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Back of House is your all-access pass to the action behind the action at Mohegan Sun.

Season 5 is all about transformation. Take a peek behind the curtain at the construction of two amazing new venues: TAO and Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. Get an inside look at the Basketball Hall of Fame, the NCAA and the Mohegan Sun entertainment team turning the Arena into its own giant private TV studio. Watch as one of the major valet entrances is transformed into a massive Party on the Patio, feel the new excitement of sports betting at Mohegan Sun, and hear the roar of the crowd as Mohegan Sun Arena finally reopens at full capacity!


Watch Season 5 Episodes

A Delicious Collaboration

EPISODE 1 | 8:12 min

Mohegan Sun has been searching for a new partnership for next-level dining for a while now, and found the perfect match with the renowned TAO Group Hospitality brand. Come along and follow Jeff, Chris and the construction team transform a piece of prime real estate into one of the hottest new restaurants in the Northeast. It’s not easy building a restaurant during a pandemic, but this team is up to the task!

Bubbleville Part 1

EPISODE 2 | 8:03 min

While the Arena remains closed to fans, the marketing and entertainment departments develop an innovative, new partnership hosting an NCAA college basketball tournament in a “bubble”. The staff kicks into high gear to adapt to new health and safety protocols to run the big event. Dave leads Mary, Nikki, Dana, Brian and so many others, as they navigate uncharted waters. Constant last minute changes put a strain on the whole operation. Do they pull it off?

Bubbleville Part 2

EPISODE 3 | 7:42 min

The arrival of college basketball teams presents a challenge for Brian and Security. It’s a late night as they persevere and manage to get every team through safety protocols. The next morning, focus shifts to Dana, Chef Tammy and team as they make the necessary preparations to feed over 30 teams. Nearing tip off time, both the Arena and Expo Center have been transformed into a giant TV studio and practice facility. Dave reflects on the hard work that has gone into this endeavor and everyone welcomes back NCAA Basketball!

Vegas Baby!

EPISODE 4 | 8:16 min

Mohegan Sun is officially in Las Vegas teaming up with Virgin Hotels and Curio Collection by Hilton transforming a tired, old casino resort into one of the most anticipated new destinations in all of the city. Erica’s experience and eye for detail make her the perfect choice to implement the Momentum rewards program at this new property. Lauren joins her on this journey, handling many of the Public Relations needs for the opening ceremony. There are so many moving parts, and as the doors get closer to opening, Erica, Lauren, and both the Las Vegas and Connecticut teams come together to produce magic!

A Sure Fire Bet

EPISODE 5 | 7:44 min

As the transformations continue, Jeff checks in with Lauren to view the reimagined Casino of the Earth valet area. It is now a new outdoor special events and meetings venue with great new fire pits and much more. Watch as team members prep both the new space and the tribute bands that bring in the crowds. Jeff then has to move on to meet Kevin and Brad touring the renovated Bow & Arrow Sports Bar, and finally onto, the future home of the new Sportsbook. Sports betting is now adding to the non-stop energy and excitement of Mohegan Sun.

Live Music is Back

EPISODE 6 | 7:16 min

There is a buzz around Mohegan Sun, and that means only one thing; a sold out show in the Arena! The team welcomes back Lady A and concert fans to the first full capacity show in over a year and half. Mary has a sold out hotel. Derrick is managing the new level and flow of cars at the valet. Tom, Dario, Greg and the entertainment team have been patiently counting down the days to this moment. Emotions are running high with the build-up to this historic re-opening, with another A-list act taking the stage and bringing down the house!

Meet The Cast Of Season 5

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