May 26, 2009
Posted: 08:14 AM ET
Just when you thought reality TV had done it all, Twitter throws its virtual hat into the ring. The web site "has partnered with Reveille and Brillstein Entertainment to develop an unscripted TV skein described as 'putting ordinary people on the trail of celebrities in a revolutionary competitive format,'" according to Variety.com.
“Twitter is transforming the way people communicate, especially celebrities and their fans,” Reveille managing director Howard T. Owens said in a statement Monday. Owens expects the new project to “unlock Twitter’s potential on TV.”
However, Twitter's official blog stems any thoughts of a solely-twitterific show. Here's their statement:
So basically they have nothing - yet. But the world is abuzz with possibilities of Twitter TV. What do you think? Should Twitter become the sole "Survivor" means of communication on the island? Should the "Bachelorette" judge her men based on their 140-character love letters? Or have you had enough of this micro-blogging phenomenon?
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