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S3 E12: A Little Something Extra with Valeriia and Anya

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S3 E6: A Little Something Extra with Connor Tomlinson, Star of Love on the Spectrum

Connor Tomlinson, breakout star from Love on the Spectrum season 2, joins the show!! Joining Connor are his mom, Lise, and brother, Ben. Love on the Spectrum did such an amazing job capturing the dynamic of this amazing family, and we wanted to bring that same energy to the podcast! If you have not seen…


S3 E5 – A Little Something Extra with John O’Hurley

The great John O’Hurley and his golden voice join the podcast in the studio!! John O’Hurley is an incredibly talented actor, comedian, author, television personality, and even a singer! You may know him as the eccentric J. Peterman in the hit sitcom Seinfeld. He also hosts the National Dog Show, voices King Neptune in SpongeBob…


S3 E4 – A Little Something Extra with Tampa Bay Buccaneers Players Dee Delaney and Deven Thompkins

Tampa Bay Bucs defensive back Dee Delaney, and wide receiver Deven Thompkins join the podcast in studio!! Dee and DT(Deven) have really inspiring stories to tell. While being NFL players and teammates, both Dee and Deven are also parents to kids with Down syndrome! Deven’s story begins at just 19 years old, he talks about…


S3 E3 – A Little Something Extra with Champion’s Actors, Kevin Iannucci and James Keith

In honor of World Down Syndrome Day, the extremely talented Kevin Iannucci and James Keith join the podcast!! Kevin and James are both actors who starred in the 2023 comedy Champions, A Bobby Farrelly comedy centered around a college basketball coach who was ordered to coach a special needs basketball team. Both Kevin and James…


S3 E2 – A Little Something Extra with Tanner Smith and his amazing mom, Nicci!

On this week’s episode of A Little Something Extra, we are joined by Love on the Spectrum star Tanner Smith and his amazing mom, Nicci! Love on the Spectrum is a show that follows various individuals on the autism spectrum on their search for love. Tanner was a breakout star in season 2, no doubt…

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S3 E1 – A Little Something Extra with John and Mark Cronin

Season 3 of A Little Something Extra is starting off with a bang, featuring John and Mark Cronin the father/son duo behind John’s Crazy Socks! If you are not familiar with their story, this is the perfect place to learn it. Mark (father) tells us about his journey, both as a professional and as a…

A Little Something Extra is hosted by GiGi Gianni, the namesake of GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers, her brother Franco and her mom, Nancy. With 59 GiGi’s Playhouse locations across the country and Mexico they spread a global message of acceptance for all. GiGi’s offers free programs and celebrates everybody's Little Something Extra! This podcast invites others to share their Little Something Extra in hopes of inspiring people to find theirs!!

We all have a little something extra inside of us, and sometimes we don’t even know it’s there! Through A Little Something Extra we want to hear about the forces in people’s lives that drive their passion in hopes that others will be able to find theirs! We’ll get to get to the heart of what makes our guests so inspiring – their superpower – even if they do not feel it within themselves!

Every episode of A Little Something Extra will feature guests, who have accomplished the impossible and have changed the world! Be prepared to find yourself motivated with every installment from a wide range of guests.

Our hope is that we will empower, uplift and motivate our audience with each episode. Our goal is to have viewers and listeners join us in the mission of spreading global acceptance for all!

A Little Something Extra with Nancy Gianni and The GiGi is now in it's second season.

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