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American Candidate

Park Gillespie running for Congress; Keith not permitted to speak at the Millions More march

Two of American Candidate‘s finalists are, a year later, still involved in politics. Winner Park Gillespie is running for Congress in South Carolina, and if he wins the primary, he’d challenge Democrat John Spratt in the fifth district. However, Park is already facing opposition from his own party. The primaries are more than a half …

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American Candidate Park plans to use fame as “a platform to witness for Christ.”

American Candidate Park plans to use fame as “a platform to witness for Christ.” Schoolteacher and evangelical Christian Park Gillespie won the title of American Candidate, but what he “feels he has really won, he says, is a platform to witness for Christ,” according to the Agape Press. Park says people need to recognize “that, …

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conservative groups mobilized to get votes for American Candidate Park.

conservative groups mobilized to get votes for American Candidate Park. How did conservative Park Gillespie manage to win Showtime’s American Candidate, considering the network’s primary audience probably isn’t all that conservative? Heck, even Park referred to Showtime as “arguably the most godless network on television.” The answer: Conservative groups mobilized to support him, encouraging even …

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American Candidate is Park Gillespie.

American Candidate is Park Gillespie. Conservative Park Gillespie defeated progressive Malia Lazu, and Park was named the first American Candidate. Shockingly, Montell Williams, perched behind a lame fake anchor desk, did not announce the number of votes cast, nor the percentage of votes that each candidate actually received. The “address to the nation” part of …

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American Candidate concludes Sunday.

American Candidate concludes Sunday. Either Park Gillespie or Malia Lazu will be named the American Candidate on Sunday, as the series concludes with its 10th episode at 9 p.m. ET. The winner, selected by viewers who voted after last week’s episode, get $250K and a media appearance where they’ll “address the nation.” First conceived as …

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Malia and Park face off during American Candidate’s last debate; Park’s VP Jim quit.

Malia and Park face off during American Candidate’s last debate; Park’s VP Jim quit. The people have spoken, and by a narrow margin, they voted Lisa Witter and Chrissy Gephardt off the American Candidate ballot. Those Showtime viewers who weren’t passed out in puddles of their own vomit during the two hours voting was open …

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