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Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Shira Gets Her Own TV Show

You know and love Shira Lazar as our LA-based reporter from our days in print AND the host of our "On the Verge" V-casts. Now, Shira is hosting her very own show on NBC. Read below. Congrats, girl!

LOS ANGELES -- Shira Lazar hosts cultural and lifestyle Shows; Mo Rocca adds weekly "5 Minutes With..." Segment for " 1stLookLA":

" OpenHouseLA" and " 1stLookLA," two new locally produced, half-hour shows, will debut on NBC4 (KNBC-Channel 4) on Saturday, April 5, at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., respectively. Shira Lazar (Court TV's "Hollywood Heat," Yahoo! Entertainment Host) will host the weekly shows.

" 1stLookLA." highlights the area’s hottest destinations, the best in local nightlife, restaurants, shopping, kids activities, fitness and wellness. Mo Rocca, well-known for his humorous segments on NBC's "Tonight Show," CBS' "Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood" and comedy Central's "Daily Show with Jon Stewart," will host "5 Minutes With...," a segment that features Rocca's impish brand of humor and interviews with the top pacesetters in entertainment, culture and business. Interviews subjects have included Tim Gunn, Chazz Palminteri, Bob Saget and James Lipton. Conor Knighton (Google Current Host) and Nate Owens (Actor/Model) will serve as field reporters for the show.

" 1stLookLA" has entered into a television partnership with Zagat Survey, the country's most trusted restaurant guide. Restaurant segments highlighted on " 1stLookLA" will feature Zagat’s signature ratings and reviews. This information will also appear on


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