Rachael Ray Opens Up About Fire and Flood, Plus: She's Back for Season 16 of Her Daytime Show

Published Oct 13 2021 at 8:07 PM GMT
  • The "Rachael Ray Show" is back for Season 16 with a whole new set! "Extra's' Special Correspondent Tommy DiDario was with Rachael Ray for a behind-the-scenes look at the studio, and to talk about her tough year that included fire and flood.
  • Tommy, the lifestyle expert for "The Rachael Ray Show,' is the latest candidate to try out as "Extra's' New York reporter.
  • Rachael told him she was happy to back in front of a live audience after doing her show from her home during lockdown.
  • Explaining it's a 'hybrid' situation, she said, "They tried to make it look less drastically different than my actual home, because this season is hybrid and we shoot in both' People seem to really like that, they want to see John [Cusimano] and I kind of struggle the two of us' but it's great to have the energy of an audience again.' She smiled, saying, "I've felt wildly unpopular for 20 months because no one goes"' as she starts clapping.
  • Showing off the new set, she pointed out, "Everyone gets to sit in a sofa now.' Her favorite part' "That whole vibe, making the worlds marry.' Although she is smiling now, Rachael and her husband John have been through a lot amid the pandemic.



  • Published Oct 13, 2021 8:07 PM GMT