NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Nate Berkus Show" is your only destination for design.
Get the insider tips, tools and take-away information you need to elevate your lifestyle.
Thursday, October 27 – "Nate's Shocking Surprise Dallas Home Makeover! Plus, Redo a Room for Under $100! And, How to Plan a Party That Reflects Your Personal Style." Nate Skype surprises a Dallas-based mother of five who's desperate for help decorating a living space for her large family. Follow Nate as he travels to Dallas, Texas to transform her odd, L-shaped room into a beautiful living and play space. Learn Nate's design tricks for any unusually shaped room! Plus, Nate gives pro DIY-er Hannah Flora $100 and challenges her to makeover a room using only thrift store finds. And, how to dress a party the way you dress yourself.
Monday, October 31 – "Nate's Ultimate Halloween Show: A Surprise Makeover for a Very Scary Bathroom, Sophisticated Halloween Decor & Al Roker's Quick & Easy Party Foods." Nate shows off his jaw-dropping "Halloween Proud" set! Then, Nate surprises one family with the ultimate treat – a complete bathroom makeover! Learn tricks to transforming your bathroom. Later, Al Roker stops by in costume to cook up his favorite party foods. Plus, Nate and Al team up with two audience members in a scarecrow challenge – the winner gets a brand new washer and dryer! Finally, HGTV's Dina Manzo's Halloween tabletop and Nate's candy display for trick-or-treaters!
Tuesday, November 1 – "Nate's BIG Kitchen Overhaul! Plus, Insider Secrets to Kitchen Styling - No Demolition Necessary! And, Rocco DiSpirito's Calorie Cuts for Your Favorite Foods." Nate reveals one of his most dramatic kitchen makeovers to date! Find out how to make the same changes to your own kitchen. Plus, professional kitchen styling secrets! Next, chef Rocco DiSpirito cuts over 500 calories from one viewer's favorite recipe - get the quick and easy calorie cuts that will change your life and still be delicious! Plus a celebrity house proud, New Orleans style!
Wednesday, November 2 – "Special Co-Host Guy Fieri Returns! Behind-the-Scenes at Guy's New Restaurant & Must-Have Kitchen Essentials. Plus, an Outrageous Fan Surprise & Your Kitchen Design Dilemmas Solved!" First, celebrity "rock star" chef Guy Fieri shows why he's "Restaurant Proud" with an exclusive tour of his hot restaurant, Tex Wasabi. Then, Nate and Guy's must-have essentials for every kitchen. And, "60 Seconds to Win It!" – Nate and Guy team up with two audience members for an in-studio challenge. The winner goes home with a brand new refrigerator! Plus, your kitchen design dilemmas solved.
Thursday, November 3 – "Revolutionary Insider Secrets to Designing Small Spaces - Change Your Small Space Forever! Plus, High Fashions for Small Budgets." Nate teams up with popular design magazine, Dwell, to help solve America's toughest small space design dilemmas. Nate's entire studio audience is filled with viewers who live in small spaces, and he's got the ultimate surprise for all 200 of them – his five must-have furniture pieces and accessories that will transform their spaces forever! Watch how Nate revolutionizes one viewer's 180 square foot apartment! Plus, Project Runway's Nina Garcia shows hot new looks that anyone can afford.
Monday, November 7 – Nate makes a trip to the most recognized home in America to pay a visit to First Lady Michelle Obama in a daytime television exclusive! He joins the First Lady to celebrate the White House's "Fall Harvest Festival" and teach viewers how they can fill their homes, backyards and kitchens with healthy food for their families. First up, a tour of the White House vegetable garden only for Nate's viewers with Assistant White House Chef, Sam Kass – get the inside scoop about what's on the First Family's dinner plates and how everyone at home can start their own gardens, too. Next, the White House's longtime Executive Chef, Cristeta Comerford, spends time with Nate in the White House kitchen – learn how to cook a meal that's fit for the First Family! Then, Nate joins the First Lady on the South Lawn for her only interview in daytime about how viewers can change the way their families eat – today!
Tuesday, November 8 – Nate's got "Queen of Southern Cooking" Paula Deen on the definitive basics of Southern cooking. Find out how to transform one simple biscuit into a few hearty meals and simple, but irresistible, desserts. Next, it's the "The Battle of the Paulettes"! Nate gives Paula's ultimate fans a fun, in-studio challenge to see who can master cooking, designing and eating…the winner gets a fabulous trip to Paula's hometown – Savannah, Georgia! Then, self-proclaimed "slot queen" Paula Deen gambles for the entire studio audience – if she wins, everyone is going home with Nate and Paula's home and kitchen must-haves!
Wednesday, November 9 – The View's Sherri Shepherd joins Nate as special co-host for the day! First, newlywed Sherri tells Nate all about her married life and shares her best tips on keeping husbands happy. Then, Nate and Sherri stage a dramatic design intervention for one New Jersey mom who has let her home go untouched for 15 years! "Big Daddy," Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr., stops by to teach Nate and Sherri his delicious "Please Your Man Filet Mignon!" And, Nate and Sherri share their favorite must-have personal items!
Additional programming highlights include:
- Holly Robinson Peete joins Nate as special co-host for a day that's all about family! First, Nate and Holly tackle a cause that's close to Holly's heart by visiting a family with an autistic child and surprises them with a bedroom makeover. Then, Nate and Holly learn to make holiday treats and edible gifts from Clodagh McKenna – a.k.a "The Irish Rachael Ray." Plus, how to set an inexpensive, but elegant, Thanksgiving table with celebrity party planner Rachel Hollis! And, Nate and Holly keep the seasonal fun going, teaming up with audience members in a head-to-head in a football face-off challenge. Then, Nate surprises a very special family with his first ever basement makeover!
- A full hour of lifestyle's biggest DOs and DON'Ts. Find out which furniture pieces are worth investing in and which are not. Get Nate's biggest DOs and DON'Ts for small space design. Then, DON'T save luxury foods like steak and lobster for special occasions –Top Chef Spike Mendelsohn shows how to get the same flavors using alternative, affordable options (Friday, October 28).
- Nate heads to Dallas, Texas to visit a hardworking nurse who's been living with her siblings and hasn't had a space to call her own. With a surprise of a lifetime, Nate arrives at her hospital, hidden in a "Nate's Crate," ready to give her the incredible bedroom makeover she deserves! (Wednesday, November 16).
- Nate's in Queen Creek, Arizona surprising six of his biggest fans – a group of DIY moms who meet once a month to tackle design projects inspired by Nate! He's joining the group to help them create a one-of-a-kind DIY project.
Check your local listings or visit www.TheNateShow.com.
About "The Nate Berkus Show"
"The Nate Berkus Show," cleared in 96% of the country, including all of the NBC owned and operated stations, will premiere its second season in national syndication beginning Monday, September 12 (check local listings). Hosted by Nate Berkus, popular design expert, New York Times best-selling author and former regular contributor to "The Oprah Winfrey Show," the daily series provides information and inspiration that helps viewers transform their spaces and their lives. Nate brings his passion for design and life to an upbeat and uplifting hour filled with surprises, style and fun. SPT handles worldwide distribution efforts for the show and advertiser sales, and co-produces the series with Harpo Studios. The show is executive produced by Corin Nelson.
About Harpo Studios
Harpo Studios is the home of Harpo Productions, Inc., the most successful production company in daytime syndicated talk, having produced the number one, award-winning "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and developed "Dr. Phil," "Rachael Ray," "The Dr. Oz Show," "The Nate Berkus Show" and "The Rosie Show." Harpo Studios also creates, develops and produces original programming for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Through its various Harpo entities, the company offers branded entertainment via magazine content, feature film and scripted television projects, online and digital offerings, and satellite radio.
About Sony Pictures Television
Sony Pictures Television is one of the television industry's leading content providers. It produces and distributes programming in every genre, including series, telefilms, theatrical releases and family entertainment around the world and for every platform: broadcast and cable television, first-run and off-network syndication and digital distribution. In addition to one of the industry's largest libraries of feature films and television shows, SPT boasts a current program slate that includes the top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. Internationally, SPT is a leader in local language productions around the world, some of which are co-produced with local partners, and sells SPE-owned formats in approximately 70 countries. To better serve its clients and partners worldwide, SPT maintains offices throughout the world, including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, the People's Republic of China, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Venezuela and the United Kingdom. SPT's worldwide television networks portfolio is a key strategy in SPE's long-range commitment to the global marketplace, with 122 channel feeds, which are available in more than 140 countries reaching almost 438 million households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages SPE's premium video website, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns Dutch entertainment company 2waytraffic, production company Embassy Row and an HD movie channel, and is a part owner of cable channel GSN, a new 3D channel, FEARnet, the premier horror/thriller website and VOD service, and national media sales company ITN Networks, Inc. SPT advertiser sales is one of the premiere national advertising sales companies, handling the commercial inventory in SPT's syndicated series as well as in all of SPE's digital businesses in the United States. SPT (www.sonypicturestelevision.com) is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company.
SOURCE Sony Pictures Television