Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life? Have you thought about your "dream job?" Do you have any idea what it takes to get there? Are you headed in the right direction?
Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs. From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!
Join hosts Jillian, Shawn and Gracey every week as they explore new professions in the exciting world of work. It's a half-hour of thought-provoking, eye-opening fun and entertainment!
Rated High for Educational Content by the
University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center.
Where can you find Real Life 101?
Our show is syndicated, which means it may appear on many different TV stations on different days at different times. Check your local listings to find out exactly when and where Real Life 101 appears in your area; we recommend starting with our Station List to give your search a jump start!
Week of August 24, 2015
Are you a car buff and into performance, computers, physics and math? You won’t want to miss Shawn’s interview with a calibration engineer. There are many opportunities in nursing for LPNs and RNs. Gracey will meet an LPN who also uses her business skills to work as a nurse manager in a doctor’s office.
And how would you like a job in law enforcement, riding a horse through city streets, and keeping the citizens safe? Shawn will introduce us to a mounted patrol officer.
Week of August 31, 2015
Episode 230 (SEASON PREMIERE)
We’ve got some great interviews lined up for you this season, but for our first show, we want to take a look back at some of our viewer favs from last year! We’ll take you back to the newsroom where the news director of a TV station filled Shawn in on some of the job opportunities in the fast-paced TV news industry. Then we’ll revisit the beautifully landscaped home where landscape architect met up with Gracey and shared with her how he designed the awesome outdoor spaces. And if you’re interested in law enforcement and love horses, your dream jobs awaits! You won’t want to miss our look back at Shawn’s interview with a mounted patrol officer.
Week of September 7, 2015
Today, we’re going to continue where we left off last week and bring you more of our viewer’s favorite careers. We’ll go back to the wildlife refuge in the Everglades where a wildlife biologist gives Gracey a glimpse of the work he does both as a biologist and nature photographer. Are you a car buff and into performance, computers, physics and math? If so, you’ll love seeing an encore of Shawn’s interview with a calibration engineer. And if you’re into art, you’ll be delighted that we’re bringing back Gracey’s interview with a sculptor. We’ll even see him welding one of his masterpieces!