What's on Katie This Week

Couric's talk show airs 4pm weekdays on WISC; 9pm on TVW

Published On: May 30 2012 10:32:36 AM CDT   Updated On: Aug 29 2014 01:46:06 PM CDT
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Tuesday, August 26

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker on her career, love of fashion and her very own shoe line. Catch up with the family challenged to live without sweets for six weeks and see if they kick their sugar habit. Plus, a panel of influencers talk about trending topics of the week.

Wednesday, August 27

Hope For Paralysis Patients

Some patients with paralysis receive life-changing implants to restore movement in legs, hips and toes. Experts speak out on this experimental research.  Alan Thicke on his TV and music career, his son Robin and reality series, “Unusually Thicke.” Plus, Bob Harper on everything you need to know to lose weight fast!

Thursday, August 28

Surviving The Unthinkable

Find out what every women needs to know to act fast and protect herself against an attacker.  Get the essential moves that could save your life.  Meet one of the rising number of women entrepreneurs in the tech world and see the best selling items from Joyus.com. Plus, cooking tips and tricks to help you in the kitchen from Sur La Table chef Joel Gamoran. 

Friday, August 29

Distracted Driving

The life threatening dangers of texting while driving. A mother shares the story of how her 5-year-old son became wheelchair-bound after a texting and driving accident. Meet a driver living with the guilt of killing three children after hitting an Amish buggy while texting his wife. Plus, catch up with Natalie Merchant and see a special performance live in-studio!

Monday, September 1 (airs on WISC at 6am)

What Would You Do?/Debi Mazar

John Quinones is back and asking “What Would You Do?”  See what happens when he becomes the subject of a social experiment.  Cooking Channel’s Debi Mazar and her husband, Gabriele Corcos, share their passion for Tuscan food and each other! How to prepare their favorite dishes.  Plus, the vitamins you should be taking at every age.

Tuesday, September 2

Claire Danes/Afghan Hands

Claire Danes and make-up artist Matin Maulawizada on helping Afghan widows gain independence and get livable wages to move forward with their lives. Author Andrew Kaufman on the impact of books behind bars for incarcerated youth. Plus, a panel of influencers talk about trending topics of the week.

Wednesday, September 3

Jewel

Jewel on her road to stardom and her family life. Cecile Richards on the legacy of her mother, Ann Richards, the former Governor of Texas. Food Network stars Ted Allen and Alex Guarnaschelli on working together on “America’s Best Cook.”

Thursday, September 4

Winning A Scholarship!

Katie’s Dream Award finalists are revealed. Scholarship America’s Dr. Fradkin on giving kids the education they deserve. Pencils of Promise Founder Adam Braun on building schools and increasing access to education for children in developing countries.

Friday, September 5 (does not air on WISC today)

Farewell To Katie

Showstopping surprises are in store as Katie takes a look back at the show’s most powerful moments, celebrity guests and musical acts.  Plus, laughs from behind-the-scenes!