Monday, February 11, 2008

Wife swap

This recruiting letter was sent to the Curmudgeon. Why do we think that this may have already occurred at some regatta, just without the cameras:

Monday, February 11, 2008


My name is Danielle Gervais. I'm a Casting Producer for ABC's Primetime show, "Wife Swap." I hope you don't mind me contacting you, but we're currently into our fourth season at the moment and we're looking for one-of-a-kind families with plenty of personality. Specifically, we’re looking for families who are passionately involved with the sport of competitive sailing! If you’ve always thought your family was entertaining enough to be on television, I would love to hear from you! In addition, please feel free to forward this email on to anyone you think would be interested in taking part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

In case you are unfamiliar with the show, the premise of Wife Swap is to take two different families and have the moms switch places to experience how another family lives. Half of the week, mom lives the life of the family she is staying with. Then she introduces a "rule change" where she implements rules and activities that are important to her family. It's a positive experience for people to not only learn but teach about other families and other ways of life. Wife Swap airs on Disney owned ABC television on Wednesdays at 8 pm- the family hour!

Requirements: Each family must consist of two parents and at least one child between 7 and 17 and should reside in the continental U.S. (There may be other children living in the home who are older or younger than the required age…as long as one child is in the required age range.)

Participating in the show is a very unique experience that can be life changing for everyone. In addition, each family that tapes an episode of Wife Swap receives $20,000 as compensation for their time. Anyone who refers a family that appears on our program receives $1000 as a 'thank you’ from us.

I appreciate you taking the time to read this email and I hope to hear from you soon. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me! If you're interested in learning more, please include your contact information.

Thank you for your time,

Danielle Gervais
Casting Producer, Wife Swap

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At 5:58 AM, Blogger Bruce said...

Does anyone have a kid they can loan us?

Bruce Cattanach
Monmouth Boat Club
Red Bank NJ

At 7:49 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


I got it as well..

SW Smith
Monmouth Boat Club


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