13 Facts About Good Morning America


Good Morning America is an American morning television program that is broadcast on ABC.

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Good Morning America has been the most watched morning show in total viewers and key demos each year since summer 2012.

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Good Morning America won the first three Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Morning Program", sharing the inaugural 2007 award with Today and winning the 2008 and 2009 awards outright.

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The Good Morning America Exchange established a group of regular guests who were experts in certain fields, including health, entertainment, consumer affairs and travel.

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Also unlike both the NBC and ABC shows, The Good Morning America Exchange was not broadcast from a newsroom set but instead one that resembled a suburban living room.

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Good Morning America continued to threaten Todays ratings dominance into the 1980s, especially after Brokaw left the latter program to become co-anchor of NBC Nightly News with Roger Mudd for 17 months before being named sole anchor of that program.

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At the outset, Good Morning America was a talk program with a main host, Hartman, who was joined by a sidekick co-host; Dussault and Hill were scripted as less-than-equal hosts.

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Good Morning America entered the 1990s with continued overwhelming ratings success.

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Good Morning America began originating entire shows from unique locations, which, according to Nielsen Media Research, resulted in more people watching the program and for longer periods of time.

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Good Morning America was replaced by former ESPN anchor and correspondent Robin Roberts.

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Couric had hosted the rival NBC morning program Today from 1991 to 2006; her Good Morning America stint marked her return to morning news after six years.

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Good Morning America was succeeded the following day by Ginger Zee, who had been serving as meteorologist for the weekend editions of GMA and was appointed to Champion's former position as weather editor for ABC News.

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Good Afternoon America was taped immediately after the morning program and focused on lighter fare, with the exception of the July 20 edition, which provided live coverage of the 2012 Aurora, Colorado shooting.

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