Host Ryan Seacrest recently began his second season of Live with Kelly and Ryan. Season one proved to be a tremendous success boosting ratings and proving the decision to sign Seacrest was the right one. Ryan Seacrest was destined for success in the entertainment industry. While other kids were playing with toy trucks, Seacrest was practicing his broadcasting skills with a play microphone. In an interview with GQ, Ryan’s said that his career began in 1993 when he began hosting a variety of television shows, which included a fictional character in the popular tv series Beverly Hills 90210. In 2002 Ryan Seacrest launched into what would become a whirlwind of success when he was hired to host American Idol, making him a household name and recognizable face to millions of viewers. His down to earth style and witty humor made him appealing for all ages and genders. He soon received his own syndicated radio show, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, and took over the American Top 40 Countdown.
In 2005, ABC announced Seacrest would begin Co-hosting the legendary Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, replacing the iconic, Dick Clark after Mr. Clark suffered a stroke and was limited on his abilities to host. Within four years of taking over, ABC received their highest rating in twelve years for their New Year’s Eve program. Ryan began hosting and producing for the Channel E! in 2006 and now is the producer for the hit show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and its successful spin off shows. Seacrest is a force that cannot be put in a broadcasting box. What started as a kid with a microphone and a dream has become a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. Ryan Seacrest is sharing his love of radio and television with children across the country through the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. Seacrest’s foundation has established mock studios with interactive activities for children in hospitals. The studios provide some fun along with education giving the children a small but needed break from their treatments and recovery. Ryan Seacrest, the owner of Distinction, has made his mark on our lives and proven big dreams do come true.