It must be Sarah Palin’s day here at Top Of My Head – three articles in one day. But, the Palins are headline grabbers, so here goes.
According to an article on MSNBC, the ratings for Sarah Palin’s Alaska are down – a lot. I’m not surprised. The show received a lot of hype, a lot of attention, Palin is a name, so ratings would be high for the original broadcast. It isn’t unusual for any reality show to lose viewers. I was speaking with my friend, Preston, this weekend and he said he couldn’t believe that I wasn’t watching the show. I told him I wasn’t interested in Sarah Palin’s Alaska. It isn’t my cup of tea. To be honest, the show could be called Katie Couric’s Alaska and I still wouldn’t be interested. I’m not a nature show watcher.
But, the article mentions Andy Almon, Willow’s boyfriend. I guess he appears on the show, which makes me a little confused. I thought Sarah Palin’s show was all about Alaska. A travelogue, if you will, about what to see when you’re in Alaska. I thought it would show forests and ice flows or whatever it is they have in Alaska. So, what’s Willow’s boyfriend doing on the show? How does he work into this?
So, if I’m reading the article right, the show is like “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” mixed with a pretty, woodsy outdoors?
I’m a little more than surprised. I would think that Palin would keep her children out of it as much as possible. A nice nature – come see Alaska – show would probably serve her better than to show family meltdowns and drama.
Am I wrong?