INDIANAPOLIS, March 14 - WTHR, Channel 13 announced today that national television personalities Bill and Giuliana Rancic will appear at the WTHR Health and Fitness Expo on Sunday, April 28, 2013 beginning at 1 p.m. Their appearance is being presented by Franciscan St. Francis Health. "Bill and I are very excited to be a part of this wonderful event. As someone who has battled and survived breast cancer, I am looking forward to sharing my message on health and happiness. Both of us are thrilled to help Channel 13 make a difference in the lives of so many Hoosiers," said Giuliana.
Giuliana Rancic is an entertainment journalist, beauty expert, and trusted television personality with 3 million devoted followers on Twitter. She is currently the anchor of E! News and co-anchors the wildly popular Fashion Police cable show alongside Joan Rivers. Giuliana's debut book, Think Like a Guy, was released in 2006 as a practical and funny guide of relationship rules. She has also been on the red carpet for every mega-event and recently co-hosted the Miss USA pageant.
Giuliana announced she had been diagnosed with an early stage of breast cancer on October 17, 2011 during an interview on NBC's TODAY. She underwent treatment in mid-October of 2011 and returned to work at E! News a week later. In 2012, she created "Fab-U-Wish," a program to grant fashion, beauty and celebrity-themed wishes to women battling breast cancer.
Bill Rancic burst onto the national scene when he was chosen as Donald Trump's right-hand man during the first season of NBC's The Apprentice. Today he is one of the world's most respected and in demand entrepreneurs. A published author, he wrote Beyond the Lemonade Stand to help motivate young people worldwide about the value of leveraging their skills and talents at an early age. All proceeds from the sale of the book have gone to charity. Bill also makes regular appearances on numerous shows including Today, The Tonight Show and The View.
In addition, Bill and Giuliana are currently in production as the hosts for the new NBC dating series called Ready for Love which premieres on March 26th, 2013 on NBC stations, including WTHR.
The WTHR Health and Fitness Expo is scheduled for April 27th and 28th at the Indianapolis State Fairgrounds. The presenting sponsor of the Expo is Marian University. The Expo will feature the most health care exhibits under one roof, and will include free health screenings, celebrity appearances (more names and schedules to be announced at a later date), live exercise, dance and cooking demonstrations. At the Expo visitors can connect with nearly 100 exhibitors with the latest in health information and new ways to stay healthy.