Katie: People Who Inspire & Change the World
On April 11 2013, Katie Couric is speaking to people that are changing the world and helping others achieve their dreams. Daymond John, Shark Tank, shares tips on grabbing the moment that could alter your life path. Smash star and singer Megan Hilty shares her success and helps a viewer fulfill a dream. Then, plane crash survivor Charlie Ebersol shares how to turn tragedy into a good thing.
Katie: Shark Tank Daymond John
Daymond John is on the panel of Shark Tank and invests in cool ideas from common people. His estimated worth of his company, FUBU, is $100 million. With his money and successful career, John wants to give the rest of the world his knowledge and advice. On April 11, John gives Katie’s guests tips on taking advantage of their opportunities and ideas.
Katie: Megan Hilty Helps a Viewer
Smash star Megan Hilty has had success on Broadway, TV and her first album, It Happens All The Time, is out now. After years of working after her dream, Megan wanted to help one of Katie’s viewers fulfill their dream. The viewer gets to sing on stage on April 11.
Katie: Charlie Ebersol Plane Crash Survivor
Charlie Ebersol was in a plane crash with his father and brother in 2004. He and his father, Dick Ebersol, survived. His younger brother Teddy was killed in the accident in Denver near the Telluride Ski Area. Before the crash, Charlie was a vocal member of the Notre Dame student government. His father was once president of NBC Sports, an executive producer of Saturday Night Live and helped NBC broadcast the Olympics.
Since the accident, Charlie has tried to turn lemons into lemonade. He is on a mission to transform the lives of others. He’s put his brand on several successful reality shows, including USA’s The Moment. The show, hosted by Kurt Warner, gives people a chance to pick up the pieces and achieve a lifelong dream. The show premieres in April 2013.