Posts Tagged ‘Stars Earn Stripes’
Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
War Isn’t Entertainment and Shouldn’t Be Treated Like It Is
An Open Letter to Mr. Robert Greenblatt, Chairman of NBC Entertainment, General Wesley Clark (ret.), Producer Mark Burnett and others involved in “Stars Earn Stripes”:
Monday, July 30th, 2012
Seen the ads for the newest reality show, “Stars Earn Stripes,” a dancing with the stars format that pairs celebrities with soldiers (or former soldiers called operatives) testing their “military mettle” with real ammunition? This wacky war-is-fun theme is not going to be buried on TLC, A&E, HGTV or Spike. It’s going to air on NBC produced by Dick Wolf and Mark Burnett, Hollywood men with the midas touch.