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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.


President & CEO of The Paley Center for Media

The former President and CEO of Public Broadcasting Service, Mitchell is the first woman and first producer to serve as CEO of the nation's largest and only non-commercial broadcasting service. She is now the President and CEO of The Paley Center...

Proprietor, Master Sommelier & Author

The youngest female ever to pass the Master Sommelier exam, speaker Alpana Singh is the director of wine and spirits for Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc.

Animation Director, The Simpsons

As animation director, speaker David Silverman helped bring "Bart Simpson" to life each week. He now oversees seven production teams as supervising director for the show.

Award-Winning Actress & Activist

Rarely do we encounter an actress with such a remarkable range of talents and scope of emotion than that of Najimy. Seen in over 25 films such as Sister Act and The Wedding Planner, she is an AIDS activist and enthusiastic...

Actor / Environmental Activist

A recognizable actor with credits in such films as Pineapple Express and A Mighty Wind, Ed Begley Jr. is an environmentalist whose work has earned him a number of awards.

Children's Book Author & Creator of "Arthur"

As the creator of everyone's favorite aardvark, author and illustrator Marc Brown has captured children's imaginations for generations through his Arthur series.

Comedian, Actor & Writer

One of Hollywood's most entertaining funnymen, Tom Arnold is a Golden Globe-winning writer and producer. Sober for 20 years, he shares his story of addiction and recovery.

Golden Globe-Nominated Actress, Producer & Director

Penny Marshall is an American Golden Globe-nominated actress, producer and director, as well as a sought after keynote speaker. She was the first woman to direct two films that grossed over $100 million each --Big and A League of Their...

Actress, Singer & Activist

Tatyana Ali is a Broadway-trained actress, singer, producer, activist & Harvard grad, well known for her role as "Ashley Banks" on the iconic television series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

Actress & Women's Rights Activist

Actress, model, and speaker Gabrielle Union is one of America's top young stars, appearing in Bring It On and Ugly Betty. She also advocates for women's rights.

Exercise Guru & Best-Selling Author

An exercise physiologist and certified personal trainer specializing in fitness, metabolism, and weight loss, he's been a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show and appeared on dozens of national television programs. His first book, ...

Television Personality, Attorney & Author

Star Jones, attorney, television personality, former prosecutor, political insider, philanthropist, author, and lecturer, has worked in television for over 20 years. Star has throughout her professional career offered a fresh perspective on the...

Actress / Comedian

Rain Pryor is a dynamic speaker, spokesperson, award-winning actress, singer, writer, comedian, and a producer. Now that's quite a few hats to wear, but they all fit and every one of them reflects her eclectic mix of Judaism and her African...

Attorney, Author & ABC News Legal Analyst

Attorney, legal analyst and speaker Dan Abrams has covered such high-profile trials as the Bush v. Gore post-election legal battles and President Clinton's impeachment trial.

Founder, Life Edited

As founder and CEO of LifeEdited, environmental speaker Graham Hill helps people design their lives to include more money, health, and happiness with less stuff, space, and energy.

Lawyer, Judge "Cristina’s Court," Community Activist

Known as the internationally popular judge on Telemundo’s La Corte de la Familia and the acclaimed Cristina's Court, Perez is also a sought after lawyer with a practice specializing in immigration and nationality law. She's a 2005...

Journalist & Activist

In addition to having built an illustrious journalistic career, George Clooney's father, speaker Nick Clooney, shares his son's dedication to promoting human rights.

Expert on Race Relations

Leading the way as an academic voice on race relations, Dr. Tukufu Zuberi is an inspiring champion for social justice. He hosts PBS's The History Detectives.

Actress, Singer & Producer

Sheryl Lee Ralph is no stranger to success. As a woman in Hollywood, not to mention a woman of color, she is an exception to the rule, having achieved critical acclaim in so many areas of the entertainment industry.

Actress of Stage & Screen

Jasmine Guy – performer, director, writer, and choreographer – played the iconic southern belle "Whitley Gilbert" on the Cosby Show spinoff A Different World. She has performed on stage, screen, and television, directs and writes,...

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