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  • Hillary Clinton Is a ‘Real Housewives of NYC’ Fan

    08/19/2015 5:41:44 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    New York Post ^ | 8/19 | Jaclyn Hendricks
    SNIP During Tuesday night’s reunion episode of “The Real Housewives of New York City,” Bravo honcho Andy Cohen revealed that newcomer Dorinda Medley had gotten an unlikely endorsement from Hillary Clinton. “I hear that you heard from Hillary Clinton about the show,” Cohen, 47, said to Medley. “Yes, can you believe that,” the 50-year-old socialite exclaimed. “‘Cause Richard [Medley’s deceased husband] used to work on [Bill Clinton’s ] campaign, so I got a call from one of the people who work on it and they said, ‘You know I just want to tell you that Hillary really enjoys you on...
  • Fox News, newest Reality TV

    08/09/2015 6:12:40 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 26 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/09/15 | Judi McLeod
    Keeping up with The Megyn: Like the government the fawning media of the day tries so hard to emulate, mainstream media has now given itself authority over the masses—including aspiring Republican presidential hopefuls—to which it has no right. Fox News, which came onto the media world as providers of “the fair and balanced” news, are now coming on just like Obama, having proved before 24 million viewers, it’s now going to be their way or the highway. Until We the People find a legal way to get around their destructive polices, they have to put up with Big Government in...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Trump will declare $9 billion in assets as he reveals 2016 plans

    06/15/2015 12:32:31 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 92 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 06/15/2015 | Robert Costa and Matea Gold
    Donald J. Trump, the billionaire real-estate mogul, on Tuesday will release a summary of assets that total about $9 billion as part of his likely entry into the race for the Republican presidential nomination, according to people familiar with his plans. The two-page document — which will be published after he holds a political rally at Trump Tower in New York — will provide a valuation of his hotels and other properties. It will also show hundreds of millions in cash on hand and an outline of his debt, the people said. The details he will reveal Tuesday will provide one...
  • America’s corrupt culture dragging Western World left

    06/03/2015 11:05:42 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/03/15 | Judi Mcleod
    Reality TV is now dictating to the masses what is 'normal' and making millions of dollars at it in the process There’s always a Paul Harvey-type “the rest of the story” for everything. According to Greek mythology, a young Narcissus fell in love with his own image reflected in a pool of water, the pool of life. Hurtling forward to centuries later, along comes a preening, latter-day Narcissus, Barry Soetoro, posing in full presidential gear as Barack Obama, who when he peered into the pool of life, saw not just himself reflected there but millions of people just like him...
  • Bruce Jenner, Get Real

    04/25/2015 4:11:28 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 56 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/25/15 | Judi Mcleod
    Whether he wears high heels or not, Jenner’s still what his Creator made him--a guy. In the ‘60s and ‘70s, spouses wanting to duck out on commitment and responsibility abandoned their marriages on the pretext of going off to “find myself”. With the ‘Me Generation’ coming into its own, and ‘free love’ in abundant supply, what could possibly go wrong? Life for the Lib-Left tumbled along like tumbling tumbleweeds down the empty streets of America’s western ghost towns over ensuing decades. People got used to knowing that Liberals have not only always justified any and all behavior with bleeding heart...
  • Rapper and reality TV star Nelly arrested on drug charges in Tennessee

    04/11/2015 7:35:07 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies
    RedStarTribune.com ^ | 4/11/15 | Associated Press
    ASHVILLE — Rapper and reality TV star Nelly is facing felony drug charges after being arrested in Tennessee on Saturday. Tennessee Highway Patrol said .. the bus he was riding in failed to display a U.S. Department of Transportation and International Fuel Tax Association sticker. According to the release troopers smelled marijuana .. When troopers searched the bus, they found five rocks that tested positive for meth, ... .. numerous handguns.
  • Mama June's history of dating sex offenders: Father of Honey Boo Boo's sister.....

    10/28/2014 8:08:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 28 October 2014 | David Mccormack and Lydia Warren for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Mama June's history of dating sex offenders: Father of Honey Boo Boo's sister Chubbs served time for sexually exploiting a child over the internet Honey Boo Boo’s mom June Shannon is facing intense scrutiny over her supposed rekindled relationship with child molester Mark McDaniel, but he isn't the first sex offender she has dated. Michael Anthony Ford, 37, also dated Mama June and is the father of her 17-year-old daughter Jessica 'Chubbs' Shannon. After the pair split he served over two years in prison for the sexual exploitation of a child over the internet in 2005 and remains...
  • Palin family brawl photos show guests with open wounds, raw knuckles and blood-soaked pavement

    10/21/2014 3:00:41 PM PDT · by TexasGunLover · 126 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10/21/2014 | James Nye
    <p>New photos show the aftermath of a brawl involving almost every member of the Palin family that happened in Anchorage, Alaska, this past September.</p> <p>Police have also released audio of the Palin family giving a statement along with these photos they took on the scene after the incident occurred.</p>
  • *VANITY* Utopia TV on Fox

    03/30/2014 12:44:41 PM PDT · by rabidralph · 19 replies
    Fox ^ | March 30, 2014 | Vanity
    I just saw a commercial during the NASCAR race for casting for a new Fox reality show called Utopia. Fox is casting now for its new show, bringing people together who want to build the "perfect" society. I thought this topic would be of interest to FReepers and maybe some might be interested in auditioning.
  • Couples have sex in a box, then talk about it, on new WE show

    03/12/2014 8:01:25 AM PDT · by workerbee · 66 replies
    Fox ^ | 3/12/14
    Reality TV is about to get hot and heavy. The Post reports that WE tv has ordered a one-hour pilot of Sex Box, a reality show where couples will do the deed inside a soundproof box. Based on the U.K. show of the same name, the format takes real couples whose relationships are on the rocks, has them fornicate in the box, and then immediately address their issues with a panel of experts. The ‘in the moment’ approach “fosters conversations about intimacy that are completely filterless and emotionally honest,” according to the network’s pilot description.
  • 'Benefit Street' a hit reality TV show about welfare recipients slammed as 'poverty porn' by critics

    01/24/2014 4:47:03 PM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Herals Sun ^ | 1/23/14
    A shoplifter, a recovering drug addict and a young couple barely able to feed their kids are among the stars of Benefits Street - a smash hit reality show featuring welfare recipients that has stirred up a storm of controversy in Britain. The program zooms in on a rough Birmingham street where 9 out of 10 people are said to live off state payouts, chronicling over five episodes the lives of jobless neighbours as they struggle with their daily problems. The show has struck a strong chord in a nation fresh out of recession and still reeling from its most...
  • Good Ol’ Boy, Inc.

    12/31/2013 6:45:28 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 39 replies
    National Review ^ | December 31, 2013 4:00 AM | Victor Davis Hanson
    December 31, 2013 4:00 AM Good Ol’ Boy, Inc. Reality shows about gold miners, ax men, and ice-road truckers are a far cry from the Kardashians. By Victor Davis Hanson The hysteria over Duck Dynasty reminds us that cable TV is currently inundated with working-class, white-guy reality shows. Top-drawing, relatively low-cost realities showcase gold miners, oil drillers, hunters, locomotive drivers, off-the-grid backwoods eccentrics, fishermen, crabmen, truck drivers, ax men, moonshiners, or the new generation of Beverly Hillbillies. The list of the particular subspecies of the muscular classes is endless. These shows share a few common themes. They do not take...
  • Good Ol’ Boy, Inc.

    12/31/2013 1:40:52 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    National Review ^ | December 31, 2013 | Victor Davis Hanson
    "........................[not to be missed "snip" ]...............So good-ol’-boy reality offers glimpses, premodern though they may be, of unrestrained freedom. In our upside-down world, the eighth-grade teacher understands that one wrong word, an ill-timed joke, a casual pat on the shoulder can end a career, pronto — while his punk student with the gang-banging parent who shouts profanity at him are mostly exempt from worry. The boss at the DMV accepts the fact that the whiff of a sexual-harassment suit, the rumor of an impending racial-discrimination allegation, the suggestion of inhospitality to the handicapped are more terrifying than the rowdy 16-year-old who...
  • Gay TMZ Chief Slams GLAAD: They Preach Tolerance But They Won’t Tolerate Religious Beliefs

    12/28/2013 11:16:22 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 26 replies
    Pat Dollard.com ^ | 12/20/2013
    This is a week old, but I hadn't seen this before. It's an interesting view from a gay man. GLAAD has way over stepped their bounds.
  • Fleeing TV

    12/07/2013 4:41:14 AM PST · by Kaslin · 106 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 7, 2013 | Bill O'Reilly
    Marketing surveys now show that when Americans come home from work, more folks turn on their computers than their television sets. That is a first. The reason is twofold: First, you can create your own world on your PC, and second, TV is awful. Flat-out awful. For years, television has been losing viewers because the product, generally speaking, has collapsed. Reality TV has destroyed the tube. Cheap, mindless shows featuring people who should be deported rule the airwaves. Don't believe me? Well, TV Guide recently listed reality TV's most startling moments. The choices are indeed startling. Among them is...
  • Duck Dynasty: The Pro-God, Guns, Family and Capitalism Reality Show Rules the Ratings Roost

    08/18/2013 7:27:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 18, 2013 | Doug Giles
    Duck Dynasty kicked off its fourth season last Wednesday and they did it with a bang, raking in the highest ratings for any cable reality show in US history. Yep, last Wednesday a whopping 11.8 million people rocked up to see what was going down in the bayou at the Robertson’s household. You just know that kind of success has got to make miserable the dainty, little, progressive crowd who are trying legislatively and culturally to peel America away from the pro-God-and-country values that the cast of Duck Dynasty showcases with hairy-chinned hilarity. Indeed, without a sex tape; without shoving...
  • Duck Dynasty: The Pro-God, Guns, Family and Capitalism Reality Show Rules the Ratings Roost

    08/18/2013 7:23:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 18, 2013 | Doug Giles
    Duck Dynasty kicked off its fourth season last Wednesday and they did it with a bang, raking in the highest ratings for any cable reality show in US history. Yep, last Wednesday a whopping 11.8 million people rocked up to see what was going down in the bayou at the Robertson’s household. You just know that kind of success has got to make miserable the dainty, little, progressive crowd who are trying legislatively and culturally to peel America away from the pro-God-and-country values that the cast of Duck Dynasty showcases with hairy-chinned hilarity. Indeed, without a sex tape; without shoving...
  • Reality and the real world, `Mountain Man' style [Eustace Conway]

    08/10/2013 8:25:41 AM PDT · by don-o · 13 replies
    AP via Evansville Courier & Press ^ | August 10, 2013 | ALLEN G. BREED
    TRIPLETT, N.C. (AP) -- The way Eustace Conway sees it, there's the natural world, as exemplified by his Turtle Island Preserve in the Blue Ridge Mountains. And then there's the "plastic, imitation" one that most other humans inhabit. But the border between the two has always been a porous one. When he bought his first 107 acres in 1987, Conway's vision for Turtle Island was as "a tiny bowl in the earth, intact and natural, surrounded by pavement and highways." People peering inside from nearby ridges would see "a pristine and green example of what the whole world once looked...
  • So Many Handbags, So Little Time (Review of "The Bling Ring")

    06/17/2013 11:04:10 AM PDT · by mojito · 2 replies
    London Review of Books ^ | 6/20/2013 | Andrew O'Hagen
    ....Fame today is a matryoshka doll: inside each celebrity is a series of smaller, hollow simulacra, and, at the very core, there is a hard little being who feels buried alive. In Alexis’s gang there were four girls and three boys: the main culprit, Nick Prugo, was a gay kid working his way out of the closet. When he was eventually arrested by the police he was wearing a striped top he’d stolen from the house of the actor Orlando Bloom. And that’s what they did: after days of shopping or doing pilates, hanging out on MySpace, texting or oh-my-god-ing...
  • Bristol Palin heading to 'Celebrity Wife Swap'

    06/07/2013 7:22:36 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 64 replies
    Former "Dancing With the Stars" contestant Bristol Palin is heading back to reality TV. She'll switch places with Joan Rivers on "Celebrity Wife Swap." The 22-year-old single mom and her sister Willow Palin are the latest stars to sign up for the trading-places series. And this time, they're doing double duty as the daughters of Sarah Palin head to Los Angeles to switch lives with comedian Rivers and her daughter Melissa.
  • Trending on Twitter: #ObamaRealityTVShows

    04/21/2013 8:39:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 46 replies
    Twitter ^ | 4/21/13 | Tweets
    #ObamaRealityTVShows is one of the latest hashtags trending on Twitter. Thought they were worth a mention and perhaps your own creative contribution! Here are some of the ones that are most popular at the moment... #ObamaRealityTVShows Last Commie Standing The BIGGEST Loser Who Wants To Be A Welfare Recipient? So You Think You Can Read A Teleprompter Wife Swap (please) Amerika's Next Dictator Extreme Makeover: Bill of Rights Big Brother (Wants to Bully You) Obama's got no talent! Extreme Country Makeover, socialist style! queer eye for the saudi guy America's Got Open Borders Dancing With the Czars Big Brother Money...
  • Black Reality TV and the Rebirth of Fool

    01/12/2013 9:42:41 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    The Root ^ | January 12, 2013 | Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D.
    It's official. Reality-television executives have lost their minds. The reality-TV shows featuring mostly black casts debuting in 2013 are setting back images of black folks in television at least 60 years. While critics are obsessed with the controversial film Django Unchained, there is a movement taking place in reality television that has elevated black buffoonery to the highest level possible while diminishing black culture to the lowest level in recent memory. The images of blacks on TLC's reality shows Best Funeral Ever and The Sisterhood and Oxygen's All My Babies' Mamas are appalling. They are also reminiscent more of images...
  • STUDY: Reality Show Viewers Are More Neurotic, Have Lower Self-Esteem...

    12/13/2012 9:28:24 AM PST · by CNSNews.com · 49 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | December 13, 2012 | Gregory Gwyn-Williams Jr.
    People who watch non-competition reality shows are more extroverted, neurotic and have a lower self-esteem, according to a new study. The survey, conducted by Today.com polled 19,000 people and found that "those who watched non-competition reality shows are more extroverted, neurotic and have lower self-esteem than watchers who are not fans of the genre." Additionally, the survey found that 72% of women and 60% of men watch Reality television simply because they're bored. Also, 46% of women and 26% of men watch this genre because they like to see how people with money and fame live their lives. Deadliest Catch...
  • TheBlaze TV teams up with Vince Vaughn for new reality series (short title)

    12/05/2012 1:40:55 PM PST · by Lucky9teen · 16 replies
    Submit Your Application by January 31st, 2013Glenn interviewed Peter Billingsley today on radio: WATCHGlenn Beck’s TheBlaze announced this morning that the media company would be teaming up with Wild West Productions and Go Go Luckey Entertainment to launch ‘Pursuit Of The Truth’, a new reality series to find the next great documentary film. The series will bring together twenty selected filmmakers from across the country to prove to a panel of expert judges that their project is worthy of the grand prize – financing and worldwide distribution for their feature documentary film idea.Applications are currently being accepted from filmmakers of all walks of...
  • Coming Soon: Taxpayer-Funded ObamaCare Propaganda

    09/17/2012 4:23:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 17, 2012 | Leah Barkoukis
    January 1, 2014 is the date Americans must have medical coverage by or pay a penalty under ObamaCare. For a state like California that has an uninsured population of seven million, preparations to spread the word about the exchange are already well under way, including some propaganda planning. Abby Goodnough at the NY Times reports: Realizing that much of the battle will be in the public relations realm, the exchange has poured significant resources into a detailed marketing plan — developed not by state health bureaucrats but by the global marketing powerhouse Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, which has an initial...
  • NBC’s ‘Today’ Skips 9/11 Moment Of Silence For Kardashian Interview (Not from The Onion)

    09/11/2012 10:14:56 AM PDT · by SE Mom · 22 replies
    TV Newser ^ | September 11, 2012 | Alex Weprin
    At 8:46 AM, in New York City and at the White House in Washington DC, there was a moment of silence to remember when the first plane hit the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. In New York, the NYPD, FDNY, Port Authority Police and the families of the victims were present, while in Washington the President and the First Lady led the moment. The cable networks all carried it, with ABC’s “Good Morning America” and “CBS This Morning” carrying it as well. The only national general news program to not carry the moment of silence was NBC’s ‘Today,”...
  • Joey Kovar dead at 29: 'Real World' star battled drug and alcohol addiction

    08/17/2012 11:56:19 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 26 replies
    zap2it ^ | August 17, 2012
    Reality star Joey Kovar, who appeared on "The Real World: Hollywood" and "Celebrity Rehab," was found dead at a friend's home near Chicago on Friday (Aug. 17) morning, reports TMZ.
  • CNN might add reality TV to its programming schedule - report

    08/14/2012 8:14:36 AM PDT · by TomGuy · 16 replies
    Zap2It.com ^ | August 13, 2012 | Jean Bentley
    CNN could be adding a little more than the usual 24 hours of news to its lineup: the network is reportedly in talks with reality TV producers to spice up its programming schedule with some unscripted television.
  • Sarah & Todd talk about reality limelight

    08/13/2012 11:54:18 AM PDT · by Bratch · 15 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 13, 2012 | SEAN DALY
    Todd Palin is finally getting his 15 minutes of reality show fame. After being reduced to supporting roles on “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” and daughter Bristol’s “Life’s a Tripp,” he’ll have a turn in the spotlight tonight on NBC’s “Stars Earn Stripes.” Alaska’s former “First Dude,” 47, is one of eight celebrities competing in military-style exercise to earn money for charity. Palin and wife Sarah — now a consultant for Fox News — spoke with The Post in LA about the show, their family and life as reality TV stars. [...snip...] Q: What kind of effect have your family’s reality show...
  • Lifetime To Air New Docuseries 'Bristol Palin: Life’s A Tripp'

    02/29/2012 11:28:39 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    TV by the numbers ^ | February 29, 2012 | Bill Gorman
    LOS ANGELES, CA (February 29, 2012) – Lifetime has picked up Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp, an all-new docuseries that will provide an exclusive, rare glimpse into Bristol Palin’s real life as a young, single mother forging her own way in the world while living under the constant spotlight as a member of one of America’s most high-profile families. With never-before-granted access to Bristol’s real-life experiences growing into womanhood, Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp will reveal how she adjusts to her life in Alaska, where daily she faces the many pressures of raising her toddler son Tripp alone and maintains...
  • Sarah Palin Fails To Find Buyer For Latest TV Show

    12/13/2011 6:02:00 PM PST · by Steelfish · 262 replies
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | December 13, 2011 | Nick Allen
    Sarah Palin Fails To Find Buyer For Latest TV Show Sarah Palin has so far failed to find a buyer for her latest television show idea in a further sign that her star is on the wane. In the last few years Sarah Palin has made millions of dollars from two books and numerous public appearances By Nick Allen 13 Dec 2011 The former Republican vice presidential candidate's new proposed foray into reality TV would focus on her husband Todd's career as a champion snowmobile racer. It would be a follow up to "Sarah Palin's Alaska," an eight-part travelogue which...
  • All-American Muslim: A Programmed Deception

    11/14/2011 10:20:51 AM PST · by God'sgrrl · 35 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | November 14th, 2011 | Daniel Greenfield
    Ten years after the worst terrorist attack in American history, the Muslim terrorist is almost entirely absent from movies and television shows. He will show up on the evening news, when there’s no way around it, but when it comes to entertainment, the American TV viewer is fed a steady diet of movies and shows featuring positive depictions of Muslims. And that’s not just liberal bias at work. cont.
  • American Guns (New show on Discovery Channel)

    10/17/2011 6:39:39 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 29 replies · 1+ views
    discovery.com ^ | October, 2011 | Discovery Channel
    The Wyatts are your typical suburban family except they just happen to own one of the premiere firearms facilities in the world. Rich Wyatt and his wife Renee own Gunsmoke, where they buy, sell and trade guns. They -- and the one-of-a-kind and historic guns they make and sell -- are featured in the all-new series AMERICAN GUNS.
  • The reality behind reality TV's storage wars (Bleeding heart liberal point of view)

    09/26/2011 9:14:30 AM PDT · by ExTxMarine · 78 replies
    CBS Sunday Morning ^ | 9/25/2011 | Conor Knighton
    A&E's "Storage Wars," a show about people who bid on the contents of abandoned storage lockers, had its second season premiere this summer to 5.1 million viewers. It's the HIGHEST RATED show in the network's history. Tru TV's nearly identical "Storage Hunters" has become a breakout hit - ALMOST as big of a hit as Spike's nearly identical "Auction Hunters." That's right. There are three DIFFERENT shows on TV about STORAGE LOCKERS. Reality TV is frequently trashy, but never before has it featured so much actual trash.
  • Sarah Palin’s Hair Salon Gets a Show and Other Spinoffs

    08/04/2011 9:16:09 PM PDT · by TomServo · 23 replies
    The Buzz Log ^ | 08/04/11 | Claudine Zap
    Politics doesn't always make for gripping TV (we're looking at you, C-SPAN). But that hasn't stopped reality shows from trying -- sort of. Here, a roundup of shows inspired by politics that seem to be anything but political.
  • "Who Named the Knife"; "Midnight In the Garden of Good & Evil"; More

    08/01/2011 9:09:11 AM PDT · by Fishtalk · 15 replies
    The Kaitlyn Mae Book Blog ^ | 8/1/11 | Pat Fish
    Two Books reviews: “Midnight In the Garden of Good and Evil” by John Berendt and “Who Named the Knife” by Linda Spalding. One a study of murder and life in Savannah, Georgia, the other, also a true crime genre, is a lesson in just how silly liberals can get. Been reviewing this summer’s hottest reality tv shows, including “ The Bachelorette”, “America’s Got Talent”, “Hell’s Kitchen”, “Project Runway”, “Big Brother”. Check them out. Guest writer Michelle’s got a new WII and weeeeee, check it out. Finally, a lesson for those faux-green fools and how to REALLY put a cap on burning fossil fuels....
  • 'I hate my babies and my older children are animals,' says Octomom Nadya Suleman

    06/29/2011 12:00:26 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 67 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 5:31 PM on 29th June 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    She is the mother of fourteen children, who gave birth to the longest surviving octuplets in U.S history. But in disturbing comments sure to alarm social services, Octomom's Nadya Suleman has said she 'hates' her eight babies. The 36-year-old single mother also calls her six older children 'animals'
  • Van Jones Targets Trump, Lil' John and Star Jones. Celebrity Apprentice in the Crosshairs.

    05/09/2011 7:07:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/08/2011 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    Former White House green czar, Marxist, environmentalist, 9-11 ‘truther' and Mumia Abu-Jamal supporter Van Jones is kicking up a STORM. By way of the political group Color of Change Mr. Jones is doing what he does best, "reclaiming revolution," by pressuring "Celebrity Apprentice" cast members Lil' Jon and Star Jones to boycott Donald Trump. "Color of Change" hopes to hammer Jones and Jon into submission by placing the duo between a racial rock and a hard place.  According to the ‘Change' website, the group uses the Internet to enable its "members to speak in unison, with an amplified political voice,"...
  • Groupon pulls ads from Trump site

    04/29/2011 9:43:48 AM PDT · by Baladas · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | April 29, 2011 | Aaron Smith,
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Guns, abortion and Donald Trump: Three topics so controversial that Groupon doesn't want its brand anywhere near them. The daily-deals website said late Thursday that it will pull its ads from the website of Donald Trump's television show "The Apprentice" to distance itself from the "political criticism" swirling around Trump and his presidential ambitions. "Enough consumers have contacted us to warrant ensuring that we don't place ads on the 'Apprentice' homepage in the future," the company said in a post on its blog. "It's the same reason we don't run deals on guns or abortion ......
  • Uh-Oh: The Problematic Tax Breaks of ‘Sarah Palin’s Alaska’. Did her show receive a subsidy?

    03/30/2011 4:28:37 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    National Review ^ | 03/30/2011 | Jim Geraghty
    It isn’t too hard to imagine this becoming problematic for Sarah Palin on the campaign trail, as noted by the Tax Foundation: In case you missed it, small government crusader and Tea Party favorite Sarah Palin’s TLC reality show “Sarah Palin’s Alaska” received a $1.2 million subsidy from the state of Alaska. The show spent $3.6 million on production in the state, meaning that Alaskan taxpayers covered a third of the cost of the show. The show will apparently not have a second season. Because Palin is no longer a public official, she does not have to disclose her income; if she...
  • Obama Libya Speech Scheduled To Accommodate 'Dancing With The Stars'

    03/28/2011 10:49:13 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 4 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/29/11 | Aurelius
    Imagine for a moment that you are the leader of the free world, the President of the United States of America. You lead the strongest country on earth and you have to make the case to your constituents that your path is just and correct. You have constitutional power steeped in tradition and hundreds of millions stop and listen to you when you speak. Okay, are you imagining? Now let's say that Dancing with the Stars comes on at the time that you want to make your speech. Would you change course because of a reality TV show? Well, if...
  • Reality TV show seeks Swedish-Americans

    03/01/2011 3:08:40 AM PST · by WesternCulture · 27 replies
    The Local/kh ^ | 02/28/2011 | The Local/kh
    Swedish producers are scouring the United States for Americans with Swedish ancestry to take part in a new reality television series that will bring participants to Sweden to compete in cultural challenges. With a nationwide casting call underway in the US, Swedish producers have put the shout out for fun, outgoing Americans with Swedish ancestry to participate in a new reality television series “The Great Swedish Adventure.” The series seeks to take Americans, who have even the tiniest fraction of Swedish lineage, on a journey throughout Sweden to discover the land, the culture heritage and their roots. “It's Americans who...
  • LIVE THREAD - *SARAH PALIN'S ALASKA* 2 HOUR GRAND FINALE - "GOLD MINING" 8/7C TLC EARLIER START TIME

    01/09/2011 4:13:22 PM PST · by onyx · 307 replies
    PALINTV/TLC ^ | JANUARY 9, 2011 | Sarah Palin/TLC
    Press here for preview *Gold Mining* The price of gold today is at $1,368.90 an ounce, and during the 2-hour finale of "Sarah Palin's Alaska" you'll join us as we find gold. When William Seward purchased the Alaska territory from Russia in 1867, he knew that our natural resources and strategic location would help secure the nation. We show more of Alaska's potential in Sunday night's final episode at 8pm ET on TLC.~ Sarah Palin Sarah, her brother, Chuck, and their kids go to Nome hunting for gold. The plan: to find enough to make Sarah's mom an anniversary gift.The...
  • LIVE THREAD = "Sarah Palin's Alaska" - WEEK 7 - TLC 9/8C -LOGGER FOR A DAY!

    12/26/2010 5:29:16 PM PST · by onyx · 297 replies · 101+ views
    TLC & SARAH PALIN'S FACEBOOK ^ | DECEMBER 26, 2010 | TLC/SARAH PALIN
    Follow Me There... to Afognak Island! Come along on another Alaskan adventure as we profile amazingly hard workers in the timber industry. Loggers are hearty and hardy, and the ones I know are true conservationists. I can’t wait for you to meet these lumberjacks! During this Christmas season, do you ever wonder where you get many of your Christmas trees, firewood, packing boxes… shoot, just look around at everything timber touches and ask yourself who begins the production of these wood products? You’ll meet them on an exciting trip to an Afognak Island logging camp where our daughter learns...
  • TLC and why Palin will never be president -- part 2 [liberal propaganda zot]

    12/12/2010 10:23:04 AM PST · by earlJam · 342 replies · 4+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 12/12/10
    TLC and why Palin will never be president -- part 2 Last week I wrote a piece pegged to tonight's TLC pairing of Kate Gosselin and Sarah Palin on Palin's "Alaska" reality TV series. The core of my commentary was that Palin will never be president because she has sold herself too cheap to low-rent reality-TV venues like TLC, and now she is being perceived as another one of the channel's freak moms like Kate Gosselin or the women on the series "I Didn't Know I was Pregant." As the title so coyly suggests, that shows features women who gave...
  • Kate Gosselin breaks down in tears while camping with Sarah Palin..(Must see TV)

    12/04/2010 11:31:48 AM PST · by pissant · 247 replies · 2+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/4/10 | staff
    As a single mother-of-eight, Kate Gosselin is no stranger to stress. But it took Mama Grizzly Sarah Palin to publicly reduce her to tears. The bizarre duo headed off together on a camping trip in Sarah's native Alaska recently. Filming the adventure for an episode of the politician's new reality show, Sarah Palin's Alaska, Kate brought her eight children with her. 'I have never camped for real,' Kate, 35, admitted in a new clip of the episode, released today on Usmagazine.com. In the preview clip, viewers can watch Kate hiking through the woods with her group of children and learning...
  • Todd Palin Could Be Next on 'Dancing With the Stars'

    12/01/2010 12:02:30 PM PST · by pissant · 65 replies
    Fox ^ | 12/1/10 | staff
    After Bristol Palin brought 'Dancing With the Stars' unprecedented buzz and ratings, it sounds like the show's producers are dying to go back to the Palin well. This time, they want Bristol's dad. "They want him big time," a source told E! Onlione. "They'd love Sarah, but they don't think that will ever happen, so why not go for the dad." The show is also after another politician's daughter, Meghan McCain, as well. Which would mean, if producers have their way, that family members of the 2008 GOP Presidential ticket would be instead be competing against one another. Weird.
  • Sarah Palin's Alaska Post-Show LIVE PODCASTCall in: (323) 792-2931

    11/21/2010 7:14:01 PM PST · by Anamnesis · 12 replies
    Tune in here. Sunday night. 10pm ET. Talk Back Live will begin immediately following the second episode of Sarah Palin’s Alaska. PODCAST IN ORIGINAL SOURCE LINK After a record number of you, the viewers, watched the premier of the show on TLC, there’s plenty to talk about in this week’s podcast. We’ll discuss the highlights and review the reviews. Host, Brian Reich will be joined by a Boston Globe journalist who covered the show. We’ll also hear from a local journalist from the Alaskan town the Palin’s visit in this week’s episode. We may even get a surprise call from...
  • Sarah Palin's Program is NOT Reality TV

    11/15/2010 11:38:17 AM PST · by This Just In · 160 replies · 2+ views
    November 15, 2010 | This Just In
    I am confident that by now, you have all read about Sarah Palin's Alaska program. I'm also confident that you have all been witness to the MSM's overtime/overkill effort to destroy Sarah Palin's reputation. One of the barrage of tactics the MSM has been resorting to is to brand Sarah Palin's Alaska as a "reality tv" show. Some of your have been guilty of assisting the MSM by posting stories which include the description of this particular show as being a "reality" program. I would like to encourage all my fellow Freepers out there to call the show what it...
  • LIVE THREAD - SARAH PALIN'S ALASKA! 9/8 Central

    11/14/2010 5:28:30 PM PST · by onyx · 430 replies
    TLC ^ | Sunday, November 14; 2010 | onyx
    SARAH PALIN'S ALASKA PREMIERE! (PREVIEW HERE)