Every week, thousands of people come to Hollywood in search of a dream. Some of them want to be actors, some of them want to be singers – but most of them just want to be famous.
Jimmy Kimmel created a show just for those people -- people who don’t need talent. He created a Kimmel put an ad on Craigslist – which is where most reality competition show contestants are found – and invited people to audition for a show called “Do You Have What It Takes?” No additional details were given. Former Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky joined Jimmy, Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, and Malcolm-Jamal Warner on the judging panel.
Each eager hopeful had no idea who or what was involved until they walked in the audition room and saw Jimmy alongside the panel of judges. So it's part reality show, part social experiment – episode one of “Do You Have What It Takes?" From the Thursday, November 6, 2014 episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Episode 1 of "Do You Have What It Takes?" featuring judges Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Ali Fedotowsky, Jimmy Kimmel and host Kenny Mayne: