EMMY AWARD-WINNING "STEVE HARVEY" PREMIERES SEASON THREE ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
New Season to Kick Off with Block Party and Rooftop Performance by Pitbull, With the Television Debut of His New Hit Single, "Fireball"
CHICAGO (SEPTEMBER 4, 2104) - The third season of the Emmy Award-winning talk show "Steve Harvey" will launch on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, with an end-of-summer party so big, the studio won't be able to contain it! Harvey will surprise the studio audience on Monday's premiere episode, by taking them to Chicago's famed Navy Pier for an outdoor block party, featuring a rooftop performance by "Mr. Worldwide" himself, PITBULL, with the TV premiere of his new hit single, "Fireball!" Harvey will chat with Pitbull about his meteoric rise to international fame, his family roots and his dating life. One lucky audience member will win a trip to Miami for Pitbull's televised New Year's Eve celebration. Plus, Steve helps a blended family of eight cross something off of their "Family Bucket List" with a surprise family trip of a lifetime. Continuing the summer party, Steve challenges three potential couples to an extreme first "date" where they will compete in a game of Twister, while tied together at the wrists and ankles!
"Steve Harvey" is coming off of a tremendously successful sophomore season, having won the Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show (Informative Category). "Steve Harvey" is up 29% in households from its debut season and currently is the fastest growing show in all of daytime, showing more growth last season than all other syndicated and network talk shows, game shows and court shows.
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On TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, Steve Harvey will celebrate the release of his new book, "Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success: Discovering Your Gift and the Way to Life's Riches." Harvey will give viewers a sneak peak at the life changing advice offered in the book and share his own secrets to success. Learn more about Steve's personal background story, how he discovered his gift and how he was able to overcome personal failures to become one of the most successful celebrity entrepreneurs in the world! Harvey will welcome three self-made millionaire business moguls who will share their own success stories - Nate Berkus (designer, TV personality and author), Heather Thomson (owner of the Yummie clothing line, cast member of "The Real Housewives of New York City") and Alli Webb (creator/owner of the multi-million dollar business, DryBar). Harvey will also give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at his recent filming of "Life Class" with one of the most inspirational figures in his life, OPRAH WINFREY! Harvey's episodes of "Life Class" will air on OWN September 7 and September 14.
Buckle your seatbelts and get ready to meet the entire Harvey family in the episode airing WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10! For the first time ever, Steve Harvey will welcome viewers into his Atlanta home for a family barbecue and will introduce his first grandchild, Rose, who will make her television debut. Steve's wife Marjorie will join him on the "Steve Harvey" set to talk about life at the Harvey Household and how being new grandparents has enriched their lives. In a twist on the traditional "Ask Steve" segment, Steve Harvey will give one audience member the surprise of a lifetime, as he arranges for her boyfriend to propose during a special "Ask Steve and Receive!" Harvey will also honor his first "Harvey's Hero" of the season, 11 year old Zack who has raised almost $50,000 through a lemonade and cookie stand to purchase wheelchairs for people in need. In an interactive game called "Later Player," Harvey will help one woman break her bad dating habits by teaching her how to find the "good guys" and spot the warning signs of a "player." After asking questions to a panel of three men, she will eliminate potential "players" by sending them packing in an unforgettable way!
On THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, Steve Harvey will host an audience full of women who are all celebrating milestone birthdays - all turning 30, 40 or 50. Steve welcomes three famous faces, representing different decades -- Ali Fedotoski (former Bachelorette and current E! correspondent), Countess LuAnn De Lesseps ("Real Housewives of New York City") and Deidra Hall ("Days of Our Lives"). The panel will share personal anecdotes and life lessons and help women in the audience confront their biggest concerns about their milestone birthdays. Join in the conversation as the panel discusses topics like dating, motherhood, careers, friendship, finances, body image and sex. Then, Steve welcomes DOROTHY WANG and MORGAN STEWART from E!'s hit series, "Rich Kids of Beverly Hills." Steve challenges Dorothy and Morgan to makeover twin models in 30 minutes, with a budget of just $50! You won't want to miss their thrift store shopping spree, with a surprise twist for the loser of the challenge.
Wrapping up premiere week, Steve Harvey will continue his mission to find and help America's worst daters in "United Dates of America," airing FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12. Steve launches this year's campaign in his hometown of Cleveland, OH, where he tracks down Ohio's worst dater, Ciarra. Ciarra has a tendency to interrogate her potential mates on the very first date and even has her mom Pat drop in on the date so that she can ask questions too! Tune-in to see if Ciarra is willing to take Steve's dating advice to heart. Then, you won't want to miss the big reveal of Steve's new personalized dressing room, which was transformed into his "home away from home" over the summer. One lucky audience member will win a $1,000 shopping spree at Gilt.com, to makeover a room in their own home. Steve is also joined by Sex and Relationship Therapist Dr. Laura Berman to talk about intimacy and marriage and the "30 Day Sex Challenge!"