FACT SHEET

Returning for a Sixth Season, “B.Smith With Style” is a window on a world of delicious home cooking, healthy lifestyles, contemporary fashion, imaginative design, home décor, and inspiration on the art of living well and entertaining with style at a price you can afford.

Distributed by Hearst Entertainment and sponsored by products of Procter & Gamble and Kraft Foods, “B.Smith With Style” is a leader in lifestyle television programming. Seasoned culinary and lifestyle expert B. Smith takes viewers cross-country to discover distinctive lifestyles of some of North America’s greatest cities. From southern Florida to up north in Toronto; and from the hustle and bustle of New York City to the relaxed wine country of Napa Valley, B. explores points of local interest, art galleries, historic homes, and meets with some of today’s most celebrated chefs and celebrities along the way.

Season Six features some of B.'s very special celebrity friends—Blues legend B.B. King stops by B.’s restaurant to catch up and give B. a hand in preparing one of his favorites—pan-fried catfish. Keeping up with B.’s “health and wellness” mission, NY Giants running-back Tiki Barber joins B. for a yoga lesson in the park, and in the history department, “Survivor I” favorite Rudy Boesch takes B. on a tour of the U.S. Navy Battleship Wisconsin in Norfolk. Other special guests include: actors Paul Sorvino, John Hurt, Hal Linden, and CCH Pounder; and singers Dianne Reeves, Lil’ Kim and Darius Rucker.

Every episode of “B.Smith With Style” is brimming with useful and unusual ideas to excite your imagination and fulfill B.'s comittment to living well and entertaining with style without breaking the bank.

As a mother, wife, model, author, restaurateur, and successful African-American entrepreneur, B. Smith draws on a wealth of knowledge and experience to share personal anecdotes on subjects ranging from fashion and food to decoration and design, and she does it all with passion, ingenuity and style!

PREMIERE WEEK: Week of September 9, 2002
EPISODES: 24 original half hours
PRODUCER: B. Smith Productions and Hearst Entertainment, Inc.
DISTRIBUTOR: Hearst Entertainment, Inc.
PUBLICITY: SSA Public Relations
NY (212) 679-4750
LA (818) 501-0700