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Revolving Door Newsletter: 04.01.14
Josh Elliott Leaves GMA; Yahoo Poaches Josh Wolk from NY Mag

Revolving Door Newsletter: 03.28.14
NBC News Snags Cynthia McFadden; Lachlan Murdoch Promoted at News Corp.

Revolving Door Newsletter: 05.03.11
Yahoo Poaches HuffPo; Staff Shuffles at Today

So What Do You Do, Josh Elliott, Good Morning America Newsreader?
The newest face of GMA talks morning show wars, tweeting through national disasters, and the true value of a journalism degree.

Sightings (139)

Spotted around the media universe

Deborah Turness to Work with 'Today' Team Until GM Slot is Filled - Posted November 18, 2014
Back in January, NBC News president Deborah Turness sent out this org... [TVNewser]

Natalie Morales and Willie Geist On the 'Today' Show's New Family Members - Posted November 3, 2014
[caption id="attachment_244458" align="alignright" width="317"] Morales and Geist in Chicago on Saturday. Photo: Alissa Krinsky[/caption] Fresh out of their costumes as Saturday Night Live's Mary Katherine Gallagher and Spartan cheerleader Craig... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist, Natalie Morales, Jim Cantore Hit the Windy City for Wallenda Skyscraper Walk - Posted November 2, 2014
It's being billed as the most dangerous tightrope walk in the history of the Wallenda family: tonight in the Windy City, Nik Wallenda is set to cross the Chicago River while more than 50 stories high above the water, with no tether and no net. For an e... [TVNewser]

Josh Elliott Fills in on 'Today' Show - Posted October 29, 2014
Now that his non-compete with ABC News is up, Josh Elliott is making his first on-set appearance on NBC's "Today" show this week. "Josh Elliott is in for Natalie this morning. We're happy about that," ... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Morgan & the Mail, CNBC & China, Elliott & Cho - Posted September 30, 2014
Former CNN host Piers Morgan is joining MailOnline as editor-at-large. Morgan will write several times a week, while pursing new TV ventures in the U.S. He is a former editor of British tabloids The News of the World and the Daily... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Todd Makes MTP Debut | Scarborough Joins NBC News - Posted September 8, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Todd Makes MTP Debut | Scarborough Joins NBC News - Posted September 8, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Josh Elliott Makes 'Today' Debut - Posted September 5, 2014
Over five months after he left ABC News for NBC Sports, Josh Elliott made his first appearance on "Today" yesterday. "Welco... [TVNewser]

Olympics Extended on NBC Through 2032 - Posted May 7, 2014
NBCUniversal has just acquired all media rights to another six Olympics. NBC adds to the three Olympics it secured in an earlier deal: 2016 in Rio, 2018 in Peyongchang and 2020 in Tokyo, with six more Summer and Winter Olympics through 2032, the host cities of which have not yet been... [TVNewser]

Josh Elliott on 'GMA' Departure: 99 Percent of Rumors Were 'Whole Cloth Fiction' - Posted May 6, 2014
On the same weekend he made his NBC Sports debut at the Kentucky Derby, former "Good Morning America" news anchor Josh Elliott poured cold water on the flurry of rumors born after his "GMA" ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Josh Elliott Makes NBC Debut, with Former ABC Colleague - Posted May 2, 2014
Former "Good Morning America" hosts Josh Elliott and Sam Champion were back together again this morning on the Weather Channel. Around 9:10amET Elliott turne... [TVNewser]

When Copy and Paste Tweeting Goes Wrong - Posted April 21, 2014
"Good Morning America's" revolving door has made headlines over the last few months, and this morning, its Twitter account momentarily forgot about one of its most recent staffing changes. The tweet, posted around 6:45am, has since been deleted. A network spokesperson tells us it was a simple mistake; its social media team... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of March 31 - Posted April 10, 2014
In its first week without Josh Elliott, "Good Morning America" not only remained in first place in the mornings, but hit 4-week highs. "GMA" also showed the most growth in the A25-54 demo, up +18% compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Lunch with Lara Spencer & Amy Robach: Rumors, Ratings & the Revolving Door - Posted April 9, 2014
[caption id="attachment_220842" align="aligncenter" width="524"] "Good Morning America" anchors Amy Robach and Lara Spencer show off their manicures on the show April 1. (via @laraspencer)[/caption] It has been a busy few months at "Good Morning... [TVNewser]

George Stephanopoulos Denies Being Unhappy About 'GMA' Changes - Posted April 7, 2014
George Stephanopoulos denies being unhappy with the on-air changes at "Good Morning America," telling Page Si... [TVNewser]

Cynthia McFadden Says Good Morning to 'Today' - Posted April 7, 2014
A week after signing off ABC News, Cynthia McFadden made her first appearance on NBC News. McFadden, NBC's senior legal and investigative correspondent, was on the "Today" show talking about the Oscar Pistorius trial. "Cynthia M... [TVNewser]

Hillary Clinton Sees Media Double Standard Toward Women - Posted April 4, 2014
At a "Women in the World" event in New York City last night, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed her view of a double standard in how women are tal... [TVNewser]

Hello, Goodbye | Too Late | Young Magazine - Posted April 3, 2014
TVNewser: Good Morning America bids farewell to Josh Elliott without Josh Elliott. Awkwar... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Hello, Goodbye | Too Late | Young Magazine - Posted April 3, 2014
TVNewser: Good Morning America bids farewell to Josh Elliott without Josh Elliott. Awkwar... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts Talks 'GMA's' Comings and Goings - Posted April 3, 2014
"Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts reacted to her show's busy week, talking to "Entertainment Tonight" last night at a Se... [TVNewser]

Josh Elliott's 'GMA' Good-Bye, Without Josh Elliott - Posted April 3, 2014
During a conference call with reporters yesterday, the newest member of the NBC Sports team Josh Elliott was asked if he ... [TVNewser]

Josh Elliott On His 'GMA' Replacement: 'A Phenomenal Journalist and a Brilliant Woman' - Posted April 2, 2014
Josh Elliott has nothing but good things to say about the person who has taken over his duties on "Good Morning America." "She's one of my very favorite people," Elliott says of ... [TVNewser]

Josh Elliott Leaves ABC for NBC Sports: 'No News Role Has Been Discussed' - Posted April 2, 2014
Josh Elliott is joining NBC, not to be the next Matt Lauer, he says, but because he "grew up with a love of sports that is unrivaled." Elliott was introduced as the ne... [TVNewser]

At 'GMA' 'the Estrogen is Flowing!' - Posted March 31, 2014
Amy Robach took her seat at the news desk this morning as the show bid farewell to Josh Elliott. "Josh, it has been great run with you, here on 'GMA,'" said ... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion: 'NBC Sports is a Great Opportunity for Josh's Heart' - Posted March 31, 2014
On his Weather Channel show this morning, Sam Champion commented on Josh Elliott's departure from "Good Morning America." "He's a great guy and a very good... [TVNewser]

Amy Robach Named News Anchor of 'Good Morning America' - Posted March 30, 2014
As Josh Elliott says good-bye to "GMA," Amy Robach has been named... [TVNewser]

Lara Spencer to Stay with 'GMA' - Posted March 27, 2014
Lara Spencer has re-signed with ABC News. Her contract was due to expire in May. "This was a simple decision," Spencer said in a statement. "I love what I do and I adore the people I work with. I am thrilled to be on this team and look forward to... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Elliott, Gallagher, Atencio... - Posted March 25, 2014
Disney/ABC Co-president Ben Sherwood is hopeful Josh Elliott will re-sign with ABC News. "We love Josh. We hope Josh is going to stay for a very long time," Sherwood tells THR. Elliott, the "Good Morning America"... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Elliott, Lauer, Peabodys - Posted March 24, 2014
Page Six reports "GMA" anchor Josh Elliott is looking for a more than 500% raise to stay with ABC News. Elliott, who is currently making about $1.2 million, is seeking $8 million a year. ABC is willing to go as high as $4 million. The current contract expires in f... [TVNewser]

Networks Cover Announcement: 'MH370 Ended in the Southern Indian Ocean' - Posted March 24, 2014
The broadcast networks all interrupted their programming around 10amET to cover the Malaysian Prime Minister's announcement that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 "ended in the southern Indian Ocean." [gallery ids="218548,218549,218552"] ABC News aired a special report with "Good Morning America's" Josh Elliott anchoring along with correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Coverage of Pres. Obama's Statement on Ukraine - Posted March 20, 2014
President Obama will make a statement at 11amET on the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. NBC News will break into NBC's broadcast network with a special report from Savannah Guthrie ... [TVNewser]

President Obama Authorizes Sanctions on Russian Officials - Posted March 17, 2014
Speaking from the White House press briefing room shortly before 11amET, President Obama announced he is authorizing sanctions against Russian officials over this weekend's Crimea vote. "As I told President Putin yesterday, the referendum in Crimea was a clear violation of Ukrainian constitutions and international law and it will not be recognized... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of February 10 - Posted February 21, 2014
As expected, the "Today" show won its first week in 18 months in both total viewers and the younger demo. But the other ratings story emerging from week one of the Sochi Olympics is that "Today's" morning competition didn't l... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows Wear Red For Women's Heart Health - Posted February 7, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="212836,212839,212840,212841,212842,212845,212847,212921" orderby="rand"] Anchors and correspondents across the morning shows wore red on the air today for National Wear Red Day, which raises awareness for women's heart health. Among those participating: ABC's Robin Roberts, Ginger Zee, ... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts and Josh Elliott Meet the Pope - Posted December 18, 2013
From Times Square to Vatican Square, this morning's "Good Morning America" was weeks in the making, but only came together in the last day. Robin Roberts and ... [TVNewser]

Josh Elliott's Marathon Friday: 'What Could Go Wrong?' - Posted November 15, 2013
Here's one television anchor who is earning his weekend: ABC News' Josh Elliott, who is hosting three shows and appearing on a fourth today. Elliott was at his usual perch on "GMA" this morning, then guest-hosted "Th... [TVNewser]

As Fusion is Born, a Morning Party for Parents ABC and Univision - Posted October 28, 2013
With just hours to go until the official launch of Fusion, ABC News and Univision put their ... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows Wear Purple in Honor of GLAAD Spirit Day - Posted October 17, 2013
Morning show anchors wore purple this morning in observance of Spirit Day, GLAAD's annual anti-bullying campaign. Among the participants: NBC's Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and ... [TVNewser]

Jack Hanna Celebrates 30th Anniversary of First 'GMA' Appearance - Posted October 7, 2013
Jack Hanna stopped by "Good Morning America" this morning (with a pair of baby cheetahs in tow) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his first appearance on ABC (pictures of Hanna's appearances with Charlie Gibson, Joan Lunden and ... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America' Poised to Win First Season in 19 Years - Posted September 26, 2013
The last time "Good Morning America" won a full TV season, "Fraiser" and "Picket Fences" were the top TV programs, Andre Agassi was the U.S. Open champion, and just-married Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley ... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts Celebrates Her 'First Birthday' - Posted September 20, 2013
On "Good Morning America" this morning, Robin Roberts celebrated her "first birthday," the one-year anniversary of her life-saving bone marrow transplant. Roberts cut into a birthday cake (delivered by "Live!"'s Michael Strahan), flanked by her "GMA" colleagues ... [TVNewser]

Here Are The Highest Paid News Anchors At Each Network - Posted August 23, 2013
TV Guide's Stephen Battaglio and Michael Schneider tally up the highest-paid talent in television for this week's magazine. The highest paid on-air individual in all of TV is syndicated judge "Judge Judy" Sheindlin, who rakes in an estimated $45 million a year for her eponymous ... [TVNewser]

Kerry Sanders Runs With Bulls, While 'GMA' Fakes It With Sharks - Posted August 8, 2013
It was a wild morning on NBC's "Today" and ABC's "Good Morning America," as the on-air talent went toe-to-toe with some wild, dangerous creatures. On "Today," Kerry Sanders delivered a stand-up while running from bulls. No, really, he did. "One of the great stand-ups ever," Matt Lauer said. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Paula Faris Unexpectedly Announces Her Pregnancy on 'GMA' - Posted August 2, 2013
After losing her breath in the middle of the headlines on "Good Morning America" this morning, ABC News correspondent Paula Faris announced she is pregnant with her third child. Faris struggled to finish the headlines in the 7 a.m... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts Honored At The ESPYs - Posted July 18, 2013
ESPN televised the ESPY Awards last night, recognizing the best in the world of sports. The Worldwide Leader in Sports also took the time however to honor one of its own: ABC News "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts, a former anchor for "SportsCenter" who shattered glass ceilings and color barriers... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion, Josh Elliott Hug it Out Over Gay Marriage - Posted June 26, 2013
On the West Coast feed of ABC's "Good Morning America," following the Supreme Court decision striking down DOMA, recently-wed weatherman Sam Champion said his "heart was pounding" waiting for the decision. Then he got a hug from broham ... [TVNewser]

Ratings: Nik Wallenda Grand Canyon Wire Walk Watched By 13 Million - Posted June 24, 2013
[caption id="attachment_185341" align="alignleft" width="274"] Photo Credit: Discovery Channel[/caption] Daredevil Nik Wallenda's live walk across a wire suspended over the Grand Canyon was viewed by 13 million million people on Discovery... [TVNewser]

Are Kids in Sam Champion's Future? - Posted June 10, 2013
"Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion stopped by Wendy Williams' show this morning. Champion, who is hosting the Daytime Emmys this week, talked about his bromance with fellow "GMA" ... [TVNewser]

'GMA' at No. 1: 'If You Spend a Long Time at No. 2, You'll Never Stop Being Scrappy' - Posted April 16, 2013
It was a year ago this week that ABC's "Good Morning America" learned it had unseated "Today" as the leading network morning show. While "GMA" has gone on to win most weeks since, the race ... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows Focus on Human Impact of Boston Bombings - Posted April 16, 2013
Wall-to-wall coverage of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon continues into the second day. ABC News, NBC News and CBS News all broadcast special reports for President Obama's remarks from the White House press briefing room at 11:30amET. Lester Holt anchored from Boston on NBC, Anthony Mason... [TVNewser]

Explosions at Finish Line of the Boston Marathon - Posted April 15, 2013
... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist, Natalie Morales Will Host Nik Wallenda Walk Across Grand Canyon - Posted April 5, 2013
In June, daredevil Nik Wallenda will attempt to walk across the Grand Canyon on a tightrope, live on Discovery Channe... [TVNewser]

Still No Pope After Another Conclave Vote - Posted March 13, 2013
... [TVNewser]

Papal Conclave Coverage: Broadcast and Cable Networks - Posted March 11, 2013
The conclave to elect the next Pope will begin Tuesday after morning mass. Here's what the broadcast and cable networks have planned for coverage. ABC's Diane Sawyer will broadcast "World News" from the Vatican beginning this evening... [TVNewser]

In-N-Out And Haunted Mirrors On The Morning Shows - Posted March 2, 2013
On NBC's "Today" Friday, Matt Lauer and Al Roker decided to prank their co-workers. Taking a viral video to promote "The Last Exorcism 2" as inspiration, the team got Natalie Morales, WNBC anchor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

In-N-Out And Haunted Mirrors On The Morning Shows - Posted March 2, 2013
On NBC's "Today" Friday, Matt Lauer and Al Roker decided to prank their co-workers. Taking a viral video to promote "The Last Exorcism 2" as inspiration, the team got Natalie Morales, WNBC anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper to Receive GLAAD Award - Posted February 21, 2013
Anderson Cooper will receive the Vito Russo Award at the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards, the ... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts Returns to 'GMA': 'It Felt So Right. I Felt at Ease' - Posted February 20, 2013
On the set of "Good Morning America" Wednesday, Robin Roberts took her seat at the anchor desk, adorned with a huge red bow, for the first time in 173 days with nervous anticipation. "It felt good, to have butt... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Watson, Babies, Robin... - Posted February 1, 2013
CNN's Ivan Watson has been promoted to Senior International Correspondent. Watson, based at CNN Istanbul, joined the network four years ago and has since covered a number of major news events right up to this morning's suicide bombing outside the U.S. Embassy.... [TVNewser]

No Game? No Problem! Networks Plan Super Bowl Programming - Posted January 30, 2013
The Super Bowl is the biggest television event in the United States. 67 million people watched the 2012 election results roll in across 13 networks last November. For comparison: last year's Super Bowl on NBC averaged over 111 million viewers. This year the Big Game is on CBS, but that isn't stop... [TVNewser]

Now 'Good Morning America' Is Looking For Anchor Doppelgangers Too - Posted January 25, 2013
Remember last month, when the anchors on NBC's "Today" met their real-life lookalikes? Apparently it was such a good idea that now ABC's "Good Morning America" is planning the same bit. A ... [TVNewser]

Hannah Storm Returns To Anchor Duty After Suffering First Degree Burns To Her Head - Posted January 2, 2013
ESPN "SportsCenter" anchor (and former "Early Show" co-anchor) Hannah Storm co-anchored the Rose Parade telecast on ABC with her former ESPN colleague and current "Good Morning America" news anchor Josh Elliott. Normally that wouldn't be a big deal, except that Storm suffered serious first degree burns across her head and Face... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion Marries; Robin Roberts Makes Rare Public Appearance to Show Support - Posted December 21, 2012
ABC "Good Morning America" weatherman Sam Champion and his partner Rubem Robierb were married today in New York City and Champion's ABC News colleagues, including co-anchor Robin Roberts who is recovering from bone marrow transplant surgery, were... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sam Champion Marries; Robin Roberts Makes Rare Public Appearance to Show Support - Posted December 21, 2012
ABC "Good Morning America" weatherman Sam Champion and his partner Rubem Robierb were married today in New York City and Champion's ABC News colleagues, including co-anchor Robin Roberts who is recovering from bone marrow transplant surgery, were... [FishbowlNY]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [FishbowlNY]

Connecticut School Shooting: Saturday Coverage Plans - Posted December 14, 2012
Coverage of Friday's tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, will continue Saturday on the broadcast and cable networks. On ABC, weekday anchor George Stephanopoulos will anchor "Good Mornin... [TVNewser]

The Sunday Ticker: Walters, NYC 'Talk,' GMA Live - Posted December 9, 2012
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will sit down with ABC's Barbara Walters at the White House for their first joint interview since re-election. The interview, an annual holiday tradition and airing Friday on "20/20," will begin with President Obama alone, with Mrs. Obama joining in. CNN's ... [TVNewser]

The 'GMA' Team Brings Some Holiday Cheer to Robin Roberts - Posted December 8, 2012
The "Good Morning America" anchor team of George Stephanopoulos, Lara Spencer, Josh E... [TVNewser]

ABC News Launching 'GMA Live' Web Show - Posted December 6, 2012
ABC News is launching a live daily web show tied to its "Good Morning America" franchise. The 15-minute program "GMA Live," will stream on goodmorningamerica.com and ABCNews.com at 9:15 AM every weekday starting on Monday, Dec. 10, and will be available on-demand afterward. Anchors and contributors will vary day to day, but... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion, Lara Spencer and Josh Elliott Put On Another Kind of Show - Posted November 9, 2012
"Good Morning America" anchors Sam Champion, Lara Spencer, and Josh Elliot... [TVNewser]

ABC News Transforming Times Square On Election Night - Posted November 1, 2012
As it did for the 2008 election, ABC News is transforming part of Times Square into its election night headquarters. The coverage will originate from inside "Good Morning America'"s Ti... [TVNewser]

Sam Champion Getting Married - Posted October 5, 2012
"Good Morning America" weatherman Sam Champion is planning to tie the knot with his partner Rubem Robierb later this year. The pending nuptials will be reported ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of September 10 - Posted September 20, 2012
It's been five months since "Good Morning America" overtook "Today" as the #1 morning show -- its first weekly win in more than 16 years. In the first few months, it was mostly back and forth... [TVNewser]

Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer to Co-Host Pre-Emmys - Posted September 17, 2012
With the Emmy awards on ABC this year, ABC News anchors Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer, along with ... [TVNewser]

Network Special Reports For President Obama's Isaac Address - Posted August 28, 2012
... [TVNewser]

'Today' Superfan Linny Boyette Turns up on 'GMA' - Posted August 6, 2012
Beyond the ratings, here's one more indicator of the "Today" show losing out to "Good Morning America." Page Six reports, "Today" show superfan Linny Boyette has switched allegiances. With "Today" in London, Boyette has been spotted across town at "GMA." "He has been there every morning this week," one ABC insid... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 23 & July Sweeps - Posted July 31, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" began broadcasting from London mid-week last week, and it appears the show is getting an Olympics boost. "Nightly" is up +10% in Total Viewers and up +14% in younger viewers vs. the week pri... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts to Take Next Few Weeks Off as Chemotherapy Takes Toll - Posted July 31, 2012
Robin Roberts left "Good Morning America" this morning just as the second hour began, announcing, "I'm not feeling too well." She'll be taking off the rest of this week and the next two weeks, part of which was a planned vacation, as she conti... [TVNewser]

Pretend Pics | Less Coast | Triple Play - Posted July 27, 2012
AllFacebook: Instagram now has 80 million users pretending to be good at photography. FishbowlLA: Gawker hired itself ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pretend Pics | Less Coast | Triple Play - Posted July 27, 2012
AllFacebook: Instagram now has 80 million users pretending to be good at photography. FishbowlLA: Gawker hired itself ... [FishbowlNY]

Josh Elliott Does Triple Duty on ABC - Posted July 27, 2012
It's been a busy summer already for ABC's Josh Elliott, who has spent this month anchoring both "Good Morning America" and "Good Afternoon America," and yesterday the anchor added yet another newscast to his day. ... [TVNewser]

'Good Afternoon America:' Lots of Fun, Little News - Posted July 12, 2012
With just three minutes left on Wednesday's "Good Afternoon America," Lara Spencer and Josh Elliott are looking for a soccer ball. The crew checks the studio. The audienc... [TVNewser]

ABC News Readies 'Good Afternoon America' - Posted July 9, 2012
[caption id="attachment_136627" align="alignright" width="344" caption="GMA Senior EP, ABC SVP James Goldston chats with Lara Spencer during rehearsals for "Good Afternoon America""][/caption]Today the "Good Morning America" brand moves to the afternoons with the launch of "Good Afternoon America." The one-hour show, hosted by ... [TVNewser]

Jose Baez on Casey Anthony Trial, Geraldo Rivera, Nancy Grace and that ABC News $200K Payment - Posted July 5, 2012
Time flies, doesn't it? It was a year ago today that a Florida jury acquitted Casey Anthony in the death of her toddler daughter Caylee. Now, ... [TVNewser]

Armbands All Around on 'GMA' - Posted June 22, 2012
The "Good Morning America" team donned armbands this morning in support of anchor ... [TVNewser]

Wallenda Wire Walk Scores in Canada Too - Posted June 19, 2012
In addition to giving ABC its best Friday night in five years, "Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls" also scored on the other side of the Falls, in Canada. Canadian broadcaster CTV... [TVNewser]

Niagara Falls Stunt Gives ABC Best Friday in 5 Years; 13 Million Watch Wire Walk - Posted June 16, 2012
ABC won the night last night with three hours of programming leading up Nik Wallenda's highwire walk over Niagara Falls. ABC's "Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls," a production of ABC News and hosted by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Niagara Falls Stunt Gives ABC Best Friday in 5 Years; 13 Million Watch Wire Walk - Posted June 16, 2012
ABC won the night last night with three hours of programming leading up Nik Wallenda's highwire walk over Niagara Falls. ABC's "Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls," a production of ABC News and hosted by ... [FishbowlNY]

Niagara Falls Stunt Gives ABC Best Friday in 5 Years; 13 Million Watch Wire Walk - Posted June 16, 2012
ABC won the night last night with three hours of programming leading up Nik Wallenda's highwire walk over Niagara Falls. ABC's "Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls," a production of ABC News and hosted by ... [TVNewser]

Nik Wallenda After the Niagara Wire Walk: Media Talk of Danger and Death 'Becomes Debilitating' - Posted June 15, 2012
Well, he made it across. And Nik Wallenda made it look pretty easy, too. In fact, after a two-hour pre-show followed by a 28-minute walk across Niagara Falls, 33-year-old Wallenda said the hardest part was explaining to his young family, inc... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nik Wallenda After the Niagara Wire Walk: Media Talk of Danger and Death 'Becomes Debilitating' - Posted June 15, 2012
Well, he made it across. And Nik Wallenda made it look pretty easy, too. In fact, after a two-hour pre-show followed by a 28-minute walk across Niagara Falls, 33-year-old Wallenda said the hardest part was explaining to his young family, inc... [FishbowlNY]

Nik Wallenda After the Niagara Wire Walk: Media Talk of Danger and Death 'Becomes Debilitating' - Posted June 15, 2012
Well, he made it across. And Nik Wallenda made it look pretty easy, too. In fact, after a two-hour pre-show followed by a 28-minute walk across Niagara Falls, 33-year-old Wallenda said the hardest part was explaining to his young family, inc... [TVNewser]

Niagara Falls Tightrope Walk Makes News Off of ABC - Posted June 15, 2012
Tonight live on ABC daredevil Nik Wallenda will attempt to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope. Not surprisingly, ABC's "Good Morning America" spent a significant amount of time covering the stunt on this morning's program, with Josh Elliott and Sam Champi... [TVNewser]

ABC News Revamps iPad App - Posted June 14, 2012
Nearly two years after it became the first TV news organization to release a dedicated iPad app, ABC news is completely revamping the product. Gone is the "globe" user interface found in the original version of the app, which launched in July, 2010. In its place, the app will take on... [TVNewser]

Before Nik Wallenda Walks Niagara Falls, A Practice on Broadway - Posted June 13, 2012
Daredevil Nik Wallenda, who will walk across Niagara Falls on a high wire Friday night practiced his balancing act on "Good Morning America" today. Sam Champion... [TVNewser]

ABC to Debut 'Good Afternoon America' July 9th - Posted May 21, 2012
ABC today made official what was reported several weeks ago: the new extension of "Good Morning America" will debut on July 9th and run for nine weeks on most ABC stations. "G... [TVSpy]

It's Official: Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer to Anchor 'Good Afternoon America' - Posted May 21, 2012
As TVNewser reported back in April, Josh Elliott and ... [TVNewser]

Michelle Beadle Bolting ESPN For NBC - Posted May 11, 2012
ESPN "SportsNation" co-anchor Michelle Beadle is reportedly leaving the Worldwide Leader in Sports for greener pastures at NBCUniversal. Jim Miller... [TVNewser]

Rowing and Rollercoastering in the Name of May Sweeps - Posted May 10, 2012
Where in the World is Matt Lauer, you ask? New Jersey, we answer. As part of a sweeps get-out-of-the-studio series called "Today Takes On...", Matt, Ann, Al and Natalie, and some unlucky NBC pages, took on the Princeton crew. After some stretching, jumping jacks and instructions, the "Today" team hit the water and... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry, Tyra Banks, Peggy Noonan Receive 2012 Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Eight influential women were honored this afternoon at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards. The event was held at the Waldorf-Astoria and emceed by NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ann Curry, Tyra Banks, Peggy Noonan Receive 2012 Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Eight influential women were honored this afternoon at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards. The event was held at the Waldorf-Astoria and emceed by NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan. ... [FishbowlNY]

ABC News Pours The Champagne to Celebrate First 'GMA' Weekly Win Since 1995 - Posted April 19, 2012
(l-r) ABC News SVP James Goldston, Josh Elliott, Robin Roberts, ABC News president Ben Sherwood, George Stephanopoulos, Sam Champion, Lara Spencer, GMA EP Tom Cibrowski More than 200 ABC News staffers packed the 5th floor newsroom this morning for a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

ABC News Pours The Champagne to Celebrate First 'GMA' Weekly Win Since 1995 - Posted April 19, 2012
(l-r) ABC News SVP James Goldston, Josh Elliott, Robin Roberts, ABC News president Ben Sherwood, George Stephanopoulos, Sam Champion, Lara Spencer, GMA EP Tom Cibrowski More than 200 ABC News staffers packed the 5th floor newsroom this morning for a ... [FishbowlNY]

Lara Spencer Loves A Good Yard Sale, and Parties for Books about Yard Sales - Posted April 13, 2012
Lara Spencer, once host of PBS's "Antiques Roadshow," loves a good roadside sale. And now she's written a book about it. So last night, designer Jonathan Ad... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America' Expanding to the Afternoon - Posted April 11, 2012
ABC's "The Revolution" is being canceled and replaced by an extra hour of "Good Morning America," in the afternoon. The hour will broadcast live at 2pmET/1pmCT and will be hosted by members of the GMA team. TVNewser hears Josh Elliott and ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Joins Lamestream Media, At Least For an Hour - Posted April 3, 2012
At 7am Sarah Palin sat patiently on the "Today" show couch -- with a stack of newspapers, a running gag going back to the 2008 Katie Couric interview when she... [TVNewser]

WLNY Takeover a 'Once in a Lifetime Experience' For CBS - Posted April 2, 2012
CBS has officially taken ownership of WLNY and launched a three-phase transition that will result in new newscasts and high definition programming at Long Island station. As part of the... [TVSpy]

Josh Elliott, ABC News Win GLAAD Award for 'Battle Against Bullying' - Posted March 31, 2012
ABC News anchor Josh Elliott accepted the GLAAD Media Award earlier this week for Outstanding TV Journalism Segment for "Battle Against Bullying," a report about a gay teenager who committed suicide last September.... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric to Co-Anchor 'Good Morning America' Next Week - Posted March 28, 2012
Nearly six years after she signed off from the "Today" show, Katie Couric is making a return to the mornings filling in next week for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric to Co-Anchor 'Good Morning America' Next Week - Posted March 28, 2012
Nearly six years after she signed off from the "Today" show, Katie Couric is making a return to the mornings filling in next week for ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric to Co-Anchor 'Good Morning America' Next Week - Posted March 28, 2012
Nearly six years after she signed off from the "Today" show, Katie Couric is making a return to the mornings filling in next week for ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Zakaria, Elliott, Obama... - Posted March 13, 2012
CNN/TIME's Fareed Zakaria is known for taking on issues of foreign policy. But for the next several months he'll host specials focusing on pressing domestic issues, including health care, immigration, jobs, and energy. The first special, "Global Lessons: The GPS Road Map for Saving Health Care," will debut Sunday at 8pmET/PT.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Ticker: Zakaria, Elliott, Obama... - Posted March 13, 2012
CNN/TIME's Fareed Zakaria is known for taking on issues of foreign policy. But for the next several months he'll host specials focusing on pressing domestic issues, including health care, immigration, jobs, and energy. The first special, "Global Lessons: The GPS Road Map for Saving Health Care," will debut Sunday at 8pmET/PT.... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Zakaria, Elliott, Obama... - Posted March 13, 2012
CNN/TIME's Fareed Zakaria is known for taking on issues of foreign policy. But for the next several months he'll host specials focusing on pressing domestic issues, including health care, immigration, jobs, and energy. The first special, "Global Lessons: The GPS Road Map for Saving Health Care," will debut Sunday at 8pmET/PT.... [TVNewser]

Silence on the Set of 'Good Morning America' - Posted February 22, 2012
The "Good Morning America" crew is really getting into this Oscars thing. With the Awards show on ABC Sunday night, the GMA team took a page from Oscar-nominated "The Artist" this morning, producing its own silent movie. We think it's George Stephanopoulos' best performance since "War Room." GMA staffer Hana Karar... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Super Bowl Edition): MTP, Wragge, Elliott - Posted February 4, 2012
The mayor of New York and the governor of Massachusetts will be on "Meet the Press" tomorrow, ahead of the Super Bowl. Michael Bloomberg and Deval Patrick will be joined by Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels on site at Lucas... [TVNewser]

Jim Rome Joins CBS Sports, Will He Contribute to CBS News Too? - Posted January 11, 2012
This morning CBS Sports confirmed that longtime ESPN host Jim Rome would be joining CBS, as a contributor to CBS Sports programming, the CBS Sports Networks and Showtime Sports. Rome will host an eponymous weekday program on CBS Sports Network, as ... [TVNewser]

Royals, Rockers On Halloween Morning Shows - Posted October 31, 2011
Today is Halloween, which means that on the network morning shows, the anchors were forced to wear silly costumes in an effort to entertain viewers... and each other. On NBC's "Today," the crew dressed up as the Royal Family following the Royal Wedding, with Matt Lauer as Prince William, Ann Curry as... [TVNewser]

ABC News Stars Assemble for Photo Shoot - Posted October 26, 2011
Just about anybody who is on ABC News was in a photo studio on Manhattan's West Side this morning for what ABC News president Ben Sherwood calls a one-of-a-kind photo shoot. "Never in the history of the industry has ther... [TVNewser]

Elizabeth Vargas: Anchor, Reporter, Field Producer - Posted October 5, 2011
Josh Elliott and Elizabeth Vargas are back from Italy where they covered the acquittal of Amanda Knox. And this morning on GMA -- wi... [TVNewser]

'GMA' Returns To Ground Floor of Times Square - Posted September 6, 2011
As of this morning, "Good Morning America" can call the ground floor of ABC's Times Square building home -- again. "GMA" vacated the ground floor studio in January, only to announce last month they would ... [TVNewser]

The NFL Has A Special Place In Josh Elliott's Heart - Posted August 17, 2011
Former Sports Illustrated writer Josh Elliott successfully made the transition from print to broadcast in 2005 when he was hired by ESPN as the host of Classic Now (RIP). Following a successfully stint on Sports... [SportsNewser]

ABC's Josh Elliott: In Order To Beat 'Today,' GMA Has To 'Develop Exactly Who We Are' - Posted August 17, 2011
Today on mediabistro.com, we ask "Good Morning America" newsreader Josh Elliott -- who joined ABC from ESPN in May -- ... [TVNewser]

Pre-Dawn, Cable and Broadcast Nets Cover the Final Space Shuttle Landing - Posted July 21, 2011
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Network Special Reports for Lift-off of Shuttle Atlantis -- the Final Mission - Posted July 8, 2011
Shuttle Atlantis and its four-person crew -- the smallest since 1983 -- lifted off from Kennedy Space Center this morning just a couple minutes behind schedule. CBS News sent "Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley to Cape Canaveral for cover... [TVNewser]

Networks, Cablers Plan Coverage of the Final Launch of NASA's Space Shuttle Program - Posted July 7, 2011
Tomorrow at 11:25 AM ET, the Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to launch, the final launch of NASA's Space Shuttle Program, which first sent craft into orbit in 1981. There is a strong chance that weather could delay the launch, but that isn't stopping the broadcast networks and cable news organizations... [TVNewser]

The Morning Shows, in Print - Posted June 27, 2011
Two new books about morning TV will soon hit stores. New York Times media scribe Brian Stelter, who is the founder of this blog, is penning a book tentatively titled The Top Of The Morning. "Media reporters, myself included, don't pay enoug... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows Zipline into Summer Concert Season - Posted May 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_68632" align="alignnone" width="537" caption=""Good Morning America" anchors introduce the last of five songs Lady Gaga performed during the first of show's summer concerts in Central Park."][/caption] It's dawn for morning TV's Summer concerts once again, with Lady Gaga in Central Park for "Good ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Shows Zipline into Summer Concert Season - Posted May 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_68632" align="alignnone" width="537" caption=""Good Morning America" anchors introduce the last of five songs Lady Gaga performed during the first of show's summer concerts in Central Park."][/caption] It's dawn for morning TV's Summer concerts once again, with Lady Gaga in Central Park for "Good ... [FishbowlNY]

'GMA' Skeds 'Reality Week,' Sends Anchors to Reality Shows - Posted May 12, 2011
Next week ABC's "Good Morning America" will present "Reality Week," sending its anchors to appear on a number of reality shows. Robin Roberts will guest on "The Great Food Truck Race," on Food Network. Josh Elliott will compete on the ABC competition series "Wipeout." ... [TVNewser]

Video: Josh Elliott Says Goodbye To SportsCenter - Posted April 23, 2011
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Juju Chang says so long to GMA: 'I look forward to the next chapter of my adventure' - Posted April 20, 2011
Juju Chang has a few more days left with "GMA", but the anchor team said their good-byes this morning just after 8:30am. "Our loss is 'Nightline's' gain," said Robin Roberts. "It's not fa... [TVNewser]

Juju Chang Moving To 'Nightline,' ESPN's Josh Elliott To Become 'GMA' Newsreader - Posted March 29, 2011
Breaking: Changes are afoot at ABC's "Good Morning America," as Juju Chang will soon leave the program to join "Nightline," as a correspondent and fill-in anchor, while ESPN "Sportscenter" anchor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Juju Chang Moving To 'Nightline,' ESPN's Josh Elliott To Become 'GMA' Newsreader - Posted March 29, 2011
Breaking: Changes are afoot at ABC's "Good Morning America," as Juju Chang will soon leave the program to join "Nightline," as a correspondent and fill-in anchor, while ESPN "Sportscenter" anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

Hannah Storm Signs Multi-Year Extension With ESPN - Posted January 26, 2011
ESPN anchor Hannah Storm will expand her role with the network after signing a multi-year extension. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

How a New York Weather Guy Made it in to the Rose Bowl Parade - Posted January 3, 2011
ESPN's Hannah Storm and Josh Elliott, who normally co-host SportsCenter's morning edition, got up even earlier on New Year's Day and were co-hosting ABC's coverage of the... [TVSpy]

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