National TV show seeks to recruit Baton Rouge families


BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – Families in Baton Rouge have the opportunity to participate in a national television show that aims to “change lives” by showing inspiring stories about financial hardship and success.

Filming for “Opportunity Knock $” will begin in January and its premiere is scheduled for September. Applications are open and will close on Tuesday, November 30. The show’s executive producer is Jammie hammond, an award-winning PBS producer.

“This is the most inspiring TV series of my entire career,” Hammond said. “It will change lives in Baton Rouge and for viewers across the country.”

According to an official press release, the show aims to change the lives of viewers at home by turning complicated financial challenges into economic success stories with the guidance of three nationally renowned financial experts serving as empowerment coaches. Coaches understand Jean Chatzky, Louis barajas and Patrice washington. The show will be hosted by Ronaldo Hardy, a resident of Baton Rouge.

Families interested in joining the cast can apply here. Visit the “Opportunity Knock $” website for more information on the cast, the production team, and more.


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