Now that all other possible subjects for television drama have been done in one way or another, Bravo are looking in other, less-ploughed areas for subjects to make entertainment out of. And after a long, hard think about what the American public might want to spend an hour a week watching, they’ve settled on a series about the 80s Cola Wars, which, on our reckoning, were almost as intense as both the Falklands conflict and the second Gulf War (respectively).
The soda-based drama will focus on the infamous conflict between Pepsi and Coke that raged through the 80s, forcing millions of innocent people to make life-changing decisions as to which fizzy beverage they were going to drink at a given time.
The show is said to be helmed by Andrew Hoegl, the showrunner on Flipping Out.
Despite the fact that this is about pushing a drink product, there’s actually a good chance that it could resemble something like Mad Men. Maybe the next Don Draper will come to us in the form of a suave, fast-talking yuppie with a marketing degree and smokin’ hot girlfriend.
What do you think? Is there potential in this idea? Heck, let’s start another war: which brand do you prefer?
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