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CALLING ALL POP CULTURE TRIVIA FANATICS!

VH1 & ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY ARE LOOKING FOR POP CULTURE TRIVIA FANS TO COMPETE IN THE WORLD SERIES OF POP CULTURE!


Do you know which college Allie Hamilton attended after leaving her summer love Noah Calhoun behind in the 2004 film The Notebook?

Do you know which TV theme song asks you to ''take the good, you take the bad, you take them both, and there you have...''

Are you good under pressure?

Do you want the chance to win up to $100,000?

Then we've got the game show for you!

VH1 and Entertainment Weekly are scouring the country to find 16 three-person teams who think they've got what it takes to compete in the most intense pop culture trivia tournament to date, The World Series of Pop Culture.

The tournament, which will be taped to air on VH1 in late summer 2006, will happen over the weekend of April 28th through the 30th in New York City.

Whether teams consist of friends who gather to watch Lost every Wednesday, or co-workers who spend lunch hours discussing their favorite films, or siblings who grew up addicted to sitcoms, the three members must have extensive knowledge of the films, TV shows, music, and pop culture happenings of the '70s, '80s, and '90s through today.

Do you think you and your cohorts have the pop culture smarts to beat out the competition? Then come meet us in person and prove it!

Casting Calls followed by Regional Qualifying Games will be held by appointment only in the following cities on the following dates:

• Los Angeles: March 4-5
• Chicago: March 11-12
• Dallas: March 18-19
• Atlanta: March 25-26
• New York: April 1-2

PLEASE NOTE: All CASTING CALLS ARE NOW BOOKED TO CAPACITY, BUT YOU STILL HAVE ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE IT ON THE SHOW!
Fifteen teams will be selected from the Regional Qualifiers, but the sixteenth and final team will be cast online at VH1.com. You may attempt to qualify for the show by taking VH1’s very own ''Pop Culture IQ Test.'' Three of the online test takers will be selected by the Producers to join forces and become the final “wildcard” team in the tournament to be held in New York City on April 28-30, 2006. Click here for details.

To qualify you must be:

• U.S. Resident
• 18 years of age or older
• Neither you nor any member of your immediate family (parent, child, sibling, or spouse) or same household may be currently employed by or associated with Manhouse Productions, Inc., Embassy Row LLC, Viacom International Inc. or its affiliates or related companies (including, but not limited to, MTV NETWORKS, NICKELODEON, NICK-AT-NITE, MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, VH1, COMEDY CENTRAL, SHOWTIME, THE MOVIE CHANNEL, PARAMOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, CBS, THE NATIONAL NETWORK, COUNTRY MUSIC TELEVISION, SPIKE TV, and BLOCKBUSTER ENTERTAINMENT GROUP), Entertainment Weekly, Inc., Time Inc., or any of their respective subsidiaries, divisions, distributors, or suppliers. In addition, any person closely acquainted with any person connected with the production or administration of the Program is not eligible, if in the Producer's sole discretion, the person's participation could create the appearance of impropriety.
Originally posted Jan 23, 2006