via press release:
HDNet to Host One Very Saucy Cocktail Party Every Weekend with the Launch of ‘Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter’
PopEater’s Shuter Mixes Drinks and Dishes Dirt While Breaking the Latest Industry News and Celebrity Gossip – Premiering November 6 Only on HDNet!
DALLAS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ — Can’t get enough of Rob Shuter’s column “Naughty But Nice” on AOL’sPopEater.com? Well, get ready because HDNet is announcing the highly-anticipated debut of “Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter,” a new series hosted by one of the most widely read gossip columnists in the world. The new HDNet original program premieres Saturday, November 6 at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT with a same-day encore presentation at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT.
“Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter” combines cool cocktails with the latest celebrity news and is filmed at the hip and trendy restaurant, Rare, located inside New York City’s Fashion 26 Hotel. The show also features candid interviews with all of today’s most interesting celebrities. And, every week, one lucky celebrity will receive the “Nicest” award and one not-so- fortunate celeb will be named the “Naughtiest.”
“Our new program ‘Naughty But Nice’ is soon to become everyone’s guilty pleasure,” said Mark Cuban, chairman and co-founder of HDNet. “Once you combine Rob’s behind-the-scenes knowledge with celebrity guests enjoying their favorite cocktails – absolutely anything can and will happen!”
“Who wouldn’t want to be on the same team as Mark Cuban?” asked Rob Shuter. “After working with Diddy, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson and her papa, I know how the fame machine works, and I will dish out all my ‘Naughty But Nice” inside scoop on HDNet!”
Before joining AOL’s PopEater to pen his “Naughty But Nice” column – which has over 10 million unique hits a month – Rob Shuter was executive editor of OK! Magazine, which quickly became the country’s fastest growing weekly magazine during his tenure. With Rob’s help, the magazine sold its first-ever million selling issue breaking such exclusives as Jamie Lynn Spears’ pregnancy, Britney’s first post-meltdown interviews, Eva Longoria’s wedding and worldwide exclusives of Jessica Alba, Tori Spelling andMatthew McConaughey’s gorgeous tots. Additionally, Rob has represented some of America’s biggest stars — including Alicia Keys, Sean Combs and Jon Bon Jovi. Before being hired by Jessica Simpson, someone told Rob that the decision to hire him would be entirely up to Simpson’s Maltese, Daisy. He walked into that meeting with a pocketful of salami and got the job!
A new episode of “Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter” will premiere every Saturday on HDNet beginningNovember 6 at 1:00 p.m. ET, followed by encore presentations at 7:00 p.m. ET Saturday, 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, and 11:00 a.m. ET on Monday and Tuesday.
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