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The Casting Networks
Central Casting

The Casting Networks and Central Casting Overview

Total reviews
9
24
Company responses
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0
Issues resolved
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Central Casting was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Nov 2, 2010 and since then this brand received 24 reviews. It is 15 reviews more than The Casting Networks received since May 31, 2011.

The Casting Networks and Central Casting Consumer Ratings

Rank
13 out of 212 in Talent and Modeling Agencies category
19 out of 212 in Talent and Modeling Agencies category
Diversity of Products or Services
10 in category
14 in category
Customer service
10 in category
21 in category
Product or Service Quality
9 in category
14 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, The Casting Networks ranks 6 points higher in the Talent and Modeling Agencies category than Central Casting. People gave The Casting Networks 2.5 stars for Diversity of Products or Services criterion in Talent and Modeling Agencies category and it is 28 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Central Casting was rated 1.5 stars for Diversity of Products or Services criterion in this category and it is 24 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Customer service criterion, than we see that The Casting Networks has a higher rating than Central Casting. Regarding Product or Service Quality criterion, consumers gave The Casting Networks 2.8 stars and it is 76% greater than other in category. Central Casting however was rated 1.6 stars and it is 63% greater than other in category.

The Casting Networks and Central Casting Rating Details

Diversity of Products or Services
2.5 (6 reviews)
1.5 (8 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Called "Haley" and she hung up on me. Rude and had no time for me. Put me on a needless hold. Hung up without a word of thanks for calling or any concern. Complete lack of empathy or care. Worst call to a customer service center ever.

Tailor

Employees scattering like cockroaches with lights on. Smart ones got out early. (Congrats Robert Saldivar & Tony Hobbs.). *** ki$$ers inside may be only ones with any job security. Dumb ones climb aboard monthly. Every time you turn around, a new idiot 20-something is now "casting" a show and none...

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Customer service
2.2 (6 reviews)
1.2 (12 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Our Agency originally had us locked into being on Casting Network list...in Chicago area...then it switched to LA...then switched to NY...we're/ child only available for print/film in the Midwest right now...so many 'lists' to stay on as pay -per - month subscriptions...We've honestly only...

Glynnis

I love working with central casting, as the people that book you roles are very thorough.My only complaint is that one day I had to cancel due to a family emergency, so I called the number and the lady was EXTREMELY RUDE..she asked me my name in which I told her and began to spell it, not to be...

Karter S
Product or Service Quality
2.8 (4 reviews)
1.6 (8 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Casting Networks is amazing and worth every moment for free actors and good quality. However, with all good things there is some flaws..

PissedConsumer1016066

...Angeles scams & frauds their actors, chief amongst those means is how if youwant more than 3 bookings per year, you must pay a middleman called a "calling service" (a 3rd party who gives part of your monthly fees back to the casting directors as a kickback), essentially extorting actors for additional monies or no work will be provided by Central...

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The Casting Networks and Central Casting Pros and Cons

Pros
No votes
  • Love
  • Bookers are very thorough
Cons
  • Website user interface is poor
  • Pricing policy
  • No prior notification of pricing policy
  • Criminals
  • Blacklisting scam

The Casting Networks and Central Casting Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

Casting Networks has been amazing. I come from a non acting background, but I am an artist. I have gotten so many...

5

older background actors who have been around for over 10 years or longer, will network with others who think the same...

The Casting Networks and Central Casting Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

Our Agency originally had us locked into being on Casting Network list...in Chicago area...then it switched to...

1

Central Casting blacklisted me based on a false allegation.

They refused to tell me what the accusation was or who the...

The Casting Networks and Central Casting Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1

This site is not worth it. Signed up- could not set up alerts- never got anything from them. Tried to cancel and the...

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1

Employees scattering like cockroaches with lights on. Smart ones got out early. (Congrats Robert Saldivar & Tony...

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The Casting Networks and Central Casting Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • The Casting Networks Customer Care (2 reviews)
  • The Casting Networks Casting Service (2 reviews)
  • The Casting Networks Subscription (1 review)
  • Central Casting Casting Service (7 reviews)