Title: CMT’s “Nashville” Background Actors
Date: 12 September 2016 | 8:20 pm
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CMT’s Nashville Background Actors

Auditions for CMT Nashville

Do you want to work on the set of the hottest country music show? The CMT series “Nashville” is now casting background actors to appear on the series. The former ABC show is looking to fill the roles of TV News Reporters, Security, Paparazzi, News Camera Operator and Fans. The scenes that are filming are very small so this is a great chance to get on camera and work with the cast and crew. Shooting will be in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday, September 14th.

About “Nashville”

The show that previously aired on ABC has been picked up by CMT. “Nashville’s” singers, songwriters and superstars struggle to reconcile their public and private realities. Some will fight to climb to—or stay on—the top. Some will succumb to their own ambition. And all will learn how to survive in the wake of loss—proving that music may be at the heart of Music City, but drama always reigns. [ABC]

What They Are Looking For


TV NEWS REPORTERS: male and female, all ethnicities, age range 28-40, upscale, conservative, professional, attractive, polished

SECURITY: male, all ethnicities, age range 21-50, BIG guys, height range 6’2″-6’6″, larger stature UNIFORM

POLICE: male, all ethnicities, age range 25-40, conservative, clean cut, professional, height range 5’9″-6’3″, average build, short hair cut, NO facial hair

PAPARAZZI: male and female, all ethnicities, age range 25-50, clean cut, professional, prefer people with photography experience so you look like you know what you are doing with a camera (*please specify when submitting)

NEWS CAMERA OPERATOR: male, all ethnicities, age range 25-50, clean cut, professional, prefer people with video camera experience so you look like you know what you are doing with a video camera (*please specify when submitting)

FANS: male and female, all ethnicities, age range 18-40, variety of types

–FYI – this is a VERY SMALL scene with only a handful of background working. We will be responding to emails and booking people in the order the emails are received based on what our needs are for specific roles.
Pay rate for EXTRAS is $64.00 for 8 hours ($8.00/hour with a 8 hour guarantee). You will be paid overtime for anything over 8 hours at time & 1/2.You will receive a check in the mail usually 10-14 business days AFTER you work.

The call time has not yet bet set so you would need to be fully 100% available on work date. must be available all day!! You MUST have open/flexible availability if submitting so that you can work whatever the call times & wrap times end up being. If not, please don’t email the casting team.

Location is in the NASHVILLE, TN area.

How to Apply

To submit for work email: nashvilleextras@gmail.com with subject line WEDNESDAY BOOKING. You MUST include first & last name, a valid contact number and a RECENT photo taken within the past month. (*MUST also have a talent profile in the OLC database with updated photos/information!)

The casting directors ask you do not send more than one email and don’t email if you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date!



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