NBC must really want The Situation to succeed because they’re going all out with TV advertising. People who tuned in to Monday’s Medium saw a hilarious ad for The Situation in the form of a take-off on 70’s Quinn Martin crime shows…
(Carlson busts through rooftop door carring a gun and looking for some action)
(cue voice over)
(Carlson shoves bad guy to hood of car)
An MSNBC Production
(montage of Carlson jumping down stairs, aiming a gun, etc…)
starring Tucker Carlson…
(montage of Carlson sipping champagne with comely blonde/Carlson boogeying on the dance floor)
(car exploding over cliff….Carlson picking up police radio in car)
(cut to MSNBC office…Carlson gestures to production execs a “how’s this for a show?” gesture…)
Execs: Actually we were thinking of a fast paced news show….
Carlson: Do I still get to solve crimes?
Execs: (emphatically) um…NO.
The Situation With Tucker Carlson on MSNBC. Check your local listings…
Now we’ll see if this gambit pays off….