Next month acerbic mother and daughter team John and Melissa Rivers will star together in their first reality series on E!
In Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? Melissa’s world is rocked, when Joan moves from New York to Los Angeles to be with her grandson, Cooper. Expect fireworks….
Joan Rivers is one of the hardest-working celebrities in the world. An entertainment legend of unparalleled talent, she’s an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy winner, Tony-nominated actress, best-selling author, screenwriter, director, jewellery and cosmetic company entrepreneur, red carpet fashion maven — and most important, aproud mother and grandmother. Joan’s career spans fifty years in the entertainment industry, and as her recent accomplishments reveal, she’sas hard-working as ever. Joan hosts E! Entertainment Television’s hit weeklyseries Fashion Police, and covers red carpet style during awards season. Her critically acclaimed documentary Joan Rivers: A Piece of Workpremiered in 2010. Rivers also appears regularly at the Venetian Showroom in Las Vegas.
A writer, television producer and host, Melissa Rivers was born in New York City and grew up in Los Angeles. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in European History. In “the Business” practically since birth, Melissa’s extensive television background include stints as a features reporter for CBS This Morning; a regular contributor to MTV’s Hanging with MTV; co-creator and co-host of the groundbreaking Live with Joan & Melissa series of red carpet pre-shows and fashion specials for E!; host of the TVGuide Channel’s event programming; and as a contestant on The Celebrity Apprentice.
Melissa serves as Executive Producer of E!’s weekly series Fashion Police. She is involved with charitable organisations such as The Make-A-Wish Foundation, Bogart Foundation for Pediatric Cancer Research, Robert F.Kennedy’s Waterkeeper Alliance, The Jed Foundation, and is a spokesperson for PETA. Melissa lives in Los Angeles with her son, Cooper, and now mother Joan.
Sundays on E! at 7.30pm from September 4.