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Weekend Express with Lynn Smith

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Lynn Berry's weekend sneak peek!

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Lynn Berry's weekend sneak peek!

Ok ladies, get ready to swoon because a certain someone has certainly made the Weekend Express staff giddy and is sure to do the same when you see him.  Alex Pettyfer is in the house to talk about his new movie Endless Love.  It hits theaters February 14th, I think that’s Valentine’s Day…right?!  It’s the perfect love story for the day dedicated to love. Pettyfer is just darling (those are the words of my producer who burst onto the set when we finished the interview, haha).  He is just as charming and lovely as his character in the movie, so tune in to hear what to expect in his latest movie and what it was like to shift gears when he was in The Butler working with Lee Daniels.  We also didn’t let him leave without showing some of his “finest” work in Magic Mike.  You’re welcome.

Speaking of Valentine’s Day…we have you covered.  From the single to the attached, we’ve got tips and tricks to make it the best for your honey and your wallet. stops by to offer some budget friendly solutions to the night that costs an average of $130 bucks! Ouch, Then we hit Pinterest to try out some budget-friendly tablescapes that work for kids, couples and a girls night out.  Finally, Sarah Katherine Smith has you singles covered.  She'll give you tips for how to be the best you can be to score a Valentine this year from her exclusive matchmaking service.

February is Black History Month and we’ll be featuring a special program, person or topic each weekend to honor Black History.  This weekend we’re talking to teachers.  How are they helping kids understand Black History and what are some of the challenges they face?

Finally, we’ll talk to Jane Velez-Mitchell about the latest on Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death.  What are the signs of addiction and how do you get your loved one to realize their life is at stake? Is that even possible?  Jane gets personal with Weekend Express.

That and of course, all the day’s top news stories, sports and weather!

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