The Oprah Winfrey Show has produced plenty of spinoff talk shows- everyone from Dr. Phil to Dr. Oz rose to fame after being regulars on Oprah’s show. Now it’s time for a fan favorite as designer Nate Berkus is set to premiere his own talk show this week, titled- not so surprisingly- The Nate Berkus Show. So what can you expect during the premiere week of The Nate Berkus Show?
According to The Nate Berkus Showwebsite, Nate won’t just be designing pretty rooms. It is a talk show, after all! And Oprah fans have seen Nate wear many different hats on the Oprah Winfrey Show– from backstage reporter to babysitter to high school reunion date- so he’s clearly a jack of all trades.
Segments on the premiere week of The Nate Berkus Show include “Secrets to Buying Secondhand Online”, “Turning family Finds into a Fortune” and “Nate’s Big Chase Your Dream Surprise Kitchen Makeover” (which introduces Nate’s 3-D Instant Design studio- you gotta love technology!).
Celebrity guests will include Elizabeth Edwards, actress Kim Coles, Julianne Moore, Jamie Lee Curtis and singer Dolly Parton .
Oprah fans have enjoyed an eight year journey with Berkus, which included weathering the tragic death of his partner in the 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka (Berkus was also caught in the tsunami, but survived). While he returned to Oprah’s show weeks later a different man, fans connected with him even more.
With 127 Oprah home makeovers under his belt, he’s tackled everything from tacky kitchens to country clutter. And now he’s taking it to his own talk show studio.
But with the glut of TV talks show already out there, can Nate work miracles?
Remember, this is the guy who redesigned a living room using only items from Wal-Mart. He can do anything.
The Nate Berkus Show premieres Monday, September 13, 2010.