‘More Mission, Less Poop’
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Mike Rowe has another TV show where he temporarily does weird, gross or undesirable jobs — but he wants you to know that it’s nothing like his decade-long gig on “Dirty Jobs.”
“We did 300 of them, we went to every state — it nearly killed me,” Rowe told reporters at Thursday’s Television Critics Association panel, speaking of his former Discovery show. “I loved it. It was fundamentally about dirt, and work.
“We focused a lot on process, how the thing got done, what it was,” Rowe continued. “‘Somebody’s Gotta Do It’ is more biographical, really … we’re looking for people who wake up everyday a little afflicted because the world is not exactly what they want it to be. They’re on a mission.
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