Anderson

Beginning Monday, Oct. 31, Anderson dresses in costume and receives a surprise visit from one of his daytime idols.

Also this week, Anderson sits down with DANCING WITH THE STARS cast-off Chaz Bono, explores suburban polygamy, and chats with TV personality Jacque Reid to explore why people don’t date outside their race.

ANDERSON airs weekdays at 3 p.m. ET on CTV Two and 5 p.m. ET on CTV (check CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

 

Monday, Oct. 31

Is Anderson’s House Haunted?

It’s Anderson’s Halloween spectacular! Anderson dressed in costume, receives a surprise visit from one of his daytime idols. Plus, Anderson invites psychic medium Lisa Williams to his house to find out if it really is haunted. 

 

Tuesday, Nov. 1

Chaz Bono, TODDLERS & TIARAS Update and Anderson Teaches Kindergarten

Anderson sits down with latest DANCING WITH THE STARS cast-off Chaz Bono and surprises him with a call from his mother, Cher. Plus, a TODDLERS & TIARAS update and Anderson’s new “Try This” segment, where he tries substitute teaching a kindergarten class.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Stephanie Madoff Mack Speaks Out, Top Chef Challenge

Anderson speaks with Stephanie Madoff Mack, widow of Bernie Madoff’s son Mark, who shares her reaction to mother-in-law, Ruth Madoff’s, interview with 60 MINUTES. Plus, Padma Lakshmi stops by to judge the “Anderson Top Chef Challenge.”

 

Thursday, Nov. 3

Suburban Polygamy, Viewers’ Trash or Treasure and 90-Year-Old Sorority Pledge

Anderson talks to an extraordinary family in which the woman has two boyfriends. Plus, “BURIED TREASURE” stars; the Keno Brothers help viewers determine if their possessions are trash or treasure. Meet the 90-year-old sorority pledge.

 

Friday, Nov. 4

The Dating Outside Your Race Controversy

Anderson is joined by TV personality Jacque Reid to explore why people don’t date outside their race. Plus, expert matchmaker Paul Carrick Brunson joins Anderson to provide tips to find your perfect mate.

CTV waltzed away with a Monday night win last night as DANCING WITH THE STARS was the most-watched program nationally and in Toronto and Vancouver.

Up 19% compared to last week, DANCING WITH THE STARS delivered a season-high 2.03 million viewers on CTV.

Meanwhile, CTV’s CASTLE saw double-digit increases to win the 10 p.m. timeslot with 1.98 million viewers last night and rank as Monday’s second most-watched program. The two programs powered CTV to win primetime from 8-11 p.m. nationally and in Toronto and Vancouver. 

CTV’s lineup kicked up its heels Monday night:

From 8-10 p.m., DANCING WITH THE STARS, #1 for the night, grew 19% with total viewers, 26% with A18-49 (638,000), and 25% with A25-54 (641,000). Head-to-head, DANCING WITH THE STARS bested both HOUSE (Global/FOX, 1.7 million, down 16%) and TERRA NOVA (Citytv/FOX, 1.1 million).

At 10 p.m., a new episode of CASTLE, guest starring Canadian actor Kristin Lehman (THE KILLING) was #2 for the night, showing growth of 14% with total viewers, 21% with A18-34 (318,000),18% with A18-49 (739,000) and 24% with A25-54 (764,000). Head-to-head, CASTLE won the timeslot with 11% more viewers than HAWAII FIVE-O (Global/CBS, 1.78 million)

Earlier in the afternoon, ANDERSON tied a series-high of 646,000 viewers on CTV.

It was also a great night on CTV Two, with 1.5 million viewers for TWO AND A HALF MEN at 9 p.m., and 1.2 million viewers for MIKE & MOLLY at 9:30 p.m., up 6% compared to last week.

CTV won primetime last night nationally and in Toronto and Vancouver with total viewers and A25-54 and A18-49. With an average audience of 2.01 million viewers, CTV delivered 50% more viewers than Global (1.34 million) and quadrupled the average audiences of Citytv (455,000) and CBC (410,000) from 8-11 p.m.

Last night’s episodes are available now on demand on the CTV Video Player at CTV.ca. 

Beginning Monday, October 10, Anderson speaks candidly with supermodel Carre Otis regarding her tumultuous relationship with actor Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler). Plus, Anderson explores scandals involving black market babies, psychics and unfaithful spouses. ANDERSON airs weekdays at 3 p.m. ET on CTV Two and 5 p.m. ET on CTV (check CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

 

Monday, Oct. 10

Black Market Babies’ Scandal

Anderson explores the recently uncovered black market baby ring that has been operating for years in the United States. Run by ruthless lawyers, parentless embryos are created in labs overseas and then sold as babies for hundreds of thousands of dollars to women in America desperate for children.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 11

Carre Otis

Anderson spends the hour with former Supermodel Carre Otis, who discusses her new memoir, Beauty, Disrupted. The book details the not so glamorous side of her life, including an eating disorder, alleged exploitation, drugs and even abuse.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Undercover Investigations…Psychics

Anderson launches his own hidden camera investigation into the world of psychics. An approximately $2 billion industry, Anderson takes a look at how the psychics lure in and prey upon unsuspecting customers, specifically single professional women.

 

Thursday, Oct. 13

Whom Did I Marry?

How well do you know the person you love? Anderson speaks with several women who discovered their husbands were leading unbelievable secret lives. Anderson provides tips from an FBI trained intelligence deception expert to help you discover if the person in your life is lying to you.

 

Friday, Oct. 14

Big Family Adoption & Dani’s Story

Anderson spends the hour discussing the power of love and speaks with several families who have tremendously impacted multiple children’s lives by becoming foster parents. Anderson also meets Dani, a feral child who grew up in isolation, and the loving family who took her in and changed her life.

Starting Monday, September 26, ANDERSON welcomes celebrities including Seth Rogen (Knocked Up), Joseph Gordon Levitt (500 Days of Summer), Angelica Huston (MEDIUM, SMASH), Anna Faris (The House Bunny) and more to discuss their upcoming movie premieres.

Broadcast live in front of a studio audience, ANDERSON airs weekdays at 3 p.m. ET on CTV Two and 5 p.m. ET on CTV (check CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

 

Monday, Sept. 26

Twins: Abandoned and Abused: Anderson spends the hour with twins, Kristen and Will Stillman, who endured thirteen years of abuse, torture, and sexual assault by one man and his family. Anderson also speaks with the twins’ mother, who is currently serving sixteen years in prison for knowing about the ongoing abuse and doing nothing to put an end to it. Anderson talks with Kristen and Will about remaining resilient through such horrific circumstances, their current outlook on life, and what they see for their future.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Anderson’s Food Intervention: Anderson spends the hour exploring why we eat what we eat, including the odd patterns many people have with food consumption. Anderson shares his own relationship with food and for the first time ever in his life, he tries spinach, brussels sprouts, and coffee. Anderson also speaks with one guest who has only eaten hash browns and french fries for the past 50 years. Anderson is joined by author of “The Family Dinner,” Laurie David, who helps him launch the Anderson Family Dinner Challenge, where one’s family has to cook and eat dinner together for five nights in a row.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 28

“50/50” with Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon Levitt & Angelica Huston: Anderson is joined by Seth Rogen (Knocked Up), Joseph Gordon Levitt (500 Days of Summer) and Angelica Huston (MEDIUM, SMASH) who discuss their upcoming film, 50/50, a comedy, based on the true story of a 27 year-old man’s cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. 50/50 screenwriter, Will Riser, also joins the cast to discuss the power of healing with humour.

 

Thursday, Sept. 29

Former FLDS Teens, Plus Kody Brown & “Sister Wives”: Anderson continues the conversation a week later with four former teen members of Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, who offer an introspective view of their former sheltered lives inside FLDS. The four teens also visit the sites around New York City, including H&M, Times Square and Ground Zero and compare what they were taught versus what they have now observed first hand. SISTER WIVES husband Kody Brown, his four wives and some of their children, also join Anderson to discuss the lawsuit they recently filed against Utah’s bigamy law, which makes it a felony to marry or cohabitate with more than one person.

 

Friday, Sept. 30

Anna Faris: Was My Ex The One?: Anderson speaks with actress Anna Faris (The House Bunny) about her upcoming film, What’s Your Number?, a comedy about a woman who looks back at the past twenty men she’s had relationships with in her life and wonders if one of them might be her one true love. Anderson also speaks with real women who are looking at their past relationships to see if they missed “the one.” 

Beginning Monday, September 19, ANDERSON welcomes his mother Gloria Vanderbilt, known polygamists, the Seinfelds and more to explore the topic of family. Broadcast live in front of a studio audience, ANDERSON airs weekdays at 3 p.m. ET on CTV Two and 5 p.m. ET on CTV (check CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

 

Monday, Sept. 19

The Story of My Mom: Gloria Vanderbilt: Anderson spends the hour with his 87-year-old mother actress/author/painter/fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt, who shares the story of her remarkable life. Anderson also surprises his mom throughout the hour with special guests, including Diane Von Furstenberg, Kathy Griffin and a special performance by Gloria’s favorite singer, Judy Collins, who performs “Amazing Grace.”

 

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Conjoined Twins: Anderson speaks with 4-year-old conjoined at the head twins, Tatiana and Krista Hogan, who are the only known twins to share a critical part of the brain. He also speaks with their parents who discuss the challenges and concerns associated with raising conjoined twins and society’s reaction to them. Anderson also speaks with formerly conjoined twins, 10-year-old Josie and Teresa Alvarez, who were separated over nine years ago, and their parents to discuss life after the separation.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 21

Outrageous Custody Battle: Anderson speaks with several parents currently caught in tumultuous child custody battles, all of whom believe they have been mistreated by the justice system. Anderson also meets Craig Schelske, ex-husband of country singer Sara Evans, who blames the loss of his children on false allegations, including claims of pornography and infidelity, filed during his divorce proceedings.

 

Thursday, Sept. 22

Wallace Jeffs & Making Polygamy Legal with Kody Brown & Wives: Anderson speaks with Wallace Jeffs, the half-brother of Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints leader Warren Jeffs who was recently convicted sexually assaulting underage followers and sentenced to life in prison. He also speaks with former members of the FLDS congregation. Plus, the cast of SISTER WIVES including Kody Brown and his four wives join Anderson on stage.

 

Friday, Sept. 23

Jerry & Jessica Seinfeld: For the first time ever, Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld appear on stage together on a television show. The Seinfelds discuss with Anderson their family, Jerry’s disdain for reality TV, twitter and more. Anderson surprises Jerry with longtime friend, comedian George Wallace, who served as best man at his wedding. Jessica teaches Anderson, who is challenged when it comes to cooking, how to cook a simple meal.

5:00pm – Monday, September 12 on CTV

Anderson Cooper hosts ANDERSON, one-hour Daytime talk show covering social issues, trends and events, pop culture, human interest stories and populist news. Cooper taps into his compassion and fascination with the human condition to share compelling and provocative personal stories and tackle the issues that stir debate, while bringing his humorous take on what is important to the daytime audience.

Daytime’s hottest new talk series ANDERSON premieres with exclusive access to stories stripped from the latest headlines, Monday, September 12 at 3 p.m. ET on CTV Two and 5 p.m. ET on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

ANDERSON kicks off its premiere week with a one-on-one interview with Amy Winehouse’s family following her untimely death, a spray-tanning session with JERSEY SHORE’s Snooki, as well as interviews with Hollywood A-lister and style icon, Sarah Jessica Parker, and the rest of the cast of her new movie I Don’t Know How She Does It.

Anderson also speaks candidly with Gerard Depardieu in a hilarious look back at the events that caused Anderson’s now famous live, on-air giggle moment.

Airing Monday-Friday, the multi-topic one-hour show hosted by irreverent news icon Anderson Cooper taps into his compassion and fascination with the human condition, while bringing viewers the latest news in social issues, trends and events, pop culture, human interest stories and populist news.

Below are the first week of topics for ANDERSON airing Monday-Friday at 3 p.m. ET on CTV Two and 5 p.m. ET on CTV beginning September 12.

 

Monday, September 12

Anderson kicks off his premiere show with an exclusive interview with the parents and boyfriend of Grammy Award®-winner Amy Winehouse, who was found dead at the age of 27 in her North London home this past July. Mitch and Janis Winehouse discuss for the first time their daughter’s long and public battle with substance abuse, how they have been coping since her passing as well as the reality of addiction in hopes of helping other families dealing with similar situations. Anderson also speaks with Winehouse’s boyfriend, Reg Traviss, about her state-of-mind before her untimely and tragic death.

 

Tuesday, September 13

Spray tanning with Snooki (JERSEY SHORE), sun bathing with houseguest Kathy Griffin (MY LIFE ON THE D-LIST) and chatting with Daniel Radcliffe about taking risks after Harry Potter, are just some of the surprises Anderson has in store for viewers during this jam-packed summer show. Anderson also discusses his now infamous uncontrollable giggle fit with a one-on-one interview with French actor Gerard Depardieu.

 

Wednesday, September 14

Anderson speaks with two 24-year-old women who miraculously survived and remained resilient after facing some of the most extreme cases of abandonment as infants. Baby Jane Doe and Miraculous Mary were both separately discarded and left to die as infants, each only discovering who they were through headlines in the newspapers. These two remarkable women meet for the first time on Anderson and share their inspirational stories.

 

Thursday, September 15

Anderson explores the longstanding debate of stay-at-home moms vs. working moms with Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex And The City), Greg Kinnear (Little Miss Sunshine), Christina Hendricks (MAD MEN) and Olivia Munn (PERFECT COUPLES), who all star in the new film, I Don’t Know How She Does It. Anderson also speaks candidly with real working moms and stay-at-home moms about their respective decisions. 

 

Friday, September 16

Anderson welcomes the cast of THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS, Lisa Vanderpump, Kyle Richards, Camille Grammer and Adrienne Maloof, to discuss the reality of reality TV. Topics include the recent suicide of cast mate Taylor Armstrong’s husband, exploring if the show was responsible for his death. Camille also discusses her painful divorce from Kelsey Grammer, revealing more details about the timing of his affair.