John Cremeans

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John Cremeans is one of the first on-air home shopping hosts and is considered a pioneer in the home shopping industry. From 1985 to 2017, Cremeans's span of 32 consecutive years as a national television host and guest is rivaled by only a few in electronic retailing with over 35,000 live television hours and over 100,000 product presentations. Cremeans was one of the founders of the Military Shopping Channel and is now co-host of the nationally syndicated radio and television show, My Cool Inventions. He returned to HSN as a guest in 2012 and is a featured guest on shopping channels all over the world.

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His moniker The Doctor of Shopology was given to him by a caller during his early days as a host. His travels have taken him to networks that have included America's Value Network, CVN - The Cable Value Network and HSN. His most popular shows were CVN's 'SoldOutrageous' where Cremeans and his late night band of characters took to the airwaves to sell anything from gold to electronics and HSN's Sunrise Morning Show where he cohosted with Lynn Murphy and Lori Leland.

Cremeans's broadcast career started while he was a senior in high school when he worked at a local radio station - WIXK & WIXK-FM in New Richmond, Wisconsin doing part-time night and weekend announcing. He later worked in talk radio at WRPX in Hudson, Wisconsin just outside the twin cities of Minneapolis–Saint Paul. He was promoted to News Director at both stations and later became the Station Manager at WRPX.[citation needed]

Television and Sports Celebrities John Cremeans has worked with: William Shatner, Stan Lee, Fran Tarkenton, Jack Palance, Olivia Newton-John, Didi Conn, Omar Sharif, Reggie White, James Doohan, Mimi Rogers, Richard Petty, Kyle Petty, Florence Henderson, Ed McMahon, Frankie Avalon, Mr. T, Suzanne Somers, Wolfgang Puck, Rhonda Shear, Stephanie Seymour, Vanna White, Ivana Trump, Franco Harris, John Tesh, Connie Sellecca, Mannheim Steamroller, Tony Robbins, Connie Stevens, Louise Mandrell.[citation needed]

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