A late night talk show along the lines of The Tonight Show/Charlie Rose, only it's going to be entertaining.
A while back we had an idea, to make a late night talk show, along the lines of The Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno and The Charlie Rose Show, only we wanted to have it be entertaining. And smart. So we sat down and wrote some ideas, and what we came up with was the model for "Twilight w/ Steve Cooper".
Much like the veritable "big boys" of late night tv, the focus of "Twilight" revolves around interviews with various personalities - some famous, some not. Now, Steve won''t have the good fortune to ask Tom Cruise if he likes cats, or Whoopi Goldberg if she has a funny story about garage sales, because, well, besides being unable to book either of them, "Twilight" is about more than just celebrities coming on to plug their newest projects and give nonsensical insights. The idea is to have real, funny, conversations with interesting people. Besides being hilarious, the show promises to be educational in an entertaining way. But there is one catch! We don't want to give away too much right now, but "Twilight" is going to be different than any late night show you've ever seen.
To start, we're going to film episodes on a real set, on a real sound stage, and for now, upload them to my website www.ImSteveCooper.com. We have a great marketing scheme in the works that includes: public transportation ads, outdoor signage, web ads, and canvasing of streets - not to mention blast emails and various e-marketing methods engineered to get heavily trafficked blogs to notice. We're hoping all of this, collectively, adds up to a network or high-level production sponsorship.
So what is the money for, you ask? Well, for one, space. Renting a professional-level sound stage in New York is a pricey operation. Also, crew. And set design. Oh, and advertising. We want to do this right, high-quality - it'll be filmed in HD - and the performances will make you feel like you're sitting in downtown Burbank, having won a lottery to see Johnny. And for that, we'll need a treasure chest. That's where you come in. Look into it, and if you have any questions, please feel free to visit the website at www.imstevecooper.com or email either Steve or Jeremy at firstname.lastname@example.org. We promise you'll laugh!
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
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Sep 14, 2009 - Nov 1, 2009
Pledge $10 or more
6 backers Limited (44 of 50 left)
For a measly $10, you'll get a special thanks on the website, PLUS you'll get an exclusive first look at some of the footage from "Twilight". You could easily sell this footage to US Weekly for upwards of $30, so think about it.
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Now we're talking. If you pledge $20 towards "Twilight", I'll not only give you a thanks and some first-look footage, but you'll get a ticket to the first live taping of "Twilight" - which promises to be an epic event in TV history.
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For $50, you'll get everything above, plus a sweet, signed, limited edition "Twilight w/ Steve Cooper" publicity poster. These things are going to be all over the subway, the streets, and the bodies of homeless people soon, but alas, you can't get one unless you pledge and/or eat pigeon meat/sleep on a grate.
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What's $100 amongst friends? Because that's what we are now. For $100, you'll get all of everything listed above, PLUS, Steve will make a guest appearance at any public or private function of your choice. That means retirement communities, sex parties, you name it. He'll be there. And that'll make you guys friends. Letterman never offered that.
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Can you put a value on creation? No, you can't. But we're going to say its $250, just for fun. And for that, you'll get to be an executive producer on the show, which means you'll be invited to all of the tapings, plus get everything above, AND you might even get some kind of say in what happens on the show. Provided it doesn't involve vampires or Zac Efron.
Pledge $500 or more
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Now we're talking. If you're badass enough to pledge $500, then Steve will bring you on and tape an interview just with you that'll air on the site. You guys can talk about whatever you like: pygmies, organic cantaloupe, whatever you want. (And you'll get everything else, too!) So if you're an aspiring actor, wannabe celeb or just really get off on the idea of being asked questions that are totally about you, then go ahead, do it.