A seasoned entertainment news journalist and Emmy-Award winning TV personality, Samantha Harris is best known for her eight seasons co-hosting ABC’s live hit show “Dancing With The Stars.” Samantha was a fixture on “Entertainment Tonight” as the weekend co-host and as the permanent fill-in host on the weekday show. She played the iconic role of Roxie Hart in the long-running musical CHICAGO on Broadway and served as host of NBC’s reality competition show “Stars Earn Stripes,” co-hosted by 4-Star General Wesley Clark (Retired) and produced by Mark Burnett (“Survivor”), Dick Wolf (“Law & Order”) and David Hurwitz (“Fear Factor”). Samantha served as a co-host and correspondent on “The Insider” (CBS Television Distribution) and a correspondent on “E! News,” where she also co-hosted E! Network’s live award-show coverage for the Oscars, Golden Globes and Emmy Awards. Prior to joining E!, Samantha served as the weekend co-host and full-time correspondent for “Extra” (Telepictures/WB Distribution), which she joined in 2003.
“Culinary Genius” is a half-hour program adapted from England’s ITV version of “Culinary Genius,” executive produced by Gordon Ramsay. The show begins with the lead chef offering a cooking demonstration for five amateur home chefs who serve as the day’s contestants. Contestants compete in a 25-minute cooking competition where the winner is crowned the culinary genius of the day. Produced by Studio Ramsay and All3Media.