Ananda Lewis

American television personality and activist Ananda Lewis

Ananda Lewis is an American television personality and social activist. She was an MTV veejay from the late 1990s until 2001, when she left the network to host her own talk show, The Ananda Lewis Show.
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Young girl temporarily paralysed after tick bite - NEWS.com.au
Google News - 9 months
NEWS.com.au Young girl temporarily paralysed after tick bite NEWS.com.au A MOTHER in Oregon shared an alarming video of her young daughter struggling to stand after she was unknowingly bitten by a tick, and the footage has since gone viral on Facebook. Amanda Lewis, who lives in eastern Oregon with her husband, Lantz, ... Amanda Lewis - We had a little bit of a scary morning... - FacebookFacebook Tick Paralysis | ALDFAmerican Lyme Disease Foundation all 39 news articles »
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How to protect your family during tick season - ABC News
Google News - 9 months
KATU How to protect your family during tick season ABC News As temperatures rise and kids and pets across the U.S. return to playing outdoors, they're more likely than ever to come in contact with ticks -- and in some cases, experts warn, the dangers could be fatal. Last week in Oregon, Amanda Lewis posted a ... Tick bite temporarily paralyzes Eastern Oregon girlKOMO News all 3 news articles »
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Teenage murderer dying of breast cancer
CBS News - about 4 years
Kristina Fetters, Iowa's youngest murderer, was sentenced to life without parole at the age of 14. A Supreme Court ruling recently declared her sentence unconstitutional, and with Fetters now dying of breast cancer, a parole hearing has been scheduled to possibly allow her to die on the outside. Amanda Lewis from KCCI-TV reports.
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Man bites dog to save wife
CNN Bussiness Blogs - almost 5 years
A Iowa couple is recovering after a violent dog attack. KCCI's Amanda Lewis reports.
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Video: Pizza delivery man urinates on doorstep
CBS News - over 5 years
A Des Moines, Iowa, pizza delivery man was caught on tape urinating on a customer's doorstep after not receiving a tip. KCCI-TV's Amanda Lewis reports.
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Bertolone guilty verdict announced
KCCI 8 Des Moines - almost 6 years
KCCI's Amanda Lewis reports
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Is Heemstra Lyon case finally over?
KCCI 8 Des Moines - almost 6 years
KCCI's Amanda Lewis reports.
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The Best MTV VJs Of All Time! (PHOTOS) - Global Grind
Google News - over 6 years
MTV has had so many great VJs, so we decided to round up the best of the best. From Ananda Lewis flashing her guests on the beach, to Carmen Electra shaking her booty on TRL, MTV's VJs make the music network super entertaining
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PENINSULA WOMAN: With a guiding hand - Peninsula Daily
Google News - over 6 years
At Ananda, Lewis has spaces for up to 22 students and works with them one on one or in small groups of three to six. She offers flexible scheduling and encourages each pupil's exploration of the type of massage he or she is interested in, from prenatal
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Mia Amber Davis Dead at 31 - LALATE
Google News - almost 7 years
She appeared on talk shows like The View, the Ananda Lewis Show and the Tyra banks Show. Other television projects included Mo'Nique's FAT Chance and The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency. Her music video credits included Mr. E's Beautiful Blues
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Photos: What Really Happened to Adrianna Lewis?
ABC News - about 7 years
Would seven-year-old A.J. Hutto's confusing testimony put his mother, Amanda Lewis, in jail for killing his sister, Adrianna?
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ARTS, BRIEFLY; 'Yahoo Buzz' Leaps From Internet to TV
NYTimes - about 9 years
Yahoo, the Internet portal, is looking to extend its brand to television by developing a half-hour newsmagazine with Twentieth Television, a unit of News Corporation. The program, called ''Yahoo Buzz'' and inspired by the Web site of the same name, will be syndicated to television stations as early as this fall. Just as users of Yahoo are able to
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TELEVISION REVIEW; Singer's Family Revisits Its Reality-Show History
NYTimes - almost 10 years
In its two short seasons on BET, ''Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is'' has stood atop the celebreality genre. The triumphs and travails of Ms. Cole; her sister, Neffe; and their mother, Frankie, have felt less scripted, and consequently more interesting, than anything offered up by Gene Simmons or Scott Baio or Flavor Flav. The show's second season,
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BOLDFACE NAMES
NYTimes - about 16 years
Suit Against N.Y.U. Goes On An appellate panel has cleared the way for a $2 million lawsuit against New York University to go to trial. The suit was filed by MARK ADAMS TAYLOR, the chairman of Community Board 6 in Manhattan, who says he was illegally fired from New York University Medical Center in 1997. Mr. Taylor said his problems began with
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Need a Ratings Boost? Bring on the Makeovers
NYTimes - about 16 years
SHEATHED in a form-fitting sweater, a pencil skirt and dagger-heeled Jimmy Choo boots, Suze Yalof Schwartz looks like an unlikely fairy godmother. But to the women transformed by a wave of her metaphoric wand, Mrs. Schwartz is that and more. Ask 40-ish Debbie Kellett. During a three-hankie segment of ''Live With Regis and Kelly'' one morning last
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NOTICED; A World Divided Into Two-Way-Pager Camps
NYTimes - about 17 years
STAR JONES was camped out in her usual seat in celebrity row, courtside at a New York Knicks game in Madison Square Garden. Even as the contest between the Knicks and the Milwaukee Bucks went into nail-biting overtime, Ms. Jones, a host of ''The View'' on ABC, was busily multitasking, flipping open the silver Motorola Timeport two-way pager in her
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The Extra 'V' in Very V.I.P.
NYTimes - about 18 years
I'M not a V.J. tonight -- I'm the D.J.,'' Ananda Lewis said one recent night at Joe's Pub. Ms. Lewis, who spends her workdays introducing videos as the host of ''Hot Zone,'' a weekday MTV show, stood bopping behind the microphone in cuffed jeans, a halter top and a feathered headband. She sipped a glass of merlot, selecting an eclectic mix of CD's
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NOTICED; A Hip-Hop Battle of the Sexes
NYTimes - almost 19 years
AT the Vibe magazine style awards, held recently at the Toy Center in the Flatiron district, a battle of the sexes erupted on the celebrity-studded dance floor. As guests like the fashion models Tyson Beckford and Beverly Peele, hip-hop honcho Russell Simmons and MTV veejay Ananda Lewis mingled in their finery before the awards ceremony, the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ananda Lewis
    THIRTIES
  • 2011
    Age 37
    In 2011, Lewis gave birth to a boy, her first child.
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  • 2005
    Age 31
    In the spring of 2005, she has interviewed Paris Hilton, Dylan Ryder, Don Cheadle and Ryan Phillippe (two of the stars of Paul Haggis's ensemble film Crash), and actress Dyan Cannon.
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  • 2004
    Age 30
    In 2004 Ms. Lewis also appeared on the ABC network's reality show called Celebrity Mole: Yucatán.
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    In 2004 Lewis became the chief correspondent on celebrity subjects for the nationally syndicated, nightly entertainment program The Insider, a spin-off of the popular Entertainment Tonight.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2001
    Age 27
    The Ananda Lewis Show debuted on September 10, 2001, after much advance press in which Lewis was compared to Oprah Winfrey, the wildly popular talk-show host long considered to be one of the most powerful women of African American descent in television.
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    In 2001, Lewis decided to leave MTV in order to start her own talk show.
    In 2001 Lewis earned another NAACP Image Award, for her hosting of the MTV special True Life: I Am Driving While Black.
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    MTV also called upon Lewis to host other, topical programs, including two MTV forums on violence in schools, which aired after the Columbine High School massacre and several memorial tributes for the singer Aaliyah, who perished in a plane crash in 2001.
  • 1999
    Age 25
    In a reference to Lewis's broadcasting savvy, Bob Kusbit, MTV's senior vice president for production, told Douglas Century for the New York Times on November 21, 1999, "In the past our talent was sometimes just pretty people who could read cue cards.
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  • 1996
    Age 22
    Her executives knew that this kind of gumption was the right stuff for a live show host," In 1996, on an installment of the show entitled "It Takes a Village," Lewis interviewed then-First Lady Hillary Clinton, whose book with that title had been published earlier in the year.
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  • 1995
    Age 21
    She majored in history at Howard University, in Washington, D.C., from which she graduated, cum laude, in 1995.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1981
    Age 7
    In 1981 Lewis entered herself in the Little Miss San Diego Contest, a beauty pageant, and won.
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  • 1973
    Born
    Lewis was born on March 21, 1973, in Los Angeles, California.
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