The Reality of Reality Casting

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December 02, 2019

About The Event

Casting Directors Governors Peter Golden, CSA and Howard Meltzer, CSA, along with Reality Programming Governors Philip Segal and Bob Boden, invite members and a guest to:

The Reality of Reality Casting

Casting Peer Group and Reality Programming Peer Group members are invited for an evening behind the scenes of reality TV casting, featuring top reality talent along with Emmy-winning and nominated casting producers.

This exciting panel will be moderated by the father of reality television, Jonathan Murray.

Learn the secrets behind this unique profession, and network with your fellow casting and reality programming peer group members.

And don't miss a spectacular live musical performance by The Voice season 16 winner Maelyn Jarmon. It's a Television Academy event you won't soon forget!

7:00 PM Panel
Followed by a networking reception


  • Born This Way: Megan Sleeper (Senior Vice President of Casting at Bunim-Murray Productions) and cast member Christina Sanz
  • Queer Eye: Gretchen Palek (Co-President of Leftfield Pictures) and cast member Karamo Brown
  • RuPaul's Drag Race: Ethan Petersen (Co-Founder of the Casting Firm) and cast member Silky Nutmeg Ganache (Season 11)
  • Shark Tank: Mindy Zemrak (Supervising Casting Producer) and Entrepreneur Kressa Peterson
  • The Voice: Michelle McNulty (Supervising Casting Director at McNulty Casting Inc.) and Season 16 winner of The Voice Maelyn Jarmon


  • Jonathan Murray

* Panelists are subject to change.

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RSVP is required.

Special Thanks to


Only Television Academy Members with valid membership cards. Seating is subject to availability; first come, first served. Admittance is not guaranteed.

Produced By

This event is presented and hosted
by the Television Academy.

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December 02, 2019
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7:00 pm to 9:00 pm PST



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