Tori Spelling to Host Lifestyle Series ‘@Home with Tori’ on Vizio WatchFree+
Beverly Hills, 90210 alum Tori Spelling is set to host a new lifestyle series for smart-TV maker Vizio’s WatchFree+ streaming service.
According to Deadlinethe series, titled @Home with Tori, will feature 10 half-hour episodes each centered around a different theme, ranging from pool parties to mother-daughter relationships to cocktail parties. Spelling will share tips on cooking, baking and entertaining as she’s joined by her family, celebrities and expert chefs to explore family traditions, travel, birthdays and festivities.
“To say I’m thrilled to be filming a series with my friends and family from the comfort of my own home would be an understatement,” Spelling said (via Deadline), who currently co-hosts Messyness on MTV. “From cooking to entertainment, we hope to inspire viewers to create memorable experiences from home.”
The series is part of Vizio’s push towards streaming, with the originals making up a large part of the company’s WatchFree+ platform, which currently offers several hundred live and on-demand features. @Home with Tori marks MyTime Movie Network’s first original production; Jacob Nasser (A second chance in love) is on board as a producer. The series is currently in production and is set to premiere in May.
“[Viewers] love cooking, crafts and entertainment, and together we developed the episodes that naturally aligned with Tori’s passions and would resonate with what our viewers most want to watch,” said Greg Barnard, Chief Acquisition Officer of content from Vizio and executive producer of @Home with Tori.
Spelling is best known for playing Donna Martin in the popular 1990s teen drama Beverly Hills, 90210 and its fallout 2019 BH90210. She has also appeared in several TV movies, including A friend to die for (1994), Carol’s Christmas (2003), and The Mistle Tones (2012). His other film credits include horror movie 2 (2001), kiss the bride (2007), and Izzie’s Way Back (2016). She currently co-hosts the MTV comedy clip show Disorder next to jerseyshore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Olympian Adam Rippon and comedian Teddy Ra.
@Home with ToriPreviews, May, WatchFree+