Skip to comments.Exclusive First Look: Sarah Palin's Alaska
Posted on 11/13/2010 10:36:08 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
When we think of reality show, we think trashy housewives and serial dating, but this is not your typical reality show. Instead, Sarah Palin's Alaska is a unique look into faith, family, love, strong American values and the natural beauty Alaska has to offer.
It really goes into the life of Sarah Palin not the politics of it, Roxy Stahl from Motive Entertainment tells Townhall, adding that the show is designed to be a documentary rather than a reality series, showcasing the great outdoors.
During the course of the series, viewers will get to know Todd Palins grandmother Lena, an Alaska Eskimo who has passed on native traditions, such as harvesting salmon, to her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Quite an impressive family history.
TLC is interested in creating more family friendly shows and more shows on the inspirational side, Stahl says.
In the premiere episode, members of the Palin family are seen fishing in bear country and scaling a snowy mountain pass in Alaskas famous Denali National Park.
Overall, this is an opportunity for viewers to see Sarah Palin for who she really is personally, as a wife, mother and career woman, without the media spin machine distorting her image or the distraction of being surrounded by political hoopla.
You can check out an exclusive preview in the clips below.
(VIDEOS AT LINK)
What a welcome relief from Kate and Eight.
I am SO excited to see this show. This show is going to surprise a lot of people. The ones who think this is a reality show are going to be very surprised to find out that all of the media BS was just that, BS
Oh, and the reason why leftists don’t want people to see this show is for the reason you just outlined, that this will help her with independents and Reagan Democrats
“I’m betting this will drive many leftists over the edge, while getting many Independents, PUMAs, Conservatives and Reagan Democrats to take a fresh look at Governor Palin. “
I’m also a Palin skeptic who is interested in this show to get a better picture of where she is coming from.
This such a good break for conservatives, we used to get so few beneficial penetrations of the popular culture, this 8 part series on Alaska will probably do very well, and will get some DVD sales, even public libraries will purchase a set like this, especially if we all ask for it.
My family .... and many in my circle of friends (lib and conservatives alike) are waiting for this show.
WE WANT TO SEE ALASKA INSIDE OUR LIVING ROOM.
[My moderate friends are beginning to really like her, after her recent “fight against the Fed”.
Good luck, Mrs. Palin!
The environazis hate hate hate Discovery/TLC for all these shows that promote large families and babies. The fact that Palin has 5 kids is enough to drive the ZPG’ers crazy.
The media spin machine is already in overdrive and it began with the odious rove who can go to hell for all I care.
I have never been to Alaska so this is the next best thing for me. I can’t wait to see this show!
I must be the only person on FR who is disturbed by all of the talk of wholsome Alaska lifestyle that involves underage sex, illigitimate birth, and drug dealing inlaws. Americans love their myths.
I had no idea that is what the show was about. They are really going to be showing undeage sex and drug dealing??
I’m sure your family is perfect.
I have only been on an Alaskan cruise and absolutely LOVED it! Some of the cruises have a side trip to Denali but mine was just an Inside Passage cruise. I would love to go again or rent a place up there in the summer for a week or two. It is gorgeous! I have her show set for a series recording.
From what I’ve seen and read about this show, it is going to be a political gold mine for Sarah Palin. If she does well in the debates, say hello to the 45th President of the United States. No one is going to beat this with all the MSM and money in the world.
Sarah Palin doesn’t have a daughter who is pro-abortion and posed nude for Playboy unlike say...Ronald Reagan’s daughter.
Michael Reagan was probably the only conservative in the family and he was adopted.
I hear they went from free Pizza Uno down to CiCi’s and now no pizza at all and now they want you guys to blog out of Starbuck’s or Mom’s basement. Any truth to that?
>> trashy housewives and serial dating...
“I know a lot of whores, and your mom is no whore.”
Contrast shouldn’t be associative.
Wait a minute, I thought on the last Palin thread you were trolling you said you were leaving FR because of people here liking Sarah Palin, so why in heaven’s name are you still here??????
Yes it seems so if that is what you think the show is about.
Just give it a watch you might see her and her family in a different light. Afterall she and her family are only human
therefore they are not imune to the pitfalls of life but they dust themselves off and keep going. I for one like her family from what I have seen and they seem like real people
We live along the upper Yukon where it comes in from Canada. Shoot caribou when they come through, set nets when salmon show up, had a dog team for a dozen years, and deal with super high prices for everything flown in when Sams in Fairbanks is 12 hour drive & couple flats away; and the road has been closed all year. You’d think I wouldn’t even bother watching, but I wouldn’t miss it on dir tv; she was the best Gov I ever seen up here and sure wish we had her back; no joke either.
You really need to talk to someone, your mind is a little warped.
But I'm with you. I don't think Sarah Palin is the "end-all, be-all" like so many around here. In fact, I've got Palin fatigue...
I agree with you about some here giving the show a chance before giving a final opinion. I will be honest with you and thought Bristol was some stupid idiot who was ruining her Mother’s career UNTIL I got to see her in action on Dancing with the Stars and now see her in a very positive light. This show has the opportunity to change some people’s minds about the Palin family. I think overall it will be a good thing for Sarah to do this.
It sounds like you're someone who is wound up pretty tight about all this loose Alaskan lifestyle. But, I would bet you are really loose as a goose masquerading as a Puritan.
I'm not a Palin skeptic and after having read her book, and seen her at rallies, I have immense respect and admiration for her. Regardless, this does not mean that she is my number one choice for President if she were to run for that office.
You're assuming that it will draw a large audience. The libs I know won't even read her book.
I must be the only person on FR who is disturbed (don't flatter yourself) by all of the talk of wholsome Alaska lifestyle that involves underage sex, illigitimate birth, and drug dealing inlaws. Americans love their myths.A Hospice Nurse huh?
I also admire her for many things but I want someone who can actually win in a national election. So far she’s not looking so good as a viable candidate.
I admire Rush and I think he’s more conservative than Palin but I don’t want him to run, either.
I could go on for about 3 more paragraphs, but you get the idea. Sarah has the same problem most of us have and it's hard to make others do what you want them to do sometimes. What I do know is her daughter didn't kill the baby and is sorry she got mixed up with Levi and Sarah sure didn't have any control over potential inlaws. When Sarah found out her baby had Down's Syndrome, she didn't kill it and that's pretty much all I need to know about her character. 70% of High School students have sex before they graduate and many of them get pregnant. Most of them kill the baby. This isn't the 1950's anymore, so finding that clean cut all American guy scooter may get a little difficult to find now. Your choice would be Obama or Clinton. At least Obama hasn't put rubbers on the Christmas tree yet.
“I will be honest with you and thought Bristol was some stupid idiot who was ruining her Mothers career UNTIL I got to see her in action on Dancing with the Stars and now see her in a very positive light.”
No, I don’t think there is any question that Bristol is dumber than a pile of rocks. She even admitted that she forgot to vote.
East coast lefties' heads are exploding....
East coast lefties' heads are exploding....
Will there be a live thread....Is the left coast on delay?
An understandable POV.
I advocate "Draft Palin" as my tagline, but that doesn't signify that I think she's perfect, of or even the best person in America to be president.
My point is that the best person to be president probably is someone you never heard of, and who can't possibly get elected. Because they have a life, and aren't in politics promoting themselves. And that of those that we have heard of, and who could get elected, Palin is near the top - and, I believe, would if nominated run a better campaign than those who might possibly be better in office than she.
IOW, Palin is good enough - and as we saw in '08, the Republican Party is entirely capable of nominating someone who is not good enough. Not good enough as a campaigner, and not good enough as a conservative to make a good president. I think Palin will always be trying to do the right things, and that she's effective at what she tries to do. But then, she has I hope (and believe, from Rogue) she has learned a lot about allowing yourself to be set up for an Alinsky attack . . .She shouldn't have had to resign - but the people who put her in that bind are probably sorry that they did it. She can take a lesson, but she can give one, too.
I love, love, love your tag line....
I have some friends who live in Alaska. I am really looking forward to this series.
“I’ve got Palin fatigue...”
If that was the truth, you would have skipped this thread. Don’t try to whizz on our legs and tell us it’s raining.
Thanks :) one of my favorite movies.
So true. In unison this past week most journalist and commentators are “poo pooing” this as “unpresidential” and “ridiculous”. The name calling is awful.
Good Luck Sarah
You win, and pissant and his fellow travelers, will be right there with them.
I can see being for or against a candidate, but the hatred against Sarah is so visceral that it's way past an abnormal fixation it's become a true phobia.
Sarahphobia, scared spitless of the Momma Griz.
“I’d rather be here where I’m free rather than in some stuffy political office” Sarah Palin
“I must be the only person on FR who is disturbed by all of the talk of wholsome Alaska lifestyle that involves underage sex, illigitimate birth, and drug dealing inlaws. Americans love their myths.”
Americans love their mass media distortions.
“I want someone who can actually win in a national election.”
No matter what he or she does once in office?
We have a couple of “conservatives” on this forum who are as delusional as Liberals; they are waiting for the perfect candidate for President. Ain’t no such thing.
Good one (because some of these so called conservatives have a bad case of Saraphobia, too)!
Alaska is no better nor any worse than the other 49 states. You can find the good and wholesome in addition to the bad and ugly in any of them. There is no “Alaska lifestyle” any more than there is a Pennsylvania lifestyle
or a Utah lifestyle.
I marvel at those who cry for a real conservative as candidate for President and then start sniping at the first one who comes along.
Why do we concern ourselves about the “libs”? They aren’t going to vote for her anyway, or even watch the show. They’ll be watching Weeds or Going Bad, the druggie show.
It's not, it's about Alaska and its people and just happens to be hosted by a woman named Sarah Palin.......