[Announce] Possibility to be on TV: might be USA only, NOT actually geek related

Listpig listpig at earthlink.net
Fri Aug 20 15:23:05 EST 2004

That would be the USA cable television network, I would think, which would
make it in the US. http://www.usanetwork.com/  Perhaps they're taking it
over from TLC.

http://www.tvtome.com/FakingIt/ gives the best description of the show I can
find; I've seen some of one episode: in that one, a "shy, geeky woman" was
turned into a professional football cheerleader..

(If you've no idea what a "professional football cheerleader" is, see


On 8/20/04 10:34, "LinuxChix Coordinator" <jenn at linuxchix.org> wrote:

> For some reason, some TV show called 'Faking It' wants a 'shy, geeky
> woman' interested in appearing on the show, and able to leave their job
> and family for four weeks.
> They also have some narrow and (to me) weirdly pointless criteria about
> size, height and age: US? sizes 4 or 6, 5'9", 21-27.
> Nor did they say what country they're in, and what country the applicant
> must be in. The casting agent's email address includes 'usa.com', and
> whoises to a California address, so I figure that US is a good bet. :)
> If you're interested, let me know.
> If anyone has a guess why the weird criteria, other than the somewhat
> offensive obvious, I'd like to know. :)
> Jenn V.

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