Skip to comments.Palin Pitching A 'TV Docudrama' To Major Networks (about Alaska, not her family)
Posted on 03/03/2010 7:48:51 PM PST by CondoleezzaProtege
Sarah Palin and reality show producer Marc Burnett have reportedly been shopping around a TV docudrama in Hollywood this week. Disappointingly, the subject will not be Bristol-Levi baby drama, or a look at Palins nascent comedy career, but rather
Alaska. One source described the show as a planet-Earth type look at the former governors home state. Palin and Burnett were seen leaving ABC today, Entertainment Weekly reported, and have met with Fox and CBS execs already. The pair will reportedly talk with NBC Universal TV Chairman Jeff Gaspin tomorrow...
(Excerpt) Read more at nymag.com ...
In other words, she is still working for her State.
Uhm, that’s not the title of the article.
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh I see..she wants a show to focus on Alaska, kinda like a Survivor Alaska kinda show, now I get it..and people were already freaking out saying she wants to be a reality TV star..another BS rumor put to rest..the only “reality” Sarah wants people to see is Alaska
Then the moderator can change it or remove it. I did not want people to think it was a duplicate post, and this article is much clearer than the one you posted about the nature of the docudrama Palin is pitching.
It sounds fun. There aren’t enough nature shows that deal with North America. It’s always Africa and the Amazon, 24/7. Hell, if they’d had good shows about North American wildlife, I might have kept my tv service. Oh, and this is a good venue for Sarah Palin, as opposed to a presidential run.
It’s actually a pretty cool idea.
Exactly, but some PDS people on the other thread are already saying that she wants to do her own reality show LOL..people will believe anything nowadays won’t they
Yeah, I would love to watch a show about Alaska, but the other thread made it out like she would be part of a reality TV show, which would be a horrible idea. Glad this is all cleared up. I’d actually love to learn more about Alaska, it looks like a beautiful state to visit, I hope to one day visit there
Ohhhh!!! How dumb for these trolls spreading lies about Sarah!
Thanks for posting this article. The article in the other thread read like it would be a show like the ones that followed Hulk Hogan or Ozzy Osborne.
I’m glad that this info came out like this....Now we know who are real FR people and who are nothing but Palin Haters
Unless the mod just chaned it, then it is.
“Palin Pitching A ‘TV Docudrama’ To Major Networks”
Read more: Palin Pitching A ‘TV Docudrama’ To Major Networks — Daily Intel http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2010/03/palin_pitching_a_tv_docudrama.html#ixzz0hB2GV8fy
Of course, I Knew she would never be interested in doing a reality show..she wants to be President, not another Kate Plus 8, I can understand why she would pitch this idea, make a show about Alaska, its beauty, its culture, its vast history, why the heck not..
it’s about the state she governed, which a lot of people unfairly dismissed as an irrelevant pile of dirt and ice.
She did say that she could do more outside of Alaska than inside after the Rahm attackers, she is giving back
His source was impeccable, its fact based journalism was incredibly infallible and true. And for him I'll include my /sarcasm just in case he needs it.
——————> Alaska State Troopers
And it's not the pile of dirt and ice people wanted to dismiss her for governing!
“Uhm, thats not the title of the article.”
“Palin Pitching A ‘TV Docudrama’ To Major Networks
Sarah Palin and reality show producer Marc Burnett have reportedly been shopping around a TV docudrama in Hollywood this week. Disappointingly, the subject will not be Bristol-Levi baby drama, or a look at Palins nascent comedy career, but rather Alaska.”
Go boil your bottom.
WOW what a story huh, Sarah wanting a show about ALASKA, but ya know, the roaches come out of the woodwork and try to find a way to trash her..notice these same people weren’t on the thread yesterday about Sarah being on Leno and bringing the house down, nah, they show up with this BS..turns out the OH SO SHOCKING BREAKING NEWS, she wants to pitch a show about Alaska..WOW, someone call Geraldo LOL
Here, read the link yourself:
What does the title say?
The moderator changed it.
I think it’s clear by now that she will not be running in ‘12 and maybe never. Reality tv producer is not needed or wanted on a presidential resume. I can’t blame for turning on the money machine to get paid for the insults suffered by her family.
For over a year I’ve thought that SP was the only one on our side who could bring the heat to take down 0bama. But, I think we may need to start looking for someone else. Maybe Ryan or a second look at Jindal - but no Romney or Huckabee.
My sister-in-law and her mother went on an Alaskan cruise last summer. She took LOTS of pictures, and wrote down things about each one, told to them by the tour guides. Awesome beauty, and very unique culture. It is a fascinating place to visit! I want to go someday.
Rather than leaving your cleanup work for any of the volunteer Moderators as you did in this thread, instead simply copy and paste the published title and do not alter any published title or make up your own title.
However, if you would prefer that we pull this thread that would be much simpler. We will be more than happy to pull this and any of your future threads if you find that copying and pasting published titles is too difficult.
Yep, The Lady is loyal.
The PDSers are out in force on another thread on this subject.
I can think of one former two-term Conservative President who did rather well despite having a lot of entertainment industry credentials on his resume.
Don’t you think it’s a mite presumptuous to say that “she will not be running in ‘12 and maybe never”.
Fortunately, it’s a free country (yet).
Finally someone gets it without all the fawning and slobbering over Palin; and this is most likely a two part strategy:
1) She's going to use this Alaska documentary to supplement parts of her book, specifically oil and gas resource development and delivery with effectively zero impact on the environment. This should help sell to the unwashed, the concept of domestic energy independence.
2) Take the revenues from the documentary to fund Conservatives' campaigns, possibly including her own if she decides to run for public office.
If I'm right, it's a very clever plan.
Thanks for the insightful comments Cobra.
I am loving the idea, I want to learn more about Alaska, and the beauty which is Alaska, she can talk about ANWAR. I think the Hillbuzz guys posted a really get article about why they think this is a masterful idea..kinda ironic that Hillary Clinton supporters get it while others decided to trash Sarah without getting the gist of what she is doing..
You know something, we keep saying how we are going to do everything we can to make sure the MSM, DNC, and RNC dont do to Sarah Palin what they did to Hillary Clinton and that were going to do everything we can to help Palin. That remains 100% true and will not change.
But, honestly, every day we see clearly this woman might not need our help.
She is doing a REMARKABLE job all her own of beating the MSM, DNC, RNC, and White House at their own games.
Word is Palin is negotiating to get a Reality Adventure Series about Alaska, which would feature her family, traveling around the state, teaching America about our Last Frontier and the Palins themselves.
Palin would control the content, the editing, the production, and the broadcast.
In essense, these would be hourlong campaign commercials where Palin would get to present her brand: Alaska, Family, Nature, Independence, Going Rogue, Loving America.
It is an absolute stroke of pure unadulterated genius that only Sarah Palin could pull off.
A travelogue thats not really a travelogue, but a free campaign commercial for a candidate who will have an hour a week to show America the sides of herself and her family she wants shown, while captivating the country with the gorgeous scenery of a state most find pure magic.
Shes going to define how America sees her.
The show will air in 2011 sometime. Maybe Fall of 2010, so Palin can still be on track to declare her candidacy on February 6th, 2011 as we think she will which is Ronald Reagans birthday.
In other news, there is no interest at all in a Reality Series starring Tim Pawlenty and Mitt Romney, traveling in Minnesota, Utah, Michigan, and Massachusetts, eating cucumber and mayonnaise sandwiches dipped in paste, dunked in skim milk. Pawlenty apparently pitched the idea, or started to, but everyone in the room fell asleep before he could get past his opening joke, which was, of course, about the OJ Simpson trial (since Pawlentys humor is always so dated, unfunny, and not relevant to anything thats currently in the news).
If this deal goes through, wow, its incredible.
It blows away anything the MSM did for Dr. Utopia in the leadup to his run. Palin will well-known and well-loved by hundreds of millions once this show hits the air.
Oh, wait, shes already loved by hundreds of millions now, and she doesnt even have a show yet.
Go, Sarah, Go!
You can’t tell some people that....They have run off to tell MSM types that Sarah is a gun toting hillbilly doing a Reality TV SHOW!! It’s a good idea
Oh NOEZ! A docudrama about Alaska? It’s Terrible!
OldDeckHand was right about the title and also right to mention it on the thread. We replaced CondoleezzaProtege’s made up title with the published title as is explained here:
Yeah, heaven forbid, a documentary about Alaska, the HORROR..God forbid we actually learn something about Alaska, I think this is a wonderful idea, at first, I can admit, when I read “Sarah Palin reality star” I was like WTF, no way, because if she wants to be a reality star no way does she want to be President, and it would make no sense since she is constantly getting briefings from foreign policy people everyday, and she has even said that she would run for President if it was right for her and her family, so the reality star idea made no sense, now I understand what she is doing, a docudrama about Alaska, I think its a spectacular idea, I just don’t get why she didn’t go to Fox with this idea, she works for them, they would have loved it, but I guess since Burnett works for CBS she decided to go to him
I bet 95% are romney supporters.
This article is simply linking back to the HI article, which seems to confirm (”sequel to Commander-in-Chief”) the involvement of Palin and her family. It also links back to the Oscar swag story.
history of the Seward's folly? check
Klondike goldrush? check.....the Federal parks, the state parks, the timber industry, the miners check check check
this will be an hourlong wonderland visit with little germs of Palin’s worldview thrown in. It is a masterstroke.
How the industry and environment can coexist. how big the world really is. etc etc
because she wants to broaden her support. she has the FOX viewers. Now she needs to reachout to the network viewers. It is how you go from 46% to 52%
One hour won't be enough time to get through what she has to offer.
I was not sure how stringent the policies regarding titles were, particularly for excerpted articles as I've noticed freepers being liberal with some headlines in the past and adding taglines like "Barf Alert" (which I've never done.) I was simply telling OldDeckHand that if there is a problem, I'll heed the instructions of the moderator and someone ended up adjusting the title after all and it is perfect!
The other thread you've chosen to headline the front page news of this forum is only feeding the rumor mill the mainstream media creates in its efforts to undermine a patriot like Governor Palin into the unthreatening reality show caricature of their hopes and dreams. It is a misleading title that will perpetuate lies and further degrade the image and credibility of the conservative movement as a whole. Sure, it's people's responsibility to get the details--but there's no denying that snippit headlines like "Palin Shops Reality Show" has a subconscious impact in affecting our idea of who she is and take away from the credibility she's garnered as a strong voice for our beliefs, with substantive ideas about the issues affecting our day.
Plus I am sure many surfers of this site who depend on it for news and only have time to read the headlines, and it's not like the other thread's content really clarifies things either.
They just want the attention off of how well she did on the Tonight Show. Even if Palin never were to run for President, I trust her judgment enough to know she would NEVER agree to a “reality show” in the way that most people think of it.
Those are not docudramas.
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