Upcoming Katie: Boston heroes, Judge Judy, and Duck Dynasty
Couric's talk show airs 4 pm weekdays on WISC, 9 pm TVW
This week, Katie Couric welcomes Judge Judy, the stars of Duck Dynasty, and honors the heroes of the Boston Marathon bombings.
On Monday's show, Katie welcomes country superstar Kenny Chesney and honors the heroes of the Boston Marathon bombings. Meet first responder medics and everyday people who demonstrated tremendous courage. Kenny reveals to Katie why he has such as a special connection with the people of Boston and what he is doing to aid in the recovery effort. Plus, not one but two special performances in studio by Kenny!
On Tuesday, a can't-miss hour on body image issues and why so many Americans have an unhealthy relationship with food. News journalist and author Mika Brzezinski opens up to Katie about her lifelong struggle with food, her late night binges, and her negative self image, which she details in her new book. Katie will also talk to a team of experts on ways to improve your eating habits and how to talk to your children about food and self-esteem. Katie will also profile Dove's new social experiment campaign that has become an overnight viral sensation.
On Wednesday's show, Judge Judy is back! Judy Sheindlin dishes with Katie on her latest book "What Would Judy Say?" about the pros and cons of shacking up before marriage. Then fitness guru, weight-loss coach and TV personality Chris Powell on his carb solution diet -- how you can still enjoy carbs while dropping pounds. Plus, comedian W. Kamau Bell from the hit FX show "Totally Biased" swings by for a chat with Katie!
Thursday, Katie welcomes the breakout stars of the hit rural reality shows "Duck Dynasty" and "Swamp People." The Robertson family's candid interview on how they turned their duck caller into a multi-million dollar empire, and meet two new cast members, only on Katie! Then, Katie will get to the bottom of America's fascination with alligator hunters in the swamps of Louisiana. And don't miss the stars of each show as they go head-to-head in Katie's hilarious "Rural Reality Fued" game!
Friday's "Katie" is all about overcoming incredible odds. Katie sits down with two former kidnapping victims, Katie Beers and Shawn Hornbeck, about their captivity and rescues. Hear how they are moving forward and what advice they have for the families in Cleveland. Then, actress Glenn Close's candid interview on her personal crusade to end the stigma of mental illness. Plus, the real-life mom from "The Blind Side" gives a family with seven adopted children a home makeover!
Viewers looking to interact with "Katie" will have numerous ways to do so: Viewers are invited to interact with Katie via Facebook (Facebook.com/KatieShow), Twitter (@katiecouric) and on her website (www.katiecouric.com), so they can be included in the daily conversation.
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