Variety Television Network (VTN) is the production company for The Stu and Laurie Variety Hour, a classic variety show updated for today. Its star-studded family entertainment is designed to brings the generations together.
Stu and Laurie will feature big-name musical guests, sketch comedy, magic acts, spectacular dance numbers, stand-up, stunning visual effects, games and giveways that Boomer and Millennial families will enjoy every week.
The VTN Commerce Club is a community of buyers and sellers joined together to make a positive impact on the world through entertainment and shopping. Together we raise money and awareness for veterans, first responders, and dedicated charities. And we have fun doing it!
Shoppers can follow special promotions from The Stu and Laurie Variety Hour on the VTN Commerce Club to win prizes, cash, and special discounts every week. Your purchases on the Club will support businesses owned by veterans, first responders and other businesses dedicated to showing appreciation for our American heroes.
Club merchants will offer shoppers exclusive discounts only found here. And they will gain TV exposure for their brands and companies through a variety of opportunities to be featured on The Stu and Laurie Variety Hour.
The VTN Commerce Club is the only online marketplace that integrates entertainment TV with online shopping. Discover great deals and great brands while you enjoy uplifting family entertainment.
Join the fun every week for your chance to win product giveaways and coupons, instant-win games, sweepstakes grand prizes, and cash prizes of up to $5,000.
With every purchase you make on the VTN Commerce Club, you will help support a cause that makes a positive difference in the world for veterans, first responders, and other dedicated charities.
VTN Commerce Club members get exclusive discounts on thousands of products and services from VTN Merchants.
The Stu and Laurie Variety Hour revives the beloved TV variety show format with an updated twist for today’s viewers. Like the classic variety shows of old, it is wholesome family fun and the perfect antidote to the divisive and harsh programming that is so prevalent on entertainment TV today. The program combines these elements with high-end digital effects, animation and virtual reality-like productions to reimagine the visual experience. The format, with its short segments and fast pace is perfectly suited for how people consume entertainment today. It’s like a live version of the internet!
The Stu and Laurie Variety Hour is the first to seamlessly integrate brands into the program so you can enjoy the show without the interruption of TV advertising. Instead, you experience brands through SponsorMagic segments that entertain through sketches, songs, product placements, demos, and other storytelling highlights.
USA TODAY’s small business columnist Steve Strauss is a thought leader, global speaker, spokesperson, and author of 17 books including the best-selling Small Business Bible. He is an advisor and spokesperson for Fortune 500 companies like Bank of America, Microsoft, Staples, Dun & Bradstreet, Intel, and Proctor & Gamble. He also serves on the board of the World Entrepreneurship Forum. In everything he does, Steve focusses on helping entrepreneurs succeed and find customers to grow their business. No wonder he is often called “the country’s leading small business expert.
Mari Smith is one of the world’s foremost experts on Facebook marketing. She is an in-demand keynote speaker, brand evangelist, and best-selling author of The New Relationship Marketing. Mari consults with businesses, brands, and individuals to help them utilize social media to build relationships, build brand identity, and generate sales. She is a perennial on the Forbes list of Top Ten Social Media Influencers. Mari will be a regular guest on The Stu and Laurie Variety Hour and a social media strategy advisor for the VTN Commerce Club.
The most recognized male figure skating star in the world, Scott Hamilton has won 70 titles, including an Olympic gold medal in 1984. Since then he has shared his enthusiasm for the sport as a TV analyst/commentator, performer, producer, and best-selling author. He also inspires others as a speaker, humanitarian, and as a cancer survivor. In 2014 he launched The Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation, which supports research that accelerates the advancement of less toxic treatment for isolated cancers and tumors with precision proton beam therapy and prevention of the spread of cancer with targeted immunotherapy drugs.
Ivan Misner is a humanitarian, best-selling author, keynote speaker, and business networking consultant for major corporations and associations around the world. He is the founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Business Network International, the world’s largest business networking organization with 8,400 chapters worldwide. Last year BNI generated 9.1 million referrals, which resulted in $13.1 billion in sales. It is no wonder CNN calls him “the father of modern networking.” Ivan is business development advisor for the VTN Commerce Club.
Anthony Chapa is the Executive Director of the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA), the oldest and largest association in the U.S. of Hispanic American command officers from law enforcement and criminal justice agencies at the municipal, county, state, and federal levels. Through HAPCOA, chiefs of police, sheriffs, and police superintendents from around the country are committed to meeting the challenges of selection, promotion, and retention of Hispanic American men and women in professional law enforcement and the criminal justice system. Tony also served as Assistant Director in the U.S. Secret Service Department of Homeland Security for 22 years.
Heather Schafer has been the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) since 1994. Prior to that she worked for the President’s Chief of Staff in the Clinton administration. The NVFC is the leading nonprofit association representing the interests of volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue service members. It provides resources, programs, education, and advocacy for first responders across the nation.
Alfred Valenzuela is a retired decorated United States major general who commanded the United States Army South at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico. He is the founder of the General Alfred Valenzuela Foundation, which published his memoir No Greater Love: The Lives and Times of Hispanic Soldiers. He donates proceeds from the book to children of fallen military heroes. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Haven for Hope, where he helps focus the organization’s services on homeless veterans.
Sean Fernandes is the Business Head and Director of Scion Social & a Board Member of Family Development Services.
He is a digital marketing expert and authority in the field of Digital Presence & generating ROI through Digital Marketing efforts.
Scion Social is an award-winning digital marketing agency with a global footprint. They are passionate about helping businesses grow and achieve their Business Objectives through strategic Digital Marketing.
Family Development Services, through it's flagship programs Building Blocks and Project +10, works closely with families from less privileged backgrounds in India by providing children from these communities a well-rounded education that is central for breaking out of intergenerational poverty traps.
Roy Garivey is a national Board Member and Past President of the National Latino Police Officers Association (NLPOA). The NLPOA is a fraternal/professional association dedicated to providing support, advocacy, and personal and professional development to its members that helps to eliminate discrimination in the Criminal Justice System, particularly in law enforcement. Its mission is also to prevent and reduce juvenile delinquency, bridge the gap between the Latino community and police, and to lessen neighborhood tensions in Latino communities through awareness, role modeling, and bi-lingual assistance to the public.
Jaco Booyens is a producer, director and president/CEO of After Eden Pictures, a production company with a mission to transform and impact culture through film. He is the founder of SHARETogether, a nonprofit organization that fights the global crisis of Sex Trafficking. SHARETogether raises money and public awareness for programs that rescue victims of child sexual exploitation and help to rehabilitate survivors so they can reintegrate into society