Next Week on CANADA AM – Bob McKenzie, Melissa McCarthy, Doc Walker, and more…

— October 10, 2014

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Watch Beverly Thomson, MarciIen, and Jeff Hutcheson on CANADA AM, weekdays beginning at 6 a.m. ET on CTV, CTV News Channel, theCTVGO app,the CTV NewsGO app,and on the CTVMobilechannel on Bell Mobile TV. Visit CANADA AM online atwww.canadaam.ctvnews.caforfull episodes, top stories, CANADA AM extras, daily show info,featured recipes, book reviews, and contributor gift ideas. Viewers can alsowatch the best of the week’s segments with a specialSaturday episode, airingat 8 a.m. ET.


Monday, October 13

·       THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY: CANADAAM featuresa jam-packed holiday show including chats with Julianne Moore, filmmaker MichaelMoore, a performance from Clean Bandit, and a look at some of Jeff’s favouriteinternet videos.


Tuesday, October 14

·       STEVEN JOHNSON: The best-selling author of HowWe Got To Now: Six Innovations that Made the ModernWorldvisits CANADA AM to talkabout his new book.

·       THE DEFINITIVE HOCKEY AUTHORITY:TSNHockey Insider BobMcKenziesits down to chat about his new book HockeyConfidential,a collection of stories from people inside the game.

·       YOU ME AT SIX:The British rock-group stops by to perform their newhit Roomto Breatheon the CANADA AMSoundstage.


Wednesday, October15

·       RESTORING SIGHT: CANADA AM welcomes Dr. Robert G. Devenyi, the surgeon who successfullyimplanted Canada’s first eye prosthesis system, and the patient who can now seebecause of it.

·       MUSICAL MEMOIR: Great Big Sea’s Alan Doyle is here to talk about hismemoir WhereI Belong,a reflection of growing up in Newfoundland.

·       SHOE ENTREPRENEUR: Canadian designer TanyaHeathdemonstrates her stylish shoes with interchangeable heels, and talks about thechallenges of breaking into the business of high fashion.


Thursday, October16

·       POST-GRADUATE POTENTIAL: CANADA AM convenes a panel of representatives from three ofCanada’s top universities to discuss what students can do to improve theirchances of being accepted.

·       CANADIANCOUNTRY STARS: Ahead of their eighth album release, Canadiancountry chart-topping band DocWalker takes to the CANADA AMSoundstage.

·       SIDESPLITTINGSTAR: CANADA AM Film critic Richard Crouse sits down with MelissaMcCarthy to talk about her new film St.Vincent.


Friday, October 17

·       MICK FLEETWOOD: The musician turned photographer gives Marci atour of his new exhibit Reflections.

·       WEB CELEB:Leadingup to next week’s YouTube series, CANADA AM gets an inside look atthe YouTubeBuffer Festival with Corey Vidal, who also credits the videosharing site with saving his life.

·       FAVOURITE FARE:Foodand travel writer Amy Rosen visits CANADA AM with her cookbookTorontoCooks, a selection of 100 signature recipes from thecity’s best restaurants.  



CANADA AM is Canada’s national morning newsmagazine. Sinceits launch in 1972, CANADA AMhas brought Canadians a unique blend of hard news and lifestyle stories,featuring in-depth interviews with top newsmakers, celebrities and musicalstars. Lis Travers is the Vice-President and Executive Producer for CANADAAM and Wendy Freeman is the President of CTV News.













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