Good news for all of you who've been sitting on your brilliant inventions! National casting calls have just been announced for the second season of Invention USA which airs on The History Channel. There are just a few, but important steps, to apply for an interview by the show casting directors and the hosts of Invention USA, Reichart Von Wolfsheild and Garrett Lisi.
Reichart Von Wolfshild (left) a Garrett Lisi, hosts of Invention USA on the History Channel
Most importantly, you must have a prototype. It can be a homemade or manufactured product, but it must be a working prototype.
Then, and this is my very strong recommendation: you should at least have a provisional patent on the invention. But if you have a patent or have applied for a full patent, that's even better. (visit)
The application is simple. Initially, the show just asked for your personal contact data and a general description of your invention - how it works and what it does - a photo, and a video, if you have one. Additionally it asks for the status of any patent or application you have in process.
If the casting directors like your submissions, they'll set you up for a personal interview with Invention USA hosts to meet with you and your invention... and the rest (to be seen on the show) may be their investment in the success of your product.
To apply, visit the Casting Call at TGroup Productions.com