'Stars Earn Stripes': Todd Palin and Mark Burnett discuss the NBC show's 'operatives'


On Monday, Aug. 13, NBC launches "Stars Earn Stripes," a reality-competition series from reality mogul Mark Burnett and "Law & Order" creator Dick Wolf. It pairs celebrities with military veterans and first responders, who train them for simulated missions in a contest to benefit national veterans, service and first-responder charities.Think of it as "Dancing With Guns (and Choppers)."The show's hosts are General Wesley Clark (Retired, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO and one-time presidential hopeful) and TV personality Samantha Harris ("Dancing With the Stars," "Entertainment Tonight").The celebrities are boxer (and "Dancing With the Stars" competitor) Laila Ali, actor and former NFL player Terry Crews, singer and TV host Nick Lachey ("The Sing-Off"), four-time Iron Dog Snowmobile Race champion Todd Palin (husband of former Alaska Governor and 2008 GOP vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, with whom he appeared in Burnett's TLC reality show "Sarah Palin's Alaska"), Olympic gold-medal skier Picabo Street, "The Biggest Loser" trainer Dolvett...



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