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good morning, america. this morning, the great getaway headache. holiday travelers already facing delays from high winds and heavy rain. rob's tracking the storms. what you need to know before you hit the road. breaking overnight, twin manhunt. >> male patient with a gunshot wound. officer down. >> the search for cop killers in two separate states. a rookie officer gunned down in pittsburgh. >> we need to find the person that did this. >> and in baltimore, police going door to door to find the gunman who killed a detective. the bounty on his head. speaking out, the wife of senate candidate roy moore supporting her husband after those allegations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls. >> he has always been a officer and a gentleman. >> will president trump weigh in on this case on camera while he calls out democratic senator al franken for his behavior.
and submarine search, the u.s. is now involved in the desperate hunt for a missing argentinean navy vessel. >> every hour that goes by means it's less chance of finding this crew alive. >> 44 crew members on board. the race to find them alive. hey, good morning, everybody. look who's back. very happy to have paula faris. >> whoo! >> you. >> bespectacled. >> i am -- i am back. >> good morning. >> we missed you. >> i missed you. >> did you really? i honestly did miss you guy, my work family. >> she's suspicious i'm just saying that because i'm on camera. >> dan means it. >> thank you, guys. it is great to be back. thank you for your concern. >> you enjoyed sleeping late though, didn't you? >> i did enjoy sleeping in a little bit. but thank you, everyone, for your concern. i know viewers were reaching out and colleagues. on and off camera, and i'm going to explain a little later
exactly why i was out the last 2 1/2, 34 weeks and why i'm wearing glasses. >> they look good. >> do you like them? >> they're hot. >> i am wearing them from here until eternity now. >> okay. >> all right, i like it. >> really? >> yes. >> yes, also coming up, we'll tell you about this wild video out of new york city. how the woman in the car walks away largely unscathed. that is extraordinary video right there. >> whoa, whoa. that is coming up, but we're going to start here with a big round of nasty weather hitting right at the beginning of the thanksgiving holiday rush. look at the radar. this storm stretching from st. louis to buffalo and moving east bringing high winds and heavy rain. >> and there are fears that this could cause significant travel delays, so let's get it right over to rob marciano who is tracking the storm for us this morning. hi there, rob. >> hey, good morning, paula, and great to you have back. this is a storm that is going coast to coast. we had trouble out west. take a look at what's going or what happened in salt lake city. i-80. getting up into the higher elevations and turned to snow. some of the highest levels saw two, three feet of snow. and obviously slowing things
down on the interstate. this is a big travel weekend, obviously, as thanksgiving now approaches, so some of you will be scraping off the snow, but a lot more of you, i think, today especially and tomorrow, will be dealing with high winds as that west coast storm begins to crank up. all these advisories over 15 states will have strong thunderstorms develop across the mid-mississippi and ohio river valleys as this storm really begins to wind up in chicago, you had some rough weather last night. the winds will crank up today, tonight and through tomorrow morning with heavy rain, as well but some could be damaging and will slow down air travel and make it difficult to travel on the roadways. more in the upcoming minutes in the broadcast. >> look forward to checking in with you a little bit later, rob marciano. we're going to move now to a pair of stories developing overnight. two cop killers are on the loose in two separate states and there are manhunts under way right now to find them. >> one of those police officers was killed overnight in pittsburgh, and abc's eva pilgrim is right here in studio with this for the latest. good morning to you. >> good morning. these are troubling cases and
both these cases, authorities are searching for details about the shooters, who they are, where they went and those cities vowing to bring justice. >> male patient with a gunshot wound. officer down. >> reporter: this morning, a massive manhunt is on for two cop killers in two different states. overnight rookie officer bryan shaw shot and killed outside of pittsburgh when a routine traffic stop turned into a deadly foot chase. >> i'm asking anybody with any information, please, please give us a call. we need to find the person that did this. >> reporter: 25-year-old shaw only with the police department since june. in baltimore friday police and federal agents out in force going door to door looking for the gunman who killed a city homicide detective. >> my best hunch is that more than one or two people know or conspiracy where the killer is and we're asking those phobes to do some soul searching and pick up the phone and give us a call.
authorities say 43-year-old detective sean suiter seen here investigating a murder this past august was following up on a case with his partner around 4:30 in the afternoon wednesday when he confronted the man who was acting suspiciously. that man shooting him in the head potentially with his own gun before taking off. >> the suspect may have been wounded, and we're obviously searching emergency rooms and doctors' offices. >> reporter: the reward in baltimore growing now standing at $215,000 for information leading to the suspect, and the city saying they know money can be a motivator to some people, so they're heaping someone will see this reward and give them the clue they need to bring this man into custody going now into day four of this manhunt so they really do need people to come forward. >> scary and infuriating. eva, thank you very much. we're going to turn now to the latest on the sexual misconduct allegations rocking american politics. democrat al franken under fire as you may know for this picture. meanwhile, the wife of embattled alabama senate
candidate roy moore is speaking out. >> and the president is also facing some pretty tough questions after criticizing franken, a democrat, yet remaining largely silent on moore who is a republican. abc's david wright is at the white house for us this morning. david, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, paula. dan, the white house is being accused of a double standard. the president has been reluctant to criticize republican roy moore. but he did not hesitate to call out democrat al franken. ever since this devastating 2006 photo of al franken hit the news, the senator has been keeping a low profile. president trump among the many who have expressed outrage tweeting, the al frankenstein picture is really bad, speaks a thousand words. where do his hands go in pictures two, three, four, five and six while she sleeps, and to think that just last week he was lecturing anyone who would listen about sexual harassment and respect for women. that tough stance against a democrat inevitably has renewed questions about the president's
own alleged past actions. more than a dozen women have accused trump of sexual misconduct, and there are his own words caught on camera years ago by "access hollywood." >> you know, i'm automatically attracted to beautiful women. i just start kissing them. it's like a magnet. i don't even wait. and when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. grab them by the [ bleep ]. you can do anything. >> look, i think that this was covered pretty extensively during the campaign. we addressed it then. the american people i think spoke very loud and clear when they elected this president. >> how is this different? >> i think in one case specifically senator franken has admitted wrongdoing and the president hasn't. i think that's a very clear distinction. >> reporter: the white house clearly struggling to calibrate its message on this issue. republican senate candidate roy moore is also facing tough allegations. >> look, the president believes that these allegations are very troubling and should be taken
seriously. >> reporter: but whenever the president is asked directly about it -- >> should roy moore resign, mr. president? do you believe his accusers? >> reporter: he ignores the question. >> should judge moore withdraw mr. president? >> reporter: meanwhile, there are also new developments overnight with the russia probe. senate investigators had accused jared kushner, the president's son-in-law, of being a less than forthcoming in producing pertinent documents. overnight his lawyer responded insisting they're being fully cooperative and accusing the senate investigators of turning this into a media event. dan and paula. >> all right, david wright from the white house, thank you, david. david just said there are new developments in the russia investigation but there are developments as well this morning in the sexual misconduct scandal that enveloped the roy moore campaign. >> as we mentioned earlier, his wife now coming to his defense and abc's stephanie ramos is covering that angle from our washington bureau. >> reporter: on the steps of the alabama capitol kayla moore
standing by her man. >> he's always been an officer and a gentleman. >> reporter: embattled candidate roy moore. >> let me set the record straight. even after all the attacks against me, against my family, against the foundation and now against my husband, he will not step down. >> reporter: moore's campaign coming under fire recently as allegations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls have been launched against him, claims he denies. >> they're not only untrue, but they have no evidence to support them. >> reporter: kayla moore also defiant taking aim at her husband's accusers, his democratic opponent, the media and even president trump. >> all of the very same people who were attacking president trump are also attacking us. i personally think he owes us a thank you. [ applause ] have you noticed you're not
hearing too much about russia? to the president i would say now is a good time to get some things done in congress. >> reporter: president trump hasn't said much about the moore allegations, a decision that's been criticized. >> he has weighed in on roy moore. he did it while he was on a foreign trip in asia. i did it repeatedly yesterday. in fact, i took about 15 questions on that topic. >> reporter: but kayla moore rallying the people of alabama in defense of her husband. >> the people of alabama understand what's going on here. >> reporter: her press conference also featuring female supporters of moore who say he has never been inappropriate. >> he is the closest thing that any of us have observed to a founding father in our time. >> reporter: even the governor of alabama is still backing moore. >> that's what i plan to do is vote for the republican nominee, roy moore. >> reporter: you heard from alabama's governor. i heard some of the same when i was on the ground in gadsden, alabama. this week a lot of roy moore supporters told me they
stand with him because of his religious beliefs and values. they may not know who to believe, the accusers or moore, but many told me they'll still vote for moore. paula, dan. >> all right. stephanie ramos from washington, thank you so much for your reporting. of course, that election coming up just around the corner on the 12th of december. we want to get some political perspective from cokie roberts, who joins us from washington. cokie, good morning to you. nice to see you. >> paula, dan, nice to see you all. >> so, cokie, strategically this doesn't seem to be a fight that the president should be picking, backing roy moore seemingly but then attacking al franken. so how vulnerable does this make him to his own accusers? >> well, i think a lot of men in washington are feeling vulnerable right now, paula, waiting for shoes to drop. but the president clearly has his own problems along these lines, but as his spokesperson says, he was elected with everybody knowing this stuff. now, he did say at the time that he would sue all of the women who were accusing him. that has not happened. but i think that what you saw in
the piece from ramos, ms. ramos, is that the voters are determined that this is some washington conspiracy and that they are going to stick by their man in roy moore's case in the same way they did with donald trump. >> cokie, i want to show you a hot mike moment from overnight. what you're about to see is senator jeff flake, a republican senator from arizona at a campaign event in his home state speaking to a local mayor here and they appear not to know they're being recorded. take a look. >> if we become the party of roy moore and donald trump, we are toast. >> i'm not throwing smoke at you but you're the guy that could just, for fun -- think how much fun it would be the foil, you know, and point out what an idiot this guy is. >> okay. >> you know, anyway -- >> wow. so we should point out jeff flake is stepping down because
it didn't look like he was going to win his re-election fight in the primary but do you think he's saying what many of his republican colleagues believe privately? >> oh, sure. absolutely. and you are hearing it privately. jeff flake has been public in his dismissal of donald trump and has become one of his main opponents in the senate. but you do wonder at what point a politician will catch on when you have a microphone on, that you should be careful about what you say, but the fact is there's a lot of disgruntlement about the president in washington but there's also this sense that he's our guy on the part of republicans and they are hoping that he will help them get a tax cut through and that that will help them come 2018. it's all politics, dan, which i know doesn't surprise you. >> nothing does anymore. cokie, thank you very much. really appreciate your analysis on a saturday morning. >> thanks, cokie. >> good to be with you. let's send things over to ron claiborne for a look at headlines we're covering and
tracking this morning. >> welcome back, paula. >> i missed you. mostly you. >> you told that to dan earlier. >> i did. >> dan, good morning to you. adrienne, good morning to you, rob marciano, wherever you are, there you are, hey, good morning to you. good morning, everyone. we're going to begin in washington, d.c. with president trump, donald trump tweeting that he has put his decision to lift the obama's administration's ban on importing trophies from african elephants, to put that on hole. the president announcing wednesday that big game hunters who kill elephants in zambia or zimbabwe would be allowed to bring their hide, their trophies through u.s. customs. now he says he needs more time to review conservation facts to decide whether to reverse that ban. the nfl is investigating an 'that tampa bay buccaneers quarterback jameis winston groped a female uber driver in 2016 in arizona. the league saying it takes the allegations seriously. very seriously. w winston issued a statement saying it was false. uber suspended his account after
that alleged incident. in pennsylvania, investigators still working to account for everyone after a massive fire tore through a senior living facility in the city of west chester. that's south of philadelphia. 27 people reported injured. it's believed 160 people were in the building. reverend jesse jackson says he's battling parkinson's disease. the 76-year-old says he was diagnosed with the illness in 2015 and that getting around has become more of a challenge. jackson says he will dedicate himself to physical therapy hoping to slow the disease progress adding that he will continue to work saying i would rather wear out than rust out. here in new york city, amazing security video. check this out, a speeding car, you see it there hitting a median strip going airborne and hitting a home in staten island. and flipping over. check this out. it lands upright. the police say the driver was trying to get away from officers trying to pull her over. the 25-year-old driver was not seriously hurt. >> incredible.
>> she faces multiple charges including dwi and driving without a license. hopefully or probably wearing her seat belt i would imagine. and finally a defense contractor has built a new robot that can do something that most human beings even dan harris can't do that. >> dan can't jump? >> i can jump. >> no, watch this. can you do that? >> oh, wow. >> dig that. that's atlas and it's been called a humanoid because it can move like a human leaping from platform to platform. you saw there -- >> a humanoid? >> a humanoid. yes. >> versus like an android. >> check that out. >> i find it creepy. >> it is a little frightening. >> it is a little -- check it out. >> when he does that i'm thinking what is next. what's the next thing they'll program. >> he? >> well, it. >> and army of bots is like what happens next. >> i'm just like, oh, no. >> one step closer to singularity, people. let's talk about something slightly less unpleasant. what's going on in the weather department? >> your double negatives are -- >> yes, i
nice weather somewhere in the country. cool picture in honor of paula being back because she is from chicago. sears tower lit up with the storms that rolled through. you get a tall tower lightning will get it that's a cool shot. this low is beginning to intensify when they come up and over the rockies they come over the plains and spin faster like a figure skater strengthening going across the great lakes. tomorrow morning tomorrow afternoon it will be off the coast. these winds will be strong and the windchills will make it feel like teens and 20s into monday morning. the wind gusts today could be 0, 40, 50 miles per hour ahead of the front. going to into tonight and tomorrow morning and monday morning across the east coast breezy, that will slow down air travel, as well.
cold air coming off the great lakes will bring in lake-effect snow in the usual spots 6 inches or more making for dicey travel there. that's what's happening nationally on the weather map. time for the local forecast. >> reporter: all right, good morning everyone, i'm meteorologist chris sowers with this accuweather update. for us back home we're talking about temperatures in the mid 50s this afternoon. let's get you outside and show you the view live on sky6 live hd. looking at the battleship new jersey, main line cloudy conditions and increases throughout the area. 54 degrees, 57 tomorrow, that's an early morning high. temperatures pull back in the afternoon, winds up to 45 miles per hour. >> could be the upsetter. >> they got wisconsin and they got ohio state left. >> see if -- wisconsin is undefeated. >> i don't care if they beat
wisconsin. i just want them to crush ohio state. it's been a long time. >> speaking of michigan and paula faris, you promised us a little explanation. >> oh, a little bit more insight. >> where you been? >> so about a month ago i was doing a live shot on the job in front of the new york stock exchange, and i got hit by an object. somebody threw it. there's an investigation. but needless to say, i got a concussion so i couldn't work. i was having some problems, go figure, like lights and screens and reading really exacerbate concussions so i had to take some time off. doctors' orders, and then i was cleared to come back last friday and supposed to be back with you last weekend and i was so excited. and i got into a head-on collision, so i'm okay, was just the whiplash which then exacerbated the concussion so hit a little bit of a rough patch, but i'm here. the doctor has cleared me to return to work, so i don't want anybody to be concerned but -- >> that's why you're wearing the glasses. >> i'm wearing the glasses
ecause of the concussion and wearing my seat belt in the car accident so thank god. >> if anything can come out of this that's good, you look great in glasses. >> thank you. you have a nickname for me. >> crash. >> we're really happy you're back. >> thank you. and i really honestly did miss you. nice to sleep in but i missed you guys a lot. >> welcome back. >> thank you, everybody, for your concern. >> they liked spending a little bit more time with mommy, i bet. >> they did. mommy needed a break though from them. [ laughter ] >> all right. speaking of kids, we have a great story about an act of heroism about a child pageant jean. >> just 9 and her quick thinking may have saved the life of her school bus driver and adrienne has more. >> yes, this little girl, what a winner here. there were still students on the bus for the last route when the fourth grader noticed something was wrong. there she is, miss calm under pressure. >> is she awake? >> yes. >> is she breathing? >> yes. >> 9-year-old addison hutchinson being called a hero for her
poise during an emergency. the little miss antelope valley was being dropped off by her school bus when the driver appeared to be in distress. >> she was just hunched over the wheel squeezing it and she was all sweaty. >> reporter: addison jumps into action. >> i went inside to my house, i grabbed my mom owe ipad and facetimed her and she said, okay, call 911. >> are there any other dulls on the school bus or is it just her? >> just her and her kids and me. >> reporter: she called first responders to the bus. >> we're at my bus stop, ludie and nice where my school bus is. >> i have a student on the line, addison. they're in a yellow school bus, school bus number 42. >> reporter: the experience teaching the fourth grader a valuable lesson. >> i learned that i have to stay calm in a situation. >> reporter: and this morning, her bus driver on the mend all thanks to addison. >> she's resting at home today. >> so composed even during the interview.
just to be clear, the bus had come to a stop. after addison jumped off and ran home to make that 911 call and ran back to stay with the bus driver until the paramedics arrived. >> she's great. >> very thoughtful and so -- i'm sure her mom is so proud of her. >> so proud. poised. >> i love that they did the interview wearing a sash. >> a sash and crown and i'm sure she would have been doing this. >> thank you, adrienne. coming up on "gma" this saturday morning a race against time, the search for a missing submarine. 44 crew members on board. plus, the new way science is being credited for solving a murder. the revolutionary use of dna evidence that resulted in a alleged killer to turn himself in. n idence that resulted in a alleged killer to turn himself in. oooooohhh! you stopped! you're gonna leave me back here at year 9? how did this happen? it turned out, a lot of people fell short, of even the average length of retirement. we have to think about not when we expect to live to, but when we could live to. let's plan for income that lasts all our years in retirement. prudential. bring your challenges.
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the runners were bundle up, chris. >> reporter: we have a slight breeze out of the southeast 6 to 1 miles per hour. temperatures in the 20s and 30s throughout the area. breezy this afternoon, cloudy, showers possible after lunch, 54. tomorrow it's a day of transition, very windy during the morning with gusts 40 miles per hour sun by afternoon. nydia? >> all right, chris, thank you. that's it for "action news," now stay tuned for more "good morning america." i'm nydia han.
and welcome back to "gma" o cop killers. one of those police officers killed overnight in pittsburgh during a foot pursuit. and in baltimore police going door to door looking for the gunman who killed a baltimore homicide detective on wednesday shooting him in the head before taking off running. also right now, calling it quits. nascar's most successful female driver danica patrick tearfully announcing it will be her last season as a full time driver and said her last official race will be next year's indianapolis 500 though she is expected to race as well the daytona 500 in february. and stolen sneakers. police in california are searching for two thieves who allegedly stole a pair of $6,000
kicks at gunpoint from a man who was selling them from craigslist. the limited edition designed by pharrell emblazoned with the word "you" on one and "nerd" in reflective silver lettering. the black sneakers retail for $250. sold for roughly $9,000. that's about a 36 times markup or it's marked up 36 times. >> what if they fit and comfortable? >> they're worth it, totally. >> they're worth it if they fit. >> more than most people pay for their rent for three months. >> can you imagine playing 950 and get 9 grand for them. nice little roi. >> like calling yourself a nerd then it's a triple bonus. >> totally. coming up on the show this morning, using dna evidence that led to an arrest in a murder case. we'll talk about that coming up. we start with american forces joining the search for a missing submarine. >> the vessel from the argentinean navy has not been heard of since wednesday but they're holding out hope and ron is back with more. >> there was a report that that sub had been spotted but that
turned out so far to be unfounded, so it's now three days since it disappeared off the coast of argentina after a fire on board knocked out its communications. still no trace of it. this morning, the desperate search for that missing submarine. the massive effort now under way off the coast of argentina. navy ships, planes and helicopters all looking for any sign of the submarine that had 44 crew members on board. the submarine vanishing wednesday. it's one of only three submarines in the argentine navy and it was on a routine trip off the coast of that country when it suddenly disappeared. >> so you have cold water, you have rough seas. it's a long way from land, so it's tough to get rescue ships and airplanes out there, and we have no sign and no good indication of precisely where it might be. >> reporter: the government lost contact with the vessel after a fire on board knocked out communications. according to media reports, officials say they do not yet believe it is lost. claiming the crew has sufficient food and oxygen on board.
but the clock is ticking. >> because they rely on the batteries to keep them alive while they're submerged, every hour that goes by means it's less chance of finding this crew aletch. >> and standard navy protocol is for a submarine that loses communications to surface so it can be located. that search has been hampered by bad weather, high winds and heavy winds. they're back at it today. obviously a concern growing now three days after it last communicated with headquarters, still no contact. >> holding out hope. >> yeah. still possible. >> it is. thank you, ron. and let's send things back to rob marciano for another look at the weather. >> hey, guys, tracking >> tracking this storm, this developing you'll eventually dry out, the game at noon today may be suspect if not windy for sure. the winds could be damaging from
texas through the ohio river valley tonight and into tomorrow morning. it presses out to sea. so the rain for the most part will be done by lunchtime tomorrow, the winds will crank, and the lake effect snow showers will crank, as well. the next storm comes in the pacific northwesterly during the day early morning tomorrow. this will have wind, not as potent as the last one, but will put rain and snow down at higher elevations. rain widespread through the mid section of the county hitting the east coast after nightfall. sun west of the mississippi river. that's a check nationally, here's a -- the local forecast. >> reporter: good morning be everyone, meteorologist chris sowers with this accuweather update. not much sun for us. we have showers west. forecast, breezy and mild, showers likely by afternoon. go.
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a revolutionary way of using dna is being credited with helping to solve a murder. >> yeah, authorities used that dna to create a sketch of their suspect through new forensic analysis and abc's marci gonzalez joins us with more on how police cracked this case. marci, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. officials say one of the investigators saw this innovative technique used on a tv show then enlisted the virginia lab behind it to work on this case. it led to a suspect the sheriff says was never on their radar. this morning a year and a half
after chantay blankinship was found beaten to death her accused killer is in custody exposed, investigators say, by a revolutionary method of dna method that predicted his appearance. >> that photo is the reason why we got justice for our daughter. >> reporter: since may of 2016 blankinship's parents have agonized wondering who killed the 25-year-old, never imagining it could be a former neighbor and fellow parishioner at their central texas church who posted online about her death. the case stumping investigators until they decided to use what's known at snapshot testing using the killer's dna. the method determines predictions for skin, eye and hair color as well as ancestry. >> snapshot generates new and tells us more about the person that police couldn't have known before. >> reporter: the testing leading to this computer generated image the sheriff's office quickly made public.
>> within a matter of hours we received numerous tips. riggs was one of those identified at that time. >> reporter: police say 21-year-old ryan riggs confessed to the congregation then again to investigators. >> if you use a picture or have a picture of them or a dna generated appearance that looks exactly like the person, that could be a real potential motivator for the person to go, look, they figured out that i've done this. >> i'm just grateful that they caught him. the photograph did it. >> reporter: and riggs is charged with capital murder and is being held without bond. he's due in court on monday. dan and paula. >> that's incredible. >> fascinating. glad that family got closure but an interesting development with science now that they can use this new dna testing. fascinating. >> marci, thank you again. coming up we'll switch gears and talk about sarah michelle gellar, how she went from being a hollywood star to a food business entrepreneur and she's sharing the secrets to her success. >> is that rebecca jarvis with her? >> that is her.
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you know her most likely from her starring role on the tv show "buffy the vampire slayer" but sarah michelle gellar has found huge success way outside of hollywood. >> "buffy" was one of your favorite shows. >> yes. "21 jump street." >> she's now making a name for herself -- >> "one tree hill." >> wow, you're going it. >> "gilmore girls." >> this goes on. do you want to take it? take it from here. >> no, that's okay. >> she has advice. >> much better just to heckle you. so happy you're back. >> needless to say she has advice for others looking for their own second act. listen up, dan harris. abc's rebecca jarvis has more.
listen. >> reporter: from vampire slayer to entrepreneur. >> sarah michelle gellar. >> what's the biggest difference between buffy -- >> how do you like my darkness now? sgl sglsh. >> -- and founder of foodstirs. >> being an entrepreneur is 25 hours a day 7 days a week. >> sarah michelle gellar now finding success in her second act as founder of foodstirs. an organic and affordable diy baking line for parents and kids. we caught up with gellar in new york at the founder made conference. what do you say to people who say, oh, yeah, well, of course, sarah michelle gellar can do it. she's a star. she's a celebrity. >> you know, i would have thought that too. i think that having a name certainly got us in the door but because of that i think we had so much more to prove. >> reporter: her top tips for success. >> surround yourself with the right people. >> reporter: gellar found the right people in her two
co-founders, galit labo and greg fleischmann. take customers on the journey with you. >> customers want to know every part of what goes into what they're eating and what they're purchasing and social media allows that. >> reporter: and when someone passes on your idea, keep pushing. >> we were so adamant about getting two of these products into target. so we're like forget it. we're getting on a plane and we bought a griddle and we brought our mix and while we were in the meeting, i made the pancakes to show them how easy it was, that it was six steps or less then they took it on the spot. >> those were good pancakes. >> really good pancakes. >> reporter: sarah michelle gellar also says it's really important to get to know your audience, which you can do through live events like this but also using social media and, remember, it's not just about putting your best foot forward, it's also about listening to your customer. paula, dan. >> i forgot "party of five." remember that show? >> you're still going? >> absolutely. >> by the way, i tried her brownie stirs and cake pops and they're really good or they're brownie pop, i think is what
they're called. they're really good now i'm in the mood for pancakes. >> now we're all hungry. speaking of food we actually have some food coming up. >> we do? we have thanksgiving on a bun, on like a hamburger bun. >> yeah, with lots of sauce. >> straight ahead. in "pop news." >> with adrienne bankert. >> yes, with a.b., of course. ert. >> from a.b., of course. ist... but nobody has an opening for months! uuuggghhh!!! uuurrrggghhh!!! mr. powers? you can't always control your feelings... i found one in-network next tuesday. but choosing unitedhealthcare can help you control your care. thanks, stephanie. i see on your preventive checklist, you're due for a colonoscopy. it's covered at no additional cost to you. great! no green. unitedhealthcare
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♪ "pop news," adrienne is here. what's popping? ♪ tale as old as time what is that? >> you have an amazing voice. >> we are getting ready. let me tell you i'm in the mood for our first pictures of serena williams. "beauty and the beast" themed wedding. yes, happy -- >> who is the beast, though? >> alexis owe han jane. i think it's both. she's a beast on the court and kills it and obviously this stunning bride but they gave us these pictures from "vogue." serena cradling their baby in her arms. >> great picture. >> some of those pictures appearing on "vogue's" website. french ball themed. it was "beauty and the beast"
style decor and guests included beyonce, kim kardashian, eva longoria and, of course, some of her fellow tennis friends on the guest -- >> i love their love story and they're a gorgeous couple. >> jay-z just flew in. he made sure to be there. happy, happy trails to the couple. >> happy trails. >> george clooney. >> i couldn't think of the right word. thank you for calling me out, paula faris. okay. >> i thought it was fun. i thought it was fun. ignore them. >> okay. >> i missed you, adrienne. >> thank you, paula. george clooney returning to tv and gained fame on "e.r." almost 30 years ago and he left to pursue a successful film career. >> what movies is he in? >> he did that "suburbicon" movie. >> he wasn't in "21 jump street". >> "ocean's eleven" and paramount confirming he'll direct and star in a miniseries adaptation of "catch-22." clooney will play colonel
katcart played by martin balsam back in the movie version in 1970 directed by mike nichols. >> mike nichols. >> oh, my goodness. >> the great mike nichols. >> clooney is no stranger to directing, of course, as i mentioned. he just directed "suburbicon" so starring matt damon and julianne moore. >> our boss, big birthday. they had cupcakes. the actual day, happy birthday to mickey mouse all celebrating this week at "gma" but today is the actual birthday. he came on the scene in "steamboat willie" in 1928. and audiences fell in love. now, a new mickey mouse short "the birthday song" debuts on disney channel with girlfriend or i like to say love of his life minnie belting out a tune. ♪ happy birthday happy birthday to super duper guy ♪ ♪ happy birthday happy birthday he's the apple of my eye ♪ >> so sweet. mickey mouse shorts air every half hour on the channel and there will be a special event of course at disney parks today. >> happy birthday. >> they have the same birthday.
>> yeah. >> let's not question that at all. >> he was created from -- she was created from his rib or something. >> they have the same -- >> guys, this is a big deal. here's one way to have i thanksgiving feast, five napkin burgers on a bun. let me just call in the chef, chef andy d'amico. come on down. you are one of the people -- no, actually you are the person who creates all these great recipes. what's on this burger? >> we start with stuffing that we mix with all natural ground turkey. >> mm-mm. >> then and we top it with onions, turkey gravy, cheddar cheese. >> oh, wow. >> sweet potato chips. of course, you have to have sweet potatoes. >> you are right. >> cranberry relish and mix it with some mayonnaise. it's all about leftovers. >> like stuffing is what it tastes like. >> i have a feeling i'm going to have a response bigger than paula faris. >> need more napkins. >> this is a seven -- >> seven napkin. >> five each. we didn't bring 25 each. >> you put thanksgiving on a bun
and we appreciate it. >> we've got it. >> thank you, chef. >> see you. >> delicious, thank you, adrienne. great "pop news." paula, so glad having you back. >> i'm not coming back tomorrow. >> good morning i'm nydia han in for gray hall. coming up next on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. more than 24 hours after a fire destroyed a senior living facility in west chester. why investigators are still not sure if anyone is missing. plus, many of you have asked and now the answer. details on the medical emergency that sent our own gray hall to the and an update on his recovery.
november 18. i'm nydia han. in for gray today. here's what we're following for you right now on "action news." after a massive fire engulfed a senior living community in chester county, details on the citations the facility has been given in the past. plus a fire overnight damages multiple homes and burns a man in north philadelphia. it is race weekend as runners take on the philadelphia half and full marathon. meteorologist chris sowers joins us outside with the accuweather forecast. chris, a little rain coming our way, right? >> reporter: yeah, a little shower activity is possible in the afternoon, empty meantime it's a chilly start to the saturday. we had lows in the 20s, pottstown, 25 degrees. allentown and trenton getting down to 26. millville, bottoming out at 27 and wilmington, 29. we're rebounding, 44 in wilmington. 34 in reading. 34 in allentown. 50 in