Today on Home & Family
Monday, August 4, 2014 (Original air date: Monday, June 2nd, 2014)
Actor/producer Jonathan Bennett returns to tell us about the concept behind the new show he's hosting on MTV, "Copycat." Superfans go head-to-head to compete as impersonators of their favorite recording artists such as Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, and more. Jonathan also opens up about coping with the loss of his parents by using social media to spread their positive message of "being awesome." And later, Jonathan joins the entire family for a game of "Name That Song!"
Watch full episodes of "Copycat" at mtv.com.
Follow Jonathan on Twitter @j_benntt.
Rao's Grilled Chicken Scarpariello with Frank Pellegrino Jr.
No reservation required! Frank Pellegrino Jr. visits us from his restaurant Rao's, where it is nearly impossible to get a table. Against his father's guidance, the chef followed in his dad's footsteps into the kitchen. Frank discusses how he's achieved such longevity in the cutthroat restaurant industry. Then, he makes grilled chicken scarpariello and explains why it's called shoemaker style chicken.
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Visit Rao's at raos.com. Pick up a copy of "Rao's On the Grill" at amazon.com.
Eleven-year-old actor Emjay Anthony stops by to talk about his new movie, “Chef.” The young up and comer first explains the origins of his unique name. Then, he gives us a sneak peek at the new movie and talks about shooting around the country on a food truck. Emjay also tells us how he proposed to co-star Sofia Vergara and how Jon Favreau taught him to cry on cue. Emjay also tells the story of eating alligator while filming in Austin!
"Chef" is now playing in select theaters.
Etiquette 101 with Kym Douglas
Kym Douglas teaches us how to mind our manners while hosting or attending a formal dinner party. Kym explains proper etiquette for sending invitations and specifying a dress code for guests to adhere to. Then, she walks us through each step in setting a formal dining table. Lastly, Kym suggests a few options for appropriate hostess gifts.
Get additional tips from lifestyle and beauty expert Kym Douglas at KymDouglas.com. Follow her on Twitter @KymDouglas and like her on Facebook.
Ask Us Anything
Mark, Cristina, and family members Kym, Matt, Ken, and more answer questions "Home & Family" viewers submitted on Facebook. They respond to inquiries about their daily schedules and why the decor of our house is constantly evolving. Plus, find out how to be a well behaved and supportive parent on the sidelines. And, learn about the lifespan of hair products. Also, get schooled on how to choose the right type of glue for each craft project.
DIY Bow Ties with Ken Wingard
Get in on the hip trend of bow ties that attracts young and old alike. Ken Wingard teaches us how to iron-on interfacing, the material that gives the tie its shape, onto fabric to make our own DIY bow ties for a fraction of the cost. Then, he sews it and demonstrates how to properly tie it around our neck.
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Visit Ken Wingard at KennethWingard.com and follow him on Twitter @KennethWingard.
Matt Rogers' Ultimate Graduation Luau
Matt Rogers throws a memorable graduation party with Hawaiian luau themed goods from Party City. The guys have fun dancing the hula in grass skirts. Everyone joins in to see how low they can go for the limbo. Then, they dig in for slices of pineapple pizza.
Find a huge selection of graduation and luau themed party decorations at Party City. Visit them at partycity.com and follow them on Twitter @partycity #partycity.
Check out TV personality and country singer Matt Rogers at mattrogersusa.com.
"Home & Family" crew member Paul Waddell is our lucky makeover recipient this Monday. His daughter weighs in on the facial hair debate and is happy with the results when her dad reveals his new look, leaving a five o'clock shadow. He's styling a casual outfit he can wear on a regular basis to the ball field to root on his daughter and then out to dinner with his wife. Paul's new hairdo will also be easy for him to replicate each day. He even enjoyed his very first pedicure ever.
Meet the beauty squad:
Nazy Meknat, stylist, www.stylebynaz.com, @stylebynaz
Victor Ontiveros, hairstylist at Cure Salon Spa, Sunset Tower Hotel, @victorontiveros and @victorontiveroshair
Mary Ann Jones, nail technician at The Painted Nail, @maryannmua
Debbie Matenopoulos, TV host and personality, @iamdebbiem. Her new cookbook, "It's All Greek To Me," is available here.
Clothing provided by jacobdavisusa.com. "Home & Family" also gifted Paul with two tickets to the St. Louis Cardinals vs. LA Dodgers baseball game.
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