*With “Good Morning America” in a ratings dead heat with NBC’s “Today” show, ABC on Monday launches “Good Afternoon America,” a one-hour program anchored by Lara Spencer and Josh Elliott.
D.L. Hughley, Blair Underwood and Donald Faison are among the guests announced today for its premiere week, July 9-13. The program will air for nine weeks, Monday through Friday from 2 to 3 p.m.
Highlights of the week include:
MONDAY, JULY 9 – Award-winning Broadway star Liza Minelli; coupon pro Judy Pezza from TLC’s “Extreme Couponing”; actor and comedian Sherrod Small
TUESDAY, JULY 10 – TV Land’s “The Exes” stars Wayne Knight, Donald Faison and Kristen Johnson; Leslie Gold from TruTV’s “Hardcore Pawn”; comedian DL Hughley; Stacy London from TLC’s “What Not to Wear”
WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 – Actress Anna Chlumsky; author, designer and reality star Jill Zarin; from TBS’ “Are We There Yet?” Christian Finnegan; comedian, actress Loni Love
THURSDAY, JULY 12 – Actor Blair Underwood discusses his role in a Broadway classic; actor and comedian Chuck Nice; matchmaker Siggy Flicker (VH1’s “Why Am I Still Single?”); how to dress like a celebrity for less
FRIDAY, JULY 13 – An interview with and performance by Wilson Phillips; “GMA” contributor Tory Johnson with Secret Deals and Steals for viewers; host of VH-1’s “Tough Love” Stevie Ward and comedian Michelle Buteau Face Off