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Fri Apr 6, 2012, 11:09 AM

Coming soon to your TV: Celebrity War Games



LOS ANGELES (AP) ' A new TV competition series that tests celebrities against the demands of military exercises will be produced for NBC.

"Stars Earn Stripes" is the working title of the show from veteran producers Dick Wolf ("Law & Order") and Mark Burnett ("Survivor," ''The Voice"). Nine celebrities from music, sports and Hollywood will be paired with trainers at a "top-notch, secret training facility," the producers said in a statement Thursday.

The contestants will face weekly challenges such as hostage-rescue exercises or placing a laser target atop a mountain.


And presumably, at the end of each week the worst-performaning celebrity gets shot...


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Reply Coming soon to your TV: Celebrity War Games (Original post)
brooklynite Apr 2012 OP
pepperbear Apr 2012 #1
Drale Apr 2012 #2
RC Apr 2012 #3
brooklynite Apr 2012 #4
TBF Apr 2012 #5
NightWatcher Apr 2012 #6
longship Apr 2012 #7
marybourg Apr 2012 #8

Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 11:16 AM

1. "You're on in 5, Mr. Busey."

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 11:22 AM

2. I might actually watch this

it might be really funny.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 11:33 AM

3. Isn't there a new show called "The Hunter" or "The Hunted" or some such?

 

Built around a not too distant future where there is a contest where people hunt people with real weapons. A Survivor type show with real human killing in it.

Our overlords are numbing us for the fate they have in store for us.

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Response to RC (Reply #3)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 11:48 AM

4. or, just good old Bead & Circuses...

Giving the public what they want has been a tradition for about 5,000 years.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 11:49 AM

5. Is this from the Onion?

nt

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 11:55 AM

6. I'm holding out for Celebrities vs Lions: Roman Redux

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 11:56 AM

7. Oh my Gawd

No wonder we elect idiots. This is a stunning idiocy.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 12:02 PM

8. Not to my tv they're not.

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