• Publication date: July 20, 2010

Meet celebrities and the public on the stage of a circular Rachael's Zest for Cooking along with a Variety of Special Guests

"Rachael Ray" (also known as "The Rachael Ray Show") is a Daytime Emmy Award winning talk show that combines the elements of cooking, documentary, news and interviews. The TV show stars Rachael Ray as the host of the talk show.

"Rachael Ray" (also known as "The Rachael Ray Show") is a Daytime Emmy Award winning talk show that combines the elements of cooking, documentary, news and interviews. The TV show stars Rachael Ray as the host of the talk show.

The hour-long daytime program is co-produced by Ray and Oprah Winfrey through her Harpo Productions and distributed domestically and globally by CBS Television Distribution.

Rachael Ray is well-known for her kitchen skills; and her creative cooking will is a cornerstone of "The Rachael Ray Show". She is the host of several Food Network programs, as well, including �30 Minute Meals,� �40 Dollars a Day� and �Inside Dish with Rachael Ray�.

"The Rachael Ray Show" includes familiar talk show elements, such as celebrity guests, interview segments, and hot topics.

The concept behind this program is expected to focus on more than just her culinary skills and offer a lot of other topics, stories, and ideas, along the lines of Winfrey's show.

During the show, the audience is seated on a large turntable that rotates so that the audience can always see the "action" on the circular stage that surrounds them.

Rachael Ray brings her flair and zest for cooking along with her down-to-earth nature and combines it with her genuine warmth to give us a wonderful new talk show that literally makes you feel right at home. Creative and colorful sets combined with a wide variety of special guests help to make this a great show.

She interacts with her audience in such a way that makes you feel as if you are spending that time with a girlfriend. Her question and answer segment where she answers questions from the viewers adds a special touch, and it's a treat to watch her prepare meals alongside her various guests and share conversation as well as culinary tips.

Would you believe you can make impressive and delectable meals at home in less time than it takes to get takeout? Let Rachael Ray show you how easy it can be. From comfort food to sophisticated fare for entertaining, Rachael promises that her dazzling dishes will never take more than 30 minutes to make, from start to finish.

Rachael has a successful series of cookbooks, all based on the 30 Minute Meals idea, including Rachael Ray's "30 Minute Meals", "The Open House Cookbook", "Comfort Foods", and "Veggie Meals".

"Rachael Ray" won Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment in 2008, and was nominated for Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Talk Show (Dana Calderwood) in 2007.