New York, NY (April 9, 2014) – Actress and author Haylie Duff has partnered with the multi-platform digital network ORA.TV to debut her lifestyle docu-series,REAL GIRL’S KITCHEN, premiering Wednesday, April 9 on Ora.TV. REAL GIRL’S KITCHEN is based off Duff’s wildly popular namesake blog and cookbook and takes viewers into her world for a glimpse at what her life is really like — family, friends, kitchen adventures (and debacles), blogging, Hollywood and fabulous food. A true Texas girl at heart, Duff blends her southern roots with her busy life in Hollywood, combining these contrasting worlds to create a fresh approach to culinary programming.
"I’m excited to bring viewers into my kitchen and introduce them to my family and friends. REAL GIRL’S KITCHEN isn’t a typical cooking show, we go beyond just the food, adding a little adventure to the mix and everyone is invited along for the ride,” Duff says of the series. "Ora.TV has been a great partner, fostering my creativity and vision which has allowed us to bring the authentic voice of my book and blog to life.“
A mix of recipe how-to’s, storytelling and adventures, REAL GIRL’S KITCHEN offers viewers an inside-look into Duff’s real life. Step into the kitchen with Duff to discover delicious kitchen exploits as well as other culinary discoveries throughout Los Angeles, where she lives, and New York, where she always finds inspiration.
“We are thrilled to welcome Haylie into the Ora.TV family and bring viewers this new series that takes them into her kitchen and life on a culinary adventure,” said Jon Housman, CEO of Ora.TV. "REAL GIRL’S KITCHEN is a perfect fit to add to Ora.TV's outstanding lineup of original programming with big personalities.”
REAL GIRL’S KITCHEN is the latest addition to Ora.TV’s increasing roster of programming including; “Larry King Now,” “Politicking with Larry King,” “Jesse Ventura Off The Grid,” “Daily ReHash,” “DweebCast,” “NewsBreaker” and “Wayward Nation.”
About Haylie Duff:
Haylie Duff is an actress and singer/songwriter who came to worldwide fame with her role as Summer Wheatly in “Napoleon Dynamite.” Since then, she has appeared in numerous film, television and Broadway projects including “7th Heaven,” “Hairspray” and Nora Ephron’s “Love, Loss and What I Wore.” In October 2013, Haylie penned her first cookbook, THE REAL GIRL’S KITCHEN, based off her wildly popular namesake blog.
Ora.TV is a television production studio and on-demand digital network with its home at www.ora.tv. Ora (which means "now" in Italian) launched in July 2012 with "Larry King Now," available on Hulu and on Ora.TV, and is viewed millions of times per month online, and broadcast on TV around the world. Ora.TV's other programming includes “Politicking with Larry King” (globally distributed both digitally and on linear TV), “NewsBreaker,” “NewsBreaker en Espanol,” “Daily ReHash,” “DweebCast,” and the recently launched “Off The Grid with Jesse Ventura.” In April of 2013, Ora.TV acquired Stick Figure Studios, an Emmy award winning documentary and reality series production company based in New York. Stick Figure is the producer of “Catching Hell,” which premieres on The Weather Channel on June 1, and will air digitally on Ora.TV. Ora is funded by América Móvil, the leading Latin American wireless service provider, with a majority interest held by noted global business leader Carlos Slim Helú.
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