Next week (April 23-27) on ANDERSON, SMASH (Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on CTV Two) Star Debra Messing (April 23) discusses her role in the new hit musical drama; Spider Man 3’s Topher Grace (April 24) discusses his new film, The Giant Mechanical Man, with Robert De Niro; and Golden Globe® nominated-actor John Cusack discusses his relationship with famous sibling Joan Cusack.
Then, the top eight contestants (April 26) from CTV’s THE VOICE (Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on CTV) share what it’s really like working with their celebrity judges and the latest castoff (April 27) of CTV Two’s DANCING WITH THE STARS (Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on CTV Two) shares backstage drama and insight on who might be getting crowned the winner.
Monday, April 23
CTV’s SMASH Star Debra Messing
ANDERSON is joined by EMMY® Award-winning actress, Debra Messing (WILL & GRACE), to discuss her new hit musical drama SMASH (Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on CTV Two) and goes head-to-head with ANDERSON in a famous women trivia game. Then, ANDERSON sits down with a mother who met the recipient of her son’s kidney when he coincidentally showed up to paint her house, and another woman who found her wedding ring a year and a half later after accidentally flushing it down the toilet.
Tuesday, April 24
I’ve Been Abducted By Aliens. Plus, Topher Grace
ANDERSON explores whether extraterrestrial sightings are real or fantasy as he sits down with one woman who sent a branch to a lab after she claimed a UFO sprayed her tree with “space dust”, and two women who claim to have followed a UFO down a rural highway. Then, Topher Grace (Spider Man 3) joins ANDERSON to discuss his Off-Broadway debut and his new film with Robert De Niro, The Giant Mechanical Man. Plus, find out what happened when Topher, along with De Niro, confronted a childhood bully.
Wednesday, April 25
ANDERSON’s Live Auction & John Cusack
ANDERSON hosts his first-ever live auction with all proceeds going to charity, and is joined by Lara Spencer (GOOD MORNING AMERICA) and Paul Brown (AUCTION KING), who give the best tips for finding deals at flea markets and garage sales. Golden Globe® nominated-actor John Cusak also joins in to donate a personal item and discusses his relationship with famous sibling Joan Cusack. Plus, see how much one lucky audience member paid for a $10,000 emerald ring, and another audience member that gets the surprise of her life!
Thursday, April 26
THE VOICE’s Top 8, Total Memory Makeover with Marilu Henner and National Geographic’s new show AMISH: OUT OF ORDER
ANDERSON sits down with the top eight contestants from CTV’s THE VOICE (Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on CTV), who share what it’s really like working with their celebrity judges and who they think is going home with the prize. Then, five-time Golden Globe® nominated-actress and author of Total Memory Makeover, Marilu Henner, shares why she can remember every day with perfect precision, what it means to have Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory and how the power to remember will help you achieve more for your future. Plus, ANDERSON speaks with several cast members from National Geographic’s new show AMISH: OUT OF ORDER, to discuss the trials and tribulations they are facing since leaving the Amish community behind.
Friday, April 27
DANCING WITH THE STARS Castoff, True Crime Stories & ANDERSON’s Mystery Guest
The latest castoff from CTV Two’s DANCING WITH THE STARS (Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on CTV Two) joins ANDERSON to discuss the emotional departure, what it has meant to be a part of the show and shares the backstage drama and who might be getting crowned the winner. Then, ANDERSON investigates true crime stories, including an innocent woman who spent the last 20 years in prison before finally getting acquitted of all charges, who now faces being sent back to jail. Then, two brothers whose mother was killed in a fire and whose father was charged with murder when they were little boys find out what really happened that night when new DNA evidence is revealed. Plus, ANDERSON tries to guess his special mystery guest. Hint: She starred in the biggest movie musical of all time!