You wonder if Alaskans are getting worried by the degree to which Sarah Palin defines their state in the minds of outsiders. The former governor is now reportedly close to a deal with Discovery Channel for a travelogue-style reality show, in which she will guide viewers around the Alaskan outdoors. Super-producer Mark Burnett (Survivor, The Apprentice) is behind the project, and plans to shoot the series in high definition. The question now is whether it will be worth the cost. Palin is reportedly asking something in the range of $1.2 million per episode, and Discovery was forced into a bidding war with rival A&E Networks for the program, which is conceived as a pricey, high-end production.
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