Living with Ed
|Living with Ed|
|Format||Reality, Home improvement, green living|
|Starring||Ed Begley, Jr.
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original channel||HGTV (2007 version)
Planet Green (2009 version)
|Picture format||480i (SDTV
|Original run||January 1, 2007 – May 14, 2010|
Living With Ed is an American reality television show.
The show follows actor Ed Begley, Jr. in his quest to live his life with a small carbon footprint. The series records the conflicts between him and his less zealous wife Rachelle Carson who many times suffers due to her husband's uncompromising beliefs. One of the most frequent capers Begley engages in is making his home environmentally more friendly, which he competes with his best friend Bill Nye. Other celebrities have appeared on the show including Jay Leno, Jackson Browne and Jack McGee.
Commenting in 2006 on the appeal of the show, Begley said:
"In the format of the show, everyone who watches—even people who have never thought about living a low-impact, environmentally conscious life—will be able to relate. They’ll come away with a raised awareness, but they’ll also enjoy seeing the differences between the Rachelle and me."
- When eco-keener meets enviro-slacker, Rebecca Dube, The Globe and Mail, September 20, 2007. Accessed on line January 4, 2008.
- With Ed, All’s Green on the Domestic Front, Ginia Bellafante, New York Times, January 5, 2007. Accessed on line January 4, 2008.
- "Ability Magazine: Ed Begley Jr. and Rachelle Carson" (2006)". Retrieved 2012-04-05.
- Planet Green lineup includes Begley - Cabler nabs 13 new episodes of 'Living with Ed' Variety.com July 29, 2009
- Living with Ed's official homepage
- Planet Green's Living with Ed Page
- Living with Ed at the Internet Movie Database
- Living with Ed at TV.com
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