Sarah Palin show lands at TLC


Maybe there will be a crossover episode with Kate Gosselin.

Discovery Communications’ TLC cable network — home to Kate Gosselin and her brood as well as “Cake Boss” — has just added former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin to its roster.

TLC is the new home for a reality show featuring Palin and her family. Details about the show, which will be produced by Mark Burnett, whose credits include the CBS
hit “Survivor,” are sketchy. The show has an eight-episode commitment
and is expected to premiere later this year at the earliest.

The program likely will be as much about Alaska
as it is about Palin and her family. With a political career still in
the offing, it seems unlikely that she will open the door that wide on
the day-to-day life of her family.

Burnett and Palin shopped the show to all the major
broadcast networks, but none bit. Other cable networks that kicked the
tires of the show included the Arts and Entertainment Network.

No price for the show was released, but reports of a license fee of more than $1 million per episode are over the top, a person close to the project said.


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