ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A producer of "Sarah Palin's Alaska" reality series is listed in an application seeking film production tax credits from the state.Six Feet Under dvdThe heavily redacted 2010 document names Maria Baltazzi as executive producer of the unidentified production.
The Alaska Film Office does not Mash dvddisclose specifics about productions seeking tax credits until final approval. The Palin show, which debuted in November, is not among those listed as approved by the office.Seinfeld Complete Series Collection dvd
If the Palin series tapped into the tax credit program, it would mean the show would retroactively be subsidized by the state.Six Feet Under dvd box setBaltazzi is credited in filmographies as a producer of three episodes in the eight-part TLC show featuring Palin, a former Alaska governor and the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee. Entourage dvdThe series was produced by Mark Burnett of "Survivor" reality TV show fame. Seinfeld Complete Series Collection dvd box setThe series concluded in January, and a representative for the cable channel has said it was always intended to air for a single season only.I Love Lucy The Complete Series dvd
Baltazzi told The Associated Press on Thursday that she worked on the series, and said it was the first time in years she's worked in Alaska.Friends Seasons 1-10 dvd But she referred all other questions to Burnett's office, which did not immediately respond to requests for comment.Human Target Season 1 dvdThe series attracted an average of more than 3 million viewers per episode and debuted with an audience of nearly 5 million people — a record premiere for TLC. The show concluded in early January.Sons of Anarchy Seasons 1-3 dvdThe series showed Palin and her family having various adventures in their home state.Red Dwarf Seasons 1-8 dvdIt also generated some controversy.
In one episode, Palin shot a caribou, prompting screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to call her a "witless bully." In another episode, Palin and her family commented about author Joe McGinniss, Friends Seasons 1-10 dvd box seta temporary next-door neighbor who the Palins said intruded on their privacy to work on a book.Two And A Half Men dvdAlaska's fairly new film office offers incentives including a 30 percent tax credit to qualifying productions filming in the state.Scrubs dvd Added incentives for Alaska hires, as well as offseason and rural shoots, boost credits to a maximum of 44 percent. The program is open to One Tree Hill dvdany production that spends at least $100,000 in Alaska.