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  • Contractor Magazine: Mike Rowe Joins Home Services Companies to Promote Skilled Trades April 16, 2015 MikeGroupPhotoPartnership with One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky will focus on filling the skills gap. One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky will  donate $100,000 in scholarships to the mikeroweWORKS Foundation. Rowe will also work with the three companies to highlight the benefits of careers in the plumbing, electrical and HVAC ... read more...
  • Entrepreneur: Facebook Obsession, Working Hard & Singing Opera April 15, 2015 Entrepreneur - Mike Rowe  Mike Rowe has a lot of love for entrepreneurs. Best known as host of Dirty Jobs, Rowe works hard and advocates for others who have the courage to blaze their own path. In this short video, Rowe answers our rapid-fire questions. He talks about what inspires him (hard work, duh), honesty and about sometimes having to “eat the shit sandwich” at ... read more...
  • Entrepreneur: Don’t Pursue Your Passion. Chase Opportunity. April 10, 2015 Entrepreneur - Mike RoweSuccess in business depends on opportunity, not a person’s passion. Whether you agree or disagree, that’s what Dirty Jobs star Mike Rowe believes. Before you fly off the handle, calling bullshit, let’s allow him to explain. What Rowe means is that when you put your passion first, ahead of opportunity, you often times create obstacles to achieving real success. “When you follow ... read more...
  • SOMEBODY’S GOTTA DO IT HAS STRONG RATINGS DEBUT LAST NIGHT April 10, 2015 sgdi-mike-rowe-strong-ratingsSGDI is Up by Triple-Digits vs. Prior Four Thursdays and is the Only Cable News Program to Grow vs. Last Year at 9pm According to Nielsen Fast National Data, CNN Original Series Mike Rowe’s Somebody’s Gotta Do It season 2 premiere had a strong ratings performance last night at 9pm, delivering 316k among adult 25-54 viewers.  CNN nearly tied Fox news for ... read more...
  • Variety: ‘Bloody Do-Gooders’ and Searching For Oddball Stories April 10, 2015 sgdi - mike rowe - bullfighter the blazeMike Rowe knows how to play dirty — as host of the Discovery Channel series “Dirty Jobs,” he did it professionally for eight seasons. Now Rowe, a one-man variety show who’s worked as a narrator, actor, host and opera singer, has cleaned up his act in his current series “Somebody’s Gotta Do It,” which opens its second season on CNN ... read more...
  • Largest Home Services Provider Starts New Partnership with Television Personality and Skilled Trades Supporter Mike Rowe April 10, 2015 mike rowe - clockwork - toiletNew partnership announced today to empower future HVAC techs, plumbers and electricians. Brands commit to donating $100,000 in scholarships to mikeroweWORKS Foundation LAS VEGAS, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning®, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® and Mister Sparky® electric, part of the Direct Energy family of brands, announced today, at their annual convention in Las Vegas, a first-of-its-kind partnership ... read more...
  • The Daily Caller: Fans Are Begging Mike Rowe to Run in 2016 April 9, 2015 IMG_9352By Heather Smith CNN’s “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” host Mike Rowe joined a Washington, D.C. afternoon-drive radio program to discuss the return for his show’s second season on Thursday, April 9 and revealed that his fans have been asking him to make a run for the White House. When WMAL radio host Larry O’Connor asked Rowe about his thoughts on people who ... read more...
  • The Blaze: The Math is Scary April 9, 2015 sgdi - mike rowe - bullfighterMike’s Unsettling Prediction on What Will Happen If Work Remains the ‘Enemy’ What will happen when all of the baby boomers in the U.S. retire at age 65 and the “remarkable” advances in medicine keep many of them alive into their 90s or even into triple digits? It’s a recipe for disaster and the “math is scary,” says Mike Rowe, the star ... read more...
  • The Baltimore Sun: Speedos, CNN & a better Baltimore TV Image April 9, 2015 bal-mike-rowe-speedos-cnn-better-baltimore-tv--001When last we spoke with Mike Rowe, he was talking about how he planned to use his new CNN show “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” to try and improve Baltimore’s TV image. read more...
  • Mike tells CNN’s Don Lemon he lied to his mother April 9, 2015 109 bull and mike - vine In advance of the season premiere of ‘Somebody’s Gotta Do It,’ Mike joins Don Lemon with a preview of a program far too dangerous for his own mom. CNN read more...
  • CNN: Job Advice from the Guy who has tried them All April 6, 2015 mike rowe - sgdi - mrwfCNN)Mike Rowe is taking the bull by the horns (or, at the very least, trying not to get gored) in the season premiere of “Somebody’s Gotta Do It,” where he tries out niche jobs anywhere from bullfighting to water ballet. Each week, Rowe will answer your questions about his latest escapades and career advice. To submit a question for the gutsy ... read more...
  • Visit Baltimore April 3, 2015 Mike-Rowe-My-B-MoreMike loves Baltimore and has joined other notable Baltimoreans to show support and promote their hometown. Check out Mike’s featured places, learn about Mike’s and Baltimore’s history and plan your own trip to Visit Baltimore! Baltimore makes history. Literally. That’s what I love about this town. Everyone knows we have Poe’s grave and Fort McHenry, home of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” But we ... read more...
  • Not Even Mike’s Mom Believes He’s On CNN March 19, 2015 Mike Rowe Peggy Rowe CNN PromoNot Even Mike Rowe’s Mom Believes He’s On CNN… According to New Promos read more...
  • The WRAP: Mike Blasts Howard Dean: Presidents Don’t Have to Go to College February 17, 2015 ofw mike rowe and pencilHost of “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” defends Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s lack of a college degree read more...
  • Popular Science: How To Take Pride In A Shark Autopsy, And Other Lessons From Mike Rowe February 12, 2015 mike-rowe-art-strieberThe former “Dirty Jobs” host has had his share of gross experiences in the workforce read more...