matters BSG, (2) ability to articulate your thoughts and deliver commentary clearly, (3) capability to express yourself with brevity, and (4) good camera presence (audience appeal).

All video submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. (CST) on Jan. 5, 2009.

Send any contest questions to: Must be at least 18 to participate.


Auction Network is proud to announce the two winners of the open casting call:

  • Ryan Keeton - Leesville, La.
  • Lauren Osborne - San Diego, Calif.
To check out all the casting videos that made the cut, visit: AuctionNetwork YouTube