New Frum Reality Show
Paris Hilton is getting a new reality show, with a crew of cameras following her around as she drives her pink car, shops for pink things and goes clubbing in pink clothes. I’m not a big TV fan, but even I think that’s a little old.
With Jersey Shore and the Project Runway franchises giving us “a peek” into other worlds, I think the time is totally ripe for a frum reality show. An entire media empire was built around a couple having eight kids – imagine what fodder a family of fourteen PLUS associated religious strangeness might provide!
For example, the Real Housewives brand – it’s starting to get a little tired. What if they refreshed it with a new set of shows: “Real Housewives of Lakewood”, “Real Housewives of Williamsburg” and “Real Housewives of Kiryas Yoel”? Black sneakers aren’t as much fun to watch as six-inch-Louboutins, and acquisition of new bling will require pushing out a baby first, but I think viewers would be highly entertained by the gossipy drama that thrives in those worlds.
Or maybe it would be more of a “Survivors” type show? Tribe Satmar versus Tribe Lubavitch? Or an “American Idol”, with contestants vying to become the next Breslover Rebbe (they have a vacancy, don’t they?)?
What’s your best pitch for a new reality show?Printable Version