Bristol Palin’s Reality Show Got Hundreds Of Thousands In State Money
Unlike nearly all of the other shows and films subsidized so far under the movie incentive program, the salaries paid to Alaska residents on the Palin show account for a majority of the total “Alaska expenses” for the TV show.
Palin and the five other Alaska residents who participated as “talent” on the show collected close to a half-million in wages.
Total “Alaska expenses,” a term that is misleading because it includes money paid to people from Outside, were reported as $995,275.
“Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp” ran for 14 episodes last summer on the Lifetime Channel and did not gather big ratings for the cable network.