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Greetings Big Paws Only!
My name is Daniel Markell and I am the Casting Producer for the hit show Wife Swap. Perhaps you have seen it. We are currently looking for amazing families with huge personalities that is passionate about competitive dog dancing!
Incase you are unfamiliar with the show, the premise of Wife Swap is that one parent from each household swaps places for seven days to experience how another family runs their lives. It is an incredible family experience and opportunity to both learn and teach different family values. The show is a fascinating story of what happens when two married couples see themselves and their spouses in a whole new light. The New York Post says, “It should be called ‘Life Swap’ because it’s not just the wives who learn something here. It’s the families.” The only requirement for applying is that you are married (or living together) With at least one child over the age of 6 and under 18 living at home!
Also, not that money is an incentive but the family that is selected receives $20,000 and there is a $1,000 finders fee if you refer us an amazing family that makes the show. This is a Nationwide Casting and any additional exposure you can bring would be greatly appreciated!
So If you or any one else you know, is up for the experience of a lifetime, please feel free to contact me to find out how to apply for the show today!
Daniel Markell | Casting Producer
RDF USA| 440 9th Avenue| 11th Floor| New York| NY 10001
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November 26th, 2006 at 11:43 pm
I always wondered how much the ‘Wife Swap’ participants were paid. (The “other” show gives each family $50,000, apparently.)
I don’t regularly watch the show, but I’ll keep my eyes open for it.
It’ll be interesting to see the family that is chosen. Some of the freestyle competitors have achieved a lot in obedience training/competition. I hope they select someone truly talented (and ethical and responsible in the care of their dog[s]).
Presumably, the episode wi’ll be extra-amusing, as they’ll likely pick someone who’s the complete opposite, to swap with…i.e. someone who hates dogs or worse, thinks that responsible dog ownership and training is “cruel” (there ARE those jackasses out there!).
November 27th, 2006 at 5:11 am
Those shows are horrid. I’d be more concerned about the lasting pshycological affect that participating in such a “cheap entertainment” show would have on your human children! Is the $20,000 for paying for therapy for the next ten years? I am not perfect but work hard to model and instill good values in my children. So they offer 15 minutes of fame for putting my family in jeapardy? It’s not worth any price. Good ridance to television that devalues or abuses the foundation of society, our nation - the family. And for money?! Sheesh.
November 27th, 2006 at 11:33 am
Psychological effect?? From having someone else come in and try to give your family a different perspective on how to live? Give me a break. Kids are not nearly so fragile as some people seem to think they are. If there’s any psychological effect, it’s from the inflexible attitudes of most of the grown-ups on the show who won’t even consider other types of lifestyles and values. Whether you like the show or not, and I’ve not watched this particular one, only the one on the other network, it’s an interesting take on our society and how different many of us are…and seem to always think we are better than others.
November 29th, 2006 at 3:43 am
I don’t watch much television. It’s all ‘Jerry Springer’ to me. But like a train wreck, sometimes one can’t help but look.
There will always be people willing to sell their souls for money, or the mere perception of fame. In fact, our society has changed so much over the past few decades, there’s almost nothing resembling the term “shame” anymore; and even the most dasdardly deeds are quickly forgotten, in favor of ratings, sound bites, and guest appearances.
I don’t begrudge any television network giving people what they apparently want. If more people watched the shows I watch, there’d be more quality documentaries, and public television would be well-funded. As always, people vote most with their pocketbooks (and their remote controls!).
That reminds me, look for the documetary ‘Best Friend Forgotten’ on PBS this December, and follow the fate of animals surrendered to shelters.
December 24th, 2006 at 8:57 am
Nice to bump into you, she said, wiggling her fingers, as she walked away. Martha began expertly tonguing my cock, svabodu belarusii betty looked on, her enunciation glazing upon….
Agent Smith Says:
January 4th, 2007 at 12:15 am
Marjorie is exactly right. Jerry Springer is what this horrible show is all about. Get 2 completely polar opposite families and put them in a confined space. Stir the pot a little to get them steaming mad at each other, then stand back and watch the sparks fly! That’s what they consider good entertainment.
I knew some people who participated in this show and lived to regret it. RDF/ABC will approach groups like this one and put out the casting call. They try to make you think that the show is going to be a positive experience for everyone involved. The show is heavily edited and scripted.
There is always a “good” guy or family and a “bad” guy or family. Those who are chosen to be the bad people are then cast in a very negative and untruthful light. It doesn’t matter that the show hurts the families involved or ruins reputations as long as they get what they want on camera. And they always get what they want on camera.
If you are thinking about participating in this trainwreck of a show, please do some research first. Check on the Internet. If you can, contact some of the families who have participated in the show. Find out first hand about the negative experiences many families have had with Wife Slap..er, Swap. Don’t be their next victim.
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