I Have Been On Television

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    After College

    In my first couple of jobs after college, I was an Account Executive for a few television stations here in Indy. As part of my duties, I would sometimes be called upon to write and sometimes "act" in any number of local commercials. I was a "doctor" for one spot, a customer...
    Dewey1220 Dewey1220
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 4, 2013

    A Few Times

    I have been on tv a few times.  Most of them have been with my job and as news stories. The rest has been when I was in a commercial. Kind of strange to see yourself on tv.
    Percheron Percheron
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Aug 23, 2010

    Tor Tor

    If it hasn't been for EP, I wouldn't have remembered it. But I was on TV when I was about 7 years old? I was in a group of dancers and we were dressed up like Bataknese dancer dancing Tor Tor dance. Wow, NOW I remember. (*Batak is one of the many races in...
    Janesiswanto Janesiswanto
    26-30, F
    Jan 18, 2009

    My (less Than) 15 Minutes

    In 1978 I was in the sixth grade, attending Harding Elementary School in Sylmar, Ca. The weatherman from the local(LA) ABC network was Dr. George Fishbeck who I'm sure anyone my age or older fondly remembers. Anyway, he came to my school to do a special on earthquake...
    1blujay 1blujay
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 7, 2010

    Define On?

    I have been seen on one, Not in a show on the tele, but in a showroom of a western movie flicka. I was a waitress at a CocKnTale bar. at the Desert Flame in AJ Arizona,.. Never saw the movie thought.I think it was called the dirty seven?, Or something close.. It might even be...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Jun 18, 2011

    More Than Once

    When I was in my early teen years I hosted a local television program for teenagers. We focused on teen issues such as smoking, alcohol, drugs, teen pregnancy, dating etc. I had a lot of fun with that job but sadly it never went anywhere outside my local area.  The radio version...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jun 5, 2011

    Rachael Ray Show

    I went to go see a taping of the Rachael Ray show. I didn't know the audience was going to be on camera or I may have stayed home... (oh but I'm glad I didn't know! I had a great time!) I can be shy at times, and now I'm on film. *blush* Hopefully no one will notice. Who looks...
    ohsovery ohsovery
    26-30, F
    Apr 24, 2008

    I Have Been There And Done That.

    I have ended up on Slime Time Live when I was in high school on a TV production field trip. I was not a contestant, but I still managed to get slimed and of everyone that was there on TV. I was the one that ended up the High School Celeb. As much as I hated it, I got stuck on...
    proximacentauri proximacentauri
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 23, 2011

    In the News

    Couple years ago I made it to the national news... and of course I was singing the whole time I was in the spotlight. And no, the story wasn't: We have found the worst singer in the world or Catch this serial-singer dead or alive before she damages your hearing... The truth would...
    Fennella Fennella
    31-35, F
    5 Responses May 28, 2008

    Only Once That I Can Recall

    i was one of the children in a commercial for a summer learning program that i attended when i was a kid. update, 15 seconds later: oh, i was also in a commercial for the college i attended, too.
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2008

    Today's News

    I was interviewed for evening news broadcasts twice: once in August 2004 by Long Island's Channel 12 and again in May 2007 by Israel's first channel. In the first program I was asked about the claims that candidate Kerry was not really a war hero and in the second about...
    jonquil323 jonquil323
    61-65, M
    Feb 8, 2010

    Once With All the Students At a School I Went to In 11th Grade Channel 4 News Talked About School

    once with all other students around the school was the channel 4 news they were talking about sam houston high school around in arlington tx at this school i went too in my 11th grade im not sure why they were talkin about it tho but every one was happy that...
    F5Twister F5Twister
    26-30, M
    Apr 24, 2008

    Twice

    Once when I was very little I was on the television show Romper Room. It was either in the late late 70's or very early 80's.  I was so young at the time I can't remember for certain. I remember being dressed in my best outfit.  I ...
    Tayanne Tayanne
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 13, 2009

    Last count I've been on over 550 productions in

    the past few years - mostly background, some commercials and music videos including getting my arm ripped off by the Black Keys / RZA! and one speaking role on a low budget UK sci film yet to be released.. Ask me anything!
    zentango zentango
    36-40
    Jul 6, 2015

    I Did A Commercial For Tv55 A Local Channel

    I wound up winning the Grand prize a trip for 2 to Disney world in Florida. All I had to say was TV55 is real GREAAAAT. I loved Disney world especially the can can girls the pirates of the Caribbean and loved having my picture taken with Minnie mouse. 
    missytiger missytiger
    61-65, T
    Jun 6, 2011

    Elvis Has A Bone To Pick With Willie Brown

    I was an Elvis impersonator at the time this is about 2000 2001  and Willie brown and I were feuding over the way he was living the life of luxury and the homeless people in the tenderloin were jumping out windows and dying so the news stations and newspapers pick it up and...
    Blueskys777 Blueskys777
    46-50, M
    Aug 24, 2012

    Lolz

    On the news. Regarding crossing a picket line. Lame. My mom watched it I swear 30 times. She friggin taped the news.
    Warmthoughtsofyou04 Warmthoughtsofyou04
    26-30, F
    May 9, 2008

    Mtv's Made?

    i hate mtv but i was on it for a good ten seconds... they came to my high school for this chick that wanted to learn how to wakeboard. if you watch it, me and my friends were the ones who spray painted her goat. they came to our lunch table and asked us if she was gonna make it...
    joshua666 joshua666
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Feb 7, 2010

    The Linkie

    The link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCyKeELAue0 I'm at 3:24 and 4:13 It's in Chinese and broadcasted over the free-to-air network in Singapore. Sorry for not translating. 1st, I didn't upload it. 2nd, I'm English speaking and literate. I'm not good with Chinese. My...
    gohjohan gohjohan
    31-35, M
    May 28, 2008
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