Sarah Palin's Time Slot to Go 'Unplugged' B&C
The Sportsman Channel plans to replace Sarah Palin’s show “Amazing America with Sarah Palin” whan it ends its current run, but B&C reports that the cable channel is considering bringing the show back.
The current plan is to replace "Palin" with “America Unplugged,” hosted by a former U.S. Navy SEAL, which will look at eight Americans who live off the grid. The network said about 400,000 Americans live unconnected to the power grid.
“These are everyday people that don’t necessarily think that the world is going to end tomorrow. For them, this is just a better way of life. This is a more clean way of living, the way their forefathers did it,” said Marc Fein, executive VP of programming and production for the Sportsman Channel.
"Unplugged" will debut June 5 at 8 p.m., the time period now held by “Amazing America.”
Fein said Palin’s show generated higher viewership and buzz for the network. Still, the show hasn’t been renewed yet, the piece adds.
“We’ve had discussions on that,” he said. “There’s a lot of positives to it. Once the show ends its run, we’ll sit back and talk about things internally and make that decision about going forward.”