About the Show
Series Premiere: September 17, 2012 | National Syndication | Check local listings for time
"Trisha Goddard" is a one-hour, weekday talk show, hosted by experienced television personality Trisha Goddard with Paul Faulhaber serving as executive producer.
As an internationally recognized conflict-resolution expert, Goddard will help everyday people and their families navigate through tough issues they are struggling to overcome. Her show will cover topics important to women everywhere with a unique approach: straight talk with a no-excuses mentality. On each episode, Goddard uses honesty and common sense to teach people how to move forward and push through life's obstacles.
The new daytime series is distributed in national syndication by NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution and produced by Stamford Media Center Productions, the same production team behind several long-running and successful NBCU talk shows including "The Jerry Springer Show," "The Steve Wilkos Show" and "Maury."
Trisha Goddard | Host
Trisha Goddard is the host of the new syndicated talk show "Trisha Goddard," premiering September 17, 2012. The daytime series is distributed in national syndication by NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution and produced by Stamford Media Center Productions, the same production team behind several long-running and successful NBCU talk shows including "The Jerry Springer Show," "The Steve Wilkos Show" and "Maury."
For the past several seasons, Goddard has been a guest conflict-resolution expert on "Maury" and has also served as guest host of the talk show several times, becoming very popular with viewers.
Born in London as the eldest of four girls, Goddard was raised and educated in Tanzania, East Africa and Surrey, South East England. In 1985 she immigrated to Australia where she first worked in public relations and shortly after, her television career took off. As a guest host for Channel Ten's children's show, "Off the Dish," she went on to become a news and current affairs reporter for SBS TV in 1986. In the following year she became a popular host with Australia's "Play School" for ten years. During this time, she also landed the prestigious job as host on ABC's (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) primetime current affairs program, "7.30 Report " and became the first black anchorwoman on Australian TV. Goddard later established and hosted the prime time show "Everybody" in Australia and started her own production company, developing, producing over 400 programs.
In September 1998, Goddard moved to Britain to host her own talk show, "Trisha" until 2005 and became ITV's new ‘Queen of Chat.' In late 2004 she set up her own production company in the U.K. called Town House TV, which produced her daily talk show, "Trisha Goddard," that aired from 2005-2010 on Channel 5.
Goddard wrote her autobiography "As I Am" where she talks about her personal trials and tribulations including her breast cancer diagnosis in 2008. Goddard has been cancer free for 4 years.
Pulling from her past personal and family struggles, Goddard is a Mental Health activist, wanting to get better services for people with mental illness around the world. While she was in Australia, the Australian Government appointed her chair of arguably the most powerful Mental Health Body on the continent: The National Consumer Advisory Group on Mental Health. Over the next 10 years in this role, she was to instigate and chair many high profile National projects, including being a member of Australia's Advertising Standards Board for 2 years, and received high accolades for her work and dedication.
Currently, Goddard is actively involved in a number of charities including "Home-Start," a parenting charity, and "Mind," a major UK Mental Health charity. In 2011 Goddard was awarded the British College of Psychiatrist's President's International medal for services in mental health and she is one of the 'faces' of UK's "Time to Change," a high profile initiative to tackle the stigma of mental illness. In 2012, she became a licensed Neuro-Linguistic Programming practitioner.
Goddard is married with two teenage daughters and a dog Alf and splits her time living in the U.S. and Britain.
Paul Faulhaber | Executive Producer
Talk show veteran Paul Faulhaber is the executive producer of the new syndicated talk show "Trisha Goddard," premiering September 17, 2012. The daytime series is distributed in national syndication by NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution and produced by Stamford Media Center Productions, the same production team behind several long-running and successful NBCU talk shows including "The Jerry Springer Show," "The Steve Wilkos Show" and "Maury."
Faulhaber has also been the executive producer of "Maury," NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution's nationally syndicated talk show hosted by Maury Povich, since 2005. Faulhaber has been with "Maury" since its premiere in September 1998, when he was the show's coordinating producer. Faulhaber was then promoted to the program's senior supervising producer in 2001, and then the show's co-executive producer in September 2002. Under Faulhaber’s leadership, for the first time in the history of the program, "Maury" finished the 2011-12 season as the #1 rated syndicated talk show (Live+SD) among Women 18-34 (1.7), Women 18-49 (1.6), Women 25-54 (1.6, tie with Dr. Phil), Adults 18-34 (1.2), Adults 18-49 (1.3) and Adults 25-54 (1.3), including being the #1 syndicated talk show for 57 consecutive weeks among Women 18-34, Women 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Adults 18-49. (Data from Nielsen Media Research)
Prior to "Maury," Faulhaber was a producer at "Gayle King" during the show's run from 1997-98. Prior to that, he spent three years as a producer at "The Gordon Elliot Show" from 1994-1997. Faulhaber began his television career in 1991 at "The Montel Williams Show," where he started in the research department and then moved on to become an associate producer through the 1994 season.
Faulhaber currently resides in New York with his wife and their three sons.