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American Candidate
Premiered: August 1st, 2004
A political reality series for Showtime. In a competition staged simultaneously with the media frenzy of the 2004 U.S. Presidential election, twelve contestants from all walks of life face off in a series of challenges designed to test their presidential mettle and to show viewers what really goes on in the making of a presidential candidate.
in the press
8/1/2004
Restoring faith in American politics
 
Steve Johnson - Chicago Tribune
 
   
7/31/2004
'American Candidate' A Vote With the Remote
 
Ann Gerhart - Washington Post
 
   
5/23/2004
Turn on, tune in...then go vote
 
Carina Chocano - Los Angeles Times
 
   
9/28/2002
Reality TV Meets Politics
 
Michael Kazin - New York Times
 
   
9/1/2002
Hail 'American Candidate'
 
Aaron Barnhart - Electronic Media