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Saturday, August 2, 2014

NY TV Casting Directors & Their Projects (Aug 2014)


Photo courtesy of Vanessa Monsisvais / El Paso Times
Many of my students have asked me to compile a comprehensive list of casting directors in NYC who hire actors for TV shows and web series, along with their list of projects. So, without further ado, here’s everything you need to know about how to reach these casting directors, along with studios where you can take classes/workshops from folks in their office.

Note: This list is subject to change at any time. Not all projects shoot in NYC. Some shoot elsewhere on the East Coast or maintain casting in multiple offices.


PRINCIPAL CASTING:

ABC Primetime (Marci Phillips, John Ort)
147 Columbus Ave., Third Fl., New York, NY 10023.

Projects:
Black-ish (Comedy, ABC. Shoots in LA)
Galavant (Comedy, Musical, ABC. Shoots in LA)
Secrets & Lies (Drama, ABC)

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Cody Beke
c/o Comedy Central, 345 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014
c/o MTV Networks/Viacom, 1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036.

Projects:
Broad City (Comedy, Comedy Central)
Eye Candy (Drama, MTV)

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Bowling Miscia Casting (Beth Bowling and Kim Miscia)
609 Greenwich St., Sixth Fl., New York, NY 10014

Projects:
The Middle Man (Drama Pilot, Fox)
Blue Bloods (Drama, CBS. Shoots in NY & Toronto)
Sleepy Hollow (Drama, Fox. Shoots in Charlotte)

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CBS Primetime (Amy Herzig and Katharina Eggmann)
51 W. 52nd St., Fifth Fl., New York, NY 10019

Projects:
Taxi 22 (Comedy Pilot, CBS)
N.C.I.S. New Orleans (Drama, CBS. Shoots in New Orleans & Los Angeles.)
The Odd Couple (Comedy, CBS)
Scorpion (Drama, CBS)

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Kathleen Chopin
12 W. 32nd St., 12th Fl., New York, NY  10001

Projects:
Alpha House (Comedy, Amazon)

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Chrystie Street Casting
55 Chrystie St., Ste. 501, New York, NY 10002

Projects:
The Blacklist (Drama, NBC. Casting by Jessica Kelly)
Outlander (Drama, Starz. Casting by Suzanne Smith Crowley)

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Jessica Daniels
c/o the Network, 242 W. 36th St., Third Fl., New York, NY 10018

Projects:
Fresh Off the Boat (Comedy, ABC)
Weird Loners (Comedy, Fox. Shoots in LA)

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Brandon Dubeansky
c/o Late Night With Seth Meyers, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Seventh Fl., New York, NY 10112

Projects:
Late Night With Seth Meyers (Comedy, NBC)

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Jennifer Euston
304 Hudson St., Sixth Fl., New York, NY 10013

Projects:
Girls (Comedy, HBO)
Orange Is the New Black (Comedy, Netflix. Submit c/o Post Factory, Attn: Emer O’Callaghan, 233 Spring St., Fourth Fl., New York, NY 10013.)
Tooken (Comedy, NBC)

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Finnegan/Jacobs (Bonnie Finnegan/Steven Jacobs)
330 W. 38th St., NYC 10018

Projects:
Royal Pains (Drama, USA. Casting by Sabrina Hyman, Bonnie Finnegan & Steven Jacobs)

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Fox Primetime (Clint Alexander)
1211 Avenue of the Americas, 28th Fl., New York, NY 10036

Projects:
Gracepoint (Drama, Fox)
Hieroglyph (Drama, Fox)
Mulaney (Comedy, Fox)
24: Live Another Day (Drama, Fox. Shoots in London.)

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Alison Goodman
260 W. 44th St., Third Fl., New York, NY 10036

Projects:
All My Children (Daytime Drama, Hulu)
One Life to Live (Daytime Drama, Hulu)

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Judy Henderson
330 W 89th St, New York, NY 10024

Projects:
Homeland (Drama, ABC. Casting by Kimberly Graham)

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Amy Hiderotis
Ed Sullivan Theatre, 1697 Broadway, New York, NY 10019

Projects:
Late Show With David Letterman (Comedy, NBC)

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Marc Hirschfeld Casting
5555 Melrose Ave., Marx Brothers Bldg., Rm. 108–109, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Projects:
The Gaffigan Show (Comedy, TVLand)
Us & Them (fka Friends & Family) (Comedy, Fox. Shoots in NY)

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Rosalie Joseph
609 Greenwich St., Sixth Fl., New York, NY 10014

Projects:
Songbyrd (Drama, E!)

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Avy Kaufman
180 Varick St., 16th Fl., New York, NY 10014

Projects:
Crossbones (Drama, NBC)
The Slap (Drama, NBC)

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Lynn Kressel (Lynn Kressel, Jonathan Strauss, Kevin Kuffa)
West 23rd Street at the Hudson River, Pier 62, Rm. 304, New York, NY 10011

Projects:
Chicago Fire (Drama, NBC. Shoots in Chicago)
Chicago PD (Drama, NBC. Shoots in Chicago)
Law & Order: SVU (Drama, NBC)

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Ellen Lewis (Ellen Lewis, Megan Rafferty)
c/o the Post Factory, 161 Avenue of the Americas, 11th Fl., New York, NY 10013

Projects:
The Long Play (Drama Pilot, HBO)
The Leftovers (Drama, HBO)

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Jennifer McNamara-Shroff
30 Rockefeller Plaza, Ste. 1623E, New York, NY 10112

Projects:
Aquarius (Drama Pilot, NBC)

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Paladino Casting
540 Broadway, Fifth Fl., New York, NY 10012

Projects:
Taxi Brooklyn (Comedy, TFI)

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Laura Rosenthal
401 Broadway, Ste. 711, New York, NY 10013

Projects:
Laughs Unlimited (Drama Pilot, HBO)
The Mysteries of Laura (Drama, NBC)
Olive Kitteridge (Drama Mini-Series, HBO. Shoots in MA)

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Suzanne Ryan Casting
770 Broadway, Second Fl., New York, NY 10003

Projects:
Forever (Drama, ABC)
Unforgettable (Drama, CBS. Casting by Claire Traeger)

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Mark Saks
270 Lafayette St., Ste. 200, New York, NY 10012.

Projects:
Galyntine (Drama Pilot, AMC)
Elementary (Drama, CBS)
The Good Wife (Drama, CBS)
Hindsight (Drama, VH1. Shoots in Atlanta - c/o Scott Free/RSA Films.)
Madame Secretary (Drama, CBS)
Person of Interest (Drama, CBS - c/o Scott Free/RSA Films.)

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Lindsay Shookus
30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112

Projects:
Saturday Night Live (Comedy, NBC)

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Meg Simon and Findley Davidson
1325 Avenue of the Americas, 32nd Fl., New York, NY 10019

Projects:
A to Z (Comedy - NBC)
Constantine (Drama, NBC. Shoots in Atlanta.)
Gotham (Drama, Fox)
The Lottery (Drama, Lifetime. Shoots in Vancouver.)
Selfie (Drama, ABC. Shoots in LA)

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Telsey & Co
311 W. 43rd St., 10th Fl., New York, NY 10036.

Projects:
Flesh and Bone (Drama, Starz - Casting by Tiffany Little Canfield & Justin Huff)
Members Only (Drama, ABC - Casting by Abbie Brady Dalton)
Penny Dreadful (Horror, Showtime. Shoots in UK)

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Vickie Thomas
609 Greenwich St., Sixth Fl., New York, NY 10014

Projects:
Power (Drama, Starz)

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Cindy Tolan and Adam Caldwell
27 W. 20th St., Ste. 606, New York, NY  10011

Projects:
Deadbeat (Comedy, Hulu)

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Tucker/Meyerson Casting (Julie Tucker and Ross Meyerson)
11 Broadway, Ste. 415, New York, NY 10004

Projects:
The Affair (Drama, Showtime)
The Americans (Drama, FX)
Bad Judge (Comedy, NBC)
Black Box (Drama, ABC)
The Following (Drama, Fox)
Mission Control (Comedy, NBC)
Nurse Jackie (Comedy, Showtime)
Sirens (Comedy, USA. Shoots in Chicago.)
Tyrant (Drama, FX)
White Collar (Comedy, USA Network)

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Meredith Tucker
330 W. 38th St., Ste. 308, New York, NY 10018

Projects:
Boardwalk Empire (Drama, HBO)

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BACKGROUND CASTING:


Background, Inc. (Christine Nelson)
601 W. 26th St., Ste. M224, New York, NY 10001

Projects:
Taxi Brooklyn (Comedy, TFI)

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Central Casting
875 Sixth Ave., New York, NY 10001

Projects:
Broad City (Comedy, Comedy Central)
Girls (Comedy, HBO)
Law & Order: SVU (Drama, NBC)
Nurse Jackie (Comedy, Showtime)
Orange Is the New Black (Comedy, Netflix)
White Collar (Comedy, USA Network)

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Comer Casting
262 W. 38th St., Ste. 1706, New York, NY 10018

Projects:
The Good Wife (Drama, CBS)

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Alison Goodman
260 W. 44th St., Third Fl., New York, NY 10036

Projects:
All My Children (Daytime Drama, Hulu)
One Life to Live (Daytime Drama, Hulu)

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Grant Wilfley Casting
123 W. 18th St., Eighth Fl., New York, NY 10011

Projects:
Boardwalk Empire (Drama, HBO)
Gotham (Drama, Fox)
The Mysteries of Laura (Drama, NBC)
Person of Interest (Drama, CBS)
Royal Pains (Drama, USA)
Untitled Rock N Roll Project (Drama Pilot, HBO)

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Mat McHugh
30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112

Projects:
Saturday Night Live (Comedy, NBC)

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Barbara McNamara
249 W. 34th St., Ste. 500, New York, NY 10001

Projects:
The Colbert Report (Talk Show, Comedy Central)
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (Talk Show, Comedy Central)

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Roman Candle Casting
243 Fifth Ave., Ste. 555, New York, NY 10016

Projects:
Unforgettable (Drama, CBS)

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Sylvia Fay/Lee Genick & Associates
420 West End Ave., Unit Gr D, New York, NY 10024

Projects:
Alpha House (Comedy, Amazon)
Manhattan Love Story (Comedy, ABC)
Us & Them (fka Friends & Family) (Comedy, Fox)

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REPUTABLE STUDIOS THAT REGULARLY HAVE CLASSES & SEMINARS TAUGHT BY TV CASTING DIRECTORS & ASSOCIATES




Now that you have all of this information, learn how to use it! Contact Erin Cronican with The Actors’ Enterprise to set up a FREE consultation to discuss how career coaching can launch your career to the next level!


Erin Cronican's career as a professional actor and career coach has spanned the last 25 years in New York City, Los Angeles and San Diego. She has a weekly "Expert" column on the business of acting at Backstage magazine. As an actor, Erin has appeared in major feature films and on television, and has appeared Off Broadway, regionally and on national tour with both plays and musicals. She has worked in the advertising & marketing departments of several major corporations, film production companies, theater magazines, and non-profit acting organizations. To learn more, check out www.theactorsenterprise.org.



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