"500 questions" is casting for season 2

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ElendilPickle wrote:
DukeofIllyria wrote:A few weeks ago I sent in my NDA and background check. Has anyone heard back from them since or are they still making casting decisions? I'm starting to wonder because supposedly they're shooting for a March 2016 filming date.
I'm sure someone could tell you - but then they'd have to kill you.
Or at least kill their chances of getting on.

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I've heard they're taping next week.

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They should change the format and call it 20 Questions.

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harrumph wrote:They should change the format and call it 20 Questions.
Better yet, call it 14 Questions. Oh wait, that would be Millionaire.

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Just got a note that "final casting decisions" were made today for Season 2.

I won't be part of it, but that's okay. Auditioning was fun, and the casting coordinators were quite nice and very forgiving with my schedule limitations (I live on the East Coast and work an afternoon/evening schedule -- not friendly for LA casting offices).

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colonial wrote:Just got a note that "final casting decisions" were made today for Season 2.

I won't be part of it, but that's okay. Auditioning was fun, and the casting coordinators were quite nice and very forgiving with my schedule limitations (I live on the East Coast and work an afternoon/evening schedule -- not friendly for LA casting offices).
Likewise.

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There were several boardies last time, hope to see more this season. Also hope we have 500 questions.

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Bamaman wrote:There were several boardies last time, hope to see more this season. Also hope we have 500 questions.
And a new host
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Vermonter wrote:
Bamaman wrote:There were several boardies last time, hope to see more this season. Also hope we have 500 questions.
And a new host
Definitely a new host.

Based on the format changes, I doubt we break 400 questions (just like last year).

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Austin Powers wrote:
Vermonter wrote:
Bamaman wrote:There were several boardies last time, hope to see more this season. Also hope we have 500 questions.
And a new host
Definitely a new host.

Based on the format changes, I doubt we break 400 questions (just like last year).
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Austin Powers wrote:
Vermonter wrote:
Bamaman wrote:There were several boardies last time, hope to see more this season. Also hope we have 500 questions.
And a new host
Definitely a new host.

Based on the format changes, I doubt we break 400 questions (just like last year).
What are the format changes?

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Austin Powers wrote:
Vermonter wrote:
Bamaman wrote:There were several boardies last time, hope to see more this season. Also hope we have 500 questions.
And a new host
Definitely a new host.

Based on the format changes, I doubt we break 400 questions (just like last year).
We might just hit that if you add both seasons together
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Austin Powers wrote:
Vermonter wrote:
Bamaman wrote:There were several boardies last time, hope to see more this season. Also hope we have 500 questions.
And a new host
Definitely a new host.
I'm sure I read/heard somewhere that there is confirmed a new host for Season 2.
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dhkendall wrote:
Austin Powers wrote:
Vermonter wrote:
Bamaman wrote:There were several boardies last time, hope to see more this season. Also hope we have 500 questions.
And a new host
Definitely a new host.
I'm sure I read/heard somewhere that there is confirmed a new host for Season 2.
The only "official" thing about a new host I've heard about was from one of the threads a casting person posted on Reddit. I imagine we probably won't learn more until they start promoting the show in a few months.

https://www.reddit.com/r/Jeopardy/comme ... ns_is_now/

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dhkendall wrote:
Austin Powers wrote:
Vermonter wrote:
Bamaman wrote:There were several boardies last time, hope to see more this season. Also hope we have 500 questions.
And a new host
Definitely a new host.
I'm sure I read/heard somewhere that there is confirmed a new host for Season 2.
Yes. That is why I said definitely a new host. You haven't heard of this person so don't bother asking who it is. Will be better than Quest though that doesn't say much.

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I didn't mind Quest as much as everyone else and he might have gotten better with some coaching and constructive criticism from the producers. But a new host is fine with me.

One change I do hope they make is to make the "challenger" more involved in the game. They really didn't have much to do other than pick a category if the champ got two in a row wrong or if they had the thing where they had to make a list of something.

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Taping is complete. New host is Dan Harris.

There will likely be controversy about an unethical decision the producers made with respect to casting. I'll leave it at that.

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VoluptuousLoser wrote:Taping is complete. New host is Dan Harris.

There will likely be controversy about an unethical decision the producers made with respect to casting. I'll leave it at that.
The Wikipedia page for the show has end of S1 player Richard Mason returning for season 2, so that has to be true. It must be something else. :)

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Yep, that guy. He was supposed to host last year, too.

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