Skip to Content

Project Greenlight 1

Dirty Jobs, Project Greenlight each returning, basically, but with new networks, twists

Two excellent but cancelled series are essentially returning to television, though on different networks and with slightly different formats. Mike Rowe’s Dirty Jobs-like series Somebody’s Gotta Do It will air on CNN this fall, while Starz’s first reality series will essentially be Project Greenlight, though The Chair has the twist of two different directors producing …

Read More about Dirty Jobs, Project Greenlight each returning, basically, but with new networks, twists

Project Greenlight parody is “so effective that it’s difficult to tell” it’s fake.

Project Greenlight parody is “so effective that it’s difficult to tell” it’s fake. Contest Searchlight, Comedy Central’s reality TV show that was advertised as a documentary/contest following the creation of a sitcom, turned out to be a parody of Project Greenlight. But that parody is “so effective that it’s difficult to tell where the spoof …

Read More about Project Greenlight parody is “so effective that it’s difficult to tell” it’s fake.

Ben Affleck: “I looked like a jackass” on Project Greenlight.

Ben Affleck: “I looked like a jackass” on Project Greenlight. Discussing his new series–Push, Nevada, which is a fictional drama that will have a play-at-home component–Ben Affleck says that he was portrayed “in a really unflattering way…I looked like a jackass” on Project Greenlight. He also says that his production company Live Planet “lost a …

Read More about Ben Affleck: “I looked like a jackass” on Project Greenlight.

Stolen Summer debuts in Chicago; Pete Jones says show “wasn’t exactly true to life.”

Stolen Summer debuts in Chicago; Jones says show “wasn’t…true to life.” The film that came out of Project Greenlight and was filmed on location in Chicago debuted there last night, with director Pete Jones standing on a green carpet. He talks to a Chicago Sun-Times columnist about the reality TV show that documented the production …

Read More about Stolen Summer debuts in Chicago; Pete Jones says show “wasn’t exactly true to life.”