Top 10 Television Stunt Casting Stints

Stunt casting: “Hiring a huge celebrity for a small part on your TV series in hopes that the guest appearance will jump start both your fortunes.”

Ratings for How I Met Your Mother skyrocketed after Britney Spears appeared on an episode. It was the same case for Ugly Betty, whose producers have signed Lindsay Lohan for five more episodes.

Katie Holmes’ upcoming guest role on Eli Stone and Nicole Richie’s typecast spot on Chuck are the latest additions to the list of television stunt castings.

Countdown through the gallery of the top ten well-known celebrities who have been stunt cast on popular television shows!

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