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Celebrity & Entertainment


APB's television speakers include some of the most notable names to ever grace the small screen. As diverse as the television medium itself, our roster can cover virtually any topic. From uplifting and inspirational to informative and educational (and everything in between!), our speakers on television offer a wide array of presentations.


Award-Winning Journalist & Commentator

Named "the best interviewer in the business" by Sports Illustrated, Firestone is the former host of ESPN's Up Close Prime Time. One of America's most versatile talents, he is recognized for his gifts as an Emmy Award-winning...

"Maria" on Sesame Street & Author

Those who grew up learning their ABC's with Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, Kermit and the Cookie Monster will immediately recognize Manzano as the bilingual "Maria" on Sesame Street. Manzano attributes her appeal to the fact that she acts the...

Human Behavior Expert

Dr. Phillip McGraw, #1 New York Times best-selling author and Oprah's resident expert on human behavior, is clearly one of the world's most recognized experts in the strategy and management of life.

Host of Survivor

Emmy Award-winning host Jeff Probst has been an instrumental part of the phenomenally successful reality television show, Survivor. The show has given him the opportunity to travel the world and experience the different lifestyles of...


For nearly two decades, Peete has been a television star with high-profile roles that cross over between comedy and drama. Married to Carolina Panthers quarterback Rodney Peete, the Peetes have formed a foundation HollyRod, with the mission to...


Cynthia Nixon has completed her final season of HBO's celebrated series, Sex and the City, in which she played "Miranda Hobbes," a role that garnered her 2002 and 2003 Emmy nominations. Whether on television or on stage, Nixon is known...

All-Time Jeopardy! Champion

The master Jeopardy! player, Jennings has surpassed all records., establishing himself as the All-Time Top TV Game Show Winner in the world.

Emmy-Winning Dateline NBC Correspondent

Currently a veteran correspondent for NBC News' ,Dateline NBC, he has won Emmy Awards for his dramatic coverage and breakthrough investigative reporting on issues ranging from terrorism, homeland security, social crisis, to international...

Actress & Comedian

Speaker Lily Tomlin's success as a comedian and actress has spanned a range of media for decades. In her entertaining keynotes, she recalls her career with candor and charm.

CNN Senior Medical Correspondent & Author, The Empowered Patient

Cohen’s Emmy Award-winning coverage of breaking medical news has revolutionized how the public receives healthcare information. She continues to cover America’s health and wellness, including heart health and disease prevention.

"Eco-Model" & Author

The author of Style, Naturally, the first global guide to sustainable “green” beauty and fashion, Oakes is known as the “Eco-Model,” working on campaigns for socially and environmentally conscious companies and brands. A graduate of...

Actress & Youth Volunteer

Tracee Ellis Ross is a NAACP Image Award-winning actress who starred in CW's hit comedy Girlfriends and is currently the star of the new hit ABC comedy series Black-ish. She works closely...

Award-Winning Journalist & Television Producer

In the eighteen years since her diagnosis, Ellerbee has been appearing before sell-out audiences all over the country to tell her story about living with breast cancer. An outspoken journalist, award-winning television producer, and best-selling...

"Real Housewife" & New York Times Best-Selling Author

Taylor Armstrong stars in the hit Bravo reality show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and is a survivor of domestic abuse at the hands of her late estranged husband, Russell Armstrong. Her new book is Hiding from Reality.

Journalist & Financial Analyst

An expert on Wall Street and the co-founder of, speaker Jim Cramer appears regularly on CNBC's Squawk Box and is the co-host of America Now.

Award-Winning Actress

A talented actress who gained widespread acclaim with her popular comedy series Cybill, speaker Cybill Shepherd wrote the memoir Cybill Disobedience.


As the breakout star of Rescue Chef, Danny Boome shares practical recipes and techniques for aspiring cooks of any skill level. He offers handy tips designed to provide essential nutrition on the go.

Journalist & Media Expert

Named one of the 100 most influential and respected media figures in the world by the World Economic Forum, Jeff Jarvis writes about media, technology, and business on his blog,, and works as a columnist for The Guardian in...

NBC Correspondent / Author

Mike Leonard has captivated millions of television viewers with his wry and witty feature stories on the often-overlooked aspects of everyday life for NBC’s The Today Show. Prior to beginning his full-time television career at age 30,...

Emmy-Winning Actress

With an award-winning career spanning across a diversity of roles in television, theater and film, Light is best known for having captivated audiences with her portrayal of “Angela Bower” on the hit comedy series Who's the Boss? A...

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