Star! Program Alert – Highlights for November 2007
Programming highlights include:
Don’t miss the season finale of Springer Hustle (Nov. 4) and I Wanna Be A Soap Star (Nov. 14).
Russell Crowe tackles fashion on South Sydney Story (Nov. 6).
eTalk has complete coverage of The Giller Prize (Nov. 7)
See how one bodybuilder lives out his ‘Rocky’ dream in an all new episode of Look-A-Like: “Sylvester Stallone” (Nov. 15).
You’re invited to Hugh Hefner’s 81st birthday on Girls Next Door (Nov. 15).
Plunge head first into New York City’s Fashion Week on an all new episode of Fashionista Diaries (Nov. 17).
Below is a chronological listing of programming highlights for November 2007 on Star!. All programming is subject to change (All times ET; go to www.star-tv.com to confirm local broadcast times):
Thursday, November 1
8 p.m. – Look-A-Like – “Justin Timberlake”
NEW EPISODE – Argiris can act and dance like his favourite celebrity, but can he pull off the same star-studded look? Soaking up all the attention on set, see how this one guy brought ‘sexy back’, with his Justin Timberlake makeover and a transformation that proves guys can also be ‘nsync’ with their image.
9 p.m. – Girls Next Door – “P.M.O. Why Not?”
NEW EPISODE – The eagerness to learn who will become the next Playmate of the Year and win the $100,000 prize and coveted Playmate car has the Mansion buzzing as the girls get to know the finalists. Of course, bonding with all the finalists only makes it harder when Hef finally announces his decision for 2007’s Playmate of the Year! Find out which Bunny reigns in tonight’s episode.
Friday, November 2
7:30 p.m. – eTalk
The Giller Prize gala is just around the corner and eTalk continues the countdown with a profile of shortlisted author Daniel Poliquin, whose book A Secret Between Us is in the running. Also, a new season of The Amazing Race is set for another exciting globetrotting adventure and only eTalk has exclusive interviews with the contestants and host Phil Keoghan. Meet the competing pairs tonight before the race starts on Sunday, Nov. 4 on CTV.
Saturday, November 3
8:30 p.m. – Style Her Famous – “Hilary Duff”
NEW EPISODE – Jay Manuel (America’s Next Top Model, Canada’s Next Top Model) and his top-notch team of makeover maestros help a woman with a dated style embrace actress/singer Hilary Duff’s mature and modern look.
11 p.m. – Fashionista Diaries – “What A Super Saturday!”
NEW EPISODE – The Fashionista Diaries follows the real-life ups and downs of six ‘twentysomethings’ trying to pursue a dream of making it in the glamourous, highly competitive worlds of the fashion, beauty and publishing industries. Tonight’s episode finds the fashionistas taking a weekend vacation in the Hamptons, where Laurie and Bridget cover a fund raiser and Rachel throws a birthday party on the beach. But we all know in the world of fashion…there’s no such thing as time off!
Sunday, November 4
9:30 p.m. – Springer Hustle
SEASON FINALE – This shocking docu-soap takes viewers behind-the-scenes of television’s most controversial talk show – Jerry Springer. Continuing in its tradition of displaying the never-ending human oddities we’ve come to know and love, Springer Hustle wraps up its season with two associate producers given the order to spearhead their own show. The producer who excels gets promoted…but can anything get worse than Springer? Too hot for TV…just got even hotter!
Monday, November 5
7:30 p.m. – eTalk
On the eve of the most celebrated literary award, The Giller Prize broadcast on CTV, eTalk wraps up its author profiles with an interview with Michael Ondaatje, author of Divisadero.
Tuesday, November 6
9 p.m. – South Sydney Story – “Armani Army”
NEW EPISODE – This week, Russell Crowe takes on the job of re-designing the South Sydney Rabbitohs’ rugby attire. From what the players are wearing when they turn up for games, to how they present themselves at private functions, Russell gives advice on how to dress for success.
Wednesday, November 7
7:30 p.m. – eTalk
Tonight, eTalk has complete coverage of The Giller Prize, including highlights from the glamourous evening and an interview with the literary winner.
9 p.m. – I Wanna Be a Soap Star – “Who Am I?”
NEW EPISODE – I Wanna Be A Soap Star is a reality series that follows 12 contestants competing in various acting challenges for the prize of a recurring role on the Daytime Emmy Award®-winning drama General Hospital. In the soap plot hall of fame, amnesia has to be near the top of the list. This is the theme of tonight’s episode that features special guest, Alec Musser (Season Two Soap Star winner).
Thursday, November 8
8 p.m. – Look-A-Like – “Sharon Osbourne”
NEW EPISODE – Stella is a sassy paralegal by day and a rock star wannabe by night. The Look-A-Like style team helps this flirtatious and entertaining gal channel Sharon Osbourne’s style and humor in a Look-A-Like transformation sure to bring out everyone’s inner Brit!
9 p.m. – Girls Next Door – “Family Affairs”
NEW EPISODE – Join Hugh Hefner and his three lovely ladies—Holly, Bridget and Kendra—as they continue to expose the secrets of the Playboy Mansion. In tonight’s episode, Holly, who is currently studying real estate and business, works on a new project – a Playboy pictorial featuring her and Hef!.
Saturday, November 10
8:30 p.m. – Style Her Famous – “Salma Hayek”
NEW EPISODE – Jay Manuel (America’s Next Top Model, Canada’s Next Top Model) and his top-notch team of makeover maestros help a Marilyn Monroe impersonator find her own fashion identity, inspired by the ‘Betty-full’ looks from Mexican actress Salma Hayek.
11 p.m. – Fashionista Diaries – “It’s A GO Time”
NEW EPISODE – Tonight, Tina gets some help for a double date at a makeup demonstration; Bridget gets some negative feedback at a photo shoot and Rachel begins to prepare for her interviews at NYC’s Fashion Week.
Tuesday, November 13
9 p.m. – South Sydney Story – “Glory Glory”
NEW EPISODE – Some pre-season magic seems to have been injected into the South Sydney Rabbitohs as the team starts the season with three straight wins. The new Athletic Performance coach, Errol Alcott, explains what it takes to get a team into shape and keep them there. Off the field, there are changes for the fans too, as the team song is modernized and the cheer girls have been sacked. Out of the blue, their captain and star player David Kidwell is bizarrely injured after tripping over his two year-old daughter, and is out for the season.
Wednesday, November 14
9 p.m. – I Wanna Be a Soap Star – “All Good Things Must Come To An End”
SEASON FINALE – From learning how to cry on cue, to filming love and fight scenes, soap actress Debbi Morgan and General Hospital Casting Director Mark Teschner judge the final performances of two soap star wannabes, Jimena and Ashlee. Hosted by Cameron Mathison (All My Children), tonight’s finale will crown the show’s first female winner.
Thursday, November 15
8 p.m. – Look-A-Like – “Sylvester Stallone”
NEW EPISODE – When bodybuilder Paul isn’t working out at the gym, he is busy dreaming of meeting his idol, actor Sylvester Stallone. Leave it up to the Look-A-Like style team to grant Paul his makeover wish to live out his ‘Rocky’ dream!
9 p.m. – Girls Next Door – “Home Sweet Suite”
NEW EPISODE – Holly, Bridget, Kendra and the rest of the Playboy bunnies head to Las Vegas to celebrate Hugh Hefner’s 81st birthday. Because what happens in Vegas…doesn’t apparently stay in Vegas. Details behind the big boss’ celebration are revealed in this all new episode!
Saturday, November 17
8:30 p.m. – Style Her Famous – “Katie Holmes”
NEW EPISODE – Can Jay Manuel (America’s Next Top Model, Canada’s Next Top Model) and his team help a ‘plain Jane’ capture actress Katie Holmes’ sophisticated style? See how one woman’s look went from ‘Dawson’s Creek’ to Red Carpet chic!
11 p.m. – Fashionista Diaries – “Surviving the Catwalk”
NEW EPISODE – Six hungry fashionistas plunge headfirst into the New York fashion world on The Fashionista Diaries. Will these wannabes prove themselves as assistants and end up with the glamorous careers they dream of? Or will their demanding new bosses crush their fragile self-esteem and send them home in tears? This week, the assistants perform tasks during NYC’s Fashion Week, but only one of them will get the full-time position they worked so hard for.
Monday, November 26
7:30 p.m. ET – eTalk
The Grey Cup wraps up its weekend festivities, and eTalk was at all the parties paying tribute to Canada’s football championship. The sporting event drew out droves of celebrity and sports personalities, and only eTalk can take Canadians behind the scenes to the best parties, including the buzzed-about Maxim Players bash at the CN Tower.
Thursday, November 29
7:30 p.m. – eTalk
eTalk has exclusive coverage of the Unite Against AIDS concert in Montreal. Hosted by eTalk’s Ben Mulroney, the concert highlights include performances by Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Corneille.