Ryan Seacrest hosts the well-known music competition reality show American Idol, which returns to TV in the spring of 2018 on ABC. This will be his first season hosting on ABC. He also hosts the nationally syndicated radio show On Air with Ryan Seacrest for iHeartMedia. Its local broadcast is Los Angeles and is a morning-drive show.
Adding to his hosting resume, Seacrest co-hosts and is an executive producer of Live with Kelly and Ryan and is listed as the executive producer and host of the annual ABC New Year’s Eve show Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.
American Idol host Seacrest owns Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP), which has won Emmy awards. RSP is behind popular shows, such as Keeping up with the Kardashian (E!) and the spinoff series, E! Live from the Red Carpet (E!), I Love Kellie Pickler (CMT), Insatiable (Netflix), Shahs of Sunset (Bravo), Shades of Blue (NBC) and Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution (ABC).
In addition to his television, radio, and production career, Seacrest has a men’s clothing line; Macy’s exclusively sells the line called Ryan Seacrest Distinction. He also created a skin care line for men with Dr. Lancer named Polished by Dr. Lancer. His endorsements are many and include Coca-Cola and Ford.
He has many philanthropic efforts, including the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. They have opened Seacrest Studios, broadcast media centers, in pediatric hospitals located in multiple US cities. He is also a board member of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and sits as an honorary chair of the Grammy Foundation.