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BE ON A TALK SHOW!

Hi,

My name is Christine, and I am a TV talk show booking producer. Right now I am working on a national talk show, and we are looking for stories about gaming addiction. Being on the show would include therapy, a trip to NYC (flight, hotel, food, etc) and aftercare.

If this is an opportunity that you would be interested in, I would really love to help.

To submit please send an email with a brief bio of your situation, along with contact information to talkshowbookings@gmail.com.... If you have any questions, you can email me at that address with them as well.

I look forward to hearing back from you.

Sincerely,

Christine Walsh

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I have a concern about this

I have a concern about this but after speaking to Christine it appears borderline commercial sponsorship, but I will leave it. She did mention it is the Jeremy Kyle Show (see below).

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The Jeremy Kyle Show is a British daytime television tabloid talk show presented by Jeremy Kyle that has been broadcast on ITV since 4 July 2005.[1] The show is recorded and produced by Granada Television at the Granada Studios on Quay Street in Manchester city centre, England,[1] and broadcast each weekday. The show first appeared as a replacement for Trisha Goddard's chat show, which was moved to the channel Five.

The show is distinctive for its confrontational style, which sees guests attempt to resolve issues with others that are significant in their lives, such as family, relationship, sex, drug, alcohol and other issues.[2][3] Frequently, guests display strong emotions such as anger and distress on the show, and Kyle is often harsh towards those that he feels have acted in morally dubious or irresponsible ways, whilst strongly emphasising the importance of traditional family values. This has led to both criticism and parody of the show in newspapers and on television, and even led to the show being described as "human bear-baiting" by a Manchester District Judge, during a prosecution after guests had been involved in a violent incident on the show.[4]

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Hi Christine Walsh.  Really

Hi Christine Walsh.

Really nice to see people interested in the subject.

Which talk show is it? Jerry Springer like or Dr Phil?

What kind of therapy are you talking about?

Will it be anonymous? Or will my face be on national tv? Will my family, employer, loved-ones, neightbours be able see me?

Thank you in advance for the information.

Johnny.

"I want to see people and I want to see life."

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If this is legitimate it

If this is legitimate it would be great if a seriously excessive/compulsive/addicted-feeling video game player was the representative...because nationwide or worldwide publicity is what this "opportunity" could be. Publicity for how serious a problem excessive video game playing can be. Think some one that DOESN'T have other issues like mental illness affecting them. Someone from an "ordinary" walk of life. Someone who is perhaps married, has children, and either lost or came close to losing their spouse and family and their job due to excessive video game playing. I don't think it would be Jerry Springer. It sounds more like a Dr. Phil show to me...

Pete, as far as it being a commercial or Infomercial for something or someone...how could it be borderline? It either is or it isn't.

Serena

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You can only decide how you are going to live. Now." Joan Baez

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Pete, Thank you.  I do want

Pete,

Thank you. I do want to stress that the talk show I am booking for is Jeremy Kyle's new American talk show, based in New York City.

If anyone is interested in being on the show, please contact me at talkshowbookings@gmail.com

Thank you,

Christine Walsh

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   "Human bear-baiting"

"Human bear-baiting" doesn't sound like what any of us

would want to subject ourselves to, unless we're paid a lot

of money. Just kidding!

Okay, this is like the American Jerry Springer show...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnI-3ez5jIU

"...once you shift the discussion of human emotions into public spectacle

which is what this sort of program amounts to, you're distorting the issue,

you're making, you know, what is fit material for a counseling room into

a soap opera."

[Stephen Weaver, Psychotherapist]

"A person starts to live when he can live outside himself." Albert Einstein

"You don't get to choose how you are going to die. Or when.
You can only decide how you are going to live. Now." Joan Baez

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Not worth the potential

Not worth the potential hassle and heartache to one's loved ones...

Christine please leave the vulnerable people here.. alone.

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