Compete to host your own talk show in VR

The winner will get a customized talk show set and avatar for their fully-produced show in AltspaceVR! Participants should have access to an Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Google Daydream, or Samsung Gear VR headset.

 Casting

Contestants gave a 60-second pitch on why they’d make a good talk show host. They joined one of our two open casting events—5/12 @ 6:30pm PT and 5/17 @ 5:30pm PT—to show their stuff. They also had the option to send a video by 5/18 @ 11:59pm PT.

Semi-finals

Our semi-finalists performed their opening monologue on stage in front of a live audience on the evening of 5/24 @ 7pm PT. Watch the reel to see a few of our contestants and be sure to join the finals!

Finals

The top contestants interviewed Steve Hofstetter (comedian & EVP, Laugh Factory) in front of a panel of professional judges on 5/31 @ 7pm PT. The panel included Brett Kushner (TALK SHOW LABS at JASH), Lex Conboy (digital talent agent at ICM Partners), and our own Head of Experience, Bruce Wooden. The winner was awarded a custom avatar and a fully-produced show in AltspaceVR!