COPS 2.0; More 'Ninja Warrior'
January 11, 2007 3:09 PM
After the panel, Harbert says he plans to give the “Star Trek 2.0' treatment to G4’s airings of “COPS,' adding live chat and other interactive elements to the stalwart cable and syndication series. He’s still trying to get final approval from the show’s producers, but if all goes according to plan, the “2.0' model that reinvigorated “Trek' for G4 could become a franchise for the network.
While in the lobby, G4’s Tiles says that my “Ninja Warrior' addiction will pay off. The show has quickly become their highest-rated series among their target demo and Tiles plans to strip it five days a week. They’re also trying to acquire several more seasons, but are having some challenges negotiating with the Japanese mob (no, I’m not kidding).
Forget Paris and Nicole on “The Simple Life.' I want to see a reality show where Harbert and Tiles go to Japan and try to haggle the rights to “Ninja Warrior' from a pack of Yakuza.