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.”