Sarah Palin: A reality TV goldmine (TLC/Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images)Politics doesn't always make for gripping TV (we're looking at you, C-SPAN). But that hasn't stopped reality shows from trying -- sort of. Here, a roundup of shows inspired by politics that seem to be anything but political.
Let's start with Sarah Palin: The Tea Party darling's trademark tresses now have their own show. Really. The beauty salon that gave Palin her pouf will be in the spotlight in "Big Hair Alaska," a two-part series from TLC that airs in September featuring the Beehive Salon, Palin's beauty parlor.
According to the network's press release, all it could say about the show is that it "goes inside a busy hair salon in Wasilla, Alaska, where the personalities of the owner and her staff are as big as the hairstyles they create." Really, if that's the best they can do, we're guessing "Big Hair" will be a big bore.
Think of it as a spinoff to that other show about the former governor, "Sarah Palin's Alaska." The one-time Republican vice-presidential nominee put on her gameRead More »from Sarah Palin’s Hair Salon Gets a Show, and Other Political Spinoffs