Next Week on CANADA AM – HOMELAND's Mandy Patinkin, Patti Smith, Must-Read Books, and More…

— March 1st, 2013

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Watch Beverly Thomson, Marci Ien, and Jeff Hutcheson on CANADA AM, weekdays beginning at 6 a.m. ET on CTV and CTV News Channel. VisitCANADA AM online at for full episodes, top stories,CANADA AM extras, daily show info, featured recipes, book reviews, and contributor gift ideas.

Monday, March 4
 The soulful singer and songwriter returns to CANADA AMto promote his new single “It’s A Beautiful Day” and gives an inside look into how he’s preparing to host THE JUNO AWARDS. 
MANDY PATINKIN: From the six-time EMMY®-award winning television seriesHOMELAND, actor Mandy Patinkin visits CANADA AM to celebrate the show’s highly anticipated Canadian premiere on Bravo
THE DEMONOLOGIST: CANADA AM showcases the gripping horror novel and upcoming movie about mystical theology, The Demonologist by Andrew Pyper. 

Tuesday, March 5
 Human rights activist and three-time Amnesty International Award winner, Sally Armstrong, stops by CANADA AM to talk about her new book discussing the rise of empowered women around the world. 
CHILDHOOD CONCUSSIONS: CANADA AM reviews recently published research from McMaster University suggesting guidelines on how soon children should return to sports following a concussion. 
JACK THE GIANT SLAYER: British actor Bill Nighy talks about his role as the villain in the Hollywood adaption of the famous children’s story

Wednesday, March 6
 CNN’s Don Lemon speaks with Marci about beating the odds, being single, and his love of social media.
SALT, SUGAR, FAT: Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times investigative reporter Michael Moss discusses his new book on the $1 trillion processed food industry that has society hooked.
PATTI SMITH: Punk-rock legend Patti Smith stops by CANADA AM to talk about her buzzed-about photography exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Patti Smith: Camera Solo.

Thursday, March 7
SHOW READY: CANADA AM’s resident home and décor guru, Karl Lohnes offers DIY tips for getting a home ready to be shown and sold.
INDIAN DELICACIES: Buzzed-about Canadian chef, Vikram Vij cooks up some yummy and spicy dishes from his new Vancouver restaurant Vij’s
ED HARRIS & DAVID DUCHOVNY: The two critically acclaimed actors talk about their new movie thriller Phantom.

Friday, March 8
DOLLARS AND SEX: Author Marina Adshade talks about how economics influences sex and love, and why her new book is being considered the Freakonomics of love, sex, and relationships 
ZACH BRAFF: Actor Zach Braff chats with CANADA AM about lending his voice to an animated flying monkey – a character in the new movie Oz: The Great and Powerful.
RICHARD’S REVIEWCANADA AM’s film critic Richard Crouse reviews the star-studded Oz: The Great and Powerful and crime thriller Dead Man Down.

Now in its 40th Season, CANADA AM is Canada’s national morning newsmagazine. Since its launch in 1972, CANADA AM has brought Canadians a unique blend of hard news and lifestyle stories, featuring in-depth interviews with top newsmakers, celebrities and musical stars. Lis Travers is the Vice-President and Executive Producer for CANADA AM and Wendy Freeman is the President of CTV News.

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