Next week on ANDERSON:
Monday, Nov. 7
How to Survive Loss with Gloria Vanderbilt
After the incredible reaction to Anderson's first show with his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, Anderson spends another hour with his mom, discussing surviving loss and re-building a life in the aftermath.
Tuesday, Nov. 8
Intervention of a Mom Addicted to Prescription Pills, David Arquette and Top Chef Challenge with Padma Lakshmi
Anderson, with the help of an expert, stages an intervention with a mom who is addicted to prescription pills. Plus, the latest DANCING WITH THE STARS cast- off David Arquette discusses his experience on the show, and Padma Laskshmi judges Anderson’s Top Chef Challenge.
Wednesday, Nov. 9
Scorned Lovers Take Revenge on the Internet, Toni Braxton and Utah Motorcycle Rescue Reunion
Anderson talks to couples whose lives have been devastated by their scorned lovers who took revenge on the Internet by posting cheating allegations on various websites. BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES star Toni Braxton joins Anderson to share her own revenge story. Plus, meet the motorcycle rider, who was trapped under a burning car and reunited on camera for the first time with the group of good Samaritans who saved him.
Thursday, Nov. 10
Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleader Awarded $11 Million in Slander Retribution and My Mom Needs To Grow Up
Anderson speaks with a family embarrassed by the wardrobe and behaviour of their 49-year-old mother and grandmother. Anderson also speaks with Captain of the Cincinnati Bengals cheerleading team, who was recently awarded $11 million after suing a website for defamation of character.
Friday, Nov. 11
Spanking Your Children: Discipline or Abuse? And Eva Longoria
Anderson is tackling the controversial topic of spanking. Anderson also speaks with big newsmakers Hallie Adams and her daughter, Hillary, who recently released a video on YouTube of her father, a Texas judge, beating her at age 16. Plus, Eva Longoria stops by to discuss the last season of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, her love of Twitter, what she is going back-to-school for and more!
More talk show ratings news:
Media Life talked of how the talk shows are faring since Oprah left the air. They said of ANDERSON:
Certainly the newer talk shows aren't benefiting from Winfrey's exit. "Anderson," the most high-profile new talk show this fall with host Anderson Cooper of CNN, is averaging just a 1.3 rating, tied for ninth among talk shows with "The Steve Wilkos Show." They also illustrated with this chart:
From The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday:
Anderson Cooper: His ratings have perked up after a month on air and stations like the show's production values but feel he needs to project a stronger personality. He needs momentum to get renewals and upgrades to better stations.
From Broadcast & Cable on Tuesday:
Among the first-run rookies, Warner Bros.' Anderson equaled its highest rating thus far, improving 8% to a 1.4, despite being preempted several times for baseball in the major metered markets.
And the week's syndicated ratings on TV by the Numbers
A sampling of Anderson's publicity for 'Anderson' this week ~
11/3/2011 - San Diego television: Anderson talks about his show, his mom and San Diego ~
10/31/2011 - Max and Mercedes in Las Vegas, Radio Interview ~
11/1/2011 - Good Day LA, Anderson Welcomes Chaz Bono to His Show ~
10/31/2011 - Bob Rivers Show Interview, Seattle, WA