The NBC Owned Television Stations Division of NBCUniversal today announced that reality television star Ali Fedotowsky will be the new host of 1st Look, the lifestyle program that delivers viewers a close up look of the most savory restaurants, hottest nightlife, trendiest travel destinations and much more. 1st Look is produced by the division’s lifestyle production arm, LX.TV.
The Emmy award-winning 1st Look brings viewers the very best in lifestyle programming. Each week, Fedotowsky will travel the country in search of the best places to eat, play and indulge – constantly taking viewers to new and exciting destinations. Always up for a new adventure, Fedotowsky will dive into each new episode with a sense of discovery, resulting in truly authentic experiences.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Ali into the family,” said Marni Kupfer, Vice President of Lifestyle Production for NBC Owned Television Stations. “We want our viewers to feel like they’ve been invited to go on an adventure with Ali each week as they discover new and exciting places together. The mix of Ali’s enthusiastic spirit and 1st Look style are sure to be a winning combo.”
“I am so excited to be part of the 1st Look team,” said Fedotowsky. “I feel so blessed to be able to travel with such an incredible group of people in search of all the best things our amazing country has to offer. Thank goodness I got over my fear of flying!”
Fedotowsky is no stranger to the spotlight. She has been embedded in American pop culture since her reality television debut in 2010, when she was selected as the star of The Bachelorette after finishing in the final four of the previous season’s The Bachelor. Following The Bachelorette, Fedotowsky went straight to work as an on air news correspondent for the local Fox station in San Diego. She originally hails from Williamstown, Massachusetts, and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
The first episode of 1st Look featuring Fedotowsky as host will premiere on April 14 after Saturday Night Live on the 10 NBC-owned television stations across the country, which include WNBC (New York), KNBC (Los Angeles), WMAQ (Chicago), WCAU (Philadelphia), KXAS (Dallas-Fort Worth), KNTV (San Francisco Bay Area), WRC (Washington, D.C.), WTVJ (Miami), KNSD (San Diego) and WVIT (Connecticut). Viewers should check local listings for air times. Show segments will also appear on 1stLooktv.com, as well as on NBC Owned Stations’ digital out-of-home properties, such as taxi cabs. Viewers can also get show updates via Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/LXTV1stLook and Twitter @lxtv1stLook.