A weekly Television Show delivering
Hope, Motivation & Inspiration

Inspiration on Demand

With heartfelt dedication to motivation, "Live it Up!" delivers what the world needs most: hope. Join award-winning host Donna Drake and her amazing friends for weekly video adventures that educate, entertain and prove without a doubt that the power to improve our lives – and shape a better world around us – lives inside us all.

Tune in on your time to hear celebrity entertainers, sports legends, top journalists, business icons and everyday heroes share their stories of triumph over dire circumstance, of optimism in the darkness, of keeping faith in the face of despair.

Everyone's been there, including these famous celebrities who know first-hand about digging deep to find the power to prevail:

Janelle Abraham
Billy Bush
Christopher Cross
Taylor Dane
Charlie Daniels
Chris Evert
Brian Farrell
The Femme Fatales

Charlie Frattini
Walt Frazier
Mark Feuerstein
Bernard Hopkins
Jay Leno
Patrick McEnroe
Jules Radino
Nikki Richards
"Big Daddy" Rich Salgado

Susan Sarandon
Gary Sheffield
Connie Stevens
Michael Strahan
Stanley Tucci
James Van Praagh
Cary Weldy


Featuring these famous faces and many others, our gallery of inspirational discussions, special correspondent reports and "feel-good" tips from some of the world's best-known motivational experts will put a smile on your face and something even more important in your heart: the indomitable power of hope!

Jay Leno chats with Donna


Nelson DeMille visits with Donna

Donna at the 2014 LI Hospitality Ball

Interview with NFL Hall of Fame member Michael Strahan at the Big Daddy Golf Outing with Rich Salgado. www.bigdaddygolfclassic.com. Michael talks about football, his friendship with Rich and about giving back to the community and making a difference in the lives of others. We will be posting up other interviews over the next couple of weeks. Be sure to check out Rich's site and make a donation if you can.

Hillary Topper

How to Live It Up!

Trying to improve your life or create something out of nothing? Tune in to this episode of Hilary Topper on Air, as she interviews Donna Drake, President of Drake...



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Connor's Army

"Live it Up!" is an avid supporter of Connor's Army, a Northport, NY-based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting cancer patients – particularly children – and their families through cycling events and fundraisers. Click here to learn more about this very special effort.

Recent Celebrity Interviews: Michael Strahan, Mike Tyson, Bernard Hopkins, Charlie Daniels, Taylor Dane, Connie Stevens,
Gary Sheffield, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Chris Evert, Patrick McEnroe, Walt Frazier, Mark Feuerstein, Nikki Richards, Femme Fatales, Billy Bush, Brian Farrell, Cary Weldy, Charlie Frattini, James Van Praagh, Janelle Abraham, Christopher Cross, Big Daddy Rich Salgado, Jules Radino

"What I do best is to ‘Paint With People’...that's also the title of my first book to be out next year... We have an amazing team of correspondents with unique expertise and it is our pleasure to bring positive messages of hope and inspiration to empower others!" -Donna Drake


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