How Snoop Dogg, Martha Stewart changed notice of demographics

It’s the doubt you still have to ask: Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg? Seriously?

For real, says SallyAnn Salsano, one of the executive producers of “Martha Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party,” which launches its second deteriorate Monday at 10 p.m. on VH1.

“I consider it’s diversion noticing game,” says Salsano, whose 495 Productions has combined a fibre of hits that includes “Jersey Shore.”

SallyAnn Salsano, an executive writer of Martha  Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party, also grown the MTV hit, Jersey Shore. 

SallyAnn Salsano, an executive writer of “Martha Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party,” also grown the MTV hit, “Jersey Shore.” 

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“These are two people who spent their whole lives operative tough to be successful,” she adds, “and there’s a good consolation between them.”

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A clarity of humor, too. Early in the second deteriorate of “Potluck Dinner Party,” Martha and Snoop reimagine the famous Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze pottery stage from the film “Ghost.”

Instead of moulding pottery, Stewart is requesting chocolate frosting to a cake on a revolving carousel.

She declares the carousel is a good invention. She also murmurs that brownish-red is her favorite color, as Snoop solemnly slides behind her to help.

It’s as surreal and comical as you competence expect, and it capsulizes easily how this peculiar couple has incited pop-celebrity personas and prolonged annals of business and code success into a hit duet.

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Their attribute began in 2008 when Snoop helped whip up crushed potatoes on Martha’s TV show. Six years later, on Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” series, Stewart pronounced she wished she were better friends with Snoop. They reunited for a Justin Bieber roast, a T-Mobile ad and ABC’s reconstruction “The $100,000 Pyramid” before their stream cooking date.

Stewart, 76, has built an sovereignty on cooking, decorating and generally making your life a little some-more elegant.

The fact that she did jail time in an insider trade liaison didn’t make her fans any reduction gratified with her intel on canapés and centerpieces.

Snoop, 45, is a world-class rapper who has sole close to 40 million albums given his 1993 entrance “Doggystyle.”

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Once labeled a gangsta rapper, he’s covered a operation of subjects. He also did jail time for drug offenses, which hasn’t stopped him from enjoying pot as much as Stewart enjoys color-coordinated guest towels.

They wouldn’t indispensably be interconnected up at But here they’ve parlayed a shared seductiveness in food and cocktail enlightenment into a relaxed, talkative get-together with famous friends like Terrence Howard, Bella Thorne and 50 Cent.

This peculiar couple spoofs a stage from Ghost for Martha  Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party.

This peculiar couple spoofs a stage from “Ghost” for “Martha Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party.”


“It’s a party,” says executive writer Kim Miller Olko.

One reason it works, suggests executive writer Ted Chung from Snoop’s Merry Jane Productions, is that Stewart and Snoop are tangible friends who conclude any other’s ability set and consider the other’s comfort turn with element that infrequently gets a little edgy.

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“I don’t consider they’ve incited down any of the ideas yet,” says Salsano. “But when we bring something to Snoop, he’ll always ask if Martha is fine with it, and the same if we bring it to Martha. Very mostly they’ll tell us they already talked about it.”

Unlikely pals Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg know how to have a good time. 

Unlikely pals Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg know how to have a good time. 


Chung says: “We have lots of texts and threads from them — at 1 a.m., at 6 a.m. We work around the clock. We don’t sleep. You should see us at the finish of a shoot.”

In the incomparable picture, Chung says this doubtful pairing, even on a show built on food and jokes, sends a profitable broader summary about people from opposite places not only getting along, but having fun doing it.

“You see this show bringing people together,” he says.

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And breaking barriers.

“Since the show started,” Salsano says, “Snoop Dogg walks into Target and gets surrounded by grandmothers. Martha gets cheered at swat concerts.”

Cheers to the second deteriorate of Martha  Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party.

Cheers to the second deteriorate of “Martha Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party.”


In a business spooky with “demographics” — are you reaching the “right” audience? — Salsano says Martha and Snoop have caused the indication to explode.

“Their audiences have cross-pollinated,” she explains. “This demo things is overrated.”

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