or


[09/22/11 - 08:48 AM]
Get Ready for the Ultimate Beauty Queen Workout As the Style Network Premieres New Original Series "Wicked Pit" Sunday, October 23 at 9PM ET/PT
The 10-episode series, featuring Katie Boyd, will lead out of fellow newcomer "Glam Fairy."

[via press release from Style]

GET READY FOR THE ULTIMATE BEAUTY QUEEN WORKOUT AS THE STYLE NETWORK PREMIERES NEW ORIGINAL SERIES "WICKED FIT" SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23 AT 9PM ET/PT

10 Episode Docu-Series Featuring Boston's Katie Boyd to Launch Following the Series Premiere of "Glam Fairy"

LOS ANGELES - September 22, 2011 - Meet Katie Boyd - brash, bold and not afraid to use an occasional four-letter word - she's a former beauty queen who shatters the stereotype of the prim and proper pageant girl. In The Style Network's new docu-series, "Wicked Fit," Katie, who is retired from the circuit, is now whipping the next generation of beauty queens and suburban moms into perfect form with her boutique women-only gym, Katie Boyd's Miss Fit Club. With equal parts tough love and laughter, Katie is a force to be reckoned with as she helps her clients reach their fitness goals while also looking for ways to expand her budding business. The 10-episode, one-hour series "Wicked Fit" premieres Sunday, October 23 at 9:00 PM ET/PT, following the series premiere of "Glam Fairy" at 8:00 PM ET/PT on Style.

"'Wicked Fit' combines all of the elements that are ideal for Style - the series is transformational and at its core is Katie Boyd, a loud, witty personality with strong convictions and a take-no-prisoners attitude, and viewers will relate to and be amused by her," said Sarah Weidman, Senior Vice President, Development & New Series, The Style Network.

New England's slang for "extreme" - wicked - perfectly describes both Katie's personality and her workouts. Whether it's prepping Miss Vermont for her swimsuit competition or getting Boston's socialites into shape for their yacht parties, Katie definitely knows how to motivate the ladies to look their best. Through tough love, discipline and the occasional cursing to get her point across, her brutal workout approach actually helps build her successful business.

Assisting Katie keep her clients in line are her best friend and assistant, Monique, along with Monica, one of Katie's most successful former clients and her close personal friend. Monica and Monique have a simmering feud that's now on full boil. They fight for Katie's attention and constantly trash talk each other. Monique helps Katie with her client's personal training, and Monica helps Katie with branding and marketing. Both former beauty queens, Monica has taken home a crown while Monique has never made it past first-runner-up, so her jealousy fuels the rivalry.

Katie's family, including her mom Theresa and dad, Mike, also help out with the business, but her mom's meddling usually gets Katie riled up. After successfully making it through the first year as a new business, word of mouth has spread in the Boston area about Katie Boyd's Miss Fit Club and Katie's no-holds-barred exercise technique that delivers results. With her list of clientele steadily growing, Katie debates whether she should find a bigger location for the gym and even considers franchising in other cities. As she looks for innovative ways to expand her thriving business, from planning an exclusive one-year anniversary party, to hosting a "Pop-Up Pageant" to highlight her clients' success stories, to shooting a workout video, to writing a cookbook with her unique and healthy recipes, the importance of making the right decisions at the right time are paramount.

However, what really keeps Katie motivated is the possibility of finding true love. One of her main priorities is to settle into a healthy relationship with a great guy. After being betrayed by her fianc´┐Ż, she lost hope that she will ever find love again. Now, she is finally ready to open her heart and jump back into the dating scene but faces some obstacles in her path. In the past, building a relationship has taken a back seat to her work. Expanding her business should be a priority, but can she learn to better balance her entrepreneurial drive with her desire to find a quality mate?

Katie Boyd is a specialist in pageant preparation with a personal training career spanning over a decade. In her own pageant competition, Katie was chosen as a Top 10 finalist at both the Miss Massachusetts Teen and the 2004 Miss Massachusetts (America) Pageant. Her Miss America preliminary titles include Miss Taunton 1999, Miss Fall River 2000, Miss Bristol County 2002 and Miss New Bedford 2004. She currently trains contestants for both the Miss USA and Miss America pageants. Her famous clientele includes players of pro football and cheerleaders. An Expert Rating Certified Sports Nutritionist, Katie holds a Personal Training Certification through International Sports Sciences.

"Wicked Fit" is produced by Renegade 83 ("Blind Date," "One Man Army," "Man, Woman, Wild"). David Garfinkle, Jay Renfroe and Mark Perez serve as Executive Producers and Sarah Weidman serves as Executive Producer for Style.

About The Style Network

The Style Network is the destination for women 18-49 with a passion for the best in relatable, inspiring and transformational lifestyle programming. Style currently counts nearly 75 million cable and satellite subscribers and is one of the fastest growing women's networks in the U.S. Mystyle.com keeps women up-to-date on all of the latest fashion and beauty news on the web. Style's popular series include "Ruby," "Giuliana & Bill," "Tia & Tamera," "Jerseylicious," "Big Rich Texas," "Clean House," "Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane," "How Do I Look?" "Too Fat for 15: Fighting Back" and "Whose Wedding is it Anyway?" The Style Network is a network of NBCUniversal Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.





  [september 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· GLAM FAIRY (STYLE)
· WICKED FIT (STYLE)











[10/20/14 - 10:40 AM]
Pizza Aficionados Sal Basille and Francis Garcia Return to Travel the Country on a Culinary Expedition in Cooking Channel's "Pizza Masters"
The six-episode series launches Friday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the network.

[10/20/14 - 10:19 AM]
FX Networks to Unveil "Simpsons World" October 21
It will include instant and on-demand access to every single "Simpsons" episode - all 552 episodes (25 Seasons) - and each new episode from the current 26th season will be available for viewing the day after its original broadcast on FOX.

[10/20/14 - 10:01 AM]
Disney-ABC Announces ABC Owned Station Group as Launch Partner for Upcoming Syndicated Daytime Talker "The F-A-B" (Working Title) with Tyra Banks
Chrissy Teigen, Joe Zee, Lauren Makk and Leah Ashley will co-host the series, due in the fall of 2015.

[10/20/14 - 10:00 AM]
In a Straight-to-Series Order, FOX Greenlights First Comedy-Horror Anthology, "Scream Queens"
The series, produced by 20th Century Fox Television, is from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan and Dante Di Loreto.

[10/20/14 - 09:55 AM]
James Denton to Star in "The Good Witch" Alongside Catherine Bell and Bailee Madison in Hallmark Channel's Newest Original Primetime Series Based on the Network's Most Successful Original Movie Franchise
Denton will play Cassie's new next-door-neighbor, a divorced doctor and single dad who stirs things up in Middleton when he discovers Cassie's signature charm is more than just a magic touch.

[10/20/14 - 09:52 AM]
Video: "The Comeback" Trailer (HBO)
The series returns with the first of eight new episodes on Sunday, November 9.

[10/20/14 - 09:51 AM]
"Getting On," An Offbeat, Comedic Look at the Dysfunctional Staff of a Beleaguered Hospital, Begins Its Second Season Nov. 9, Exclusively on HBO
Guest stars on the second season include: Betty Buckle, Jayma Mays, Carrie Preston, Alia Shawkat and Jean Smart.

[10/20/14 - 09:49 AM]
Golden Globe-Nominated Drama Series "The Newsroom," Starring Emmy(R)-Winner Jeff Daniels and Emily Mortimer, Created by Aaron Sorkin, Kicks Off Third and Final Season Nov. 9, Exclusively on HBO
New to the guest cast in season three are B.J. Novak, Kat Dennings, Mary McCormack, Joanna Gleason and Clea DuVall.

[10/20/14 - 09:35 AM]
Showtime(R) Creates Compelling New Destination for Music Documentaries on Showtime 2(TM)
This collection gives a profound and unique insider's perspective on superstar artists and bands including Billy Joel, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Genesis, The Eagles, Green Day and Bob Dylan.

[10/20/14 - 09:01 AM]
Daniel Cormier Joins "UFC Tonight" on FOX Sports 1
Cormier joins an accomplished broadcast team, including co-host and former UFC multiple title contender Kenny Florian, veteran combat sports journalist Karyn Bryant and four-time World MMA Awards Journalist of the Year Ariel Helwani.

[10/20/14 - 08:49 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "Sunday Night Football" Continues NBC's Reign
The Peacock's NFL franchise is up more than 16% from last week among adults 18-49.

[10/20/14 - 08:33 AM]
National Geographic Channel Unleashes Chef Eric Greenspan on an American Road Trip Documenting His Gastronomic Quest for the Quintessential Meat Experience
"Eric Greenspan Is Hungry" premieres Monday, November 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the network.

[10/20/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Builds Year Over Year on Sunday for the 4th Straight Week This Season
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/20/14 - 08:23 AM]
"Sunday Night Football" Delivers Its Best Overnight Rating Since the Sunday Season Premiere on September 7
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, October 19.

[10/20/14 - 08:19 AM]
Pack Your Survival Gear - The Weather Channel Greenlights Second Season of "Fat Guys in the Woods"
Host and survival expert Creek Stewart will take groups of three average Joes into the woods to battle Mother Nature and teach them the art and science of outdoor survival while armed with only the most basic of tools.