'Cake Boss' star Buddy Valastro is now TLC's 'Bakery Boss'

Whether it's from the economy, the courts or the government, America's family-run small businesses are taking it on the chin these days. Once a mainstay of society, they're slowly (quickly, in some places) disappearing right when the stability and jobs they provide are most needed. There are shows out there to fix hair salons, nail salons, restaurants and bars, and now New Jersey baker Buddy Valastro of TLC's hit "Cake Boss" has taken up the challenge of saving 12 family bakeries in Texas, Florida and Massachusetts.Premiering Monday, Dec. 2 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT) on TLC, "Bakery Boss" sends Valastro to struggling neighborhood pastry shops on the verge of collapse.Asked why he would want to take on another TV show -- in addition to running his own family business,Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, N.J. -- Valastro tells Zap2it, "I'm helping people out. I'm giving back; I'm doing the right thing. I'm not going to say that it's...



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