MTV's 'Buckwild' Show Focuses on West Virginia, Upsets Senator

David Kerley investigates the controversy over new reality show.
3:13 | 12/09/12

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Transcript for MTV's 'Buckwild' Show Focuses on West Virginia, Upsets Senator
Okay, ready for some educational television. Faced with the imminent demise of show "jersey shore" mtv is turning to west virginia for a new show that's already making people very angry just like "jersey shore" did at the beginning. Ginger can't wait to watch this new show it's called "buckwild." One senator is demanding they pull the plug. Good morning, david. Reporter: Good morning. I have known joe manchin from west virginia for a few years. I have never seen joe quite so angry. It's the latest mtv series creating waves. It's "buckwild." Reporter: They call it buckwild other calls it appalachian state "jersey shore." Not surprising since this new series of west virginia friends is the replacement for snooki and the rest of the game from jersey shore. They got more than their 15 minutes of fame. We're going to play a game called what's your jersey score? Governor of new jersey? Chris christie. But this time, it's trucks. Great tv? This is white trash, redneck "jersey shore." Reporter: Not according to the critics. What I saw in the promo reel was an orgy of young people with utter and complete lack of any concern for their future. Reporter: Not even the critics shooting the strongest criticism. Joe manchin the re-elected senator of west virginia. I understand they took five, six different tape takes to get them act outrageously. Reporter: He's steaming. Manchin is so angry he fired off a letter to defending the dignity of his state, calling for changes. Something that chris christie tried in new jersey. Positive for new jersey or Negative for new jersey. These kids from grown up in the hills of west virginia. They live life loud and proud and we follow that adventure. Shame says the senator from west virginia. Is that what we're trying to promote for the sack of the almigh almigh almigh almighty dollar? Mtv hasn't comment tond letter from senator joe manchin. There's a report that mtv has another show in the works following young people in washington heights, a neighbor in upper manhattan, so maybe the senator's going to be joined by michael bloomberg in opposing some of these mtv shows. Americans love reality tv. They do. Interesting to see how many politicians mtv can anger. Coming up on "good morning america" -- what happened when

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