<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - 1st Look]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcbayarea.com/feature/1st-look http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usMon, 27 Mar 2017 16:07:43 -0700Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:07:43 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Full Episode: Girl Power]]> Sat, 11 Mar 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/NEW_EFLK3325H_WEB.png

 The power of women can be seen everywhere today. Women are entrepreneurs, musicians, fitness instructors or even mermaids. Join Ashley as she embraces her womanhood and finds her own empowerment through fitness, dance, drinks and dress.

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<![CDATA[Ashley Works the Pole With "The Diva" Roslyn Mays]]> Sat, 11 Mar 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_GIRL+POWER_POLE+DIVA_WEB.png

Certified fitness instructor Rosyln Mays is changing the face of pole dancing by teaching this incredibly difficult and athletic art form to women of all shapes and sizes. Ashley is working the pole in this segment of "1st Look."

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<![CDATA[Ashley Tastes Vodka With a Head Vodka Distiller... And She's a Girl!]]> Sat, 11 Mar 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_GIRL+POWER_HANGAR+1+VODKA_WEB.png

 Ashley meets Caley Shoemaker, one of only a few women leading operations as the head distiller of a major American spirits brand. Not only is she breaking gender barriers, Caley is coming up with innovative distilling techniques to catch and transform San Francisco fog into the main water source for Hangar 1’s Fog Point Vodka.

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<![CDATA[Ashley Gets a Lesson on the Djembe Drum, Then Learns to Dance to Its Rhythms]]> Sat, 11 Mar 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_GIRL+POWER_GIWAYEN+MATA_WEB.png

Giwayen Mata is the award-winning, soul-stirring, all-sistah, dance, percussion, and vocal ensemble celebrating the richness of traditional African art forms. Ashley learns to play the djembe drum, an instrument traditionally only played by men, before joining a class to learn traditional African dance.

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<![CDATA[Ashley Embraces Her Inner-Goddess by Becoming a Mermaid for a Day]]> Sat, 11 Mar 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/1LK_GIRL+POWER_MERMAIDS+FOR+CHANGE_WEB.png

"Mermaids For Change" is a charity that empowers everyday men and women by transforming them into mermaids for a professional underwater photo shoot. As Ashley fulfills a childhood dream of becoming an aqua-goddess, she learns that 50% of the proceeds of this shoot go to charities that support ocean conservation.

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<![CDATA[This Weekend: Girl Power]]> Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:31:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_3325_WEB_PROMO.png

From women's suffrage, through the feminist movement of the 60s and 70s, to the recent Women's March on Washington, it seems women always have to fight against the stereotypes. Well, not this weekend. Ashley is throwing out the norms and embracing her inner goddess after an all new SNL hosted by Scarlett Johansson!

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<![CDATA[Full Episode: Feed Your Soul]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/EFLK3324_WEB.jpg

Feeding one's soul can be accomplished with a simple massage or an experience that enlightens and enriches while also allowing for help to be given and received. Come with Ashley as she travels to find the thing that most feeds her soul. 

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<![CDATA[Filling Ashley Roberts' Soul With Song at Vy Higginsen's Gospel for Teens Choir]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3324_FEEDYOURSOUL_Gospel_WEB.jpg

Flexing those vocal cords can be a real workout for the soul! So Ashley joins Vy Higginsen's Gospel for Teens Choir for a dose of hand clapping, feet stomping, and hallelujahs. After learning the material, Ashley and the choir convene on the streets of Harlem for an impromptu concert. 

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<![CDATA[Ashley Roberts Dances the Day Away With Daybreaker]]> Sat, 04 Mar 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3324_FEEDYOURSOUL_Daybreaker_WEB.jpg

Ashley gets down as the sun goes up at an early morning dance party

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<![CDATA[Ashley Roberts Cares for the Animals of Farm Sanctuary]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3324_FEEDYOURSOUL_FarmSanctuary_WEB.jpg

Ashley leaves the city behind and finds solace with the animals of Farm Sanctuary

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<![CDATA[Feeding Ashley Roberts' Hangover, the Korean Way]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3324_FEEDYOURSOUL_Koreatown_WEB.jpg

Ashley heads to Korea Town to tackle the effects of a night of excess the Korean way.

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<![CDATA[This Weekend: Feed Your Soul]]> Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:03:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3324_FEEDYOURSOUL_PROMO_WEB.jpg

Take a step back, relax, breathe deeply and find your center. Come with us as 1st Look puts Ashley in touch with her soul through song, dance, food and the animal kingdom. Feed your soul after an all new SNL hosted by Octavia Spencer on NBC.

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<![CDATA[Full Episode: Destination New Orleans]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/EFLK3323_WEB.jpg

Make no mistake, New Orleans is quintessentially unique in these United States. So cruise through the bayous, pile on the beignets, and pull out your Mardi Gras beads because 1st Look is headed to The Big Easy! We've got killer bites with acclaimed chef John Besh, legendary tunes, spooky spirits, vodou, and plenty of booze.

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<![CDATA[John Besh and the Big Easy Oysters]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3323_NOLA_Oysters_WEB_v2.jpg

The Big Easy is a foodie mecca, and its native son John Besh is its culinary ambassador. One way this acclaimed chef, author and television personality is protecting his homeland is through his philanthropic foundation, the micro-loan program Milk Money. Join John and Ashley as they venture toward The Gulf, where one such loan is being put to good use at the Grand Isle Sea Farms, where oysters are as much a science, as they are a way of life. Ashley tastes the best of the bayou at Lüke.

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<![CDATA[Literally Making Music: New Orleans Guitar Company]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3323_NOLA_Guitars_WEB.jpg

In New Orleans, it may be the cuisine that fills your stomach, but make no mistake, it's the music that truly feeds your soul... and it's everywhere! But before you end up at the clubs on Bourbon Street, or Frenchman Street if you're in the know, there's still one ax you need to grind. Ashley spends the day crafting and sculpting a one-of-a-kind, hand-made guitar with artist Vincent Guidroz of the New Orleans Guitar Company.

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<![CDATA[NOLA Absinthe: Following the Green Fairy]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3323_NOLA_Absinthe_WEB.jpg

The Big Easy has just got a way of putting a big smile on everyone's face. But if you need any help in that department, there's always a libation, or three, waiting for you at every turn. And if you're looking to get wrecked real fast, then follow the mysterious and misunderstood green fairy, because in this town it’s all about the absinthe. And from the locally-grown wormwood, to the stills, to the bar and the hangover thereafter, Ashley is getting her fill.

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<![CDATA[The Spirits, and the Spirits of New Orleans]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3323_NOLA_Voodoo_Ghosts_WEB.jpg

In a town known for conjuring the spirits, the International House Hotel is especially known for crafting them as well. Between the mixology in the famed Loa Bar and a vodou priestess on the payroll, this boutique property located just off The French Quarter is the perfect jumping off point to explore the city. And then Ashley joins Bloody Mary's ghost tour she gets to see a bit more of the city than she bargained for.

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<![CDATA[This Weekend: Destination New Orleans]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:23:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3323_WEB_PROMO.jpg

Pull out your Mardi Gras beads, because 1st Look is headed to The Big Easy baby! We’ve got killer bites with acclaimed chef John Besh, legendary tunes, spooky spirits, vodou, and plenty of booze. All this and more after an all new SNL hosted by Alec Baldwin.

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<![CDATA[Full Episode: Destination Park City]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/EFLK3322H_WEB_v3.png

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to wander a winter village covered in freshly fallen snow? To wake up in the middle of the mountains just screaming to be skied? To have top rated restaurants, bars, nightlife, spirits and shops all blended and placed right under your nose? Welcome to Park City, a place that takes all of your winter dreams and makes them a reality. Follow Ashley Roberts as she skis, snowmobiles, bobsleds, shops, eats, drinks, dances and relaxes among the Utah mountains in the spectacular Park City.

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<![CDATA[Ashley Roberts Steps off the Mountain to Make Some High West Whiskey and Bobsled in Park City]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_3322_DESTINATION+PARK+CITY+2017_B+BLOCK_WEB.png A winter destination for Alpine thrill seekers, adventurers and romantics alike, Park City is one of the premier ski destinations in North America and the world. It might be home to a whopping 400 ski slopes and two of the world’s most prestigious ski resorts, but there is so much more to experience outside of the slopes. Why not head to Utah Olympic Park for some bobsledding? Or jet over to High West and try some of their award-winning whiskey blends? Park City is literally overflowing with alpine options no matter what kind of adventure you seek.]]> <![CDATA[Ashley Roberts Hits Deer Valley for Some Skiing and Snowmobiling]]> Mon, 04 Dec 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_3322_DESTINATION+PARK+CITY+2017_A+BLOCK_WEB.png

The mere mention of Deer Valley and the ears of any skier or alpine enthusiast perks up. It is akin to Mecca or the Vatican to persons of faith. This gold standard of ski resorts is ours for the day and where Ashley will ski and snowmobile within its magnificent, savagely beautiful and luxurious confines.

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<![CDATA[Ashley Roberts Experiences Park City's Exhilarating Main Street]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_3322_DESTINATION+PARK+CITY+2017_C+BLOCK_WEB.png

After days on the slopes and adventuring off the mountain, Ashley takes time out to get to the core of this majestic old West town, visiting McMillen Fine Art gallery, the Old Town Cellars winery, and fashion boutique Mary Janes, before joining chef John Murcko in his kitchen at the white-hot Firewood, and wrapping the whole day up with an inventive cocktail at the beautiful O.P. Rockwell.

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<![CDATA[Ashley Roberts Skis Park City Mountain and Heads to Stein Eriksen Residences to Spa and Après-Ski]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_3322_DESTINATION+PARK+CITY+2017_D+BLOCK_WEB.png The largest ski resort in the nation, Park City Mountain Resort represents the pinnacle of the ski resort experience. Its peak to peak private guided tour on the mountain is touted as the ultimate ski adventure experience and today Ashley will venture out to test these accolades for herself. To calm her nerves after such strenuous activities, she returns to Deer Valley to spa and après-ski at the recently finished and stunningly beautiful Stein Eriksen Residences, the latest and greatest resort to open in Park City. Not a bad way to say goodbye to the wondrous and magical mountains of Utah and Park City.]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Destination Park City]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 14:17:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3322_WEB_PROMO.jpg This week on 1st Look, Ashley sets her sights on Park City, Utah! Home of the world’s best skiing and non-stop winter fun needed to whet your alpine appetite. Hang on to your beanies, it’s gonna be a fun one! After an all new SNL hosted by Kristen Stewart.]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Made in America]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:52:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2017-01-23+at+2.52.02+PM.png From innovators to generations staying to true to the family business, the US has always been a place for entrepreneurs and has always been the land of opportunity. We feature a few of those trailblazers in their quest to Making things right here in America.]]> <![CDATA[Move Over Apples, Cranberries Are Here to Stay in Boston]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:48:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/Screen+Shot+2017-01-23+at+2.47.07+PM.png There are only three fruits native to North America the blueberry, the concord grape, and the cranberry. A whopping 98% of the world’s cranberries come from the United States with the 2nd largest grower being the state of Massachusetts. Ashley slips into a pair of waders to “wet harvest” cranberries at 4th generation family bog, Edgewood Bogs; before enjoying the “fruits of her labor” with a couple of homemade cranberry treats, made with Edgewood’s frozen retail brand, Cape Cod Select. ]]> <![CDATA[Listen! The Best Headphones Made to the Beat of Brooklyn.]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:44:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2017-01-23+at+2.36.18+PM.png Grado Labs has been designing, manufacturing and distributing some of the industry’s most renowned headphones from a modest Brooklyn townhouse since 1953. Spanning three generations, the Grado Family does not advertise or sell at big sellers like Best Buy. Rather, their booming business grew from innovation, quality, and word of mouth; and still today, the Grado’s wouldn’t have it any other way. Ashley gets into the groove with a lesson in building a pair of Grado headphones in the family’s Brooklyn lab. ]]> <![CDATA[NYC Shoes Made for Strutting]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:45:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2017-01-23+at+2.28.28+PM.png Nevermind diamonds, SHOES are a girl’s best friend! Ashley visits Modern Vice - a shoe brand/store/factory and one of a kind experience in NYC’s garment district, for a hands on look at the sole of shoe-making, before walking away with her own pair of custom made booties!]]> <![CDATA[Artisan Chocolate made San Fran sweeter]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:23:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2017-01-23+at+2.21.11+PM.png Dandelion Chocolate is a small batch “bean to bar” factory in San Francisco’s mission district. Although their cacao beans are sourced from farms around the globe, Dandelion carefully vets each and every farm for fair working conditions, and superior beans which are then sorted, processed, wrapped and delivered worldwide from their U.S. factory. ]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Made in America]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:31:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3321_WEB_PROMO1.jpg We think America is pretty great. And in celebration of our nation’s spirit of innovation, ingenuity, and enterprise…this weekend, we’re visiting homegrown companies proud to be Made in America.]]> <![CDATA[Three NYC Restaurants You Have to Check Out]]> Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:24:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_TAXI_RESTAURANTROUNDUP2_wGFX.jpg 1st Look host Ashley Roberts takes a look at the three hottest restaurants in NYC right now: Pietro Nolita, Fish Cheeks and Pasquale Jones. Bon appétit!]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Hollywood's Golden Night]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:21:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/230*120/1LK_3320_WEB_PROMO.jpg Roll out the red carpet! Ashley Roberts and comedian Lisa Lampanelli are bringing you a special episode celebrating Hollywood’s golden night where the stars of movie and TV gather together for the first award ceremony of the year: The Golden Globes. From star-studded dinner parties to movie predictions from the pros, we have you covered as we gear up for the hottest event in the a-list calendar. Don't miss it after SNL this weekend!]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Hollywood's Golden Night]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/EFLK3320H_WEB.png Roll out the red carpet! Ashley Roberts and comedian Lisa Lampanelli are bringing you a special episode celebrating Hollywood’s golden night where the stars of movie and TV gather together for the first award ceremony of the year: The Golden Globes. From star-studded dinner parties to movie predictions from the pros, we have you covered as we gear up for the hottest event in the a-list calendar.]]> <![CDATA[Award-Winning Etiquette for a Glamourous Dinner Party]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_HOLLYWOODS+GOLDEN+NIGHT_ETIQUETTE+SCHOOL_WEB.png Ashley attends an etiquette class before hosting a star-studded Golden Globes dinner party with George Clooney, John Travolta and Mike Myers.]]> <![CDATA[Ashley and Her Mini-Me Get Red-Carpet Ready]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_HOLLYWOODS+GOLDEN+NIGHT_TODDLEWOOD_WEB_r1.png Toddlewood transforms kids into superstar celebrities. After casting a miniature version of herself, Ashley and her mini-me strut their stuff on the red carpet.]]> <![CDATA[Who Will Win Big This Year?]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_HOLLYWOODS+GOLDEN+NIGHT_SCREEN+JUNKIES_WEB.png The Screen Junkies make their predictions for this year's Golden Globes.]]> <![CDATA[And the Winner Is... You!]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_HOLLYWOODS+GOLDEN+NIGHT_LOOK+AWARDS_WEB.png Ashley takes to the streets of Los Angeles and hands out the coveted 1st Look Awards to some worthy passersby.]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Behind the Scenes]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/EFLK3319_WEB.jpg Have you ever wondered how TV is made? Have you ever been curious how those stage actors change so quickly? Well 1st Look is taking you behind the scenes to show you the sets, the costumes, the puppets and the makeup that all go into some of the wildest shows for screen and stage being made today. ]]> <![CDATA[Ashley Goes Behind the Scenes of Othello the Remix]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3319_BEHINDTHESCENES_OTHELLO_WEB.jpg Ashley puts her rap skills to the test while getting a behind-the-scenes look at hip hop musical, Othello the Remix, created by the Q Brothers and presented by executive producer John Leguizamo.]]> <![CDATA[Cat Greenleaf Journeys Through Budapest on Her Way to Emerald City]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3319_BEHINDTHESCENES_EMERALDCITY_WEB.jpg Guest host, Cat Greenleaf, heads to Budapest for a behind-the-scenes look at "Emerald City" - NBC's dark and magical take on the beloved fairytale "The Wizard of Oz," starring Vincent D'Onofrio. ]]> <![CDATA[Ashley Goes Behind the Glam of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3319_BEHINDTHESCENES_RUPAUL_WEB.jpg Ashley goes behind the glam of hit show, "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars," starting with a drag makeover from season 2 all stars, Alaska Thunderfuck, Detox and Ginger Minj and ending with a lip sync performance made for the Gods.]]> <![CDATA[Ashley Goes Behind the Curtain of LA Landmark, Bob Baker Marionette Theater]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3319_BEHINDTHESCENES_BOBBAKER_WEB.jpg Ashley goes behind the curtain of LA. landmark and the country's longest running puppet theater, Bob Baker Marionette Theater]]> <![CDATA[This Weekend: Behind The Scenes]]> Wed, 14 Dec 2016 15:28:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_3319_WEB_PROMO.jpg We're headed behind the scenes of some of today's wildest productions! Ashley gets an up close and personal look at the inner workings of an off-Broadway show, a big budget tv production, a reality competition and a historical puppeteering theater. Come with us as we travel behind the scenes after an all new SNL hosted by Casey Affleck! ]]> <![CDATA[Full Episode: Destination - Boston]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/EFLK3318H_WEB.png Boston is a city rich in cultural history and between the banging food scene, the spirits that are brewing, Brazilian capoeira, and a ride along with the Boston Fire Department you can understand why Beantown is booming.]]> <![CDATA[BFD: First in the Nation]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_DESTINATION+BOSTON_BOSTON+FIRE+DEPT_WEB.png Boston’s bravest are dedicated, devoted and the first official fire department in the nation. And they can always use a helping hand for a hard day’s work. From washing down the truck, checking the gear and answering the heroic calls of fire, Ashley is living the life of a Boston fireman.]]> <![CDATA[Kickin' Some Bunda in Beantown]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/1LK_DESTINATION+BOSTON_CAPOEIRA_WEB.png Boston is as beautiful as it is diverse. The rich melting pot comes equipped with the obvious Irish and Italian communities that have called the city home for centuries, but Boston is also home to a booming Brazilian population. With that comes cuisine, culture and capoeira, and Ashley is learning the martial arts dance movements from a true master.]]> <![CDATA[Doughnuts and Cider With a Bostonian Twist]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 23:00:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1LK_DESTINATION+BOSTON_DONUTS+AND+CIDER_WEB.png Somerville is just outside of Boston proper, but that doesn’t mean they don’t make a badass Boston cream pie... doughnut... and we’re baking them with the best in town at Union Square Doughnuts. And while Boston is certainly known for its brews, what better to pair a freshly fried piece of heaven than with apple cider... HARD apple cider. Ashley learns how to make the libation, then cans it with the pros before sampling the goods at Bantam Modern American Cider.]]>