The Break Podcast

Acclaimed Interior Designer and HGTV/Food Network Host Taniya Nayak Announces Debut Season of New Podcast “The Break”

“I am so excited for the big launch of our friend Taniya Nayak’s new podcast, it’s called ‘The Break.’ It’s filled with awe-inspiring stories on how everyday people found their way to uber success. I think you guys are gonna love it.” – Rachael Ray

One of the world’s foremost interior designers, Taniya Nayak, debuted a new podcast “The Break” with producing partner MuddHouse Media on Monday, November 29, 2021. Taniya Nayak is a household name as a design expert on HGTV and Food Network; as well as the co-host alongside Carter Oosterhouse on ABC’s The Great Christmas Light Fight (LINK).

On “The Break,” Taniya Nayak interviews today’s most inspiring personalities from A-List celebrities, trend-setting entrepreneurs, interior design gurus, and renowned restaurateurs, to savvy small business owners. She asks each guest to reveal their fascinating and motivational personal stories on how they made it. What was their “big break” that set them apart and helped their rise to fame.

Season One of “The Break” features Clinton Kelly (The Chew), Chris Cosentino (Top Chef Masters, Iron Chef America), Ty Pennington (HGTV and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition), Gretta Monahan (Gretta Style), Sabrina Soto(CBS’ My Secret Celebrity Renovation), Carter Oosterhouse (Million Dollar Rooms, Great Christmas Light Fight), Tanya Holland (OWN’s Tanya’s Kitchen Table, Brown Sugar Kitchen), Gina Yashere (Bob ♥ Abishola, The Daily Show), David Moscow (blockbuster 1988 movie Big, From Scratch), Karen Akunowicz (James Beard winner, Top Chef), Ken Casey (Dropkick Murphys), and Matt Blashaw (HGTV’s Yard Crashers).

“‘The Break’ spotlights real conversations with inspiring business leaders about getting started, staying focused, and having the grit to create their own formula for living the life of their dreams,” says Kris Meyer, CEO of MuddHouse Media. “We are thrilled to bring renowned interior designer Taniya Nayak into the podcast space, which is a natural extension to her prime-time national television work with ABC and many shows with HGTV and Food Network. Taniya is the perfect combination of creativity, business acumen and lasting success.”

Taniya Nayak is a self-professed motivational junkie with a passion for inspirational stories to help others climb to the next level of their careers as well as their personal lives. Hear riveting conversations each week on “The Break” continuing until February 8, 2022. “The Break” will be available on all major podcast platforms.

About Taniya Nayak

Taniya Nayak’s expert decorating tips have been featured in HGTV Magazine, People, Architectural Digest, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Family Circle, The Washington Post, Redbook, Better Homes & Gardens, and many others. Taniya has also appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, ABC’s Good Morning America & The View, NBC’s TODAY, CBS’ The Early Show & The Talk, and is a regular special guest on the Rachael Ray Show.

About Madhouse Media

MuddHouse Media is a company composed of diversified knowledge and skill sets, specializing in the most niche and mainstream facets of science, sports, comedy, lifestyles and culture, music and art, business, entrepreneurship and much more. MuddHouse Media combines niche expertise to create compelling, engaging and appealing storytelling. It presents the most passionate individuals discussing the subjects they live for, with people who either share their zest or can offer a novel or unique take or opinion on the subject. Its offering includes full-service production of original podcasts, corporate podcasts, and media and scripted podcast series. MuddHouse Media original series include “The Break,” with acclaimed interior designer and HGTV/Food Network host Taniya Nayak; “Being American,” with former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick; “Tanya’s Table,” with chef Tanya Holland; “Holding Court,” with tennis analyst and former professional player Patrick McEnroe; and “Saints, Sinners and Serial Killers,” hosted by New York Times best-selling authors Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge. MuddHouse Media has created podcasts for leaders in their fields including “The Sound Experience” with Panasonic Automotive, “Bring Out the Talent” with The Training Associates, and Bruker Industries. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram, like us on Twitter, connect with us on LinkedIn. For more information, visit us at