(PRWEB) October 25, 2004
Celebrity sleuths will join host and profiling expert Dr. Reef Karim for the new season of Court TV's hit series ÂHouse of Clues,Â the show that turns everyday people into profilers.
Dr. Reef, as he is known, will test the snooping skills of controversial ÂThe ApprenticeÂ star Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth in the new season premiere airing November 8 at 11 PM (ET/PT). Her fellow Apprentice candidates may not have appreciated it, but on this show, sneakiness is a plus! Omarosa and husband Aaron Stallworth will team up to play profilers with Dr. Reef, who helps contestants use intuition, instinct and old-fashioned nosing around to craft a detailed profile of homeowners based solely on the contents of their house.
Other celebrities to be featured on ÂHouse of CluesÂ this season include infamous houseguest Kato Kaelin, whose own home and living situation will be analyzed and scrutinized. Viewers will get a chance to see the inner workings of how Kato lives. Amateur profilers on upcoming shows include Court TV anchors Vinnie Politan and Kimberly Guilfoyle-Newsom. Court TV is the leader in the investigation genre.
Dr. Reef has worked as a psychiatrist and behavioral profiler for the Los Angeles Sheriff's department and he's a member of the association of threat assessment professionals.
Dr. Reef is a psychiatrist and addiction fellow on clinical faculty at the prestigious UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. He has also appeared as a medical expert on a number of television and radio programs across the country, lending his expertise in psychiatry, addiction, adolescent behavior forensics and relationships. Dr. Reef is also a sought after commentator recently seen on NBC's ÂThe Today Show,Â CNN, CBS and others. He is an expert on VH1's ÂThe Love LoungeÂ, a new sex and relationships show and hosted MTV/KROQ'S ÂLoveline.Â TV Guide has praised his hosting charisma and his medical commentary and TV producers like his image as a hip, handsome young doctor.
He has starred in the Indo-American hit ÂFlavorsÂ and acted in the feature films ÂLaurel CanyonÂ and the upcoming ÂLords of Dogtown.Â He was further chosen to serve as technical medical advisor on a number of important feature films including: ÂThirteenÂ and ÂLaurel CanyonÂ as well as the TV show ÂAlias.Â He also profiled the characters in the movie ÂThe Bourne IdentityÂ for the film's DVD release bonus material.
He was recently chosen to be part of IFP's prestigious Minority Director's Program and is directing and producing the short film ÂHomeland InsecurityÂ about racial profiling.
He wants to utilize film and television to take audiences on a psychological journey that's both entertaining and enlightening to their own situations. He has studied Eastern. Born in England to Indian parents, he trained at top medical establishments like UCLA, the Mayo Clinic and Northwestern as well as studying tropical medicine in Egypt and Eastern medicine in Turkey. From Native American reservations to urban rave clubs, Dr. Reef has observed how cultures interact with psyches and health.
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