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Twitter: We're Not Making a TV Show

Straight from the we-wish-we-were-kidding department, yesterday rumors did the rounds about a partnership between Reveille and Brillstein Entertainment to develop an unscripted TV series. Variety reported that Reveille and Brillstein announced a few details on Monday, describing the show as "putting ordinary people on the trail of celebrities in a revolutionary competitive format."

Crazed fans tracking down their idols and tweeting the whole thing? Sounds pretty scary. However, according to a Twitter blog post, we shouldn’t be panicking just yet. Twitter co-founder Biz Stone penned a post in response to yesterday’s fuss saying that while there is an agreement with Reveille and Brillstein, there is no plans for a TV show.

“Regarding the Reveille and Brillstein project reported today, we have a lightweight, non-exclusive, agreement with the producers which helps them move forward more freely.”

Stone went on to explain that during the presidential election last year, Hack The Debate showed the company how Twitter could make television interactive. “The power of Twitter was harnessed to create new, compelling, and engaging programming,” writes Biz. “Our openness made it all possible,” he added, going on to say that Twitter’s open approach might have the power to transform television and that they were very excited to see what those experiments could take the company.

Check out the full post here.