Monday, September 3, 2007

Drink alert!!

NBC Launches 'To Catch a Senator'

Chris Hansen to Stake Out Airport Bathrooms

"Dateline," the NBC newsmagazine which has scored big ratings for its
"To Catch a Predator" investigations, announced today that it would
introduce a new investigative series this fall, entitled "To Catch a

At a press conference in New York, NBC News president Steve Capus said
that "To Catch a Senator" would focus the "Dateline" investigation
team's energies on "the number one menace in America today: pervy
Republican senators."

While he indicated that plans for the program are still being
developed, Mr. Capus said that "To Catch a Senator" would use an
airport bathroom as the nerve center for its sting operation.

Specifically, he said that the program would deploy "Predator" host
Chris Hansen as a decoy to lure depraved senators into lewd contact.

"Chris will be waiting in one of the bathroom stalls, and when the
senator taps on the wall, Chris will kind of pop out of the stall and
start grilling him," Mr. Capus said. "We'll nail that bastard faster
than he can say 'I'm not gay.'"

But even as NBC trumpeted its latest "Dateline" spin-off, industry
insiders wondered whether there would be an adequate supply of
sex-crazed senators to keep the program going for more than a few

For his part, Mr. Capus brushed off such concerns, telling reporters,
"As long as there are Republican senators out there who oppose gay
marriage, there will always be plenty of pervs."

Elsewhere, President Bush praised Pakistan's General Pervez Musharraf
for agreeing to stand for election, saying, "If free and fair
elections work in Pakistan, we may eventually try them here."


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