Paul DiMeo Helps Boomers Transform Their Lives In RLTV’s New Series Second Act Premiering April 18 at 8pm ET

— Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Carpenter and Designer Brings In Team of Experts To Help Adults 50+ Realize Their Personal Passions — BALTIMORE, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Adults 50+ all across America are seizing the opportunity to realize their personal passions, transform their lives or build new careers based on their life experiences. Some of them can use a guiding hand. Second Act, premiering Thursday, April 18 at 8 PM ET, is RLTV’s new series that takes adults 50+ at a critical transition point in their lives, and arms them with the tools they need to succeed. Host Paul DiMeo , the popular carpenter and designer best known from […]

Homes Being Built at Kauffman Stadium for Tornado Survivors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Baseball fans outside Kauffman Stadium for this week’s MLB All-Star Game in Kansas City may have noticed two homes building built. Major League Baseball, ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”, and Habitat For Humanity, are working together on two homes, outside the stadium. Volunteers are building these homes for tornado survivors. Paul Dimeo, one of the stars of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” says one home will go to Joplin, and the other to Tuscaloosa, Alabama. “There are a couple things I think are super important, one is family, two is housing, making sure everyone has a roof over their head,” Dimeo says. “Certainly this is very familiar […]

YouTube Fueling Product Placement Video Programs

Google’s $100 million investment in original video programming in niche markets on YouTube will unearth some interesting models this year. Brands will move toward product placement in online content that serve up in video programming on desktop, tablets and smartphones, replacing TV commercials, according to Suzie Reider, head of industry development at YouTube. “Companies like American Express can’t keep running television commercials,” Reider said, pointing to Nike’s 30% annual decline in TV ad investments. “The consumers they’re trying to reach are online, streaming content off Hulu and Nextflix, and downloading the last season episodes from Amazon.com.” Investments in commercials continue to dwindle, fueling a new industry for marketing content based […]

Live With What You Love, Slice, March 2012

If you’ve been a fan of ABC’s hit series, “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” you’re familiar with the urge to reach into the screen and hug its co-star, Paul DiMeo, whose human compassion, emotion and sense of humor have endeared him to millions of fans for the past nine seasons as the show’s rugged carpenter with a tender heart of gold. Despite being one fo America’s most recognizable TV celebrities, DiMeo personifies the genuine, “regular guy” that resonates so clearly with his fans. During the hour we spent on the phone together, DiMeo spoke candidly about his family and his childhood as he did about his plans for the future, as […]

Friends and Family of EM:HE

Hey all wish I could be in TX with you. Mr. Studebaker, how wonderful it is that you are there? If in the next couple of paragraphs if I say something that I said before please forgive me. Over the last couple of weeks, I have been asked more than once to share what this journey has been like and what it means that it’s coming to a end. So those that were in Knoxville, sorry. Over the last 9 years, we have traveled the country building homes for families that have for the most part, really needed them. And without me even knowing it, my own home was being […]