Big Brother 12 on CBS Casting Begins (Updated)

The casting process for Big Brother 12 has officially begun!  That can only mean BB12 on CBS is right around the corner!  Casting call dates and video submission details are now available.

Fans of Big Brother who want to give the casting process a shot are encouraged to audition.  You can audition in person at an open casting call or submit a video.  For video submission details, please visit

Casting calls continue to be posted online.  Here are the scheduled dates and locations:


AUSTIN, TX –  Thursday, April 1st, 2-6PM
“Hill Country Galleria Amphitheater” 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave, TX 78738

ROCKFORD, IL – Thursday, April 1st, 6-8PM
“Cronies Grill”  9032 N. 2nd St., Machesney Park, IL 61115

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Friday, April 2nd, 5-9PM
“Hard Rock Cafe New Orleans” 418 N. Peters St., New Orleans, LA 70130

BOSTON, MA – Saturday, April 3rd, 11AM-3PM
“Bell In Hand Tavern” 45 Union Street, Boston, MA 02108

CINCINNATI, OH – Saturday, April 3rd, 2-6PM
“BlackFinn Restaurant and Saloon” 19 East 7th Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

TAMPA, FL – Saturday, April 3rd, 12-3PM
“The Dubliner Irish Pub” 2307 Azeele St. Tampa, FL 33609

PHOENIX / CHANDLER, AZ –  Saturday, April 3rd, 1-5PM
“Sandbar Mexican Grill” 7200 West Ray Rd Chandler, AZ 85226

GREENSBORO, NC – Wednesday, April 7th, 4-8PM
“Battleground Kia” 2927 Battleground Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27408

PITTSBURGH, PA – Wednesday, April 7th, 2-8PM
“TGI Friday’s Waterfront” 185 Waterfront Dr., East Homestead, PA 15120

DETROIT – Wednesday, April 7th, 2-7PM
Pontiac Silverdome (Gate 5)  1200 Featherstone Road, Pontiac, MI 48342

PORTLAND, OR – Saturday, April 10th, 1–5PM
“On Deck Sports Bar & Grill” 910 NW 14th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209

WASHINGTON, DC – Saturday, April 10th, 1-4PM
“Madam’s Organ Restaurant & Blues Bar” 2461 18th St., NW Washington, DC 20009

LOUISIANA – Saturday, April 10th 10AM
“Alexandria Mall” – 3437 Masonic Dr. Alexandria, LA 71301

KANSAS CITY, MO – Saturday, April 10th, 2-6PM
“Nick and Jake’s Bar & Grill” 135th and Metcalf, 6830 W. 135th, Overland Park, KS 66223

New York City, NY – Saturday, April 10th, 12-6PM
“Roy Arias Studios”  300 West 43rd St. 5th Floor, Room 505, New York, NY 10036

SANTA FE, NM – Saturday, April 10th, 10:30AM–4PM
“Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino” 30 Buffalo Thunder Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87506

DALLAS, TX – Saturday, April 10th, 2-6PM
“Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival” (CBS 11 Booth) 601 Main St. Fort Worth, TX 76102

LAS VEGAS, NV – Saturday, April 10th, 12-4PM
“Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas” 3771 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

ATLANTA, GA – Sunday, April 11th, 11AM-3PM
“Hard Rock Café” 215 Peachtree St., NE Atlanta, GA 30303

CLEVELAND, OH – Weds, April 14th 4-9PM
“The Barley House” 1265 W. 6th St., Cleveland, OH 44113

SOUTH CAROLINA – Friday, April 16th ,9AM-Noon
“Dave Edwards Toyota” 2450 Reidville Road, Spartansburg, SC 29301

ALASKA – Friday, April 16th, 4-7PM
“Variety Motors” 2216 South Cushman Street, Fairbanks, AK 99701

NASHVILLE, TN – Friday, April 30th, 5-9PM
“McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon” 134 Second Ave., North Nashville, TN 37201

CHARLOTTE, NC – Saturday, May 1st, 12-3PM
“Strike City at the Epicenter” 210 E. Trade St. Charlotte, NC 28202

CHICAGO, IL – Saturday, May 1st, 12-4PM
“Mad River Bar & Grill” – 2909 North Sheffield Ave. Chicago, IL 60657

Here are some important reminders from the official BB12 Casting Twitter account (@BB12cast):

  • BB12 home tape deadline officially extended to April 23rd. Spread the word & get working on those home tapes!
  • HOME TAPE TIP- Unless specifically asked by producers, there’s no need to submit multiple home tapes. We watch EVERY tape. 1 is good.
  • HOME TAPE TIP- Make sure you label your actual DVD/tape as well as packaging. We’ve rcvd quite a few w/ no name on them
  • IMPORTANT TIP- When submitting BB12 home tapes BE SURE U watch the DVD/tape before sending to check audio & picture is actually there.