Wanna Be A Host On A Home Shopping Network?

I first met the former grande dame of QVC Kathy Levine while I was a producer with Paramount Pictures and she was the top star host on QVC. Kathy was with the shopping network from its inception in 1986 and remained one of its most popular on-camera talents for 14 years. She brought in hundreds of millions of dollars in sales and was a true entertainer. I was fascinated with her ability to do live TV so effortlessly, and although I’ve never bought anything on any TV shopping network, I couldn’t help but tune in daily and watch Kathy Levine […]

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8 Time Emmy Winner and Martha Stewart Producer Joins Swoon Talent

20,000 views in 3 months!!  That’s extraordinary for a young start-up and there’s more to come. Are you ready for this? I just hired 8 time Emmy Award winning lifestyle producer Christina Deyo to take Swoon Talent and our on-camera experts to new levels. Her claim to fame? Senior level producer of The Martha Stewart Show. In honor of this landmark coup, I’m reposting this blog to re-introduce you to Christina who is Swoon’s Director of Talent Promotions. So, here’s my encore presentation of my interview with Christina Deyo as we go behind the scenes of The Martha Stewart Show. Over my […]

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Part 2: The TV Chef with the 7 Month Secret….. Finally Revealed!

  Over two thousand people saw my blog on the gray haired granny from Texas, Chef Nancy Manlove who landed a TV gig on a reality cooking show. Nancy’s story is more than just beating out thousands of women over 60 who dreamt of being on Food Network’s Cutthroat’s special grandma edition.       A few years ago, after retiring from the Space Shuttle Program Nancy went after her long-time dream to become a chef and enrolled in culinary school. She was 60! Her second dream? To be on a TV cooking show! And on Sunday, September 6, millions tuned in to […]

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