“Minute to Win It”, hosted by Guy Fieri, will be airing two NFL themed episodes leading into the “NFL Opening Kickoff” this year Thursday September 9th. One “Minute to Win It” NFL episode on Tuesday, Sept.7th and another one Wednesday, Sept. 8th both at 8-9pm ET on NBC.
NFL athletes to play in the “Minute to Win It” 60-second circle include New Orleans Saints Pierre Thomas and Robert Meachem and Minnesota Vikings Anthony Herrera, Visanthe Shiancoe and Bernard Barrien.
Thomas and Shiancoe will team up together to win money for their charities. Bernard Barrien will play with cheerleader Amber Wright from the San Francisco 49ers cheerleading squad “Gold Rush”. Meachem and Herrera team up to play challenging “Minute to Win It” stunts. ‘
With the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina upon us, “Minute to Win It” is doing their part by featuring contestants who are attempting to raise money for the New Orleans area in this episode. Charities directly related are: Boys & Girls Club of Greater New Orleans, New Orleans and National Kidney Foundation, United Way for Greater New Orleans Area. Other charities include, Indian Nations Football Conference and The Childrens’ Hospital, Inc.
To apply to be a contestant, contact casting now at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Include your name, phone number, a few photos of yourself, and a short paragraph on why you think they should pick you. The tip that they give is to “make yourself stand out!”