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Candy Addict on TV as a Candy Expert

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The Big Idea

I got an email today from the producer of the CNBC TV show The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch. They wanted me to appear in their Minutes to Millions segment as a “candy expert.” So, I’m flying to NY on Monday to film it! How awesome is that? And… one of the other panelists is Kevin Nealon from SNL! I’m not sure if I’m more excited about being on TV or meeting and sitting on a panel with Kevin Nealon!

Hmmm… I just checked Kevin’s website (I just called him Kevin, like we’re all buddy-buddy) and he says he’ll be there at 1:00 AM – I hope his site is wrong because I was told taping starts at 2:00 PM. His first book “Yes, You’re Pregnant but What About Me?” just came out. I should get a copy and ask him if he’ll sign it for me, though I don’t want to appear to be a huge fanboy.

I’ll take lots of pics to show everyone and I’ll post the air date as soon as I find out!

UPDATE: Just found out it will air the same night, Monday, May 19th, 10PM EST.
UPDATE2: I setup Twitter on my phone so I will live Twitter the whole process of going on TV :) Follow my Twitter account.



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17 Responses to “Candy Addict on TV as a Candy Expert”

  1. 1
    Flying to NY to be on TV! says:

    [...] In case you don’t follow my candy blog, I’m being flown to NY on Monday to be on TV as a Candy Expert! [...]

  2. 2
    ajewel says:

    WTG Brian! Who knows – maybe Kevin will ask you for your autograph! lol.

  3. 3
    Beck says:

    Holy crap, that is so cool! Did you ever think when you started your blog that this is where it would take you? You’ve MADE IT, my friend.

  4. 4
    Brian says:

    @Beck – nope, not at all. Never even imagined/thought of it. Crazy, huh?

  5. 5
    Jgarrett says:

    You are perfect for the role. I wonder when they will air it? I would love to watch. Make sure you give us all the juicy details! Good luck!

  6. 6
    Jgarrett says:

    *reads update* Now I need to find it in the local listings to see what channel that is.

  7. 7
    Kim says:

    Congrats Brian! I will be sure to tune in :)

  8. 8
    cybele says:

    Great news! I’m always up for some sweet TV! (Are you taking them candy?)

  9. 9
    Les says:

    Brian!!! that’s awesome! Congratulations!!! Good luck on the show – and happy to hear that you’ve made it! :)

  10. 10
    Julie says:

    That’s great, Brian! Yeah, my thought, too, was if you’re gonna take some candy, I mean, you ARE being touted as “THE” Candy Expert! So, a nice assortment would be most welcome, I’m sure. Maybe Kevin has a favorite and you can really make a new friend! Have FUN, though I’m sure you will. Wish I had TV, I’d watch!

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    william says:

    That’s awesome! Congratulations! I can’t wait to hear how the whole thing goes. Have a great time!

  12. 12
    Beck says:

    It was fun keeping tabs on you through Twitter! I hope it went well. Are you okay with how it went? I won’t be able to watch it :( Any chance you might be able to put a clip online?

  13. 13
    oakling says:

    Someone’s gotta youtube this. It’s tonight omg! Congratulations! That is so exciting!

  14. 14
    changedaughter says:

    just saw the show– that was awesome! cool beans… congrats brian!

  15. 15
    cybele says:

    You were great Brian! I watched it last night (and even got a couple of screengrabs and tried the Crackheads). You’re right, they are a good quality product, but could benefit from a better name.

  16. 16
    Clinton says:

    Congratulations Brian!!

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    Performancing Stream of Consciousness – All the World’s a-Twitter? : Performancing says:

    [...] when it can’t handle the load). One of my Hive colleagues, Brian from Candy Addict, is being interviewed by Donny Deutsch for The Big Idea TV talk show this morning. So he set up Twitter on his mobile [...]

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