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ENTREPRENEUR ALI BROWN LEAVES HER LUXURIOUS LIFE
NEAR THE BEAUTIFUL CALIFORNIA COAST TO LIVE AMONG
THE HOMELESS IN LOS ANGELES, ON ABC'S "SECRET MILLIONAIRE"
"Ali Brown, Venice, CA" -- "Secret Millionaire" is a hit one-hour alternative series that follows six of America's most successful business people as they spend a week in the country's poorest areas and ultimately gift deserving members of the community with hundreds of thousands of dollars of their own money. In the emotional Season Finale, entrepreneur and millionaire Ali Brown abandons her lavish lifestyle and luxurious California beachside home to live and volunteer among the homeless in the gritty surf town of Venice Beach, CA. While there, she will search her heart to find deserving people and causes that are making a real and lasting difference in their community, and ultimately will give away many thousands of dollars of her own wealth, on "Secret Millionaire," SUNDAY, JULY 29 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on The ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 4/10/11)
Note: This episode replaces "Sean Belnick, New York, NY" which moves to August 12.
Ali is a wealth of information and a terrific resource. As the inspiring driving force behind a multi-million dollar enterprise, she has become one of the most powerful female entrepreneurs in the country, having started with less than $20.00 in her bank account. Her business empire, Ali International LLC, is devoted to helping women around the world thrive by becoming financially independent entrepreneurs. Every day Ali changes lives and creates new millionaires through her entrepreneurial seminars and workshops, sharing her insight, inspiration and advice on how to design and live the career of your dreams. Everyone from stay-at-home moms to new business owners to full-fledged savvy business divas have benefited from Ali's innovative success tools to help them take their businesses and lives to whole new levels.
Based on the hit UK series of the same name, each episode of "Secret Millionaire" follows one of America's most successful business people for one week as they leave behind their lavish lifestyles, sprawling mansions and luxury jets, conceal their true identities, and go to live and volunteer in some of the most impoverished and dangerous neighborhoods in the country. Their mission is to discover deserving individuals who continually sacrifice everything to help those in need, and ultimately encourage others to do the same. Throughout this incredible, life-changing experience, the Secret Millionaires attempt to remain undiscovered, coming face to face with extraordinary people battling the odds every day of their lives. On the final day, in an emotional and dramatic climax, they reveal their true identities. Ultimately, the millionaires each give away a great deal of their own money, changing lives forever and encouraging others to keep giving back.
"Secret Millionaire" is executive-produced by Grant Mansfield, Natalka Znak, Claire O'Donohoe and Leslie Garvin. Paul Osborne is co-executive producer. The series is a Zodiak USA Production. Zodiak USA is the North American operations for Zodiak Media Group, one of the world's leading creators, producers and distributors of content for TV, radio, new media and cinema. Previously RDF USA, Zodiak USA's credits include "Wife Swap" (ABC), "Secret Millionaire" (ABC), "Hardcore Pawn" (truTV), "All Worked Up" (truTV), "The Boss is Coming to Dinner" (NBC) and the syndicated version of "Don't Forget the Lyrics" (20th Television, VH1, MyNetworkTV). Zodiak Media consists of 45 production companies with presence in 17 countries, including the U.S., the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Scandinavia and Russia. The Group also incorporates an international distribution business based in London and Paris whose catalogue boasts over 10,000 hours of content.
"Secret Millionaire" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.