‘Katie Couric Show’ Episode Guide (Aug. 8): Byron Pitts on Overcoming Stuttering

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‘Katie Couric Show’ Episode Guide (Aug. 8): Byron Pitts on Overcoming Stuttering

On today’s episode of the syndicated “Katie,” ABC News journalist Byron Pitts discusses how he gained control of a debilitating stutter that affects over 3 million people. Plus, insight into how the disorder negatively impacted his self-esteem growing up and the methods that helped him overcome it.

Then, Tony-nominated stage and screen actress Tyne Daly opens up about starring in Broadway’s “Mothers and Sons” as Katharine Gerard.

Katie Couric is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author and popular TV personality. In addition to hosting the nationally syndicated program “Katie,” Couric is also a member of the ABC News team. “Katie” is executive-produced by Katie Couric and Michael Morrison. Co-executive producers are Kathy Samuels and Michael Bass and the program is distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television.

Disney-ABC Domestic Television has renewed “Katie” among its existing stations in over 95% of the country for its second season (2013-2014), including the ABC Owned station group. The daytime talker also airs on leading stations from broadcast groups including Allbritton Communications, Belo Corporation, Cox Media Group, Gannett Broadcasting, Hearst Television, LIN Broadcasting, Media General, Meredith, Raycom, Scripps Howard Broadcasting, Sinclair and Young Broadcasting, among others.

To watch the nationally syndicated “Katie,” be sure to check your local listings for the time period in your market.

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