MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2013
“ADVICE THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE”
Ricki responds to e-mail requests looking for advice by assembling a panel of experts to dish out some tough love. Attorney Lisa Bloom, medical Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz, relationship expert Paul Carrick Brunson and psychologist Dr. Michele Borba tackle a variety of issues, including a man whose list of failed relationships has jeopardized his health, a woman who is terrified to send her child to school and a woman who admits she’s spoiled and demanding, but can’t figure out why she’s still single and a married couple looking to rekindle their romance.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2013
Ricki takes viewers behind all the glitz and glam of Hollywood to discover even more glitz and glam…and a few juicy stories, as well! From bizarre behavior to surprising secrets – Ricki’s pulling back the curtain on aspects of Tinseltown’s entertainment machine. Ricki sits down with Bravo’s “Million Dollar Decorators” Mary McDonald and Martyn Lawrence Bullard to talk about their interior designs for the rich and famous. Legendary stuntwoman Angela Meryl, body double for A-List celebrities including Beyonce, Halle Berry and Rihanna, shares what it’s like to go toe-to-toe with Hollywood royalty and a panel of Hollywood insiders share celebrity stories that occurred after the cameras stopped rolling. In addition, Robin Antin, founder of “The Pussycat Dolls,” drops by to dish on the business of modern day burlesque dance and Terrence Davidson, tress master for Nicki Minaj, gives tips on how to have camera-ready hair every day.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013
“MAKING PEACE WITH YOUR PARENTS”
Ricki sits down with adult children struggling to make peace with their parents. While families can provide love, support, and happiness, they can also be the source of stress, pain, and emotional scars -- especially if there is unresolved conflict. Ricki enlists Larry Elder, syndicated radio talk show host and author of “Dear Father…Dear Son,” to lend his expert advice. Ricki hears from a woman who remains resentful of her father for having grown up homeless on Skid Row and a young woman whose mother abandoned her for her 18 year-old lover when she was just a teenager. In addition, Larry shares tips on how to repair damaged family bonds.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2013
“ADDICTED TO PLASTIC SURGERY”
Ricki’s talking about all things regarding plastic surgery: the good, the bad and the ugly. Last year, more than one and a half million plastic surgeries were performed in the United States alone. That includes breast augmentation, tummy tucks, nose jobs, eye lifts, pectoral and calf implants and scores of surgeries most have never even heard of. Ricki introduces viewers to a man who just completed his 54th plastic procedure, a woman who has endured over 2,000 injections on her quest for the perfect derrière and a woman who went on the hunt for inexpensive plastic surgery, but almost paid the ultimate price. And, plastic surgeon Dr. Ghavami reveals some of the latest surgery trends and procedures.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013
“MISADVENTURES OF PARENTHOOD”
Ricki sits down with couples who feel lost in the misadventures of parenthood. While getting pregnant, having children and being a parent are all amazing parts of life, is it ever what we expect and what if things don’t go as planned? Ricki chats with Grammy-nominated comedian Margaret Cho about her latest comedy tour titled “Mother,” which was inspired by her own mother’s unexpected journey through parenthood. Also, clinical therapist/life coach Spirit counsels a couple with three children (all under the age of three) who are on the verge of a relationship meltdown. And, interior design expert Trish Suhr helps a mom who is trying to accommodating her children (one toddler and one newborn) together in one bedroom. In addition, CEO and founder of “Parent Tested, Parent Approved,” Sarah Vinderine, shares some of the latest “must have” baby products and The Colgate 13, Colgate University’s celebrated a capella group, swings by to serenade Ricki and her audience.