Lil Rel Howery promotes his new movie “Dashing Through the Snow."
Olympic gold medalist and world champion Tara Lipinski discusses her podcast "Unexpecting."
Tuesday, November 21
Adam Sandler promotes his new movie “Leo” and the “I Missed You” tour.
Jennifer welcomes teacher Alfred “Shivy” Brooks II and his wife Crystal from Atlanta. Alfred went viral after posting a video holding a sign in front of his classroom that read, “Free hug if you need one.” Alfred’s son passed away in April 2023 at age 16 while trying to save four children drowning in a rip current. Since his son’s death, Alfred says it’s his duty to redefine who we see young Black males to be, and what it means to show up for young men.
Jennifer spotlights viral sensation 8-year-old Ka’Nary “Kanary Yellow” Lynch from Tampa, whose rapping has garnered millions of views online. She’s been reposted by numerous celebrities, from Missy Elliott to Viola Davis, and is taking the hip-hop world by storm. She will perform and chat with Jennifer.
Wednesday, November 22
Eric McCormack promotes “The Other Black Girl.”
Jennifer welcomes couple and educators Carrie and Brett Yancey from Southside, Alabama, who are joined by their daughters Savanna, Sydney, and Sarakate. The family recently made headlines for a night they will always cherish. On September 29, Brett, who has been fighting advanced esophageal cancer for six years, made the 50-yard walk down Southside High School's football field with his daughter Sarakate, who was crowned this year’s homecoming queen. Carrie, Savanna, and Sydney were in the stands as their community erupted in cheers.
Thursday, November 23
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Carrie Ann Inaba promotes the new season of “Dancing with the Stars."
Jennifer surprises viral kid music group Biko’s Manna, including NoBiko, Manna, and Mfundo. The trio of kids will chat with Jennifer and perform.
Jennifer surprises superfan Akilah Grace and her 6-year-old daughter Ava from Birmingham, Alabama, who wrote in to the show to share her breast cancer journey. Akilah was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2021. After two years of treatments, Akilah is happy to say she's now cancer-free and wants to celebrate by coming to the show.
Friday, November 24
Tori Kelly promotes her new EP “tori.”
Jennifer welcomes the Laffin family from Staten Island, New York, who made headlines for discovering the children they adopted separately are biologically related. Frank was adopted by Angela and Dennis Laffin after being found on the doorstep of a day care center, and 18 months later, Victoria “Vicky” was adopted by the family after being found in a hospital bathroom. The siblings discovered they were biologically related this past summer.