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FOX airing My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss.

FOX airing My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss.
FOX can’t resist following up the train wreck that was My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiance, so the network has produced a series titled My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss. As the title suggests, it’s about an obnoxious boss, although he doesn’t appear to be anywhere near as fat as the obnoxious fiance. Spoofing The Apprentice, the series will debut Nov. 7 at 9 p.m. ET; on the show, “a dozen CEO wannabes compete to win the approval of N. Paul Todd, the eccentric, egomaniacal founder and CEO of fictional Chicago company Iocor,” according to Variety. Actors play Donald Trump, Carolyn, and George clones, and others. FOX reality guy Mike Darnell says “There’s an extraordinarily bitchy female VP … and a Smithers-like VP of questionable sexual orientation.” Variety says the challenges include one where “players are forced to beg for money on the street; in another, they become paintball targets as Mr. Todd tries to gun them down.” The gullible person who isn’t asked to “get the hell out of my office” will get $250,000. This sounds frighteningly like Andy Dick’s MTV summer series The Assistant, or as it was known in some circles, My Big Skinny Obnoxious Shrill Ambiguously Gay Once-Coked-Up Has-Been Comic.

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