Relatable TV: 6 Ways to connect with Ricki Lake

Sep 3, 2012 at 4:10 a.m. ET

Ricki Lake has always been big on social networks and digital devices, so it’s no surprise that her new show, The Ricki Lake Show, will be tech-friendly as well.

Ricki Lake

Ricki Lake is a lady you can relate to. She may be a celebrity, but she’s a real woman with a real life. In fact, you may be surprised to learn just how much her life is like yours. She has a husband and kids. She’s struggled with her weight throughout her life. She’s dealt with career highs and lows and experimented with new directions. She even has a dog. Her new show, The Ricki Lake Show, will discuss real issues that real women face, so connect with her today. Here are six ways to do it:

Friends of Ricki

Friends of Ricki is an online social group like no other. It’s a community of Ricki’s viewers, joined together to talk about everything under the sun. Ricki is a part of it, and so are some of the most successful bloggers around. As a part of Friends of Ricki, you’ll have a chance to discuss everything that’s important to you and to learn about some things you didn’t know. Join Friends of Ricki on Facebook, or follow them on Twitter using the hashtag #FriendsofRicki.

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Join a meetup

If being a part of Friends of Ricki online just isn’t enough for you, bring it to life by joining a meetup. Friends of Ricki hosts meetup groups all over the country as a chance to meet and great the gals you become friends with through the social community. There are tons of meetup groups already started, and if there isn’t one near you, start one yourself!

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Social networks

Ricki has always been a fan of social networks. Locate her on Facebook and Twitter and find her show on those sites as well. They’re great places to see what she’s doing, both in her personal life and with her show. She’s even on Pinterest! No matter what social network you use, you’ll find a way to connect with her there.

Visit the website

The Ricki Lake Show’s website has everything you need to connect with Ricki. Find a list of shows, notes from her, meetup dates and links to every other place you can find her.

Get the magazine

Ricki the Magazine is an all-new tablet magazine available for iPads, Android tablets and desktop computers. Download it from the App Store for free or view the online PDF through the show’s website.

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Watch the show

There’s no better way to connect with Ricki Lake than to watch her in action on her new show, The Ricki Lake Show. It premieres September 10. Check the website for station listings and show times.

Be in the know

You can watch for the show's schedule here.

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