via press release:
Give Nate Berkus An Hour And He'll Make Over Your Day! Season 2 of "The Nate Berkus Show" Begins Monday, September 12
Nate's One Hour Daily Syndicated Show Brings His Biggest Reveals Yet In an All-New Season Filled With Surprises, Style and Fun
NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From simple decor changes to incredible home transformations and lifestyle makeovers, "The Nate Berkus Show" is making daytime more stylish when its second season premieres Monday, September 12th (check local listings).
In his second season, designer, interior decorator, and best-selling author Nate Berkus brings his signature style back to daytime television with a show that helps viewers elevate their lives with beautiful, affordable, and easy changes that they can make right now. Along with his dream team of lifestyle experts, Nate gives practical and accessible information about design, decorating, fashion, cooking, gardening, beauty, health, relationships, family, career, personal finance, entertaining, party-planning and more!
All summer long Nate and his team travelled across the country transforming kitchens, laundry rooms, living rooms, bedrooms, and even entire city blocks! This September, the results will finally be revealed in exciting, all new hours full of surprises and fun.
"We're having a party everyday and you're invited. My party favor to you is the information you can use to make your life more stylish," Nate said. "We also have some big, emotional makeovers. My team and I have been working hard all summer to pull off some of the biggest reveals of my career and I can't wait to share the results with viewers at home."
During premiere week, viewers can look forward to:
The Season 2 premiere episode on Monday, September 12 when Nate surprises a couple with a life-sized edition of Nate's Crate . . . but this time, it has one extra special ingredient – Nate himself!
Tuesday, September 13 Nate gives an exclusive first look inside his brand new NYC home, taking you from demolition to design to reveal and showing you how to get his look for less.
Wednesday, September 14 Nate and his special co-host for the day Carson Kressley team up for an entire hour of home makeovers and fashion takeovers.
Thursday, September 15 Nate helps one busy mom climb out of her renovation rut and shows you how to avoid renovation pitfalls and make the most out of renovation budgets. Plus, tricks to finding high-end designer outfits for under $20 in your local thrift store.
Finally, on Friday, September 16, Nate hits the big 4-0 and his entire audience is celebrating their birthdays too! Special guests Dr. Oz reveals his secrets to living agelessly, Oprah gives her birthday wishes and advice on starting new chapters, and Kimora Lee Simmons shares secrets to dropping 10 years off your looks.
Then later this month – Nate's biggest reveal to date! All year long Nate's been building and decorating a brand new home for Monica Jorge – the mother that Oprah Winfrey dubbed "Warrior Mom" after her battle with a disease that left her disabled. Now it's finally time for the big reveal – watch the emotional moment when Monica Jorge sees her completed, brand-new Nate-Berkus-designed home for the very first time.
Viewers can look forward to Nate's popular signature segments including: House Proud, where fans take Nate and his audience on a tour of their beautifully designed homes and show viewers how to get the same look in their own homes; Nate's Crate, where lucky fans receive a special delivery on their front doorstep and a challenge to transform a space using only the items in the box; Nate's Finds, where Nate shares his favorite finds and affordable design trends; Audience Design Dilemmas, where Nate takes design dilemma questions from his audience and shares quick tips and solutions that will help solve their any and every design problem; and Money Matters, where Nate and his go-to financial experts work with real people to explore money saving tips and tricks in a variety of different money-centered segments.
Executive Producer Corin Nelson said, "We're so excited to head into season two. We've been in full production all summer long with Nate doing what he loves best – surprising people in their homes and changing their lives! Design is still the heart of the show, but Nate will be at the center of all areas of lifestyle from fashion, cooking and entertaining to family, relationships, career and money matters. We're very conscious of the realities of daytime viewers' lives and will provide take-away tools in fun and engaging ways so that viewers get great information they can apply to their own lives."
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" and "The Nate Berkus 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.