George Plimpton


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The Biz: American Masters Explores the Life of George Plimpton

Author George Plimpton was making reality television long before anyone used the term.

Plimpton's exercises in participatory journalism led to the groundbreaking 1968 best seller Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last String Quarterback, which tells how he suited up with the Detroit Lions. It was a concept easily adapted to television. He did network TV specials in the late 1960s and 70s where he played triangle with the New York Philharmonic, performed more

VIDEO: The Challenge 25: Free Agents

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The Challenge 25: Free Agents
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Posted: 4/1/2014

Twenty-eight money-hungry competitors arrive in Punta del Este, Uruguay, expecting to be teamed up with an ex, an enemy, or even a weak rookie. Little do they know, this is an individual game, and they'll be answering to no one. watch

VIDEO: Thrilla In Camila

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Thrilla In Camila
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Length: 42:00
Aired: 8/29/2013

After a high-flying challenge a team goes ballistic when pushed by their exes. A surprising vote at deliberations breaks an alliance and questions one player's motives. watch


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Year Title Description
2011 Plimpton! Movie, Actor
2008 Doc Movie, Actor
2006 Andy Warhol Movie, Actor
2006 Infamous Movie, Source
2004 Sports Illustrated at Fifty TV Show Series, Remarks by

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