(PRWEB) August 10, 2005
The producers of TURN UP THE MIC continue to accept applications for a contest that will result in someone becoming a reality TV star with a recording contract worth an estimated $1 million.
Contestants are submitting applications along with a 1 minute video and the $15 entry/evaluation fee by US mail. Applications and entry requirements are available through http://www.turnupthemic.com.
The winner of TURN UP THE MIC will win a estimated $1,000,000 recording contract. The contest is open to ages 8 - 45.
The show is from the creative mind of Harry Keane Jr., the Irving man (now living in Rowlett) who sued Fox and the Producers of American Idol claiming he came up with the original concept and idea. The Southern District Court of Texas (Civil Action #H-03-1642) decided that because Mr. Keane sent out his concept and idea unsolicited, he failed to protect his ownership interest.
A flaw in the legal system states you cannot send anything to someone without securing a contract for payment in advance. I have been in the entertainment business for nearly 30 years, and no one in Hollywood or at the big studios will give you a promise to pay prior to hearing your idea. It is customary in the industry that if you have a great idea, you get paid. This is no longer true. For some reason the court ruled against this saying the industry has it wrong; thus paving the way for anyone to take anotherÂs concept and idea and do as they please.
Mr. Keane is still embroiled in his lawsuit and has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court and to Congress for redress and to change the laws which fail to protect the creative minds of our country. No matter which laws are re-written, in Mr. KeaneÂs eyes and in the eyes of millions of fans around the world, he has been the victim of plain theft no matter how you look at it.
Mr. Keane has never stopped developing his creative ideas. In the midst of all this lawsuit has put him through, Mr. Keane has risen to the top yet again. After eleven months of researching, developing and writing, Mr. KeaneÂs new show TURN UP THE MIC (a registered trademark of Turn Up The Mic, LP.) shows you canÂt keep a creative mind down. The producers required me to sign a Non Disclosure Agreement before I could learn the details of the show. Without giving away his concept and idea, I can say that what I have read reveals this show is as good as it gets in reality television.
Mr. Keane has a web-site which enables an artist/contest entrant to up-load a 1 minute video of his/her audition along with an on-line contestant application and a $15 entry/evaluation fee.
You no longer need to travel and spend all that money for a 30 second shot on American Idol.
Turn Up The Mic
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