Signature prime-time show pumps up the format with guest panel, celebs and laughs.
Los Angeles, CA (October 18, 2010) — FUEL TV, FOX Sports Media Group’s dynamic network for young males, today announces the re-launch of its signature prime time show “The Daily Habit.” Beginning October 18, 2010 at 9:30pm ET/PT, new episodes of the show feature a energetic opinion-driven panel format anchored by long-time host Pat Parnell, plus one-on-one spotlights with the biggest stars from sports and entertainment, and electrifying in-studio musical performances by established and buzz-worthy up-and-coming artists.
The revamped “Daily Habit” marches to the frenetic pace of pop culture with a mix of athletes, comedians and entertainment stars discussing anything and everything, from the day’s craziest viral video to the latest celebrity train wreck. The first week will feature a telling line-up of what’s to come, including “Jackass 3D” cast members Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, and Wee-Man, plus musician Tommy Lee and skateboard legend Tony Hawk. Also joining the show on the first week are pro snowboarder Ellery Hollingsworth and pro skateboarder Terry Kennedy (BET’s “Being Terry Kennedy”). Comedian Lance Krall also weighs in on the panel discussions. Musical performances taped the first week include Good Charlotte, Andrew WK, Frightened Rabbit, Gogol Bordello, and As I Lay Dying.
“For the past five years, The Daily Habit’ has been a staple in the diet of our viewers,” says Scott Paridon, FUEL TV VP of Production and Development. “We’re taking the show to the next level by getting bigger celebrities and adding more comedy to the mix. Plus, we’re on a new set and will have a live audience. We’re making this a show you won’t want to miss every night!”
Since it began in October of 2005, “The Daily Habit” has interviewed the most jaw dropping athletes in sports including two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Snowboarder Shaun White, skateboard legend Tony Hawk, nine-time Surfing World Champ Kelly Slater, pro skateboarder and MTV star Rob Dyrdek, motocross legend Travis Pastrana, and more than a thousand others. Celebrity guests featured on the show included Will Ferrell, Russell Brand, Jonah Hill, Mark Wahlberg, Sam Trammel, Jack Black, Guy Ritchie, Henry Rollins, Jamie Kennedy, Jason Lee, Rob Zombie, Tom Green and many others. Top musical acts have included MGMT, Public Enemy, Mumford and Sons, Vampire Weekend, 3Oh!3, Wolfmother, Blink 182, Nas & Damian Marley and some of the most buzz-worthy artists in the world.
“The Daily Habit”
“The Daily Habit” is FUEL TV’s first original daily series, featuring the biggest risk-taking athletes and the most influential faces in entertainment and brings them together on one stage to discuss everything from “stuff that matters to guys” to “trends that need to end.” If you ever wondered who the people were that did the things that make you say “holy crap!” then you should probably watch this show. There’s also a ton of hot chicks, hilarious comedy and the greatest band performances ever. Episodes are telecast weeknights at 9:30pm ET (6:30pm PT) and re-air several more times later in the evening.
FUEL TV is the only cable and satellite television network that features the exciting world of adrenaline and thrill-seeking sports and the stories that surround them. This new generation of sports provides a rich landscape of some of the most vibrant and action-packed television entertainment in the world. See why young adrenaline sports fans call FUEL TV the channel they never turn off. FUEL TV, part of FOX Sports Media Group, was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in more than 30 million U.S. homes. FUEL TV programming is available in more than 50 countries around the world with 24/7 channels operating in Australia and