Next Week on CANADA AM – Tate Donovan, Suzanne Somers, Elizabeth Gilbert, Thanksgiving Tips, Conrad Black, and More…

— September 27, 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. Visit CANADA AM online at for full episodes, top stories, CANADA AM extras, daily show info, featured recipes, book reviews, and contributor gift ideas. Viewers can also watch the best of the week’s segments with a special Saturday episode, airing at 9 a.m. ET.

Monday, Sept. 30

  • TATE DONOVAN: Argo star Tate Donovan tells CANADA AM about his new suspense filled TV drama HOSTAGES airing Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on CTV.
  • 50-50-50 CHALLENGE CONTINUES: CANADA AM’s fitness expert Libby Norris looks at the best workout for your legs as she continues her 50-50-50 challenge.
  • IKEA: INSIDE THE ALLEN KEY: CANADA AM kicks off a week-long series with décor expert Karl Lohnes, taking viewers behind the scenes at the birthplace of IKEA in Almhult, Sweden, for an exclusive tour of the state-of-the-art facilities and a preview of their new collection.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

  • SUZANNE SOMERS: Television icon and author Suzanne Somers is here to talk about her new book I’m Too Young For This, which includes power foods that can help women power through the transition of menopause.
  • EAT, PRAY, LOVE: The best-selling author of Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert talks with CANADA AM about her new book The Signature of All Things.
  • THE FABULOUS BEEKMAN BOYS: Fan favourites and former winners of The Amazing Race, Josh and Brent Beekman chat about their new cookbook The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Dessert Cookbook.

Wednesday, Oct. 2

  • STOPPING THE FAUX PAS: For anyone new to the dating scene or a little rusty, relationship expert George Moufarrej joins CANADA AM with advice on topics to avoid while dating, whether any topics should be totally off the table, and other helpful pointers on what’s necessary for a successful relationship and how people can effectively communicate without committing the social faux pas.
  • GOOGLE, THE WORLD’S BRAIN: In 1937, H.G. Wells anticipated a world where all human knowledge could be accessed instantly. Director Ben Lewis is here to talk about his film Google and the World Brain and perhaps the most ambitious project ever conceived on the Internet.
  • ONE LIGHT STILL SHINES: Marie Monville, author of One Light Still Shines sheds light on her book about life beyond the shadow of the tragic 2006 Amish schoolhouse shooting in Pennsylvania.

Thursday, Oct. 3

  • W IS FOR WASTED: Sue Grafton, author of the wildly popular alphabet series chats with CANADA AM about her latest book W is for Wasted and what she plans to do when she runs out of letters.
  • THE HAWK: The Juno award winning rockabilly artist Rompin’ Ronnie Hawkins gives us the details on his new tour, Celebrating 50 Years of Rockin’ with Ronnie.
  • CHOOSING FOWL: Turkey, chicken, duck, or goose…No matter what you’re having for Thanksgiving CANADA AM shows viewers how to make the best of each.

Friday, Oct. 4

  • TELEVISION FOR BOOMERS: Conrad Black and Denise Donlon talk about their new weekly affairs show THE ZOOMER airing Oct. 7.
  • BUYER BEWARE, READING BEYOND THE LABEL: Just because it says fat and calorie free doesn’t mean it doesn’t contain dangerous ingredients that could impact your health and waistline. Health food expert Andrea Donsky offers tips on what to watch out for.
  • HELP THEM MAKE THE RIGHT DECISIONS: CANADA AM takes a look at the food kids typically hate, but that they’ll love to eat.


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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