Cable Networks Vie for Palin Reality Show

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Hollywood Reporter

Sarah Palin is getting closer to having her own reality show.

A&E Networks and Discovery Communications want to acquire Palin’s project, which focuses on the ex-governor giving a guided tour of her native Alaska — visiting fishing boats and taking a trip to a gold mine, to cite a couple examples. Mark Burnett is executive producer.


The working title is “Sarah Palin’s Alaska.”

A&E Networks hasn’t officially put in a bid for the project, but the company apparently is interested in the project for several of its brands: A&E, History or Lifetime. More…