Thursday, February 28, 2013

Anderson Live Thursday, February 28, 2013


Anderson's guest co-host for the day was Isha Sesay.   Enjoy the 'First 15' ~

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There was more after the break ~

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GUEST/TOPIC SEGMENTS:  Mom Turned Private Investigator; 'Anderson Live's' Next Great Chocolate Chip Cookie Challenge' Winner Announced



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At 10pmET tonight, AC360 will air an AC360 documentary called "The Bully Effect."  Below is a short video where Anderson discusses the special and you can read his blog post, Enough is enough: Say no to bullying by clicking on the highlighted link ~


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And in another video Anderson talked more about bullying, on a personal level ~

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From the 'Anderson Live' photo booth ~
From Wednesday's show:
 From Today's show:

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Anderson Cooper 360, Wednesday 2/27/13


8:00 PM HOUR:

A FATHER'S FIGHT: Anderson Cooper reporting
REMEMBERING JESSIE: Anderson speaks with Jessie's father, Neil Heslin

POPE'S FAREWELL TO THE FAITHFUL: Anderson Cooper and Christiane Amanpour reporting
ACCUSED PRIEST ON THE RUN: Gary Tuchman reporting

BUDGET BLAME GAME, COUNTDOWN TO CUTS: Anderson Cooper reporting
Panel discussion with David Gergen, Margaret Hoover and Charles Blow

MORE PHONE SEX AND DIRTY SEX: Randi Kaye reporting from Phoenix
Follow up discussion with Jeffrey Toobin and Mark Geragos

360 NEWS & BUSINESS BULLETIN: Deborah Feyerick

THE RIDICULIST: BEER LAWSUIT

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10:00 PM HOUR:


KILLER TESTIMONY: THE JODI ARIAS TRIAL
Anderson, Nancy Grace, Mark Geragos, Dr. Drew Pinsky, Randi Kaye, Jean Casarez  and Jeffrey Toobin discussed the Jodi Arias trail


Don't forget tomorrow night's special programming:


"The Bully Effect: An Anderson Cooper Special" Premieres Thursday, February 28th
Special is part of week-long programming on CNN and CNN.com

                 “The Bully Effect: An Anderson Cooper Special” chronicles the journeys of a bullied child, a grieving parent, a victim of violence, and a filmmaker turned activist. Each has become a powerful foot soldier in the high-stakes battle against bullying, inspiring a grassroots movement that has helped spark sweeping changes from school policies to state laws to federal legislation.
“The Bully Effect: an Anderson Cooper Special,” presented in partnership with Cartoon Network and Stop Bullying: Speak Up will premiere on Thursday, February 28th at 10pm ET. The special will re-air on Sunday, March 3rd at 8pm and on Saturday, March 9th at 8pm.
"Bullying can have devastating consequences for children, parents and educators, and I’m very proud of our continuing work to focus attention on it,” said Cooper. “Families, schools, and organizations across the country are wrestling with how best to address the often complex issues surrounding bullying, and we want to do all we can to help them in those efforts,” he added.
In the award-winning documentary “Bully,” filmmaker Lee Hirsch embedded himself in schools across America and captured footage so raw and eye-opening, it sounded alarm bells and helped create a tipping point about how critical the issue of bullying has become. But then something else happened. In the year since "Bully" was released, the people featured in it have all gone through profound personal transformations.
Viewers will revisit with three characters from “Bully”: Alex Libby, Kelby Johnson & Kirk Smalley. Alex, a 12 year old in Sioux City, Iowa, was confronted with slurs, threats and beatings on the school bus nearly every day. Today he has become an anti-bullying rock star with appearances on national television and a visit to the White House.
Ever since Kelby Johnson came out as a lesbian in middle school, her entire family has been treated like pariahs in their hometown. Kelby speaks about attempting suicide on three separate occasions. Now 19, Kelby says her participation in "Bully" empowered her to raise awareness about bullying targeted towards the most at risk population for suicide -– LGBT youth.
Kirk Smalley's story is both inspirational and heartbreaking. “Bully” introduced him as he buried his son Ty, days after he committed suicide. In “The Bully Effect,” Kirk channels his unbearable loss into a new calling: empowering kids to take a stand against bullying.
Since his film’s release, Lee Hirsch has been on a mission to start a social movement. He and his team launched The Bully Project, an organization created to inspire people to fight bullying. His goal is to get one million students to see “Bully” through their schools. Hirsch says, “We had this idea that if we can get a million kids to see the film, and their educators and their parents and the community, that would create an undeniable tipping point in our country. “  Lee Hirsch has also helped create an anti-bullying curriculum based on the film so that students, teachers and administrators can take action in their own communities after watching the film together. "The Bully Effect" tracks The 1 Million Kids movement, and also follows Hirsch back to his own middle school where he opens up about his personal history with bullying.
This original CNN documentary builds upon Anderson Cooper 360°’s EMMY award winning reports on the causes and impact of bullying across America. Charlie Moore is the executive producer of “The Bully Effect,” with Kerry Rubin as senior producer and Chuck Hadad as producer. Original music for "The Bully Effect" was created and performed by Justin Rice.
Exclusive footage, not seen in the special will be available on AC360.com/bullying in addition to articles and a video blog from Anderson Cooper.  Viewers can join the Twitter campaign to promote bullying awareness by including the hashtag #bullyeffect in their tweets. Additional content related to cyber bullying, advice to parents, as well as exploring the culture of bullying can be found online at CNN.com/health.
Cartoon Network’s Stop Bullying: Speak Up is an award-winning, multi-platform pro-social campaign, created with experts in the field to raise awareness, build partnerships and empowers young people to speak up against bullying safely and effectively. Campaign resources include video, print and online content—including a documentary introduced by President Barack Obama—available at StopBullyingSpeakUp.com, available at no charge to schools, community groups and parents to motivate bullying prevention activities or discussions.


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Anderson Live Wednesday, February 27, 2013


Anderson's guest co-host for the day was Comedian Heather McDonald.   Enjoy the 'First 15' ~

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There was more after the break ~

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GUEST/TOPIC SEGMENTS: 'Anderson Live' Alert: Real Estate Secrets Exposed; "Today" show's Al Roker

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Anderson Cooper 360 Tuesday, February 26, 2013


CARDINAL SIN?, Cardinal tied to abuse scandal, yet choosing a Pope:  Report by Casey Wian
CARDINAL SIN?, Latest headlines have Vatican playing defense:  Anderson Coopers's follow-up with Christiane Amanpour, John Allen and Robert Hoatson (Former priest)

BOEHNER TELLS SENATE TO GET "OFF THEIR ASS", More spin, no solutions as spending cuts near:  Report by Dana Bash and follow up with Anderson

TRACKING A DEADLY BLIZZARD, Storm has caused at least 3 death:  Report by Jason Carroll and follow up with Anderson

DARING DECEPTION, DIRTY DETAILS, Jodi Arias on the stand for 11th day in her murder trial:  Report by Randi Kaye
ARIAS ON THE STAND, DAY 11, Prosecutor cross-examined Jodi Arias for third day:  Anderson's follow up with Jeffrey Toobin and Mark Geragos

MEDITERRANEAN DIET AND HEART HEALTH, New study shows reduction in heart attacks, strokes:  Anderson and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss

360 NEWS & BUSINESS BULLETIN:  Isha Sesay

THE RIDICULIST:  

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Anderson was a guest of Andy Cohen's on Watch What Happens Live last night.  He tweeted out the Instagram link to the above picture prior to the show.   ~

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The following "After Show" videos were posted to the Bravo website today ~





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Good news for Anderson and AC360 in the ratings for February ~

Anderson Cooper 360 AC 360 at 8p had the most growth this month in cable news prime – increasing +42% in total viewers (791k vs. 559k) and +27% among 25-54 (236k vs. 186k) compared to a year ago. While AC 360 grew this month, The O’Reilly Factor was down -3% in total viewers and -26% in 25-54 and The Ed Show declined -14% and -10% respectively. This represents O’Reilly’s worst delivery at 8p since July 2008 in key demo 25-54. Outside of the November 2012 (Election) and March 2011 (Japan Tsunami), this month represents CNN’s best performance at 8p in over three years in both total viewers and 25-54.


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Anderson Live Tuesday, February 26, 2013


Kenya Moore was back as Anderson's guest co-host for the day.   Enjoy the 'First 15' ~

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There was more after the break ~

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GUEST/TOPIC SEGMENTS: Actress Wendy McLendon-Covey;  BRAVO's 'TOP CHEF' finalists Brooke Williamson and Kristen Kish;  Hidden Camera Investigation: 3 Tricks To Catch Liars Red-Handed



EXTRAS:
From the 'Anderson Live' photo booth ~



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Monday, February 25, 2013

Anderson Cooper 360 Monday, February 25, 2013


Anderson Cooper was back in the AC360 anchor chair tonight!  Here's the rundown:

BREAKING NEWS, "THE LAST TIME WE SAW A SNOW STORM LIKE THIS WAS 1971," Drivers stranded in Texas, Oklahoma:  Reporting by Anderson Cooper and Chad Myers

UNHOLY ALLEGATIONS, Controversy shrouds papal succession:  Report by Ben Wedeman and Anderson's follow up with John Allen & Chrsitiane Amanpour

BLAME GAME:  Report by Anderson Cooper
COUNTDOWN TO FORCED SPENDING CUTS, No signs of compromise as deadline looms:  Anderson's follow up with Gloria Borger, Charles Blow & Ross Douthat

FAMILY LOST AT SEA, Final message to Coast Guard, "We are abandoning ship":  Anderson and Dan Simon reporting

SEX, LIES, AND AUDIOTAPE, Arias says she killed Travis Alexander in self-defense:  Report by Randi Kaye and Anderson's follow up with Mark Geragos and Jeffrey Toobin

Update on the breaking news - the snowstorm in Texas, Okalhoma, moving into Kansas:  Reporting by Anderson and Chad Myers

360 NEWS & BUSINESS BULLETIN:  Isha Sesay

THE RIDICULIST:

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Anderson Live Monday, February 25, 2013


Stacy London was back again as Anderson's guest co-host for the day.   Enjoy the 'First 15' ~

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There was more after the break ~

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GUEST/TOPIC SEGMENTS: “Revenge” star Madeleine Stowe; Ripley's Believe It Or Not stunts



EXTRA:
From the 'Anderson Live' photo booth  from Thursday's show with 'Mystery Guest' Rick Springfield ~


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Sunday, February 24, 2013

Hope Survives: 30 Years of AIDS, The Finale


While Anderson continued his vacation this past week we have been showing segments of a Special Edition of AC360, "Hope Survives: 30 Years of AIDS" that originally aired January 14, 2011.  Today is the final segment of the special.  Tonight at the Academy Awards, we'll see if Anderson's pick,  "How To Survive A Plague" wins in the Best Documentary category.  It was our inspiration for sharing the AC360 Special Edition this week.  We hope you have enjoyed it.



Anderson wraps things up with Sir Elton John and asks him about what gives him the most hope, the most sense of optimism looking forward.  The special closes with a montage of HIV positive individuals against the back drop of Elton singing "Your Song" ~

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In the span of 30 years, HIV/AIDS has gone from a mysterious and certain killer to a chronic condition for a lot of Americans. It's a condition that no longer defines who they are. It's simply one more detail of their lives.

They're our neighbors, our friends, our colleagues, our countrymen, fellow citizens, loved ones living with HIV. Here's some of them. 

Thanks for watching.....


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"The Bully Effect: An Anderson Cooper Special" Premieres Thursday, February 28th 
Special is part of week-long programming on CNN and CNN.com 

 “The Bully Effect: An Anderson Cooper Special” chronicles the journeys of a bullied child, a grieving parent, a victim of violence, and a filmmaker turned activist. Each has become a powerful foot soldier in the high-stakes battle against bullying, inspiring a grassroots movement that has helped spark sweeping changes from school policies to state laws to federal legislation.

“The Bully Effect: an Anderson Cooper Special,” presented in partnership with Cartoon Network and Stop Bullying: Speak Up will premiere on Thursday, February 28th at 10pm ET. The special will re-air on Sunday, March 3rd at 8pm and on Saturday, March 9th at 8pm.

"Bullying can have devastating consequences for children, parents and educators, and I’m very proud of our continuing work to focus attention on it,” said Cooper. “Families, schools, and organizations across the country are wrestling with how best to address the often complex issues surrounding bullying, and we want to do all we can to help them in those efforts,” he added.

In the award-winning documentary “Bully,” filmmaker Lee Hirsch embedded himself in schools across America and captured footage so raw and eye-opening, it sounded alarm bells and helped create a tipping point about how critical the issue of bullying has become. But then something else happened. In the year since "Bully" was released, the people featured in it have all gone through profound personal transformations.

Viewers will revisit with three characters from “Bully”: Alex Libby, Kelby Johnson & Kirk Smalley. Alex, a 12 year old in Sioux City, Iowa, was confronted with slurs, threats and beatings on the school bus nearly every day. Today he has become an anti-bullying rock star with appearances on national television and a visit to the White House.

Ever since Kelby Johnson came out as a lesbian in middle school, her entire family has been treated like pariahs in their hometown. Kelby speaks about attempting suicide on three separate occasions. Now 19, Kelby says her participation in "Bully" empowered her to raise awareness about bullying targeted towards the most at risk population for suicide -– LGBT youth.

Kirk Smalley's story is both inspirational and heartbreaking. “Bully” introduced him as he buried his son Ty, days after he committed suicide. In “The Bully Effect,” Kirk channels his unbearable loss into a new calling: empowering kids to take a stand against bullying.

Since his film’s release, Lee Hirsch has been on a mission to start a social movement. He and his team launched The Bully Project, an organization created to inspire people to fight bullying. His goal is to get one million students to see “Bully” through their schools. Hirsch says, “We had this idea that if we can get a million kids to see the film, and their educators and their parents and the community, that would create an undeniable tipping point in our country. “ Lee Hirsch has also helped create an anti-bullying curriculum based on the film so that students, teachers and administrators can take action in their own communities after watching the film together. "The Bully Effect" tracks The 1 Million Kids movement, and also follows Hirsch back to his own middle school where he opens up about his personal history with bullying.

This original CNN documentary builds upon Anderson Cooper 360°’s EMMY award winning reports on the causes and impact of bullying across America. Charlie Moore is the executive producer of “The Bully Effect,” with Kerry Rubin as senior producer and Chuck Hadad as producer. Original music for "The Bully Effect" was created and performed by Justin Rice.

Exclusive footage, not seen in the special will be available on AC360.com/bullying in addition to articles and a video blog from Anderson Cooper. Viewers can join the Twitter campaign to promote bullying awareness by including the hashtag #bullyeffect in their tweets. Additional content related to cyber bullying, advice to parents, as well as exploring the culture of bullying can be found online at CNN.com/health.

Cartoon Network’s Stop Bullying: Speak Up is an award-winning, multi-platform pro-social campaign, created with experts in the field to raise awareness, build partnerships and empowers young people to speak up against bullying safely and effectively. Campaign resources include video, print and online content—including a documentary introduced by President Barack Obama—available at StopBullyingSpeakUp.com, available at no charge to schools, community groups and parents to motivate bullying prevention activities or discussions.

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With Andy Cohen on vacation in Brazil this past week (with Anderson and friends) WWHL was on vacation, too.  On Friday, Bravo announced their upcoming guests for this week's shows and Anderson is scheduled as on Monday night.   We'll have it covered for you....


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