Running the numbers

At this point, this poor girl making a fool of herself on a Miss Teen USA broadcast has been viewed 13,135,234 times on YouTube. How many people saw the actual broadcast on TV? Anybody know?


  1. Seth E’s avatar

    It’s kind of like when you find yourself staring at a car accident. There’s something about disaster that just fascinates us. However, there’s nothing about a beauty pagent that does.

  2. george girton’s avatar

    I saw the version with the transcript — that was not on TV, but a value-add put up by a blogger with too much time on their hands — but wait! I repeat myself!

  3. Kevin Bedell’s avatar

    Reminds me of this ad:

    Wasn’t even made by the company it advertises, but was made on spec by an agency — but it got released into the wild and has now been seen by thousands — or more.

  4. Doc Searls’s avatar

    George, you mean that video was never on TV? Not clear to me.

  5. Bob Kalsey’s avatar

    Well, I think she has a future in politics.

  6. Damien Mulley » Blog Archive » Fluffy Links - Friday September 7th 2007’s avatar

    […] more cleverness: Doc Searls points out the idiot girl from South Carolina has been viewed more than 13 Million times on youTube now. A few million more views that the number […]

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