ABC Daytime Rings In The New Year With "THE REVOLUTION," Premiering Monday, January 16, 2012
ABC Daytime is launching a New Year's revolution on Monday, January 16 at 2:00 p.m., ET with the premiere of the new, one-hour daily talk show, "The Revolution," from Time Square Studios and 3 Ball Productions/Eyeworks USA. "The Revolution" features a stellar 'dream team' of experts -- Ty Pennington, Tim Gunn, Harley Pasternak, Dr. Jennifer Ashton and Dr. Tiffanie Davis Henry -- who each provide life changing tips and the essential tools to motivate viewers and transform all areas of their lives from the inside out. Each week the show will also highlight one woman's five month personal journey over the course of five days.
Design expert Ty Pennington offers encouragement and support, helping people achieve individual goals, and he will also share his design expertise to create an environment for a better life; style guru Tim Gunn helps viewers embrace their individual style to look and feel their best; celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak shares his "make it count" mantra with tips on making healthy choices and incorporating fitness into everyday life; OB-GYN Dr. Jennifer Ashton, a leading women's health expert, addresses health concerns and provides up-to-the-minute medical information; and therapist Tiffanie Davis Henry, Ed.D, guides women and couples to forge healthier relationships and explore the importance of emotional well being.
Signature segments featured on "The Revolution" include::
"Hero" -- Daily segment featuring a new "hero" each week, chronicling her journey of transformation over a five month period. The "heroes" are everyday people who are taking on a full revolution from the inside out and are willing to share every part of their struggle and triumph with viewers.
"Timtervention" -- Weekly segment featuring style guru Tim Gunn. One lucky viewer will be chosen to receive a makeover from Tim's Closet, and Tim will help them realize their full potential that already exists within. This fun style therapy session is aimed to help viewers find their individual style and, most importantly, feel beautiful.
'Ty's Toolbox" - Design expert Ty Pennington empowers women with the tools to navigate any common household problem through a fun in-studio game that demonstrates the proper way to do it yourself.
"Harley's 3 Minute Workout" - Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak will show viewers a 3-minute workout that will produce great results on a targeted body part.
"Dr. Talk" - OB-GYN Dr. Jennifer Ashton and therapist Dr. Tiffanie Davis Henry tackle a topic from both the physical and emotional standpoint.
"Mini Med School" - Dr. Jen shares the latest in health and medical news and its relevance. She will arm the viewers to use the information in their everyday lives to make the best choices for their own health.
"One Part Three Ways" - Three co-hosts focus on one problem object or body part and offer a solution or valuable information based on their individual expertise.
Weekly Personal Finance Segments - Michelle Singletary, Pulitzer Prize-nominated Washington Post personal finance columnist, will contribute weekly financial segments. Singletary is passionate about getting people to face their emotional roadblocks when it comes to money.
Featured "hero" story for the week of JANUARY 16-20:
The Harris Sisters: Long Beach, California natives Cherrell and Jamilla Harris are sisters who have battled weight issues all their lives. They are both successful women who grew up in a house where home-cooked meals were a staple of their everyday lives. Both are single without kids, eager to find their match and start families of their own; however, their busy schedules have made it difficult to meet men. They are extremely co-dependent and choose to spend most of their time with each other. Their revolution will challenge them to be motivated to create a healthier home environment and discover their individual voices.
Scheduled for the week of JANUARY 16-20 is as follows (subject to change):
MONDAY, JANUARY 16 - Are you ready to jump start the New Year? "The Revolution" premieres as the co-hosts share tips and tools to help viewers make big and small changes in their lives; Tim's first "Timtervention" kicks off with a makeover for one lucky viewer; the five month journey of the weekly 'hero' story begins as the Harris sisters are introduced and revealed one month into their transformations.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 17 - Tips to look and feel 10 lbs. lighter; Harley will navigate the pitfalls of salad bars and reveals the perfect salad; Dr. Jen and Dr. Tiffanie sit down for their first "Dr. Talk" segment as they tackle the topic of bloating and emotional eating; an update on the Harris sisters.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18 - From finding the perfect bra to taking care of your breasts at every age, the co-hosts focus on the topic of breasts in "One Part Three Ways" and lend their individual expertise; Ty shares his own personal revolution as he puts down roots in NYC; an update on the Harris sisters with important tips to achieve your own revolution from Harley.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 19 - It's time to break a sweat with the co-hosts as they all take to the treadmill - what will Tim wear to work out?; personal finance expert Michelle teaches viewers how to "Sweat Your Debt" - what are the five things you should ask yourself before you purchase something?; the Harris sisters take the most difficult step in their transformation journey.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20 - Tim gets behind the wheel and learns to drive; "The Chew's" Carla Hall stops by to share some delicious southern recipes; the Harris sisters are revealed at the end of their five month journey.
"The Revolution" is ABC Daytime's new one-hour daily talk show from Time Square Studios that will revolutionize the lives of viewers from the inside out. The show features a stellar "dream team" of experts who will help complete transformations in all areas of life, including body, health, style, mind and environment. Produced by 3 Ball Productions/Eyeworks USA for the ABC Television Network, with JD Roth and Todd A. Nelson serving as executive producers, "The Revolution" will provide life changing tips and essential tools to motivate viewers and serve as a catalyst for change. Featuring design expert Ty Pennington, style guru Tim Gunn, celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak, OB-GYN Dr. Jennifer Ashton and therapist Dr. Tiffanie Davis Henry, "The Revolution" is your daily boost, whether you're looking for inspiration to accomplish little victories or in need of a road map for a major change. Additionally, each week the series will highlight one woman's personal journey over the course of five months. "The Revolution" is produced in New York and airs MONDAY-FRIDAY (2:00-3:00 p.m., ET/ 1:00-2:00 p.m. PT/CT), on the ABC Television Network.