As far as career moves go, this isn't the kind most television personalities aim for: Alexa Chung is going from MTV to PBS.
The former host of It's On With Alexa Chung has signed on for Thrift America, an upcoming PBS program. It will premiere this summer and feature Chung combing through garage sales and flea markets in cities such as Detroit, Nashville and Brooklyn.
Sounds like an utter bore.
Do viewers really need to watch someone show us how to save money? Spending within one's means is not a very complicated concept. We'll take a drunken Situation or script-reading Brad Womack over this nonsense any day of the week.