Sarah Palin could be in the running to win an Emmy
By The Hill Staff - 06/22/11 10:38 PM EDT
Two takeaways: 1. If the show wins in any of those categories, Palin herself gets an Emmy, because she’s listed as an executive producer of the show.
2. TLC submitted it into “best reality program.” Palin has repeatedly and passionately claimed it’s not a reality show, but instead a documentary — a distinction she rapped Karl Rove for failing to make when he questioned whether starring in a reality show would affect her gravitas.
When pressed, Rove threw Palin a bone on the categorization, but wouldn’t back off his original criticism.
It now seems Rove was probably right — TLC did view this as a reality show, not a documentary.