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Posts from: January 2002

Candidate 2012 will follow a single person’s 10-year quest for the presidency.

Candidate 2012 will follow a single person’s 10-year quest for the presidency. The search is on for an 24- to 29-year-old who will be followed for the next 10 years as he or she seeks the presidency of the United States. Candidate 2012, from American High‘s producer RJ Cutler, Jay Roach (who directed and produced …

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Chadwick and Holly decided against having MTV cover their wedding.

Chadwick and Holly decided against having MTV cover their wedding. On The Real World/Road Rules Battle of the Seasons, the husband and wife alliance of Chadwick and Holly, both former Road Rules cast members, have irked plenty of their fellow cast members with their unbreakable bond. Last summer, Chadwick wrote an essay/letter for Tubescan, in …

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Flickerstick’s original “Coke” lyrics drew Coca-Cola’s attention.

Flickerstick’s original “Coke” lyrics drew Coca-Cola’s attention. Originally, Flickerstick’s latest single, “Coke,” which is on their new album, included the line, “Come on, I’d like to buy the world a Coke and lie here naked with my girl.” Band member Brandin Lea says, however, that Coca-Cola said “they would sue us if we had their …

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Survivor Marquesas will conclude opposite X-Files finale; Amazing Race 2 will debut early, on March 11.

Survivor Marquesas will conclude opposite X-Files finale; Amazing Race 2 will debut early, on March 11. To pack as much of the show into May sweeps as possible, Survivor Marquesas will conclude with its two-hour finale and one-hour reunion on Sunday, May 19–directly opposite the series finale of The X-Files. The second-to-last episode will air …

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Survivor experience “opened [the cast’s] eyes” to the problem of AIDS.

Survivor experience “opened [the cast’s] eyes” to the problem of AIDS. Being in Kenya “opened [the Survivor Africa cast’s] eyes to a real struggle for survival played out every day in countries throughout the world — the battle against HIV/AIDS,” USA TODAY reports. Jeff Probst says he and Lex “weren’t prepared for what we found” …

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HBO: Project Greenlight “exceeded our expectations in every way.”

HBO: Project Greenlight “exceeded our expectations in every way.” The “irresistibly watchable” Project Greenlight has “exceeded our expectations in every way,” an HBO exec says. Also, The LA Times’ Patrick Goldstein attributes the show’s popularity in and out of Hollywood to the fact that it’s about “How to Mess Up Your First Movie and Do …

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is the BBC’s The Experiment “cruel and unusual” or “immensely relevant”?

is the BBC’s The Experiment “cruel and unusual” or “immensely relevant”? The San Francisco Chronicle looks at issues surrounding the resurrection of The Experiment on the BBC. The show’s producers and psychologists tell the paper that “they are drawing from the Stanford study, but they insist they are not simply copying the research” that was …

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