Monday, January 9, 2012 (Show#1074) – How Far Is Too Far?
How far is too far to get what you want? Anderson spends the hour speaking with the creator and members of an online dating website where men pay women for the opportunity to date them, as well as critics claiming the site is a form of prostitution.
Anderson also speaks with a woman who legally fought and won the right to be buried in the same cemetery as her pets.
Then, meet the woman from the TLC special, “I Cloned My Pet,” who paid tens of thousands of dollars to have her dog, Trouble, cloned, so she could have “Double Trouble.”
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 (Show #1076) – Daytime Exclusives: “Dance Moms” & Inside The Casey Anthony Trial
In two daytime exclusives, Anderson spends the hour focusing on moms who have dominated the headlines. Anderson is joined by the cast of Lifetime’s controversial hit reality series, “Dance Moms,” which follows volatile dance instructor, Abby Lee Miller, a mentor to young dancers, who frequently faces off with their stage mothers. Anderson speaks with the dancers to find out whose dream they are really fulfilling and examines the effect of this extreme competition on young girls.
Then, nearly six months after Casey Anthony was found not guilty of murdering her daughter, Anderson takes viewers inside the headline making trial by speaking with the medical examiner who performed Caylee’s autopsy, Dr. Jan Garavaglia. “Dr. G” responds to her critics for the first time and reveals the surprising details of her forensic findings on the case that gripped the entire nation.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 (Show #1075) – The Mom Debate: Are Stay-At-Home Moms Lazy? Plus, Kathie Lee & Hoda
Anderson speaks with one working mom who shares her extreme point of view claiming that stay-at-home moms are just lazy. Anderson and a panel of moms discuss the brand new controversial study stating working moms are healthier and happier, and debate the issue of who is actually happier. Anderson also talks with one mom who has gone to extremes to work from home, currently working as a phone sex operator.
Plus, the wild ladies of “Today,” Kathie Lee & Hoda stop by and weigh in on the controversial new study.
Thursday, January 12,2012 (Show #1078) – Families in Crisis Over Money & More, Plus Suze Orman
Anderson spends the hour helping families in crisis over money and more. CNBC’s Suze Orman is on hand to dole out her no nonsense personal finance advice to “Anderson” viewers, including how to overcome holiday debt, what the average person should really be spending on the essentials and how to go from spender to saver.
Plus, one family in financial crisis looks at their dreaded holiday credit card bill for the first time! Anderson is also helping families in crisis find resolution.
Friday, January 13, 2012 (Show #1072) – Women In Love With Prisoners
Anderson speaks with women who pursued and even found love with convicted criminals. One of today’s guests moved across the country with her three children after getting engaged to a convicted murderer she met through a prisoner pen pal website and will not be up for parole for 34 years.
Straight from the headlines, Anderson also speaks with a 55-year-old American doctor, Mary Hammer, who claims she is Joran Van der Sloot’s, accused killer of Natalie Holloway and Stephany Flores, guardian angel. Hammer has paid almost $100,000 in the legal fees for this accused murderer she only met after hisarrest for the murder of Stephany Flores.
Also joining the conversation is a criminologist who explains the attraction that some women have to criminals and warns of the danger of these unconventional relationships.