I suppose I should file this with the Hey Dad - Let's Talk board game in the "don't be so quick to be so cynical" column. Apparently SpikeTV is taking some time off from showing Star Trek: The Next Generation reruns to air a new two hour special called True Dads with Bruce Willis.
Bruce Willis? OK. Right off the bat I want to make fun of it. Because when I think "fatherhood" I think Die Hard: With a Vengeance. But then I reconsidered - he's got three kids and a famous ex-wife who's dating someone 23 years younger than he is, so it's not like his life is without complication. He certainly has more fatherhood experience than I do, and someone has to host the show so why not the dude from Moonlighting? I guess the plan is to examine six unique fatherhood stories, and pepper in some advice and anecdotes from famous dads like Matt Lauer and Alec Baldwin. It could be good I guess (anything promoting responsible fatherhood is good thing I suppose), but two hours sounds like a long time. If you're interested it's on this Friday December 17 at 9PM.
Spike TV and Bruce Willis Explore the Importance of Fatherhood in America With an Unprecedented Two Hour Primetime Special [Press Release]
Bruce Willis TV special to inspire 'new generation of dads' [UPI story]