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Real Life 101Have 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 fashion designers, sports trainers, music therapists, to college and professional coaches,  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, Helena and Alecsa 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!

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Coming Up on RL101

Episode Guide >

Week of September 18, 2017
Episode 273

Shawn will visit a TV station where he meets with a meteorologist and learns how he predicts the weather so people can plan for the day and week ahead. Last week, Shawn got to chat with our new host, Helena. Today, we’ll turn the tables as Helena talks to Shawn and finds out what makes him tick!  Do you love cooking and making up your own recipes?  If so, stay tuned because Shawn is going to talk with a catering chef and learn how he keeps developing his yummy new creations!

Week of September 25, 2017
Episode 274

Helena will talk with a public relations specialist whose company has the important job of keeping her city informed on traffic and road conditions … especially as they undergo the biggest infrastructure project in America! In addition to being updated on traffic conditions, we also need to know how to get places.  Shawn will meet a cartographer who will share with us how his career in mapmaking has evolved over the years. Then Helena will take us back in time to the middle ages and visit a man who cares for and trains the horses at a popular dinner theatre.  Sounds like a fun job!

Week of October 2, 2017
Episode 275

Shawn will start us off in the studio of a music composer and see how he enhances the production of films, video games and even amusement park rides with his original compositions. Then, Helena will visit a greenhouse at a large agricultural company where she will meet a grower.  She learns that there is a lot of science and technology that goes into growing healthy plants and crops. Plus, Shawn will talk with a lady who started a cake bakery where she uses her artistic talents making beautiful and creative cakes for weddings and other memorable events.



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