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Clay Aiken's failed bid for Congress to become Esquire Network series
Clay Aiken's failed bid for Congress to become Esquire Network series

Clay Aiken didn't reach Capitol Hill -- or "American Idol" victory -- but he will make it to his own TV series. Esquire Network, part of NBCUniversal's cable stable, announced Wednesday that it had picked up a four-episode series about Aiken's failed run for Congress from North Carolina's 2nd District. The series, which is still untitled, will premiere in early 2015. In Tuesday's election, Aiken, an openly gay Democrat, got trounced by 17 points by Republican incumbent Renee Ellmers, who won with more than 58% of the vote. British documentary producer Simon Chinn, best known for features such as "Man on Wire" and "Searching for...

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