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Old 11-15-2006, 12:05 AM   #1
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Oh No O.J. To Return To TV In Fox Special

O.J. to tell how he'd murder on Fox spec
Net plans 2-night sweeps event
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Fox is planning a two-night sweeps event whose title says it all: "O.J. Simpson: If I Did It, Here's How It Happened."
No, really.

Publisher Judith Regan has taped a wide-ranging interview with Simpson that will serve as the basis for the broadcast, set to air in two hourlong segs Nov. 27 and 29, at 9 p.m. both nights. In the interview, Fox said Simpson "describes how he would have carried out the murders he has vehemently denied committing for over a decade."

Simpson was acquitted of killing Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, but found liable for both murders in a later civil suit.

Regan is publishing the Simpson-penned "If I Did It," which goes on sale Nov. 30 -- the day after the special's conclusion airs. ReganBooks is based at Harper Collins, which is owned by Fox parent News Corp.

Fox's O.J. special is being produced under the auspices of alternative topper Mike Darnell's department.

"This is an interview that no one thought would ever happen," Darnell said. "It's the definitive last chapter in the 'Trial of the Century.' "

This isn't Simpson's first foray into primetime. Katie Couric interviewed Simpson for NBC News in 2004, 10 years after the murders took place.

Fox declined to comment further on the special, and a Regan spokeswoman said the publisher was traveling and unavailable for an interview.

Insiders, however, indicate Fox isn't directly paying Simpson for his interview. However, it's safe to assume he's getting paid for his book.

If Simpson is making any money off the book, Ron Goldman's father, Fred, will likely try to get that coin in order to help pay off the debt Simpson owes him after losing the civil case.

Earlier this month, a Santa Monica court rejected Goldman's attempt to gain control of Simpson's publicity and identity rights.

A Fox rep also declined to name the production company behind the special.

Fox special marks the return of Darnell, Fox's own bad boy of entertainment. He has focused on more feel-good fare in recent years, from "Nanny 911" and "Celebrity Duets" to, of course, "American Idol."

The O.J. special comes as Fox is struggling through another tough fall quarter. It's also one of the few true sweeps "events" this November. Nets have largely abandoned movies and specials in favor of series programming this sweeps.

Immediate industry reaction to news of the O.J. special was disbelief, followed by debate over how well the event will do in the ratings.

"It'll be huge," one rival predicted. One producer said that while competitors might publicly dismiss Fox's decision to air the special, "They'd all love to have it."

Others, however, questioned whether Fox would be able to generate much interest from advertisers, since many might shy away from being associated with such a controversial broadcast.
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Old 11-15-2006, 12:51 AM   #2
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Oh No O.J. Simpson to tell us how he did it... if he did it... on FOX!

I just had to post this here, because it is quite possibly the most absurd thing I have ever read, and I've seen some absurd things. I think this takes the HOUSE!

Over 10 years after he was tried for two murders in the Trial of the Century that captured the attention of the world, O.J. Simpson, in his own words, tells for the first time how he would have committed the murders if he were the one responsible for the crimes. Noted publisher Judith Regan will talk with Simpson in a wide-ranging, no-holds-barred interview that will be the basis of a two-part special, O.J. SIMPSON: IF I DID IT, HERES HOW IT HAPPENED (working title), airing Monday, Nov. 27 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Wednesday, Nov. 29 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

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The only time I want to see O.J. Simpson on my tv, is when he's being publicly executed!!!
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Old 11-15-2006, 12:57 AM   #4
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omg...LAME! Fox sucks.
 
Old 11-15-2006, 01:05 AM   #5
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Is this for real???? I can't believe it. I know O.J. is dumb, but this is the stupidest thing I have ever heard of.
 
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Good Lord this guy needs to be strung up beside Saddam.

Another money grab for OJ
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Like I sadi on the Politics board

This A$$#0!E needs to be strung up beside Saddam in the gallows, another case of the media paying a killer to get a good scoop.
 
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Once again Simpson, how many people did you slaughter?
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i think this is a topic ALL of use can agree on

OJ is a disgusting human being and the people who put this special together are just as disgusting!
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OMG, if that doesn't ever sound like a confession....
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I just heard on the news this morning that he will receive 7 million for his book.
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I wish someone would mysteriously break in to his house, nearly sever his head off, leave a whole bunch of incriminating evidence and get off scott free.
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well jeesh i wouldnt go that far

i would just like to see him ACTUALLY HAVE TO use that $7 million and pay off the civil suits he lost!
 
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I'd rather watch FOX's Celebrity Boxing or a possible sequel to their hard hitting exposť Stars Without Makeup - When Animals Attack Stars Without Makeup Christmas Special.
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I just heard on the news this morning that he will receive 7 million for his book.
Shouldn't that money be going to the Brown and Goldman families? I thought that they had a judgement against him. Hmmm... He will find some way of getting out of paying them.....
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