4.06.2006

Hollywood Here I Come!

OK so I'm exaggerating just a pinch, but I think the interview went well yesterday. I'm not really supposed to talk about it since I have to sign a confidentiality agreement, but it's just between you and me, right ;)

The show is a pilot, one they are hoping to bring to America. Right now it's filmed in Britain. Think of it like "The Nanny," meets "Big Brother." There's a resident *expert* who's there to help you with your parenting struggles and hopefully, after 6 days, magically fix everything.

Listen, I'm no dummy. This is reality television, so I'm not sure we're emotional enough or even if the problem is severe enough, although I certainly believe so. Still how cool would it be to be shipped over to England for TWO WEEKS, one to sight-see and the other to deconstruct J's eating problems?

We would be living with 2 other families, all with behavioral problems like sleep issues or tantrums, what I think is normal toddler stuff.

I was soooo nervous during the interview part. It's hard to think and talk at the same time. You don't want to sound like a dummy and you also have to remember not to say anything bad about anybody else. Then we have to feed Julianna on camera and she gave her usual fight. It was so weird talking to the camera and trying not to look at the guy who was asking questions.

Now it's up to the producers, I guess, to see if our story is compelling enough and also to the psychologist/child expert thinks she can help us. So there, I've said to much already.

I'll keep you updated!

11 comments:

chelle said...

That is so wild! It must feel weird to be part of the whole thing (even if not picked). As i stated early, I hope that it helps with the eating problem most of all (But how cool to go to LONDON!!)

rhonda said...

Wow, I would have been scared to death too! Can't wait for updates on that story :)

JayMonster said...

I think you hit the nail on the head with the last statement. No, not that you've said too much, the one before that.

The story is certainly compelling enough, and far enough removed from the "everyday" problems to be good TV. The question is (probably) going to come down to the experts deciding the liklihood of success in the requisite time period.

Keeping my fingers crossed.

grayelephant said...

i hope you get it!! london... that would be so cool!!!

something blue said...

Oh, I'd love to watch that show. Hope they pick you!

Nancy said...

Wha -- I'm away for a couple of days and suddenly you're about to be famous? I hope it works out for you guys, I think that it would be beneficial for other parents of kids with feeding issues to hear your story. Plus London is amazing, if you get to go I can give you some tips from my bro who lived there for 2 years.

I'm going to go and add my thoughts to your post on getting visitors, even though I'm late in the game...

Sandra said...

Woohoo that is awesome :) Hope they pick you and hope this show does indeed come to the states, that would be really cool.

I wouldn't have been able to do it, I'm too shy and embarassed of cameras of any sort LOL

Mrs. Chicky said...

It all sounds so exciting! But if you get picked make sure they keep the crazy tantrums kids away from your little darling... You don't want her to pick up any bad habits. LOL

MrsFortune said...

Wow, I'll totally watch and tell EVERYONE I know you. Sorta. :-) I hope it ends up being okay though, I've heard some of those shows can be a bit ... not above board?

chichimama said...

Good luck! Hope it works out for you.

Nicole said...

Well, I'm sure that since your daughter did put up a fight during the interview will only help your chances! At least, for once, you may get something good out of it, right?

Good luck and keep us posted.