Good Day Alabama for November 15, 2012 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for November 15, 2012

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for November 15, 2012:

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us from the Outlet Shops of Grand River in Leeds. The annual Holiday Tree Lighting will be tonight at 6:30pm. The Alabama Symphony Orchestra will be on hand along with Santa and a Laser Light Show! For more details and directions, visit www.shopsofgrandriver.com

SOUTHERN LIVING COOKBOOK - Southern Living contributing editor Rebecca Lang joined us with her new cookbook today - Southern Living Around the Southern Table (Oxmoor House; October 2, 2012; $29.95 Hardcover). A plate of satisfying southern food makes anyone feel at home, and at the heart of the famous southern hospitality is gathering around the table to enjoy these beloved dishes.  Written by Southern Living Contributing Editor, authority on southern cooking and ninth-generation southerner Rebecca Lang, the book includes more than 150 fresh, from-scratch classic recipes as well as the beloved tables, serving pieces, and hospitality that make Southern meals such a pleasure.

HEROES BEHIND THE BADGE - Heroes Behind the Badge is a documentary film featuring some of the brave men and women of law enforcement who put their lives on the line and survived, and those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Heroes Behind The Badge will change the way we look at the men and women of law enforcement and the brave acts they commit each day in the line of duty. 50% of the net proceeds of the film will go to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. To order your copy on DVD or HD Blu-ray today and to support this cause, visit: http://www.nleomf.org/officers/heroes-behind-the-badge/. Recent screenings of Heroes Behind the Badge at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference in San Diego, and the National FBI Citizens Academy conference in Denver were huge hits with countless endorsements and recommendations. Catch the showing of "Heroes Behind the Badge" on Sunday at 4pm at the Alabama Theatre (1817 Third Avenue North Birmingham, Alabama 35203). For more information on the showing, visit www.alabamatheatre.com. For more information on the film, visit http://www.heroesbehindthebadge.com/index.html/.

TOY GUY -    As reports indicate that consumer confidence is increasing this season, toymakers and merchants are more optimistic about the critical holiday season ahead. Still, the focus remains on value and providing exceptional play experiences for kids-ones that will last long after the holiday. With more than 150,000 different toys at all price points on the market in the U.S., how do parents choose what's right for their kids? And finding what's right for an individual kid is really what determines a hot toy. Chris Byrne, the director of content for TimetoPlaymag.com showcased toys that have been reviewed and selected by the editorial team. TimetoPlayMag.com is a primary destination that parents and gift givers turn to for great ideas. The site has posted more than 1,500 reviews of toys that are new for 2012 as well as shopping tips, information on kids with special needs and much more. He unveiled the latest in toys that provide outstanding value and play. For more information, visit www.timetoplaymag.com

PEOPLE'S SEXIEST MAN ALIVE - Every year since 1985, PEOPLE magazine has honored the "Sexiest Man Alive." This year, the magazine will announce the 2012 "Sexiest Man Alive" in the Nov. 26 issue, on newsstands tomorrow. In addition to a fun article and photo shoot with the one-and-only "Sexiest Man," PEOPLE reveals its picks for the sexiest cast, sexiest men of the year, a-list celebrities and more. This year's winner is Alabama native Channing Tatum. Julie Jordan, Senior Writer for PEOPLE Magazine revealed this morning who else made the cut. Get more details from the magazine on store shelves tomorrow and from People.com.

PET OF THE WEEK - Greg Winter from the Shelby County Humane Society introduced us to a pet that needs a new home. Her name is Stephanie. For adoptions, call (205) 669-3916 extension 22 or visit shelbyhumane.org.
 
Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama.... we kick off our annual FOX6 Gifts for Kids Campaign! Join us to find out how you can help! One contestant heads home tonight on the X Factor! We talk with that contestant live in the morning! Ruben Studdard gears up for his festival and race in downtown Birmingham! He joins us with the scoop! We check out the top Hollywood gossip about your favorite celebrities! And comedian Anjelah Johnson - aka Bon Qui Qui - joins us in the studio with some laughs! All that and much more tomorrow on Good Day!

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