John Cremeans

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John Cremeans is one of the first on-air home shopping hosts and is considered a pioneer in the home shopping industry. From 1985 to 2009, Cremeans's span of 24 consecutive years as a national television host is rivaled by only a few in electronic retailing with over 30,000 live television hours and over 100,000 product presentations. Cremeans was one of the founders of the Military Shopping Channel and is now co-host of the nationally syndicated show, My Cool Inventions Radio. He recently returned to HSN as a guest in 2012.

His moniker The Doctor of Shopology was given to him by a caller during his early days as a host. His travels have taken him to networks that have included America's Value Network, CVN - The Cable Value Network and HSN. His most popular shows were CVN's 'SoldOutrageous' where Cremeans and his late night band of characters took to the airwaves to sell anything from gold to electronics and HSN's Sunrise Morning Show where he cohosted with Lynn Murphy and Lori Leland.

Cremeans's broadcast career started while he was a senior in high school when he worked at a local radio station - WIXK & WIXK-FM in New Richmond, Wisconsin doing part-time night and weekend announcing. He later worked in talk radio at WRPX in Hudson, Wisconsin just outside the twin cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. He was promoted to News Director at both stations and later became the Station Manager at WRPX.[citation needed]

Television and Sports Celebrities John Cremeans has worked with: William Shatner, Stan Lee, Fran Tarkenton, Jack Palance, Olivia Newton-John, Didi Conn, Omar Sharif, Reggie White, James Doohan, Mimi Rogers, Richard Petty, Kyle Petty, Florence Henderson, Ed McMahon, Frankie Avalon, Mr. T, Suzanne Somers, Wolfgang Puck, Rhonda Shear, Stephanie Seymour, Vanna White, Ivana Trump, Franco Harris, John Tesh, Connie Selleca, Manheim Steamroller, Tony Robbins, Connie Stevens, Louise Mandrell.[citation needed]