HIGHLIGHTS FOR ABC NEWS’ “GOOD MORNING AMERICA,” MARCH 7-MARCH 11

By Coordinator

Mar 4, 2011 3:48pm

The following report highlights the programming of ABC’s “Good Morning America” during the week of March 7-March 11, 2011. 

“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, MARCH 7 Robin Roberts challenges Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne to a go-cart race for the program’s “GMA Takes On” series; Co-Anchor Bianna Golodryga and Contributor Katie Nicholl with “GMA’s” Royal Diary series and a look at the dress that originally caught William’s eye; ABC News Analyst Cokie Roberts and her husband Steve on their new book that gives practical advice for interfaith families (“Our Haggadah”) 

TUESDAY, MARCH 8 Actor Ben Affleck and Cindy McCain discuss their recent efforts to draw attention to the humanitarian crisis in the Eastern Congo; “GMA’s” Royal Diary continues with a profile of Kate’s sister Pippa; Consumer Correspondent Elisabeth Leamy reports on sweepstakes clubs; authors Dr. Howard Friedman and Dr. Leslie Martin with five secrets to living longer (“The Longevity Project”)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 – “GMA’s” Royal Diary series continues with the man who has made several wedding cakes for the Royals; actor and comedian John Leguizamo on his new solo Broadway play (“Ghetto Klown”); George Stephanopoulos interviews The New York Times’ David Brooks for his new book (“The Social Animal”); Elisabeth Leamy with the secrets of sweepstakes and the inside tips to help you win; a performance by country star Sara Evans 

THURSDAY, MARCH 10 Samantha Geimer, who was the young victim at the center of Roman Polanski’s alleged sex case, speaks out to “GMA;” Juju Chang reports on the rising popularity of “mom proms;” a performance by Rascal Flatts

FRIDAY, MARCH 11 Juju Chang brings us the rare story of bi-racial twins from Akron, Ohio; Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser reports on eyeglasses that can save lives as part of ABC News’ “Be the Change: Save a Life series;” chef Emeril Lagasse cooks a favorite recipe  

James Goldston is the senior executive producer and Tom Cibrowski is the executive producer of ABC News’ “Good Morning America.”

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