She is the "Queen of Scream" from Fox's smash hit "So You Think You Can Dance," the one and only, Mary Murphy! Today, Mary talks to Mark & Paige about the origin of her unique and memorable scream as well as her trademark "Hot Tamale Train." Plus, Mary opens up about nearly losing her voice after being diagnosed with cancer. And later, Mary talks about the "Hollywood Dancesport Championships," an annual ballroom dance competition featuring top dancers from around the world. This year's champions in the Open International Latin category perform a Cha Cha for Mary, Mark, and Paige! Get the details on Mary's upcoming "Holiday Dance Classic" here: www.holidaydanceclassic.com.
John O'Hurley, who you probably recognize as Elaine's boss from "Seinfeld," is on Home & Family today. Joined by Dr. Eliot Brinton, from the National Lipid Association, John talks to Mark and Paige about his battle with high cholesterol. John and Dr. Brinton talk about what having high cholesterol really means and what steps you can take to manage the condition. And later, John talks about his "Seinfeld" days and plays host for a special version of "Home & Family Feud." Tools and resources to help patients and physicians manage high cholesterol are available at www.statinusage.com.
Emmy Award-winning actress Camryn Manheim stops by for a visit with Mark & Paige. While she is best known for her role on ABC's "The Practice," Camryn has also won accolades for her work on "Ghost Whisperer" and as Gladys Presley in the TV movie "Elvis." A longtime friend of Mark's, today Camryn talks about being a single mom, turning 50, and about planning her own surprise birthday party! And later, Camryn takes over the Home & Family kitchen to make her scrumptious crepes.
Mark and Paige talk with television icon Betty White about her favorite memories from her nearly 70 years in TV. Plus, the ultimate per friend, Betty gives advice about pet adoption and talks about being honored at the 2012 Hallmark Channel "Hero Dog Awards."
The unforgettable "Mama Harper" and "Carol Burnett Show" alum Vicki Lawrence stops by to share her memories from one of America's favorite shows. In honor of the release of "The Best of the Carol Burnett Show" on DVD, Vicki shares her favorite memories of working on what she calls "The Harvard School of Comedy," including the unusual story of how Vicki became a member of the cast while still in high school! Later Vicki shares the inspiration for "Mama Harper" and how she got the role instead of show star Carol Burnett.
At age 15 Rita Rudner moved to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a Broadway dancer. While performing in "Annie" Rita began exploring the New York Comedy clubs and developing her trademark epigrammatic style. Today Rita joins Mark & Paige to discuss her amazing career, including her hit Las Vegas Show. Plus, Rita talks about her decision to adopt at 49 and tells us what its like raising a child while working on the Las Vegas strip.
For more on Rita Rudner and her Las Vegas Show visit: www.ritafunny.com.
From "Ugly Betty" and the new sitcom "Partners," Michael Urie stops by the Home & Family house! Since childhood, Michael has been making people laugh and he even shares his first realization that he was meant to perform comedy. Plus, Michael brings his own four-legged friend Sprouts to hang out with Mark & Paige. And later, Michael plays "Celebrity" with the entire Home & Family crew! For more on Michael Urie: .
Today on Home & Family, Mark & Paige welcome TV legend and international superstar "The Hoff," David Hasselhoff! With one of the hottest videos on YouTube ("Hooked on a Feeling") and a staring role as "Hoff the Hook" in Peter Pan, is clear the "Hoff" is still taking the world by storm. Today, David talks with Mark & Paige about his decades in show business, his one man show, "An Evening With David Hasselhoff," and his upcoming holiday movie "The Christmas Consultant." Plus, David talks about his experiences and his influence as an international superstar. Get all things "Hoff" at http://www.davidhasselhoff.com/.
At 18 months she lost her hearing but she wouldn't let that stop her and at 21 she became the youngest actress to win the Best Actress Oscar for her film debut "Children of a Lesser God." Today, Mark & Paige welcome the critically acclaimed actress Marlee Matlin. Marlee shares her amazing acting career and the challenges she faced not only as a deaf performer but in making the transition from stage to the big screen. And later, Marlee tells an amazing story of how she met "The Fonz" and about her upcoming sign language app.
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Mark’s former "Entertainment Tonight" colleague Nancy O'Dell stops by Home & Family today. Nancy updates Mark & Paige on the latest entertainment gossip plus Nancy shares her stories of getting started in the TV business. Nancy also shares her love for scrap booking and later, she helps Mark & Paige create their own Home & Family scrapbooks.
Child star Bailee Madison stops by to talk with Mark & Paige to chat about the life of a child actress and avoiding the pitfalls of working in entertainment. Bailee shares her love for charity work and using her amazing talent to make a difference. And later, Bailee teaches Mark & Paige how to make their own haunted gingerbread house.