MySpace Teams With Burnett On Presidential Reality Show

  • April 26, 2007
Online social networking site MySpace and reality TV producer Mark Burnett are teaming for the early 2008 launch of a show to search for an independent presidential candidate. The political reality show "Independent" will award a $1 million cash prize to finance a run for the White House or can be given to a political action committee or political cause.

MySpace users and TV viewers will rate contestants' performances in an interactive "town hall" setting. Potential candidates will audition by video. Chosen contestants will set up MySpace profiles to serve as their campaign headquarters. No TV network has yet committed.

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