Sarah Palin - wouldbe TV star, Teapartyite, likely presidential candidate, [fill in a career I haven't thought of or remembered] - will launch her first edition of "Real American Stories" on Thursday at 10 p.m.

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  (That's April Fool's day. I couldn't resist...)

 Here are the details, via press release:

 "Hosted by Sarah Palin, Real American Stories will feature real-life tales of overcoming adversity throughout the American landscape. The debut episode will focus on a range of such stories including a Marine Medal of Honor recipient who gave his life to save his comrades. Also, the special profiles a wealthy stock broker who donates much of his fortune to underprivileged students so they can attend college.
 "The program will also feature Country singer, Toby Keith, who will explain the inspiration behind his song, “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue.”  Additionally, rapper and actor, LL Cool J, and the former Chairman and CEO of General Electric, Jack Welch, will both speak about their success in this country in a segment entitled, “In Their Own Words.” The program will also be presented on Sunday, April 4th at 9:00PM/ET."

 No clips. No preview. No idea whether this will be good, or OK, or absolutely awful. I'm in the dark just like you.  But it does sound like she's morphed in to Oliver North...