Martha Stewart "building" on buzz

Martha Stewart, recently paroled from prison after being sentenced for insider trading, is returning to television in a big way. In addition to her previously announced The Apprentice: Martha Stewart and a new cooking show, the New York Post reports she is prepping a home-renovation show.

Stewart's production company has apparently been advertising for a host for the new show. The ad claims they are looking for someone with "extensive experience and/or passion/knowledge of home renovation ...available for shooting beginning in September." The title of the show and the potential network are still up in the air.

Stewart was sent to "Camp Cupcake" women's correctional facility in 2004 after she was indicted for shady dealings when she sold stock in the medical technology company "Imclone" right before it tanked. While in prison, Martha lost weight, made friends, and generally positioned herself for a cupcake comeback. Since her release, she has charmed America by baking cookies for her shareholders and grousing about an ankle bracelet monitoring device she is supposed to wear at all times.

Home-renovation shows are very popular, including ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Trading Spaces on TLC, and the upcoming Three Wishes on NBC. No word on whether Martha's host will need to be as obnoxious as Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's Ty Pennington.

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OOps.. who let her out?
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sound of turbines, you need your own blog where you can take all the space you want quoting other sites.
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Martha was convicted for lying to the government, nothing more. As far as I'm concerned, anyone that lies to the government is in my good books. F the government. I'll be watching this show for sure.
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Yah! Way to go Martha...she is fabulous at whatever she does. She has some great products and very helpful hints and ideas.
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thanks for clearing that up, sound of turbines.
but still, she was guilty.
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Ooooo - this is devilishly delicious - a really good thing.
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In short, Martha didn't commit one iota of wrongdoing with regard to her own company's stock. And at least Martha paid her fine, did her sentence and is back making money for her shareholders -- unlike the Enron, Tyco and Worldcom execs who fleeced investors and their own employees of billions (all gone now -- just ask Ken Lay's wife) and continue to proclaim their innocence. Viva Martha!
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Correction: Ms. Stewart was not "indicted for selling stock in her company 'Omnimedia' when she knew it ws going to tank." According to Wikipedia, in 2003, Ms. Stewart was indicted on nine criminal counts from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)relating to a sale of about $45,000 worth of stock in a medical technology company called Imclone, allegedly on a tip from her friend, Imclone founder Sam Waksal. The SEC later filed a related civil suit against Stewart with charges of insider trading. tewart. ...On March 5, 2004, Stewart was found guilty by a jury of eight women and four men on four counts remaining of the original nine: conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and two counts of making false statements. Ms. Stewart paid a $30,000 fine and served five months in federal prison.

Omnimedia stock was never directly involved. It took a dip along with the fortunes of its founder but has rebounded each time positive information about Ms. Stewart (or negative information about her detractors) has surfaced. Also, rather ironically, Imclone stock rebounded as well when the FDA approved a second application for its cancer drug Erbitux in 2004. However, since that time, Imclone's performance has been disappointing due to slow sales of the drug.
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Throw her back in jail. Celebrities do not deserve extra-special treatment, including sentencing. I just love the American Justice system...
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Boy, jail has helped her for sure. She has lots going on!!!!!!!
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I don't know about you, but I love to hate her. I will be watching her Apprentice and quietly hating myself for doing so.
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And use her money to do it. Or well, it is their money she would actually be using since she stole theirs. LOL
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Maybe she could renovate the homes of the people who lost money from her stealing.
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So.... Sick of reality TV could we think of something more original???
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