Saturday, October 1, 2011

On-camera audience: Extreme Makeover - Weight Loss Edition

Posted in: , ,

Some weeks ago, I got an email invitation from on-camera audiences to be at the Tacoma filming of a local resident's big reveal for Extreme Makeover - Weight Loss Edition, and I clicked delete. If you remember, I had enjoyed being part of the Seattle X-Factor taping which was like a concert, with the added sugar of seeing Simon Cowell and his gang. But though we had followed the first season of this new ABC show and liked the idea and the presenter, Tacoma was over an hour away from us, and I thought the drive would be too much hassle. A week later, another email came saying The Harlem Globetrotters would be playing a live game for the audience. I was like, really!?
 We had seen two members of the globetrotters on The Amazing Race (TV show on CBS) and was bowled over by what the team was all about, so it was easy to convince Atala of a night out. But guess what? When we got there, the line was really long, as we found out  that The Globetrotters were a massive draw.

We were at the back of the line and I was smiling until I found out that by virtue of being late (we got stuck in traffic) we were going to miss the globetrotter's performance. I spent the rest of the time sulking to Atala and apologizing for dragging us all the way.

But things turned out fine in the end because on the way out, we saw Chris Powell, the presenter of the TV show and he was lovely enough to take a picture with us. Will I be going for another on-camera audience event? Well, it's a treat for me to see people from TV, but maybe I won't be going so far next time :)


All in all, it was a nice time out. Hope your weekend has been relaxing so far? What are your own favorite TV shows, and who is a TV person you would like to see?



20 comments:

  1. X Factor has become my favorite this season and it has only begun. Love Simon and Paula's interaction with one another and love everyone's performances. There were a couple of people I cried along with when they found out they'd made it for boot camp.

    ReplyDelete
  2. ahhh. It seems to all have worked out though right? I'm sure it was nice meeting your fav presenters.

    ReplyDelete
  3. My fave show is/was Girlfriends - no longer on though. :(
    I would love to meet Tracee Ellis Ross from the show. I think she's fab!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Thanks Donna and Wendy

    @Buki, I also loved the few episodes of Girlfriends I was able to catch back in the day. Diana Ross's daughter is quite beautiful.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Hmm...the journey was quite worth it in the end. Don't think I have a fav TV star but I think I'd like to observe Denrele in real life.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Awww.. but at least you got the picture as a compensation. LOL

    I want there too :)

    - LDP

    ReplyDelete
  7. Somanabolic Muscle Maximizer program is optimized
    for the U. When you've got added your details to the program, it is going to give you 3 diets to check out. In general, there is no doubt that the program Kyle Leon is a popular muscle building system for a good reason and this is definitely one of the most individual nutrients and online training programs today.

    Look at my site - muscle maximizer Results

    ReplyDelete
  8. Hmm is anyone else experiencing problems with the pictures on this blog
    loading? I'm trying to find out if its a problem on my end or if it's the blog.
    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

    Also visit my website :: Fat Loss

    ReplyDelete
  9. It's remarkable to pay a quick visit this web page and reading the views of all friends about this paragraph, while I am also eager of getting familiarity.

    My website ... Author's external home page.
    ..

    ReplyDelete
  10. Peculiar article, totally what I needed.

    Look at my page - benefits of capsicum

    ReplyDelete
  11. Hi there would you mind letting me know which hosting company you're working with?
    I've loaded your blog in 3 completely different internet browsers
    and I must say this blog loads a lot quicker then most.
    Can you recommend a good internet hosting
    provider at a honest price? Thanks, I appreciate it!



    http://www.bestads.tv/CarlosYlt

    My web-site; loss weight now, http://www.internetmedianews.com/story.php?title=loss-weight-now,

    ReplyDelete
  12. We stumbled over here coming from a different page and thought I might check things out.
    I like what I see so now i'm following you. Look forward to finding out about
    your web page yet again.

    Here is my web page: Eugene Charter Service

    ReplyDelete
  13. I really love your blog.. Great colors & theme.

    Did you develop this amazing site yourself? Please reply back as I'm wanting
    to create my very own site and would love to find out where
    you got this from or what the theme is named. Kudos!


    Also visit my web-site ... los angeles moving company

    ReplyDelete
  14. Marvelous, what a blog it is! This web site provides valuable data to
    us, keep it up.

    Also visit my blog moving company los angeles

    ReplyDelete
  15. Great items from you, man. I have be mindful your stuff prior to and you
    are simply too great. I really like what you have got here, really
    like what you are stating and the best way through
    which you say it. You are making it enjoyable and you still take care of to stay it
    sensible. I can not wait to learn much more from you.
    This is actually a tremendous web site.

    Here is my web page - laser hair removal Eugene

    ReplyDelete
  16. I got this web page from my pal who shared with me about
    this website and at the moment this time I am visiting this website and reading very informative posts at this
    time.

    Visit my blog: los Angeles movers

    ReplyDelete
  17. Hey! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a team of volunteers and starting a new initiative in a community in the same niche.
    Your blog provided us beneficial information to work on. You have done a wonderful job!

    ReplyDelete
  18. WOW just what I was searching for. Came here by searching for minecraft

    ReplyDelete
  19. Thank you for the auspicious writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it.
    Look advanced to far added agreeable from you! By the way, how can we communicate?

    ReplyDelete

Click Post a Comment to share your thoughts, I'll love to hear from you. Thanks!

*Comments on old posts are moderated and may take sometime to be shown. That's just because I want to see them and respond to you if necessary.