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'Bachelor Pad' season 3 casting open to general public

March 30, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Casting for the third season of ABC's TV series, "Bachelor Pad," is being open to the general public for the first time in the show's history.

The network said the new season, set to premiere summer 2012, will include people who have not previously appeared on "The Bachelor" franchises among the cast. They'll be joining previous Bachelors and Bachelorettes in a quest for love or $250,000.

People who are interested have to submit a photo and a two-minute casting video by April 29.