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Good afternoon, everyone. Sarah Palin is getting that Alaska-themed reality TV show, after all!
Lisa de Moraes reports that producer Mark Burnett is in negotiations with the Discovery Channel for a limited-run travel show featuring the former Alaskan governor. "Evidently, Palin will serve as sort of modern-day Sacagawea," de Moraes writes. "She'll guide viewers around Alaska to meet the 'characters, tradition and attractions in the 49th state."
For how much?
Earlier this month, Burnett, best known for executive-producing CBS's "Survivor" and NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice," shopped the show around in Los Angeles, with Palin, to the broadcast networks for a reported price of about $1 million an episode, which is a lot of lettuce for a salmon-fishing and moose-skinning travelogue.
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March 24, 2010; 12:45 PM ET
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