It focuses on the Hollywood misadventures of four Hockey players from Duluth, Minnesota: Kendall Knight, James Diamond, Carlos Garcia, and Logan Mitchell, after they are selected to form a boy band by fictional mega music producer, Gustavo Rocque.
The series premiered with an hour-long pilot episode, "Big Time Audition", on Nickelodeon, on November 28, 2009.
Nickelodeon partnered with Columbia/Epic Label Group to produce the show, which is why music and instrumentals are incorporated throughout the series. They have also released a number of new songs such as "Music Sounds Better With U" (feat.
Its official debut episode premiered on January 18, 2010.
The show's second season premiered on September 25, 2010.
The series was filmed in Studio 27, Paramount Pictures in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
The Palm Woods Hotel is the fictional hotel where Big Time Rush boys, Mrs. It is the main setting for the series and plenty of the scenes take place in the Palm Woods lobby, park or pool as well as in the apartments and even the air ducts. Rocque Records is the fictional record label owned by RCMCBT Global Net Sanyoid Corporation, Big Time Rush's label and the workplace of Gustavo Rocque and his assistant Kelly.
As of season 2, Tanya Chisholm appears in the opening sequence as she has been added to the main cast.