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Sarah Palin eyeing daytime?

Mark Burnett courting former Alaskan governor for syndicated talk show

By TVDeeva Deanna Barnert May 14, 2013 2:05PM

Reality TV guru Mark Burnett apparently sees Sarah Palin as the next Oprah. Now, he just has to convince the conservative firebrand, politician and best-selling author to sign on. Palin allegedly turned down Burnett's offer to host a major syndicated talk show, but isn't ruling out the idea of bringing her brand to the "lamestream media."


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"Todd and I have always loved working with Mark Burnett, and our family is always up for adventure, so never say never," Palin told Newsmax.


While the specifics of Burnett's offer weren't released, the story offers a few theories on why Palin hasn't signed on yet. One source pointed to the show location, which would be either New York or Los Angeles. That would cause a clear logistical issue for the Alaskan native, but another insider points to Palin's "distaste for cultural elites in the Big Apple and LA."


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A third insider suggests location isn't the sticking issue: Money is.


While Burnett didn't comment on the story, Palin's quote indicates the talk show could still come to fruition.


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Former Vice Presidential candidate Palin teamed up with Burnett's production company to host TLC's "Sarah Palin's Alaska" in 2010-11. This venture would be Burnett's first daytime talk show, though he's certainly no newcomer to TV. The King of Reality TV changed the face of primetime when he launched "Survivor" in 2000. Current shows include "The Apprentice," "The Voice" and "Shark Tank." Burnett and wife Roma Downy also produced the History channel's hit miniseries "The Bible."

May 16, 2013 7:48PM

5/16/13 Only If She was Butt Naked & Her MOUTH taped Shut


May 15, 2013 9:49PM
maybe it will be a show about polar bears that chase her around, torturing her before they eat her and spit her out. I'd watch that. 
May 15, 2013 4:12PM

The only talent  the Sarah has is she can run her mouth and out talk almost anyone with her gibberish... She does this as she has no idea what she is talking about and learned long ago that to just keep talking and talking makes her look intelligent...well to some she may look intelligent..

I had an old boss like this, people would look at her like she was from outer space...oh and by the way  she moved back to Texas so it looks like the incessant talkers all move to texas...

May 15, 2013 3:16PM
what a response----this guy likes watching shows that dont say anything, at least Sarah will have something to say , and   and    will be honest about what she says ,  havent all of you had enough lies yet wow  go for it msnbc    read a book or something  wil you
May 15, 2013 1:14PM
She needs to disappear like Anita Bryant.
May 15, 2013 5:46AM
soon as I hear that voice the TV goes off, I wish she would just go away.
May 15, 2013 3:53AM
Woohoo !...  The Kardashian's and the real housewives are going to get some competition  
May 15, 2013 3:38AM
For god's sake she is the last thing that we need on daytime tv !!!!!!!!!!!!
May 15, 2013 3:31AM
May 15, 2013 3:27AM

This is the reason why Cable and Satellite markets are not as popular any more . Lame stupid reality  shows and trashy talk  shows with dumb hosts  are replacing smart  shows that  made cable so demanding in the 80's, 90's and the first half of the 2000 decade . I had cable for 6 months last year and the poor content of MTV , History Channel Animal planet Spike E Entertainment TLC was just vogues, trashy, repetitive and cheap in the context of it only reason I had it was HBO and Comedy Central ironically I purchased for some of the other channels. It was a slap to the face discovering what a running load  of garbage these stations have became . Thank you for inspiring our kids with those poor choices . I guess the American lame proverb  "you can be what  ever you want to be " has gotten a whole new meaning as well as other wordings that just to have a positive noble intentions behind . Go figure.

May 15, 2013 3:23AM
I like her but she probably won't make it because the liberal media and liberal politics in charge now are all about the welfare class.  
May 15, 2013 3:18AM
People!  If you are so disgusted about Sarah Palin, then DON'T WATCH HER SHOW or DON'T LISTEN TO WHAT SHE HAS TO SAY!!!  She has the same right you have to express her opinions, but just because you don't agree with someone, you don't have to bash them. Respect!!!  And this goes to both sides, Democrats and Republicans. Respect!!!
May 15, 2013 2:56AM
she's a champ at holding the mic like that..stupid cu*t
May 15, 2013 2:41AM
shes not worth the words. Coravette
May 15, 2013 2:09AM

She Blows opinion.  We all know what that means.  I, personally, cannot stomach her.


May 15, 2013 2:07AM

Sarah Palin could not even finish her job as Governor of Alaska...why would we want to see her on TV?  Go figure.



May 15, 2013 2:04AM
Oh! Great another useless talk show, bla bla bla
May 15, 2013 1:56AM
Your mouth "runneth over cowboy' Put on your feed bag, and do us all a favour, and shut up!
May 15, 2013 1:50AM
Get someone who is Educated and intelligent,  NOT some idiot who talks and says nothing !!!
Don't be so desperate to make a fool out of yourself !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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