February 2004
Daily Variety;2/24/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 42, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that billionaire businessman Mark Cuban is planning to produce an ABC reality show, "The Benefactor," which will give a million dollars to the winning contestant. Premise of the show for the contestants to earn the goodwill of Cuban; Approval received by ABC for six episodes of "The Benefactor"; Plan for the contestants to participate in a number of challenges designed to allow Cuban to evaluate all the contestants.


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