This week on Canada AM

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Monday, November 21

·         MARY SPENCER: A three time World Champion, eight time Canadian Champion boxer and now she is setting her sights on Gold at the London 2012 Games. CANADA AM finds out more about this powerful, driven contender as she aims for the top of the Olympic podium.  

·         AS SEEN ON TV: Ever been tempted to pick up the phone for that that machine that promises great legs, a total body make-over or the perfect abs?  But which actually works? CANADA AM’s fitness expert Libby Norris shares her top infomercial picks.

·         CAKE BOSS: If you can dream it, Buddy Valastro, can make it… into a cake! The Cake Boss himself takes over the studio today to share his tips on cake decorating for the DIY cake maker.  

 

Tuesday, November 22

·         ALL-WHEEL DRIVE CARS: Before the first snow storm hits, CANADA AM takes new all-wheel drive cars for a spin with The Globe and Mail’s car gal Petrina Gentile.

·         KERMIT THE FROG: Beverly Thomson chats with the most famous Muppet of them all about reuniting with the old gang in a new movie The Muppets. The Green One has some revelations about long time relationship with Miss Piggy…

·         THE CUPCAKE DIARIES: Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis make up the sweet sister team behind Georgetown Cupcakes which is the subject of the TV show DC Cupcakes. They’ve cooked up a book that features over 30 recipes, stories of their grandmother’s baking and the life lessons that helped them succeed in the ever competitive cupcake business.

 

Wednesday, November 23

·         STEVE JOBS BIOGRAPHER: Walter Isaacson is the man Job’s picked to tell his story. Isaacson has an impressive list of credentials, but the story of the genius behind Apple was his most illuminating yet. Isaacson interviewed more than 100 people who were close to Jobs and spent countless hours with him getting to the core of Jobs’ passion for perfection.

·         JAMES MCAVOY: Just in time for the holiday season, McAvoy’s new 3D animated movie Arthur Christmas is out today. Beverly Thomson chats about what it’s like to play the youngest son of Santa Claus, Arthur, in the new movie.

·         NATALIE MACMASTER: This multi-platinum Canadian musician has released her new album Cape Breton Girl where she returns to her roots with her trademark fiddle and today she takes to the CANADA AM Soundstage.

 

Thursday, November 24

·         SEAMUS’S FINAL CANADA AM: All week CANADA AM has been reliving O’Regan’s most memorable television moments. Today is his final early wake-up call before he swaps mornings for evenings as a Correspondent for CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME. This morning he’ll be celebrated with messages, surprises, and a fond farewell from the cast and crew.

·         NEW CO-HOST REVEALED: It’s a tough act to follow! Tune in to find out who will be sitting next to Beverly Thomson as she wakes up Canada each weekday morning.  

 

Friday, November 25

·         GREY CUP TEE-UP: This morning, TSN Football Insider Dave Naylor throws down his predictions for the 99th Grey Cup in Vancouver. TSN’s coverage of the CFL’s championship game kicks off on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 1 p.m. ET.

·         CHRISTMAS INSIPRATION: Décor Expert Karl Lohnes takes a tour of the Gardener’s cottage at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge which has ideas to bring the jolly to every home this holiday season. 

·         FILM FRIDAY: Film critic Richard Crouse gives his reviews of festive and family friendly films The Muppets (2011) and Arthur Christmas, and Hugo.

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