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Ty Pennington

Ty Pennington is a home design guru and television show host, who is best known for helping transform the lives of deserving families through the hit ABC show Extreme Home: Makeover Edition. Ty’s charisma and philanthropy have earned him one of the highest popularity scores, or Q scores, among all celebrities. Since the success of ABC’s Extreme Home: Makeover Edition, he has been involved in projects around the globe, including UKTV’s: Ty’s Great British Adventure. On top of his talent for helping others, Ty has a gift for product design and home decor. In the Fall of 2009, Ty designed and launched his own furniture line with Howard Miller, Howard Miller’s By Ty Pennington. He also has a home décor line Ty Pennington Style at Sears and Ty Pennington Flooring with Lumber Liquidators.


Joy Behar

Joy Behar is one of the most popular women on television. As co-host of ABC’s Emmy award-winning The View and host of The Joy Behar Show on Headline News Network, she is the only current television personality to attract a daytime and nighttime audience. Joy is also one of the most in demand stand-up performers, selling out at theaters and casinos across the country. Men and women alike appreciate her wit, intelligence and keen perspective on contemporary events. Author of two non-fiction and two children’s book, Joy is currently working on her next book which is a comedic look on life, aging, family and work. She’ll remind you of a sassy Erma Bombeck.


Bob Greene

Bestselling author, creator of the Best Life Diet program, and Oprah Winfrey’s personal trainer, Bob Greene is one of the top fitness experts in the country. Bob is author of 8 New York Times’ best sellers including The Best Life Diet, Bob Greene’s Total Body Makeover, and Make the Connection. In 2008 Bob created the Best Life Seal of Approval to identify consumer food products that meet his stringent guidelines for nutrition. Within the first year, not only did the Best Life seal provides consumers with the help they need to make healthy choices, but brands carrying the seal outsold other food and beverage products by 4.6%! Bob is a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfery Show, Good Morning America, Rachel Ray, The Larry King Show, and a regular contributor to O, the Oprah Magazine. Bob will appear regularly on he Oprah Winfrey Network when the channel launches in January, 2011.


Lisa Lillien

With over 900,000 daily e-mail subscribers, and an unprecedented open rate, Lisa Lillien, is the “go to” source for women who want to eat guilt free, delicious food.  Creator of the Hungry Girl brand, Lisa resonates with women who are looking to combat food issues and control weight, all while eating “food that tastes great!”  For the past two years, Lisa has been the best selling cookbook author in the country, staying on the New York Times list for over 70 weeks.  Not surprisingly, food manufacturers can track an increase in sales to a Hungry Girl mention.  Hungry Girl will soon be hitting the TV screen with her own show in the fall of 2010!


Dr. Marty Becker

Dr. Marty Becker is America’s most respected and celebrated veterinarian reaching more than 150 million Americans each month.  For the past 14 years, Marty has been the resident Vet on Good Morning America.  He also reaches consumers through his “America’s Vet” segments on the Dr. Oz show, a regular column in Parade Magazine, and his syndicated column Pet Connection.  Marty is author of the bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Pet Lovers Soul.  His next books, “Your Dog, The Owner’s Manual” and “Your Cat the Owner’s Manual” will be released by Grand Central Publishing. 


Frederique va n der Wal

Frederique van der Wal is one of the most highly recognized models in the world.  She has been the face of prestigious marketing campaigns including Guess, Revlon, and most notably Victoria’s Secret.  Much more than a pretty face, Fredrique is a successful businesswoman, having established several lines of merchandise.  These include the only line of branded flowers in the world, Frederique’s Choice, a line of lingerie, sleepwear and loungewear, a fragrance, and a series of work out videos. Recently, Frederque served as host and producer of “Cover Shot” a TLC production on air in 30 countries.


Paige Hemmis

As one of the original cast members of ABC’s emotional Extreme Makeover Home Edition, Paige Hemmis is one of the most beloved women on television. Paige knows home design, wedding planning and real estate having worked for years in each field. Paige’s first book, “The Tuff Chix Guide to Easy Home Improvement” inspires women to tackle DIY projects with confidence. Her goal is to expand her “Tuff Chix,” brand into a multi product platform geared towards the DIY audience.  In 2009, Paige debuted on ABC’s The Superstars, in which she and partner Bode Miller took second place.   


Paul DiMeo

Paul is known as a real man who wears his emotions on his sleeve. We’re crying with you Paul!  His creativity and sensitivity is apparent in the designs he creates for hundreds of special children that he meets each week on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.  With a strong background in carpentry and construction, Paul is respected source for America’s DIY movement.  Paul is a natural for direct response television and he is currently developing products to help American’s renovate, decorate, and fix up their homes. 


Cooper Lawrence

Cooper Lawrence, a developmental psychology expert is heard on over 200 radios stations 5 nights a week. She is an expert on interpersonal relationships, celebrity culture, fame and is regularly invited to provide her expert insights to media outlets, including: The Tyra Banks Show, CNN Headline News’s Showbiz Tonight, The Today Show and various others, to discuss these topics. She has been featured in print media including: Ok! Magazine, US weekly, In Style, Self and various others.  Cooper will have her own TV show in the near future on a major cable network.


Cynthia Sass

The Flat Belly Diet, created by Cynthia Sass, was the best selling diet book of 2009 and one of the largest selling diet books in the history of US Publishing.    Cynthia’s groundbreaking research in healthy fats has inspired millions to change the way they eat.  Harper Collins will soon release Cynthia’s much-anticipated follow up book based on her Mediterranean diet principles.  Cynthia’s television appearances as nutritional expert include: The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Early Show, Rachel Ray, The Biggest Loser, CNN, MSNBC and several others. 


Cheryl Forberg

The dramatic weight loss of Biggest Loser contestants can be attributed to one woman behind the camera, Cheryl Forberg RD. Cheryl’s meals nourish and satisfy contestants, all while staying within strict calorie guidelines.  Cheryl shares her Biggest Loser secrets in 4 New York Time’s bestsellers.  She is among a select few to have titles appear simultaneously on the NY Times list.  She is keen to work with food product and equipment manufacturers to enhance their brands.


Jillian Harris

Jillian Harris is making the leap from contestant on The Bachelor and star of The Bachelorette to a TV job that also incorporates her passion for design.  This fall, Jillian joins the cast of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition ABC’s monster Sunday night hit show. Her career experience in restaurant design led her to an interest in home fashion design.  She is being touted as a “rare talent” who’s versatility will allow her to pick and choose the TV mediums she wants to enter.  She is currently developing her own line of home fashions as well as a television show for her native Canada.

--- O’Neil

“The More you know, the more you can eat,” is Carolyn’s refreshing food philosophy that is the core of her message!  With nearly 20 years experience as a CNN correspondent covering food, nutrition and cuisine and a Masters Degree in nutrition, Registered Dietitian Carolyn O’Neil is a skilled and well respected communicator able to handle a wide range of media challenges from serious nutrition issues to simply delicious recipes for a healthy lifestyle.  Co-author of the award-winning food and nutrition book, The Dish on Eating Healthy and Being Fabulous! Carolyn is now, “The Lady on the Refrigerator” a reoccurring nutritional expert on Alton Brown’s show, Good Eats.  She also provides tip and tricks for a healthier lifestyle to those on the go through her work as an AOL diet coach and in her weekly newspaper column “Healthy Eating Out,” for Cox News Wire service. Carolyn is a sought after expert for TV, radio, national magazines, and online journals, including Woman’s Day, People StyleWatch, Glamour and Self.


Justin Ryan and Colin McAllister

This Scottish interior-decorating duo has displayed their decorating skills on a long list of television shows in both the UK and Canada. They have starred as the hosts of monster hits such as Canada’s Home Heist and the UK’s Colin and Justin’s Home Show. About to break into American television, they plan to teach us a thing or two about home décor!



Martha Beck

Martha Beck, trained psychologist and “life coach,” is also a best selling author and contributing editor to several magazines including Real Simple, Redbook, and most recently, O, the Oprah Magazine.  In the May 2010 issue, readers voted Martha as the most popular O Magazine columnist!  She is frequently a speaker at O Magazine sponsored events, and also lectures at live seminars and telecasts.




Rahm Fama

Rahm Fama is fascinating and enthusiastic Chef who has 11 years experience in fine dining.  Most recently, he was the Executive Chef for the Lodge at Vail, A RockResort, where he managed The Wildflower, as well as, Cucuna Rustica a Tuscan style spot. He has a natural gift for entertaining, and as a result he has been signed by TV Food Network for his own show.

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