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Sarah Palin’s new reality TV series debuts this weekend. Shushannah Walshe talks to reality TV godfather Mark Burnett about her big payday and how it’s non-partisan.Sarah Palin’s slick, new reality show, premiering this Sunday night, may qualify as the earliest, most expensive presidential campaign ad ever made.
Produced by the godfather of reality TV, Mark Burnett, and costing several million dollars, ‘Sarah Palin’s Alaska‘ is nominally an educational portrait of the largest U.S. state. But the real star, of course, is the former governor herself—bathed in that soft Alaskan light as she fishes salmon, goes ice trekking, and bakes cupcakes for her kids.
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