Corkscrewed...The Wrath of Grapes
American Idol executive producers, Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick decide to buy a Vineyard, (with a little help from some of their famous friends, including Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Ryan Seacrest). And after a trip to Paso Robles and a tour of several properties, they find the perfect one. But when their friends/co-financiers suddenly get cold feet, they are left with one big dilemma? Do they risk millions and go it alone? Or will this be the end of their Vineyard dreams? - Fox Reality ShowsLooks like the show won't be going on to Hollywood. Apparently, to many, it's a bad vintage and a bit refirmented.
The episode trots out the American Idol judge Simon Cowell, who, of course, knew all along that the vineyard was a bad idea. "All I saw was disaster," Cowell announces with his usual assurance. So he withdrew his offer to invest $1 million."The best use of bad wine is to drive away poor relations." -- French proverbs (or apparently investors and viewers....)
...What Corkscrewed proves beyond a shadow of a doubt is that talent shows and true reality shows are very different animals. Lythgoe and Warwick are masters at only one of those forms. - SanLuisObispo.com
Check the showtimes or buy the season if you're brave enough.