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The Philanthropist

Teddy Rist loves women, money and power. After the tragic death of his only child, Teddy has an awakening and becomes the world's first vigilante philanthropist, a renegade billionaire who uses his wealth, connections and power to help people in need. He'll do anything to achieve his goals – bargain with the self-righteous, trade with the nefarious, even tell the truth.

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01x08 Haiti Aired: Aug. 12, 2009

Teddy has come to the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti with his partner, Philip to try and solve an almost-hopeless food shortage. Philip, …

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The Philanthropist is Canceled/Ended
The show had 1 season and 8 episodes air in 2009.

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On October 21, 2009, the series was canceled by NBC, though fans have been seeking to keep the show on the air using Facebook and a charitable cause called "Save The Philanthropist through Charity".

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Series Info

Jun. 24, 2009
60 min.
2009 - 2009
1 Season
8 Episodes
NBC TV Network

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  • Inspired by the hands-on philanthropy of Bobby Sager.

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