Syndicated Television Show Launched by Family Digest Magazine, Black America’s #1 Family and Relationship Magazine

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Darryl L. Mobley, founder and publisher of Family Digest Magazine, Black America’s #1 family and relationship magazine, has announced the launch of a unique, syndicated “How-To” TV show for families and relationships called The Family Digest Show. The show will be on-air Fall 2006. Mobley says, “There are How-To shows for cooking, painting, and home repair. It’s time for a “How-To” show for what is most precious to us. Our families and relationships.”

Mobley, who has been called a “Black Dr. Phil who truly empowers viewers” and a “male Oprah” will attract viewers from Family Digest Magazine’s nearly 3 million reader base and from the syndicated Family Digest Reports radio show.

Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 12, 2006 -- Darryl L. Mobley, founder and publisher of Family Digest Magazine, Black America’s #1 family and relationship magazine, has announced the launch of a unique, syndicated “How-To” TV show for families and relationships called The Family Digest Show. The show will be on-air Fall 2006. Mobley says, “There are How-To shows for cooking, painting, and home repair. It’s time for a “How-To” show for what is most precious to us. Our families and relationships.”

The Family Digest Show is a 30-minute, weekly talk show that brings to life the essence of the Black community with a focus on positive strategies, tactics and information that move families and relationships forward. This show is about providing useful, proven solutions to the issues faced by all families, couples, parents and kids. As Darryl says, “If we knew better, we’d do better.” The Family Digest Show empowers viewers.

Darryl interviews -- in-studio and on-location -- celebrities and experts who reveal how they take on and overcome life’s inevitable challenges. The Family Digest Show will tap Family Digest Magazine’s built in base of nearly 3 million readers who enjoy learning how experts and celebrities deal with everyday problems. Darryl’s recent interviewees have included Dr. Dennis Kimbro (author), Les Brown (motivational speaker), Bishop T.D. & Serita Jakes (celebrated minister), Dr. Joyce Morley Ball (relationship expert), Blair & Desi Underwood (actor), Holly Robinson Peete (actress), Sheryl Kurland (marriage expert), Cece Winans (gospel singer), Jerri & Peter Parros (actor), Charlie & Tonja Ward (NBA player), Eartha Kitt (legendary actress), Peabo Bryson (singer), Terry McMillan (author), Sherri Shepherd (actress), Bernie “Mac” (actor), Pat Williams (author and SVP of the Orlando Magic) and Dorothy Height (legendary family proponent).

“The Family Digest Show is a natural next step for Family Digest Magazine and Darryl Mobley,” says Susan Benjamin, President and Editor-in-Chief of Family Digest Magazine and Executive Producer of The Family Digest Show. “When Darryl started Family Digest Magazine eleven years ago, his vision was that he would give his readers information that they did not have so that they could help make their families, “Smarter, Healthier and Happier.” Bringing this message to television allows Darryl to help more people with his open, yet no-nonsense style.” As Darryl has often said, “Fixing our families and relationships and getting them right is the key to fixing much of what is wrong in America today.” And the truth is that no other contemporary person has committed as much effort as Darryl when it comes to enhancing our communities, families and relationships. Darryl Mobley, one of the most respected thoughtleaders in the U.S. believes that, “information empowers and action delivers.”

Advertisers and viewers are excited about The Family Digest Show and Darryl Mobley as host. Darryl brings diverse experiences to his role as host of The Family Digest Show. Over the past 16 years he has interviewed hundreds of celebrities and experts, and spoken with thousands of regular folks on the powerful subjects that matter -- strengthened families, healthy relationships, parenting that works, and successful living. Darryl has been featured on more than 300 TV and radio shows, newspapers, magazines and websites. Darryl speaks regularly on families and relationships at events including Bishop T.D. Jakes annual MegaFest confab in Atlanta, with over 200,000 attendees, and Dr. Dorothy Heights’s Black Family Reunion held in Washington D.C. with 225,000+ attendees.

Darryl is also host of the nationally syndicated Family Digest Reports radio show -- which provides compelling family & parenting advice, food and nutrition news, alerts to rip-offs and scams, consumer advice, relationship tips, and more; founder of the Success & Achievement Academy -- a free school where Darryl gets experts and sometimes famous volunteers -- who have achieved success in business and other areas -- to teach success skills to disadvantaged kids; Managing Director of the Making Marriage & Relationships Work course; host of the very popular One Minute Dad radio show; an author, whose recent book - Hell Has A Long-term Lease and 400 Other Things I Want My Kids To Know - is very popular with men, women and kids; a West Point grad, former Army Military Intelligence Officer, former successful Corporate Executive, and a very successful entrepreneur -- who does not shy away from the hard, but necessary truths.

Specific segments of The Family Digest Show include:

  • A “Here Is What Is In It For You” segment at the end of the show, in which Darryl Mobley provides viewers with the show’s key learnings.
  • A “Darryl’s Good Deals!” segment, during which Darryl showcases products , resources and services that represent good values.
  • A “Darryl’s Book Club” segment, in which Darryl suggests books or audio programs that will benefit the audience.
  • An “Enjoy Life!” segment which leverages Darryl’s famous motto and features an exciting family, kid and couple friendly vacation destination.
  • Every show will feature a contest by which, as example, a lucky viewer and his/her family can win an all-expense paid vacation to Disney World, Florida or other exciting destination.

As part of a powerful, coordinated, national marketing campaign, Mobley’s Family Digest Media Group will support the TV show on a daily basis. The Family Digest Show will be heavily promoted in Family Digest Magazine, on the Family Digest Reports Radio Show, during a Speaking tour, and with on-air contests during the shows to drive TV show tune-in and benefit advertisers.

Promotional support includes:

  • Shooting shows in local affiliate markets
  • Advertising local affiliates in Family Digest Magazine
  • Targeted email blasts to more than 400,000 website members
  • Key advertiser support, building off the highly successful base of Family Digest Magazine
  • Promoting local affiliates during the Family Digest Reports Radio Show
  • Personal appearances by Darryl Mobley in local affiliate markets
  • Darryl Mobley answering local viewer questions on line
  • Features on several affiliated websites

Each show is themed around a specific “How-To” question, the answer to which Darryl will extract from his guest expert and/or celebrity. Scheduled show topics include:

  • How To Make Your Marriage Last Forever
  • How To Talk To Your Children About Sex
  • How To Find The Man of Your Dreams
  • How To Reclaim A Family Member Who Has Been Incarcerated
  • How To Help Your Children Get Better Grades In School

The show is filmed with a studio audience who get to submit questions to the show’s guests about that show’s “How-To” topic. Darryl will select the best questions and put them to the guest. This provides a powerful connection of the audience to the topic, the guest, and to Darryl.

For interviews with Darryl L. Mobley and more information on The Family Digest Show, email Ann Burnett at Detroit@FamilyDigest.com or call her at 512-795-9684.

About Family Digest Media Group

Family Digest Media Group was founded by Darryl Mobley, a publisher, author, public speaker, entrepreneur, radio and television host. Family Digest’s mission is to help develop, “Smarter, Healthier, Happier Families” by providing information to move families and relationships ahead. Family Digest Media Group properties include: Family Digest Magazine – Black America’s #1 family and relationship magazine; Family Digest Reports Radio Show -- the only “How-To” family, relationship, health & lifestyle radio show that reaches Black America’s family gatekeepers; The Family Digest Show -- the only “How-To” TV show for Smarter, Happier Healthier, Families, Relationships and Kids; Smart Savers Free Standing Insert programs; the Family Digest & Partners Family Health Kit; Local Marketing Programs; and the Bid Whist World Championship, along with various other sampling programs and events.

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