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Sunday, February 12, 2006
Terrell Owens Joins Reality ... on TV First heard about this Friday morning when WPVI-TV coanchor Tamala Edwards got off a great crack: "How many calories can you lose by running your mouth?" Finally found the official announcement confirming, yes, Eagles persona non grata Terrell Owens will have a celebrity-talk/exercise show with Philly-based Banyan Productions. (And you thought it would be Survivor: Exile Island.) "The show will combine T.O.'s passion for working out with his natural curiosity about other people. Guests on the show will come from the worlds of sports, entertainment and even politics -- and no subject will be off limits," Banyan's announcement states. (Picture of T.O.'s from the front of Banyan's website.) Sure, he'll talk ... after he lands another fat contract. But until then, don't expect a peep from the guy who didn't get tired in the Super Bowl about being accused of "black on black crime" (translation: criticizing Donovan McNabb) and single-handedly destroying the Eagles season (other teams better be careful, Brian Dawkins warns). Banyan has a long list of TV credits, and was recently nominated for a daytime Emmy for Trading Spaces: Boys Vs. Girls.
What other TV shows could spin off from this disastrous Eagles season? How about a Drew Rosenhaus quiz show, Next Question? Freddie Mitchell could do a new version of Jeopardy! called Career in Jeopardy! How about Extreme Makeover: Defensive Line Edition? Or Joe Banner in My Price Is Right -- or See Ya. Post your idea here.