Saturday, April 11, 2009

Peak Oil Financial Crisis: "Fox orders downsizing reality series," By James Hibberd, The Hollywood Reporter, April 8, 2009

""You're fired" -- but for real.

Fox has ordered a one-hour unscripted series that turns real-life company layoffs into a reality contest.

The show's working title is "Someone's Gotta Go." Employees are called to a meeting and informed there will be layoffs, but with a reality show twist: The staff will be allowed to determine who is fired.

The employees will have access to the company's internal information -- budgets, HR files, salaries, etc. -- to help make their decision."

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