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The Runner

Yahoo developing ABC’s abandoned The Runner with LivePlanet and Mark Burnett

The Runner, a show concept that never got off the ground at ABC back in 2001, has found new life and new producers. Originally pitched more than five years ago to ABC by LivePlanet–Ben Affleck and Matt Damon’s company and the producers of Project Greenlight–the show is highly interactive, following a “runner” as he or …

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ABC’s The Runner will include “extensive use of paid plugs.”

ABC’s The Runner will include “extensive use of paid plugs.” Think Jeff Probst whoring Doritos and other sponsored products during Survivor 2 is annoying? Wait until ABC’s The Runner debuts in September. The reality TV show will feature “extensive use of paid plugs that are completely integral to the show’s story line,” according to The …

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