Ryan Seacrest: Broadcasting and Beyond

Ryan Seacrest is probably best known as the host of the singing talent search show “American Idol” or as the co-host, along with Kelly Ripa, of the ABC daytime show “Live with Kelly and Ryan.” But Ryan Seacrest has an extensive resume both as a broadcaster of radio and TV as well as a producer, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

As a television and radio host, Ryan Seacrest has several active shows going. In addition to his regular hosting duties on the above-mentioned TV shows, he also hosts two nationally syndicated radio shows. His drive-time show, broadcast through Los Angels station KIIS 102.7 FM, is a top-rated program broadcast across the country. Ryan Seacrest also hosts a Top 40 program, also broadcast across the country. The annual New Year’s Eve celebration, “Dick Clark’s New Years Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest”, is not only hosted by Ryan Seacrest, but also produced by him and his production company, Ryan Seacrest Productions.

Through Ryan Seacrest Productions, Ryan Seacrest has an active role behind the cameras of several popular shows on a wide range of networks. Actively involved with the “E!” Network, RSP produces the popular “Keeping up with the Kardashians” as well as the award show special series “E! Live on the Red Carpet.” Other shows Ryan Seacrest Productions produces include the CMT’s “I Love Kellie Pickler”, “Shahs of Sunset” at Bravo, “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolutions”, the NBC drama “Shades of Blue” featuring Jennifer Lopez, and the YouTube program “Best.Cover.Ever.”

Outside of entertainment and broadcasting, Ryan Seacrest owns the Distinction line of menswear from Macy’s and the Polished line of men’s skincare products, developed with dermatologist Dr. Harold Lancer. He also has endorsement deals with many major brands, such as Ford Motors and the Coca-Cola company.

Ryan Seacrest also founded the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, a charity focused on helping expose and educate hospitalized children to the broadcasting industry by building studios in more than 10 hospital children’s wards across the country. Also a member of the Oscar Foundation, Ryan Seacrest is a board member of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.