Secret Millionaire (2008– )

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 Narrator (17 episodes, 2011-2013)
 Narrator (12 episodes, 2012-2013)


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Excellent Start & An Eyeopening Concept in the USA
3 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This reality based series is a formula concept which actually is already doing a public service. It involves real Millionaires going into down trodden circumstances and meeting real people and deciding how they can take their good fortune & make a real difference in peoples lives. It goes beyond the Bill Gates form a foundation type of giving and looks at reality with information & emotion.

A great thing about the first 2 episodes is that it calls attention to the fact that there are plenty of areas in America which need help and the first 2 episodes did a great job of highlighting this. This first show involved the most polluted beach in America in Southern California near the Mexican Border. The second involved a town in Louisiana which was devastated in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina. Both episodes are eye openers.

One thing the first episode did was highlight a lawyer and his son who has has gotten rich repossessing houses. This show gave both of them a chance to live as poor people in a run down beach area and find out how real people live. The great thing is how they become emotionally involved in others lives and then how they decide to help some of those folks that they met.

The second show involved a young millionaire couple in Baton Rouge Louisana who find out how bad things still are south of them from the hurricane. This couple made their money with a successful chicken finger chain of restaurants.

The concept involves each of these rich folks fibbing to people in order to meet them at their own level and learn about these folks they meet and how they want to help them. The stories are quite compelling.

This show actually goes beyond the first shows CBS News did on poverty in America many years ago. CBS showed poverty in America on television for the first time in those specials. This one shows a very real America, introduces the fortunate to the UN-fortunate, and then lets the fortunate try to make a real difference to the folks they meet. CBS News shows were only a sensational exposure of poverty & did nothing to help besides making folks aware.

Even though the formula might tend to be the same every week, the people, places, and stories will tend to keep this show fresh and educational. This is what good reality television should be all about and Fox seems to have it here so far, after the first 2 shows.

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