Yeah, we're famous! With Buffalonians living all over the country, there have been plenty who made the cut in reality TV show casting calls. Several casting calls, including American Idol have actually come to Buffalo. Buffalo and Western New York natives have been featured on plenty of reality TV shows, here are 10 of them.

1. Angelea Preston - America's Next Top Model

Angelea Preston, a Buffalo-native, was a contestant on cycle 14 of America's Next Top Model. She was eliminated in episode 10.

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2. Cami Clume -The Voice

The Amherst native turned all four chairs on the 19th season of The Voice. She was initially on Team Legend but was stolen by Team Clarkson. Her run ended during the semi-finals.

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3. #TeamBuffaloWings - Supermarket Sweep

Keith Williams, who is from Buffalo, but currently lives in California, along with his cousin Remonde Levy, who is also from Buffalo, competed on Supermarket Sweep's reboot. They have named themselves "Team Buffalo Wings."

4. Mulberry Italian Ristorante - Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives

Joseph Jerge, owner of Mulberry Italian Ristorante in Lackawanna, was featured on Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.

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5. Park Vue Soul Food Restaurant - Restaurant: Impossible

Schenita Williams and Harrita West, the owners of Park Vue, were featured on Restaurant: Impossible with Robert Irving.

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6. Angelo Castricone Jr. - Labor of Love

Angelo Castricone Jr., who resides in Miami but is a Buffalo-native from Lovejoy, was featured on Labor of Love.

Labor of Love is an American dating game show that aired on Fox from May 21 to July 16, 2020. The show was hosted by Sex and the City actress Kristin Davis and starred former The Bachelor season 11 contestant Kristy Katzmann. ~ Wikipedia


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7. De'Von Waller - Marriage Bootcamp

De'Von Waller, a Buffalo-native, is married to Hazel E from Love & Hip Hop Hollywood. The couple was featured on season 17 of Marriage Bootcamp: Hip Hop Edition.

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8. Nany Gonzalez - Real World: Las Vegas & The Challenge

Nany Gonzalez, a Jamestown-native, was on Real World: Las Vegas and The Challenge.

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9. John Bassat Stevens IV - American Idol

Stevens came in 6th on the third season of American Idol.

Stevens was born in Buffalo, New York and his permanent residence is in nearby East Amherst. He attended Williamsville East High School and sang in a select jazz group. He auditioned for American Idol in New York City, singing "That's Amore" as an impression of Dean Martin. ~ Wikipedia


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10. Buffalo Naval Yard - Ghost Hunters

The Buffalo Naval Yard was featured in an episode of Ghost Hunters (Central Terminal was also featured in an episode).

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