New Season of 1st Look With Ali Fedotowsky to Launch After SNL on Sept 15
NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A new season of 1st Look, the Emmy award-winning lifestyle program hosted by Ali Fedotowsky (The Bachelor, The Bachelorette) that delivers viewers the best places around the country to eat, play and indulge, premieres this Saturday, September 15 after Saturday Night Live. 1st Look‘s new season promises some of the best finds yet, with Fedotowsky showcasing the most entertaining game nights, ultimate getaways, the most delicious food trucks around and much more.
“This season of 1st Look is the most fun we’ve ever had,” said Marni Kupfer, Vice President of Lifestyle Production for NBC Owned Television Stations, which produces the show. “Ali takes the viewers on an adventure with her every week. Each episode will have people saying, ‘That looks amazing – I need to try that!’”
“I have such great stories from all around the country and this new season of 1st Look is even more adventurous,” said Fedotowsky, who began hosting the show last spring. “This season, I am doing crazy fun things, like trampoline dodge ball and staying in an incredible place in the Grand Canyon that was beyond anything I could ever have imagined. This is the most fun job on Earth and I love bringing our viewers along for the ride!”
In this Saturday’s episode, Fedotowsky is on the prowl for the best game nights around, finding fun and unique ways for fun seekers to unwind and let loose. In New York, she makes her way into Il Vagabondo, a classic New York Italian restaurant where bocce ball is part of the eating experience. In Los Angeles, Fedotowsky hits SkyZone, a trampoline mecca, with Kevin Manno, where the duo unleash their competitive sides in a game of trampoline dodge ball. And in Chicago, Fedotowsky joins in the fun at WhirlyBall, home of the game that combines lacrosse, basketball and bumper cars.
The second episode of 1st Look, which airs on Saturday, September 22, features Fedotowsky checking into the most unique getaway options around the country. At the Grand Canyon Caverns Suites, she braves the depths of the Grand Canyon, checking into a 65 million year old hotel room and taking a whitewater rafting trip down the Colorado River. At the luxurious Winvian Resort and Spa in Litchfield Hills, Connecticut, Fedotowsky explores this 113-acre preserve in which each of the 18 lodges has its own unique structure and accommodations, ranging from a cabin that you can play like an instrument to a tree house. She also heads to Kinnikinnick Farms in Northern Illinois to experience a working farm and stays in one of their amazing tents.
Saturday, September 29′s episode delivers a taste of the food truck movement, with Fedotowsky ordering up some of the newest and most delicious food served on wheels. In Los Angeles, she heads out to Jogaski, where she finds a global mash up of sushi burritos. She also travels to San Francisco to visit Del Popolo’s for the slice that’s taking pizza delivery to the next level. This truck is actually a shipping container, with an authentic brick oven from Italy inside where the pizza is prepared, which can all seen from the outside through a glass wall. In Chicago, food on wheels has literally gone to the dogs when Fedotowsky pays a visit to Fido’s.
1st Look is produced by LX.TV, the lifestyle production arm of the NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal. The show airs on more than 200 NBC affiliates across the country, including the 10 NBC-owned television stations: WNBC (New York), KNBC (Los Angeles), WMAQ (Chicago), WCAU (Philadelphia), KXAS (Dallas-Fort Worth), KNTV (San Francisco Bay Area), WRC (Washington, D.C.), WTVJ (South Florida), KNSD (San Diego) and WVIT (Connecticut). In most markets, 1st Look airs after Saturday Night Live, however, viewers should check local listings for air times. Show segments will also appear on 1stLooktv.com, as well as on NBC Owned Stations’ digital out-of-home properties, such as taxi cabs. Viewers can also get show updates via Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/1stlooktv and Twitter @1stlooktv.
About NBC Owned Television Stations
NBC Owned Television Stations is the division of NBCUniversal that includes 10 local television stations and their digital channels and websites, as well as a group of out-of-home properties and a production company. The 10 stations produce and deliver compelling and unique local news, information and entertainment programming to viewers in the communities they serve, which include New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco Bay Area, Dallas-Fort Worth, Washington, D.C., Miami, San Diego and Connecticut, with a goal of connecting to their audiences anytime and anywhere.