“KATIE” SHOW LISTINGS FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 19, 2012
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19
Lauren Scruggs was a fashion blogger who made national headlines when she lost her left eye and hand after accidentally walking into an airplane’s spinning propeller. It’s been almost a year since the terrible accident that forever changed her life, and she joins Katie in-studio to talk about the experience, including the months of intensive physical therapy and new prosthetics that have replaced the eye and hand she lost.Then, Katie welcomes her friend, the legendary musician Tony Bennett. He’s just released his new Spanish language duet album, “VIVA Duets” and will perform one of the singles with Latin pop singer, Thalia!
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21
Grammy Award-winning R&B singer/songwriter, Alicia Keys visits Katie for a conversation and performance. The native New Yorker talks about how Hurricane Sandy affected her hometown of New York City as well as her family and career, and even puts on a special performance for the “Katie” audience! Also on today’s “Katie,” Food Network’s “Barefoot Contessa” star, Ina Garten.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 (REPEAT)
Reality TV isn’t just entertainment, it’s an obsession. On today’s edition of “Katie,” viewers hear from their favorite reality stars, including breakout star Kate Gosselin. From Abby Lee Miller, of “Dance Moms’” who talks for the first time about her new show, “Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition” and the cast of “Gold Rush,” find out exactly what happens behind the scenes from the scene-stealers themselves.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23 (REPEAT)
Singer and actress Demi Lovato, who began her new role as a judge on “X Factor” the same week as Katie’s premiere, will discuss the emotional battle with anorexia and bulimia that nearly ruined her career. Later, Katie will tackle the broader issue of eating disorders and the growing trend in older women.
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