Skip to comments.Palin family outcast to sell rival view of Alaska with new TV series
Posted on 03/30/2010 4:02:49 PM PDT by presidio9
Thanks to Sarah Palins estranged extended family, America may be treated to not one but two new television series on Alaskas natural splendour and its jet-fuelled snowmobiles.
Less than a week after the announcement of an eight-part series to be fronted by Mrs Palin on the state she used to govern, the father of her grandchild has been touring Los Angeles pitching his own series to network executives.
It is unlikely to conform to the state tourist boards preferred image of a wonderland of fjords, glaciers and environmentally sensitive pipelines. Levi Johnston, a 19-year-old Playgirl model, has promised a glimpse of Alaska as experienced by him and his friends. They put jet fuel in their snowmobiles. They trick them out, one putative producer said. They drive Ford pick-ups.
Mr Johnston was introduced to America in 2008 as the boyfriend of Mrs Palins oldest daughter, Bristol. She was five months' pregnant; he was looking forward to getting married and being a father, according to Republican Party sources. The pair split up in December that year, since when Mr Johnston has had a lucrative career as a celebrity-for-hire who can be relied upon for vindictive insider gossip on the Palin family.
His latest venture, provisionally entitled Levi Johnstons Final Frontier, was reportedly in the works before Mrs Palin swept into Hollywood to sell her Alaska series this month, but his producer admitted yesterday that their plan was now to ride the wave of interest created by Mr Johnstons ex-future mother-in-law.
If I could wave my magic wand I would want [the series] to premiere at the exact same hour ... as Sarah Palins does, Stuart Krasnow told The Washington Post. Hes a 19-year-old kid living a life like nobody elses on the planet,
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kid’s his own pimp....
What a little punk.
Yet another “short-coming” by this teenaged nitwit?
In fact, there are millions of worthless deadbeat dads.
Levi has become a national hemorrhoid.
He'll end up on the Humidity Channel or some even more obscure channel....maybe Al Gore's channel.
Is this the one where Levi, after having thrown away a good life with a wife and child he could have made something with, who opted for a quickie Hollywoody ‘get paid’ expose’, and then succumbs to the booze, dope and fleeting floozies only to be finally relegated to sell his buttocks on the street in LA to some gross homo? That one?
Sent any child support checks lately, Levi?
Levi Johnston, a 19-year-old Playgirl model, has promised a glimpse of Alaska as experienced by him and his friends.
Levi Johnstons 15 minutes of fame is an hour over budget.
Yup. That’s the one alright.
The media is playing Levi Johnson just like they did for Cindy Sheehan.
Is the climate in Alaska conducive to growing quality weed?
This is how the left operates in the private sector. On one hand they complain about lack of civility from Republicans. On the other, they keep looking for ways to put Johnson in the spotlight, because he is a minor embarassment to the Governor. Here they are inventing a TV show with the dual hope of embarassing the Governor while at the same time putting a dent into the ratings of her own show. BTW, the show WILL steal some viewers from the Palins, if the content is similiar enough. Two shows from Alaska are similiar enough to most folks in the lower 48. Meanwhile, Johnson is young and good-looking (but not extrordinarily so), and that’s about it. He has no real fan base or appeal. If he hadn’t impregnated the Governor’s daughter, he was headed for a non-descript union job or jail.
Really? Then how do you explain my track record recently?
Well you’re not just any fool are you?
Because you, obviously, are not a fool. :)
Beat me by 11 seconds.
Some Freepers would say you must be married.
During part of the year, yeah. 20~22 hours of sunlight makes more than giant flowers.
Seems to me the world has had enough of Levi J. and his "magic wand"...
Your comment: If he hadnt impregnated the Governors daughter, he was headed for a non-descript union job or jail. Absolutely right on point. Actually if the girl hadn't been high profile, I'm thinking her dad would have kicked Levi from Wasilla all the way to the North Slope.
Have you gotten to know the First Dude at all in the past year? If Todd ever gets a moment alone with the little creep, that is exactly what WILL happen. It won't matter if his wife is on the presidential campaign trail, a dad with girls has certain added responsibilities. And it won't effect the election, because anybody that it might bother wouldn't have been voting for Palin anyway.
Unclaimed and available for parties.
It’ll kill me if his show is broadcast on LOGO, the gay and lesbian channel.
Cartoon Channel and Sarah Palin have nothing to worry about. Of course he could start designing clothes and/or cooking and then Bravo TV will give him a series.
I could be going about it wrong: Playing the enormous fool instead of just any fool. I CAN vouch for the fact that chicks dig fools.
I believe it will succeed, and it's why she may well be an important figure in the conservative movement but will never be President.
Interesting how Levi Johnston and John McCain have tied onto Sarah Palin’s coat tails.
Really? Then how do you explain my track record recently?
Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently determined fool... /g
Let’s see...Sarah has an eight-week fabulous postcard on the Learning Channel.
And Kathy Griffin’s (BLECH!!) boy toy can’t find anyone that wants to broadcast his show. For all their talk, they don’t have a network yet, according to the reports at TVREALIST dated 6 hours ago.
They’re shopping MTV, but do those kids even care about this clown? He’s basically a gay porn star.
Can't say that I know him at all -- I am merely, as you describe, "a dad with (a) girl" (now in her 20s) that can identify with his circumstances. I can remember the teenage years, both mine and my daughter's, so I think I've seen it from his POV.
Somehow I can see the day when Megan McCain and Levi Johnston release a sex tape.
There is sick and then there is really sick. The people who are supporting Levi and gobbling up whatever Levi can earn on Sarah’s coattails, are the really sick. Shame on them. Putrid people, that is for sure.
Here we go. I knew he was going to get paid millions to be a constant PAIN IN THE ASS, and news media sleazemeister until 2012. He will be paid to constantly keep the Palins in the MSM news connected to sleaze that he creates.
Perhaps his support will need to be raised.
Here they are inventing a TV show with the dual hope of embarassing the Governor while at the same time putting a dent into the ratings of her own show. BTW, the show WILL steal some viewers from the Palins, if the content is similiar enough.
The thing about tabloid "journalists" is that they don't have a lot of resources, and the don't have a lot of imagination. So once they get someone in their cross-hairs, he never stop hearing about them. Sometimes that's a good thing, as with John Edwards. Sometimes it means we keep hearing EVERYTHING there is to know about an over-the-hill celebrity that nobody has otherwise paid attention to in ten years, as is now the case with Madonna, for example. Apart from his role as a defendant, the only career Michael Jackson had after the early 90's was in the tabloids.
Our current Vice President is a living example.
Imagine that. There are snowmobiles and Ford Pickup trucks in Alaska.
An eight part TV series with equally scandalous information?
Riveting stuff, ought to blow the doors off of PeeWee's Playhouse re-runs.
You just triggered my gag reflex. LOL Not nice because I have a sore throat.
Actually, I know Todd Palin about as well as you do, but I like the cut of his jib.
I guess that Giles Whittell of the UK is unaware of the fact that Sarah and her family invited Levi to be a part of them and his childs life. Strange that and very forgiving. I would have told Levi something entirely different if I were Bristol’s mom.
The more money he earns the more money he has to pay in support.
Liberal entertainment media’s attempts to brainwash the public only go so far. Universal recently introduced Matt Damon’s “Green Zone,” one of these multiple perspective “Crash” -type stories about the Iraq war, and our failure to find WMDS, even though that would be the only thing that would justify George W. Bush sending hundreds of thousands of American boys and girls (gay and straight) to their deaths. The movie has an Iraqi Insurgent story line where presumably the audience is supposed to root for the insurgents as they blow up an American helicopter filled with Marines. Seriously. When “Green Zone” came out, I was disgusted to see even the critic of the conservative NY Post give it 4 stars. Every other major paper did so as well, of course. The film cost $100mm+ to make. The good news is the film made $3mm last week. It has made $30mm total in three weeks. With “Clash of The Titans,” Miley Cyrus, and Tyler Perry coming out this week, things are going to get worse. At this point, it will obviously make money in Europe where they’ll obviously LOVE the storyline. The Taliban will probably open theatres so it can be shown in Afghanistan. But it still be a gigantic failure in the US. There’s a lot of action, and Damon is a pretty dependable star. The film has been up against things like “Alice In Wonderland” and “Hot Tub Time Machine,” so the answer to the obvious question is that there is a limit to the amount of Un-American CRAP that people will allow to be crammed down their throats.
The maggot is riding the Palin coattails. He’s a no talent loser that will always be a thorn in the sides of Sarah and Bristol.
Well look at the bright side Bristol can go back to court and have the support amended if he’s making more money now. :)
Jet fuel is kerosene.
When you put kerosene in a non-diesel internal combustion engine, the premature detonation just tears the engine apart.
This kid sounds as stupid as he apparently is.
On the other hand, a turbine engine in a snowmobile would be a sight to see.