A Spoonful of Paolo
A Spoonful of Paolo is an online talk show that first aired in 2011. The show was awarded the 2012 Webby Award for Online Film & Video: Variety.
The show first aired in September 2011 with the first guest interview Sharon Osbourne. The following episodes featured guests Sheri Salata and Florence Henderson. His guests in the following years have been musicians, actors, and other entertainment figures, including other talk show hosts.
The host of the show is Paolo Presta, who first came to public light from an episode of the Oprah Winfrey show. Prior to hosting A Spoonful of Paolo, Presta worked backstage at The Ellen DeGeneres Show and The Talk. Presta co-originated the show with his husband and executive producer Patrick Thomassie.
Awards and nominations
- Gire, Jamie Sotonoff and Dann (19 September 2011). "Oprah's dream guy from Hoffman Estates doing talk show". Daily Herald.
- Ranganathan, Prasanna (23 September 2014). "A Spoonful of Paolo, A Feast of Dreams Come True". Huffington Post.
- "Ricki Lake Almost Did Her Original Talk Show for $5,000". Yahoo.
- "Interview with Paolo Presta of A Spoonful of Paolo, Nutella Truffles, Beef Wellington, Coconut Macaroons - VoiceAmerica". Voice America.
- "A Spoonful of Paolo - The Webby Awards".
- "How Oprah Changed a Gay Guy's Life". Out Magazine. 10 April 2013.