“Wedding Fabulous: Sherri Shepherd Gets Married” on Style

With all due respect to Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries, there is another upcoming wedding special that I am even more excited to tune into…but I am, admittedly, a little bit partial! On Tuesday, September 13 at 9PM ET/PT, the Style network is premiering the exclusive television event, “Wedding Fabulous: Sherri Shepherd Gets Married,” featuring the wedding that I planned for Sherri and her husband, Lamar Sally, which took place earlier this month!

Viewers are invited behind-the-scenes to witness all the excitement, from the early planning stages to the romantic one-of-a-kind wedding ceremony, and everything in between. Sherri’s friend and “The View” co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck will be there to lend a hand and joins celebrity bridesmaids Kym Whitley, Yvette Nicole Brown and Niecy Nash at the wedding celebration. The special also offers an inside look into Sherri’s incredibly busy schedule, as she makes appearances on “30 Rock” and hosts GSN’s “The Newlywed Game” in addition to juggling her many responsibilities in the weeks leading up to her big day. Viewers will also follow as Lamar moves from Los Angeles to Sherri’s home in New York as the couple embarks on their life together.

Viewers can expect to see hilarious dress fittings, bling by Jacob the Jeweler and the selection of the perfect cake. The team even coordinates a fun treat for the wedding guests – Sherri, Lamar and the entire bridal party plan to break out into a dance number at her reception.With her magnetic personality and bubbly sense of humor, Emmy award-winning talk show co-host, actress and comedienne Sherri Shepherd never fails to delight. I was so happy to be a part of this incredible event celebrating the love between Sherri and Lamar.

If you just can’t wait until September 13, take a look at this spread in Life & Style magazine, which gives you exclusive details on the magical day!

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Sylvia Weinstock

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While filming for “Glamour‘s 25 Biggest Wedding Dos & Don’ts” on the Style Network, I had the pleasure of meeting the inimitable cake guru Sylvia Weinstock. Touted as the “Leonardo da Vinci of Cakes,” her incredible oeuvre certainly qualifies as art, as far as I’m concerned. For over 30 years, she has created whimsical, fun and downright extraordinary cakes for nearly every occasion imaginable. To take a look at her latest projects, you need to check out her blog. Here’s one of my favorites:

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Glamour’s 25 Biggest Wedding Dos & Don’ts

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DVR alert! This Saturday, April 23, at 9PM ET/PT, check out “Glamour‘s 25 Biggest Wedding Dos & Don’ts” on the Style Network, where I will be dispensing my wedding-day wisdom! Along with other top names in style and wedding planning, including Donnie Brown, Mindy Weiss and James Tramondo, as well as “How Do I Look?” host Jeannie Mai, Style Network star and E! News anchor Giuliana Rancic, TV personality La La, “Clean House” host Lisa Arch and Glamour editors, this show is a must-see for any bride, groom, or guest looking for tips, tricks and advice for the all-important big day. From not going overboard with a theme, to avoiding bland colors, to staying on a budget and considering honeymoon insurance, each topic is filled with hilarious and helpful real-life wedding footage. What are the elements to consider when planning a destination wedding? Should couples have joint bachelor and bachelorette parties? These questions, and many more, will be answered for couples everywhere who are planning the wedding of their dreams. For those of you who just can’t wait until Saturday, here is a sneak peek of the show:

I hope you’ll all tune in this weekend, and let me know what you think!

Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?

One of my fondest memories is from last summer, when I appeared on the Style Network’s Whose Wedding Is It Anyway? This particular job took me to beautiful Hawaii, where I planned a wedding between Survivor winner Earl Cole and his fiance, Shelley. Since the show centers around competitions between the bride-and-groom-to-be to decide on attire, venue, music, food and the like, it was certainly a challenge for everyone involved (myself included)! However, the wedding went off without a hitch, and I think the ceremony represented a perfect and harmonious compromise between Earl and Shelley. Though I barely had any time to soak up the sun and enjoy the scenery, I still look back warmly on these pictures from the set: