'King of the Nerds' looking for crown contenders
Are you geeky enough to win "King of the Nerds?" As the geeky reality show searches for the next crop of contestants, Crave talks to the show's casting manager about what it takes to apply.
Knowing the name of every planet visited on "Star Trek," or being able build a robot from scratch may make you the biggest geek in the room, but do you have what it takes to be geek royalty and win $100,000?
The TBS reality show "King of the Nerds" is looking for men and women who love science, math, engineering, computers, robotics, sci-fi, comics, cosplay and other geeky endeavors for Season 3. During previous seasons, contestants competed in various Nerd Wars and Nerd-Offs which included geeky pop culture trivia contests, science tests, LARPing competitions, robot battles, spelling bees, solving cryptograms, and more.
"We are looking in every corner of Azeroth to find the best of the best nerds and geeks," "King of the Nerds" casting manager Erik Leazure told Crave. "We want engineers, cosplayers, physicists, hackers, hardcore gamers, anime fanatics, comic book collectors, or anything else in the realm of nerdom. We encourage everyone to apply no matter what their level of nerdiness. The only sure fire way to not get on the show is to not apply!"
Any nerds and geeks who want to apply to be on the show should send their name, phone number, any academic credentials, and a brief summary about why they should be on "King of the Nerds" to KingOfTheNerdsCasting@gmail.com.
Leazure suggests that applicants show off their personalities and not shy away from showing off their geeky accolades.
"Be yourself!" Leazure told Crave. "Let your nerd flag fly high. We are looking for your passions to ooze through the computer screen when we watch your videos. If you aren't excited to show off your collection of 1,000 comic books, or your hand painted 'Star Wars' figurines, then we won't be excited. We feed off of your energy and love to see you excited about your nerdy or geeky passions."