The following report highlights the programming of ABC’s “Good Morning America” during the week of November 15 -November 19, 2010.
“Good Morning America” is a two-hour, live program anchored by Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos. Juju Chang is the news anchor and Sam Champion is the weather anchor. The morning news program airs MONDAY-FRIDAY (7:00-9:00 a.m., EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
Highlights of the week include:
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15 –As Robin Roberts celebrates her 50th birthday, “GMA” kicks off its “50 and Fierce” series; Countdown to Thanksgiving begins with how to survive the visiting relatives; pastor Joel Osteen on his latest book celebrating uplifting holiday traditions from friends and family (“The Christmas Spirit”); a performance by Josh Groban
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16 –“50 and Fierce” continues with the celebrities who embrace 50; George Stephanopoulos sits down with author Salman Rushdie to discuss his new children’s book (“Luka and the Fire of Life”); Countdown to Thanksgiving continues as chef Jamie Oliver cooks a favorite holiday recipe; a performance by hip-hop artist Cee Lo
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17 – “50 and Fierce” concludes with a look at Robin Roberts’ fitness routine and staying in shape at 50; People Magazine’s 25th Anniversary of the Sexiest Men Alive; the “Dancing with the Stars” couple voted off from Tuesday night; a performance by pop star Rihanna
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18 –“GMA” contributor Elisabeth Hasselbeck examines teens in peril and how to tell if your child is hooked on synthetic marijuana; talk show legend Larry King and longtime producer Wendy Walker on her new book (“Producer: Lessons Shared from 30 Years in Television”); technology contributor Becky Worley compares mail order turkeys versus home cooked turkeys as part of Countdown to Thanksgiving; the Harlem Globetrotters help kick off “GMA,” “Burlington Coat Factory” and “One Warm Heart’s” fourth annual Coat Drive
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19 –Cynthia McFadden talks to Cher about her upcoming film (“Burlesque”); workplace contributor Tory Johnson on how to make money creating your own blog; Countdown to Thanksgiving continues as chef Mario Batali cooks a favorite holiday dish; a performance by Annie Lenox
Jim Murphy is the senior executive producer and Tom Cibrowski is the executive producer of ABC News’ “Good Morning America.”