What Was Mike Rowe's First Television Job?


Quick Answer

Mike Rowe, the television host most famous for "Dirty Jobs," made his first television appearance as a product host on the QVC shopping channel. He worked overnight on QVC for three years after auditioning for the role as a bet and being offered the job on the spot.

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Since the early 1990s, Mike Rowe has been involved in television, either hosting a variety of shows, such as "Worst Case Scenarios" and "Evening Magazine," or as a narrator for documentaries on the Discovery Channel, including "Shark Week" and "Deadliest Catch." He was also featured as the voice of a meter maid in the adult cartoon "American Dad!" and made an appearance on Sesame Street.

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