‘Katie Couric Show’ Episode Guide (Aug. 18): Woman Suffers From Rare Weight-Gaining Condition

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‘Katie Couric Show’ Episode Guide (Aug. 18): Woman Suffers From Rare Weight-Gaining Condition

On today’s episode of the syndicated “Katie,” Lizzie Velasquez, who was born without any adipose tissue, opens up to Katie about her extremely rare medical condition that prevents her from gaining weight and how it led her to become an author and a motivational speaker.

Then, a woman with the genetic condition albinism discusses becoming the first legally blind contestant to compete in the Miss California pageant and how she walked away with a huge prize.

And later, Tamara Tunie, who portrayed Tamara Tunie in NBC’s “Law & Order,” catches up with Katie. Plus, she’s dishing in her new original series “The Red Road.”

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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