Whoa: Steven Seagal gets reality show

Television just got way more awesome. The ponytailed tornado of fists and joint-popping aikido moves known as Steven Seagal has landed his own reality television show courtesy of--not MTV or Spike TV--A&E;, reports Variety.

So what will Steven Seagal be doing? Cooking? Interior decoration? Extreme makeovers? No, Seagal will be doing what he does best--kicking crooks' butts.

Steven Seagal: Lawman will follow the Under Siege star as he works as a part-time deputy in New Orleans. Cameras will be on hand not only as Seagal does his duties keeping the street clean, but also as he lives as a family man, musician, and New Orleans do-gooder.

"I decided to work with A&E; on this series now because I believe it's important to show the nation all the positive work being accomplished here in Louisiana," Seagal said.

Whatever you say, Mr. Seagal, just don't hurt us. Lawman is scheduled to premiere late next year.

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Why Seagal????? Why not Chuck Norris?
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Brilliant! This will be (unintentional) comedy at it's finest, I'm sure. I wonder if his stunt double does things like walking up the stairs for him, like in his movies?
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Only in America...
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Noooo.... not ok... not ok...
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Mannn, I'm sick of Steven Seagal.
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I'm a huge fan of Steven Seagal's movies, but I'm not so sure about this...
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"Steven Seagal: Lawman will follow the Under Siege star as he works as a part-time deputy in New Orleans. Cameras will be on hand not only as Seagal does his duties keeping the street clean, but also as he lives as a family man, musician, and New Orleans do-gooder" = BORING.
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Love Steven...plus it will be about my home state, can't watch to see it
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I do like steven seagal's other movies. So I'll give it a watch or 2 .
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Love them joints popping!!!
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Great:P Im gonna watch this Steven Seagal is the best:P Of course im gonna watch this show!
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blerg
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Wow! do I really have ask why? I mean this is just awful, I am a big believer in cable TV but I am slowly being turned off by it. This is just a really bad idea!
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ugh! I'm glad I don't have cable!
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Holy crap! Ok, this is pure trash tv, but I gotta admit I want to watch at least 1 ep to see our favorite pony-tail fatty kicking some butt!
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i find it hard to believe that someone thought that this was a good idea...are they getting that desperate that they are dragging a talentless actor to the small screen in "reality" television??
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Holy crap! Ok, this is pure trash tv, but I gotta admit I want to watch at least 1 ep to see our favorite pony-tail fatty kicking some butt!
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I'm sorry but who will watch this? No, serious!
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The idea of the paunch with the ponytail in a TV crime show is frightening enough. As a realty show? I can see his lawyers salivating at the thought of all the "on camera" assault suits to come.
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I agree with bernsd3, this has got to be a bad joke.
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Isn't this one of the signs of the apocolypse? At least good to see that while lots of scripted shows get canceled, it makes way for some good quality television. Ugh.....I'm sure ratings will go through the roof. I'm really losing my faith in television....
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Sounds stupid alright. Cant wait to see the first episode :)
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Sounds really stupid. Can't we have some decent programmes?
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Really? I can't see him in reality, but I guess the cop idea works. I love the caption "Then, I break your face's face" haha...
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I'm sorry ... is this an April Fool's Day joke? This is about as far as reality TV can go -- give a horrible actor another reality show. Instead of brilliant scripted dialogue, we're going to get more of 'Marked for Death' or 'Hard to Kill'.
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