Al Roker interested in doing reality show on Iron Range

Author:
Updated:
Original:

NBC "Today" weatherman Al Roker wants to highlight the some of the people of northern Minnesota.

Northland's News Center reports that Roker's production company reached out to the Lake Vermillion Chamber of Commerce Friday for information on family-owned businesses, unique siblings and other talented people for a new reality TV show.

According to the chamber's Facebook page, the casting company is looking for independent or family owned businesses, unique siblings and people who are the best at what they do.

Specially the production is looking for people in the Tower Soudan area.

According to the production, Roker wants "larger than life personalities and talent to boot" from the independent and family-owned business world, and in the "Siblings Extraordinaire" category, the production wants "brothers in business together" or "sisters who share an obsession."

"You might remind people of the Kardashians - or the total opposite. But If you and your siblings have big personalities and are unique, we want to hear from you," the production says.

They're also looking for the "best of the best" in home renovation or niche businesses.

"Whether you're selling bridal gowns, or tracking down wildlife, we want to hear what makes you great and why youʼd make great TV," according to Roker's company.

No specific start date for the production was listed. Ideas can be emailed to casting@alroker.com.

Next Up

police tape, crime scene

Man and woman, aged 55 and 62, found dead in their home

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

Gov. Tim Walz

Walz: COVID-19 guidance for Christmas likely to be similar to Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving featured a ban on social gatherings with non-household members.

CCI 3

Mall of America is offering a virtual Santa experience this year

People can virtually tour Santa's Candy Cane Institute.

PD Shimmers 4

Annual guide to finding holiday lights displays in MN is released

More than 80 holiday displays are on this year's list.

duluth police department

Duluth police officer charged in September shooting

The officer, who is a five-year veteran, is charged with two felonies.

Screen Shot 2020-11-30 at 1.31.42 PM

Enbridge gets final approval to start construction on Line 3 replacement

The project has attracted criticism from environmental and tribal groups.

Kirk Cousins

Is it a 4-team race for the final NFC playoff spot?

The key for Minnesota likely requires winning on the road against two top NFC teams.

coronavirus

Nov. 30 COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations reach new high mark

There are fewer than 100 staffed ICU beds available in Minnesota.

Related