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Olivia Wilder

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Sheila Conlin owns and operates a full service casting, production and development facility. She specializes in casting and development for reality television, and provides host and expert casting for commercials, as well as motion pictures.  Starting out as Phyllis Diller's tour manager, Conlin moved on to become a talent agent with Agency For the Performing Arts, or APA, representing music and comedy talent, segueing into producing and casting  clip and reality shows. She helped define and shape the criteria and systems needed to bring real people to the TV screen, many of whom you can still see today either hosting or starring in their own TV shows. 

Conlin's most recent producing credits include: "Kitchen Nightmares," on FOX. Previously she acted as Producer and Co-Producer on "Chef Academy," (BRAVO), "Nanny 911," and "When Animals Attack," on FOX, among many others. She is responsible for casting some of the most successful reality series for primetime networks, ABC, FOX, and NBC: "Hell's Kitchen," "Kitchen Nightmares," "Paradise Hotel," "The Swan," "Love or Money," and "Mr. Personality," among others.  Other casting credits (MTV, A & E, VH1) include "Wake Up Call with Greg Behrendt," "Ozzfest," and others. 
Currently, the Conlin Company is casting "Kitchen Nightmares,"and  "Worst Cooks in America." 
"Wine Curmudgeon," Jeff Siegel, and Todd Kliman will also join us.