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Private Sessions

Private Sessions, an A&E television series, features performances by and conversations with popular musicians, like Cyndi Lauper, Seal, Queen Latifah, Toby Keith and the Counting Crows. To find out who's playing this week, click here!

Now reaching more than 96 million homes, A&E Network offers a diverse mix of high quality entertainment; ranging from the network’s signature Real-Life Series franchise, including the hit series “Intervention,” “Gene Simmons Family Jewels,” “The First 48” and “Criss Angel Mindfreak,” to critically acclaimed original movies, dramatic series and the most successful justice shows on cable.

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  Lynn Hoffman was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. She knew she wanted to be in show business ever since she performed in the play, Peter Pan while in elementary school. "When I got up there on stage and made all those people smile, I felt like I was home." Lynn starred in many stage productions and eagerly pursued acting, singing, dancing and playing many musical instruments during her early schooling years. At 19, she recorded her first radio commercial for her father's office furniture business. Her passion and love for broadcasting flourished and led her to pursue her college career in communications.

Graduating with a degree in Communications from The New England Institute of Art in 1992, she quickly started making a living with her voice. Lynn landed her first professional on-air broadcasting position in 1993 with Metro Networks as a traffic/news reporter for various Boston radio stations. Only two weeks after she started, Lynn was moved into prime time morning drive, working with and trading one-liners with some of the most legendary radio broadcasters in the industry. Hoffman's electrifying energy was noticed by veteran radio DJ John Lander in 1996. She was given the opportunity to join the Morning Show at WBMX Mix 98.5 in Boston. Lynn joined the station, which led to a 5 1/2 year run as co-host to one of the most highly rated morning shows in Boston. In 1997, she signed with William Morris Agency as a voice-over talent and currently she can be heard as the imaging voice on radio stations throughout the country. Later, in 1998 Lynn became the entertainment reporter fill-in on CBS's WBZ-TV 4 in Boston.

Although, she was offered a multi year contract to stay on the morning show Lynn knew she still had more she wanted to accomplish. Hoffman set out to capture her media dreams by moving to New York City in February of 2002. A few months after her arrival in the Big Apple, she auditioned and was hired as the first host for MTV network's most exciting new channel, VH1 Classic. Since then, she has become the main host on both VH1 Classic and VH1 Classic On-Demand, The All Request Hour, and has co-hosted shows with such legendary artists as The Doors, Donna Summer, Bonnie Raitt, Hall and Oates, Roger Daltry, Pat Benatar, Brett Micheals, Kenny Loggins, Suzanne Vega, David Crosby, Joe Jackson, Lisa Loeb and many others. In addition to VH1 Classic, In 2003, Lynn was hired to host a Time Life TV infomercial called "Legends of Rock" co-hosting along side rock and roll legend Roger Daltrey of "The Who" that can currently be seen on major networks throughout the U.S., North America and England. In 2004, she was offered her own morning show on one of New York City's most legendary radio stations WNEW which she gladly accepted. Lynn has also had the opportunity to host shows for E! Entertainment television, VH1 and TLC and currently free-lances voice work with United Stations Radio Networks. On January 2nd 2007 Lynn Hoffman was chosen as the voice of the New Fresh 102.7 FM in New York City.

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