Richard Branson with a model of the Virgin Galactic
Today will broadcast Virgin Galactic's first commercial spaceflight, which will carry Richard Branson and two of his children, NBC announced Friday.
Branson and his adult children, Holly and Sam, will be the first private passengers to go into space when they take off on SpaceShipTwo from Spaceport America in New Mexico next year.
Mark Burnett is blasting into the heavens with NBC. The reality maestro's new space reality show, as first reported by TV Guide Magazine, has found a home at the Peacock network.
Burnett and Sir Richard Branson are behind Space Race, in which ordinary people will compete for a ride on one of Branson's first Virgin Galactic suborbital space flights. The winner will take off on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo from Spaceport America in New Mexico, perhaps as soon as next year.
Mark Burnett hasn't given up on his space dreams. According to multiple sources, Burnett is pitching a show to networks that would send the winner on one of Virgin Galactic's first suborbital space flights.
Insiders say a bidding war among several networks is already underway for the project, which would give an ordinary citizen the chance to fly into space. The winner would take off on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo from Spaceport America in New Mexico — perhaps as soon as...
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The Emmy-nominated live weekly web series will air daily on YouTube, starting Monday at noon PT/3 ET. "When we aired once a week, we had to choose the biggest stuff that was out there and sacrifice the smaller things that we still loved," CEO Damon Berger told TVGuide.com. "So now, every day you're going to get literally the best of what YouTube has to offer from video in a kind of condensed way."
And you thought Charlie Sheen was out there.
Ashton Kutcher has signed up to go to space as the 500th "astronaut" of Sir Richard Branson's forthcoming Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, the billionaire founder announced on his blog Monday.
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"I gave Ashton a quick call to congratulate and welcome him," Branson wrote. "He is as thrilled as we ...
Kate Winslet and her children escaped a fire while vacationing on Richard Branson's private island, the Los Angeles Times reports.
"We had a really bad tropical storm with winds up to 90 miles per hour. A big lightning storm came around 4 a.m. and hit the house," Branson said in a statement Monday.
It was bound to happen sooner or laterit was just a matter of someone with a vision (and a whole lotta money) to take this adventure on. Virgin founder Richard Branson and Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have officially begun the mission of creating the first human colony on Marsand they are asking for volunteers to submit a thirty second video for a chance to become a part of "one of the grandest adventures in human history": Project Virgil!Your take: What do you think of the plan to colonize another planet? Think were ready to take something like this on? Would you want to be one of the first?